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  • Robert Daniels
    Robert Daniels

    Robert Daniels is the writer and editor at 812filmreviews.com, and a member of the CIFCC and OFTA. Find Robert @812filmreviews

  • Pamela Hutchinson
    Pamela Hutchinson

    Pamela Hutchinson is a freelance writer, critic, and film historian who contributes regularly to Sight & Sound, the Guardian, and Radio 4. Find Pamela @pamhutch

  • Mad About Movies
    Mad About Movies

    Mad About Movies is your go-to podcast for all things cinema, hosted by Kent Garrison, Brian Gill, and Richard Bardon. Find Mad About Movies @MadAboutMovies

  • Li Lai
    Li Lai

    Li Lai is the founder of Mediaversity Reviews, a site that scores film and TV on gender, racial, and LGBTQ inclusion. Find Li @MediaversityRev

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James McAvoy's outstanding performance anchors a shockingly unsatisfying conclusion to M. Night Shyamalan's Eastrail 177 Trilogy.

Shaun Munro, Flickering Myth

Sollers Point

A despairing slice-of-life drama set in the blue-collar suburb of Baltimore.

Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews


"Revenger" is barely a film, but it can definitely satisfy people that enjoy pure, violent action, and video game aesthetics.

Panos Kotzathanasis, HanCinema


Panique (Panic)

With this dynamic and balanced restoration, Criterion makes a significant case for Panique as one of the most moving and beautiful of unjustly neglected noirs.

Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine


Disney Channel has made a name for itself in providing teen-friendly musicals with positive messages and energetic songs. The latest entry, Zombies, is one of the better entries with a sweet message, charismatic performances and some catchy songs

Rachel Wagner, Rotoscopers

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

This was the war to end all wars and those who fought in it paid a terrible price. With Sgt Stubby: An American Hero the filmmakers have managed to portray that price, while still making the film palatable and appropriate for children

Rachel Wagner, Rotoscopers

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