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XX2017

XX (2017)

Now, XX came out in February 2017 and it takes about eighty minutes to tell it’s four stories, which are: The Box, The Birthday Party, Don’t Fall and Her Only Living Son. XX fills in the spots between the stories with this creepy (stop-motion) walking dollhouse that goes around interacting with different things in the room. Instead of using the whole movie to tie everything together, like one big story, the dollhouse ends up being like a fifth story that doesn’t really end up being anything, but a creepy walking dollhouse.

Overall, it’s not my favorite anthology by any means and it’s definitely in my one and done pile, but a couple of the stories are cool. Since I found this one on Netflix (as of 7/14/2017) if you’re having a sleepless night, give it a spin.

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Antibirth

Antibirth

When you live in a small town in Michigan there isn’t a lot to do. So, Lou keeps herself busy by partying as much as possible. Tonight, like any other night, Lou and her friend Sadie hit a party and have a good time. The next day Lou doesn’t remember much about what happened that night, but Sadie said everything was cool. Then all of a sudden Lou starts feeling sick and that’s when she finds out she’s pregnant.

This movie is American-Canadian body horror and writer/director Danny Perez’s first feature film. Perez said the reason he created the script was to “subvert a lot of female archetypes.”

Back in September 2016, thanks to IFC Midnight getting the rights, the film had a limited theater release and it could be found on VOD. If you are curious about this one, as of March 2017, you can find it on Netflix.

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cell

Cell

Directed by: Tod Williams Written by: Adam Alleca, Stephen King Some of the cast is: John Cusack as Clay Riddell, Samuel L. Jackson as Tom McCourt, Isabelle Fuhrman as Alice Maxewell, Owen Teague as Jordan, Stacy Keach as Charles Ardai, Anthony Reynolds as Ray, Erin Elizabeth as Denise and Joshua Mikel as Raggedy.  What do […]

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The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys

Directed by: Shane Black Written by: Shane Black, Anthony Bagarozzi Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice Could you work with a guy that broke your arm? In May 2016, apparently if the money is right, Holland’s answer is… yes. Following the death of the porn star Misty Mountains, Jackson Healy (Crowe as the Hired Enforcer) and […]

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

This is a guest review by our buddy @BackSeatViewer – Check out his other stuff! Would you be worried about trying to find someone to marry during a zom-pocalypse? In February 2016, we heard the answer from a mother of five daughters, and it was yes! Directing this 107 minute action/horror/romance is Burr Steers. Some […]

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