Articles by: James Roberts

Film Bits: Academy Awards Night

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The Academy Gets it Right, Despite Initial Flub What an end to awards season. The slow and steady march through the critics and guild awards led us to this moment, commonly known as Hollywood’s Biggest ...

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Crystal Fairy Holds Back Nothing on Audacious Debut (ALBUM REVIEW)

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The Melvins and Le Butcherettes unite in a showcase of pure rock fury.

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Zombies Live Again in ‘The Girl with All the Gifts’ (FILM REVIEW)

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The undead are resurrected beautifully in a this new take on zombie standards.

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‘Get Out’ an Important Work of Sheer Terror (FILM REVIEW)


Jordan Peele examines the horror of racism.

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The Enduring Importance of ‘Lost Highway’: The Lynchian Nightmare Unrestrained

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With the Twin Peaks revival just around the corner, and to celebrate its 20th anniversary. we look back on another work from David Lynch.

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Film Bits: ‘X-Men’ May Have Found New Director; ‘Inhumans’ Casts ‘Game of Thrones’ Alum


Plus, Martin Scorsese inks deal with Netflix.

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Film Bits: Han Solo Goes into Production; Sad News for ‘Hellboy’ Fans


Plus, Emma Watson sings in new Beauty and the Beast clip.

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Film Bits: Disney Casts ‘The Lion King’; ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ Retains Top Spot


Plus, critics and Hollywood mourn the loss of Richard Schickel, who died this weekend at 84.

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‘XX’ Offers New Perspectives in Terror (FILM REVIEW)

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Four talented women conjure four terrifying tales in this horror anthology.

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The Almost Greatness of ‘The Great Wall’ (FILM REVIEW)

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Surprisingly, Matt Damon's presence is the least of this movie's woes.

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