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 Way Back: A Story of Redemption Elevated by Affleck’s Past and Raw Performance

It has been quite some time since the industry has put out a really good sports film as many in recent years have been mediocre at best (the Creed films, Ford v Ferrari, Logan Lucky, and I, Tonya are exceptions to this). So, when I saw the trailers for The Way Back, I was cautiously …

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