Candyman (2021)—Review

Recent years have brought about an emergence of revitalizing old horror properties as pseudo-sequels, from Halloween (2018) to Spiral (2021) to the new SyFy series Chucky (2021). Another recent trend in the horror genre, and a thematic element that has unfortunately been poorly overlooked prior, is the inclusion of themes surrounding the African American experience, …

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The Last Duel (2021)—Review

Based on Eric Jager's 2004 novel, The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France, Ridley Scott's latest film is an absolute win. With a slew of phenomenal performances, an intriguing plot structure, a fantastic story, and beautiful cinematography, The Last Duel is a film that absolutely immerses you from beginning …

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