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‘The Revenant’ Holds the Audience Within Its Whirlwind

Apocalyptic filigree and bravura filmmaking aside, The Revenant keeps coming back to an old, bloody story: good man chases bad man for doing bad things to good man.

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What Can Be Said About ‘I Spit On your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine’?

This can be said: spit this one out.

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The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 5 - “The Frankenstein Murders”

As we draw closer to the end, moral beasts and political monsters threaten to overshadow child murder, until confessions of mad-science experiments gone wrong point Inspector Marlott towards the real mastermind of the season.

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Frank Sinatra Was a Strange Cat

For many, Frank Sinatra is a caricature of a bygone era, a static character whose legacy commanded more respect than his work. That's only part of the story-- and so is this.

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Sharp Objects, Dull Wits: The ‘80s Flashback of ‘Savage Weekend’ and ‘Lisa’

These films were rescued from old VHS and late-night TV, but why?

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Carly Simon’s Memoir Is a Dishy, Compulsively Page-turning Read

Boys in the Trees reads like a who’s-who of famous men: Beatty, Kris Kristofferson, Michael Crichton, Bob Rafelson, Terrence Malick, Cat Stevens and Jack Nicholson.

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American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 9 - “She Wants Revenge”

Completely foregoing the Detective John Lowe story really allows the entertaining and interesting plot lines to shine in this episode.

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‘Body’ Feels More Dead Than Alive

There are glimmers of hope in Body, but it isn't executed as well as it could be and suffers from a lack of distinctiveness.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 9 -“O Brother, Where Are Thou?”

The waiting is the hardest part; the mid-season finale shows us a lot of talking before it finally gives us something to talk about.

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Believe the Hype: ‘Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation’ Is One of 2015’s Best Action Films

If you're looking for a fun popcorn movie in which likable characters do amazing things in exotic locales, then you are going to love Rogue Nation.

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‘Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl’ Is Littered With Discarded Costumes and Thwarted Ambitions

Carrie Brownstein’s book is not really meant or ready for sharing. Not yet.

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Critereon’s ‘Kwaidan’ Set Provides Four Masterful Tales of the Uncanny

Masaki Kobayashi’s masterpiece, Kwaidan, exists on the boundary between the living and the spirit worlds.

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‘Janis: Little Girl Blue’: Maybe It’s for Love

On the one hand, you're reminded of the prodigious talent Janis possessed. On the other, you understand that none of the stories here can do her justice.

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‘Easy Riders, Rolling Stones’ Explores the Migratory Nature of Music in America

Scanlan's work explores an expansive subject without losing too much time or focus to detours and alternate routes.

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‘Stray Cat Rock’ Is a Straight Hit of Japanese Delirium

Stray Cat Rock offers violent teen rebel action -- with songs.

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‘Mystery Science Theater, Volume XXXIV’ and AIP Make a Perfect Match

The latest Mystery Science Theater 3000 release offers an excellent, if snarky, tribute to the late, not-so-great American International Pictures studio.

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Down and Out in Hollywood: ‘Slam Dance’

A stylish exercise in new wave chic, Slam Dance is an engaging thriller that epitomizes Hollywood's slumming culture of the '80s.

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American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 8 - “The Ten Commandments Killer”

Beautifully crafted scenes, amazing one-liners, and plenty of clues still lead to the most underwhelming reveal, proving again that American Horror Story thrives on details, but can't ever deliver on the basic, main plot.

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Empire: Season 2, Episode 10 - “Et tu, Brute?”

Given this episode's recycling of season one's plot, it seems as though we’ve maybe seen most of what Empire has to offer.

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The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 4 - “The Fortune of War”

The gothic images on display in this week’s episode are what you get when you stare into the darkness and the expelled afterbirth of humanity oozes back at you; prepare to get closer to the horror of The Frankenstein Chronicles.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - "The Chitters"

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"Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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