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The Thrill of the Hunt – A Review of ‘Carnage Park’

The Thrill of the Hunt – A Review of Carnage Park You’d think being taken hostage during a bank robbery gone awry would the worst thing to happen to Vivian (Ashley Bell) on a sweltering day in the California desert in 1978. In a race to get away from the police, her captors inadvertently drive onto

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An Appeal for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

An Appeal for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice The first live-action team-up of DC Comics icons Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman should have been a game-changer in the comic book movie genre. Instead, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (BvS), both a sequel to 2013’s Man of Steel and the stepping stone to ambitious

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DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition

DC Comics Afterbirth – A look at Superman in Transition   Last month, DC Comics launched Rebirth, an ambitious initiative to course-correct some of the perceived shortfalls of their company-wide relaunch in 2011, known as the New 52. Spearheaded by DC’s chief creative officer Geoff Johns, Rebirth’s focus is to restore much of the optimism and

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Saying Goodbye to Anton Yelchin

Saying Goodbye to Anton Yelchin   Actor Anton Yelchin died unexpected this weekend in what’s been called a freak accident. He was only 27 years old. Shock and sadness often comes along with the news of the death of a young and beloved public figure. Given the bizarre circumstances of Yelchin’s death, the news stings

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Ray-Ban and Bikini Cult Riot – A Review of ‘Holy Hell’

Ray-Ban and Bikini Cult Riot – A Review of Holy Hell   Shortly after graduating film school and coming out to his family, Will Allen joined a Los Angeles-based group called The Buddhafield. He was searching for spiritual fulfillment and found it in the group of like-minded individuals. With his video camera in tow, Allen spent

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