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Dylan S. Phillips

is a film fanatic and TV junkie from the mysterious land of Canada. He is an aspiring writer/director who hopes to make his mark on the industry one way or another, whether it be behind a camera or with a pen. When he isn’t watching hours upon hours of movies or writing scripts, Dylan can be found playing his guitar, avidly watching baseball or making YouTube videos for his channel The Film Fanatic.

Mandy – An Instant Cult Classic (Guest Review)

Nicolas Cage has had an interesting career. When he is on his game, he is one of the best and most committed actors of his generation and, yet, on occasion he overacts and pulls himself back down. On this roller-coaster of good and bad Nicolas Cage performances, where does Mandy fall?

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TIFF 2018: Colette Review

This will be one of many reviews during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. If you would like to keep up with our content, click here.

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Peppermint – A By-The-Books Revenge Thriller (Guest Review)

The revenge thriller genre has always been a staple in Hollywood’s release cycle. It started in the ‘70s with Death Wish and slowly progressed into a genre that found a heroic every person taking on a group of horrible people that wronged them in some way. Continue reading “Peppermint – A By-The-Books Revenge Thriller (Guest Review)”

TIFF 2018: The Sisters Brothers Review

This will be one of many reviews during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. If you would like to keep up with our content, click here.

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Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Season 1 Review

While Jason Bourne and Ethan Hunt may be the more prominent names when it comes to fictional American spies, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is the equivalent of MI6’s James Bond. After five films over 24 years and four separate actors taking on the role, Amazon thought in this golden age of TV that these stories might fare better on a streaming service and surprisingly they are not wrong.

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Trial & Error: Lady, Killer Season 2 Review

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To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – A Surprisingly Heartwarming Netflix Original (Guest Review)

The past year has delivered some unbelievable additions to the coming of age genre including Lady Bird, Love, Simon and Eighth Grade so Netflix decided it was their turn to throw their hat in the ring. Will their attempt at dissecting high school prove to be as formidable as the others or will it be more in line with the quality that Netflix has become known for?

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Like Father – A Royal Caribbean Cruise Advert (Guest Review)

In the continuing saga of Netflix-a-week movie releases, this film becomes the second of the summer to tackle the strained relationship between a father and their child. While the first was expected to be all about its Sandler-esque comedy, would this one follow the comedic route or find itself trying to tell a more impactful and emotional message? With an impressive cast that includes Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer and Seth Rogen, could this dramedy be the better of two father films?

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Trial & Error Season 2 Lady, Killer Episode 9 and 10: A Big Break & Barcelona Reviews

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Trial & Error Season 2 Lady, Killer Episode 7 and 8: A Family Affair & Bad Instincts Reviews

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