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Throwback Thursday: Urban Legend (1998)

Urban Legend Director: Jamie Blanks Released: September 25, 1998 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 40m The Rundown: “A university is beset by a rash of gruesome murders that resemble old urban legends.  When her friend Michelle (Natasha Gregson Wagner) is killed by someone hiding in her car, Natalie (Alicia Witt) begins to notice the pattern.  Her…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Urban Legend (1998)

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Movie Review: The Neon Demon (2016)

The Neon Demon Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Released: June 24, 2016 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 58m The Rundown: “Jesse (Elle Fanning) moves to Los Angeles just after her 16th birthday to launch a career as a model.  The head of her agency tells the innocent teen that she has the qualities to become a top…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Neon Demon (2016)

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Movie Review: Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Jennifer’s Body Director: Karyn Kusama Released: September 18, 2009 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 47m The Rundown: “When a demon takes possession of her, high-school hottie Jennifer (Megan Fox) turns a hungry eye on guys who never stood a chance with her before.  While evil Jennifer satisfies her appetite for human flesh with the school’s male…… Continue reading Movie Review: Jennifer’s Body (2009)

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Movie Review: Raw (2016)

Raw Director: Julia Ducournau Released: March 15, 2017 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 39m The Rundown: “Stringent vegetarian Justine (Garance Marillier) encounters a decadent, merciless and dangerously seductive world during her first week at veterinary school.  Desperate to fit in, she strays from her principles and eats raw meat for the first time.  The young woman…… Continue reading Movie Review: Raw (2016)

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Movie Review: Saw (2004)

Saw Director: James Wan Released: October 29, 2004 Rating: NC-17 Runtime: 1h 43m The Rundown: “Photographer Adam Stanheight (Leigh Whannell) and oncologist Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes) regain consciousness while chained to pipes at either end of a filthy bathroom.  As the two men realize they’ve been trapped by a sadistic serial killer nicknamed “Jigsaw” and…… Continue reading Movie Review: Saw (2004)

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Movie Review: The Shape of Water (2017)

The Shape of Water Director: Guillermo Del Toro Released: December 1, 2017 Rating: R Runtime: 2h 3m The Rundown: “Elisa is a mute, isolated woman who works as a cleaning lady in a hidden, high-security government laboratory in 1962 Baltimore.  Her life changes forever when she discovers the lab’s classified secret—a mysterious, scaled creature from…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Shape of Water (2017)

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Throwback Thursday: Fear

Fear Director: James Foley Released: April 12, 1996 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 37m The Rundown: “When 16-year-old Nicole Walker (Reese Witherspoon) meets 23-year-old David McCall (Mark Wahlberg) at a Seattle nightclub, she falls in love.  David is exciting and charming, and despite the wide age gap, he wins over Nicole’s family—except for her workaholic father,…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Fear