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Our Souls at Night – A Heart-Warming Romantic Film (Guest Review)

Our Souls at Night had its World Premiere at the Venice Film Festival back on September 1 – Now, mere weeks later, the folks at Netflix have released the film on select NY/LA screens for an Oscar Qualifying Run and on its streaming service for at home viewing for all of their subscribers.

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Beach Rats – A Quiet Yet Effective Coming of Age Drama (Guest Review)

Well, it’s hard to believe, but in just over one week I’ll be back in Halifax, NS for the 37th edition of the Atlantic International Film Festival. I will be seeing 20+ films during my time at the festival this year and I simply can’t wait to be back in Halifax for another week of great films. There are some incredible looking movies in the lineup this year and I can’t wait to begin watching.

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Brigsby Bear – A Quirky Indie Dramedy with Heart (Guest Review)

It seems that every week now – I’m here reviewing a film hot off the festival circuit and well, this week is no different. Today, I’m here to talk about the much anticipated indie dramedy “Brigsby Bear”.  A film that even Kevin Smith took to social media to praise in the weeks leading up to it’s release. So the question is, after 7 long months of festival hype, does ‘Brigsby’ live up? Let’s dive in.

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Lady Macbeth – A Chilling Period Drama (Guest Review)

Lady Macbeth first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September ’16 where it opened to rave reviews from across the board. Most who saw the movie at the premiere were largely impressed with the film overall. The film is finally receiving a North American run all of these months later and I finally got my chance to check it out recently…

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Band-Aid – Light, Breezy and Fun (Guest Review)

“Band-Aid” was another audience favorite at Sundance this year and so naturally, it was quickly added to my watch-list following it’s World Premiere screening at the festival. Since then, the film has now been released into US theatres and on Select VOD platforms following a short but equally well received festival run and thanks to the folks at IFC Films – I got my chance to check it out recently.

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Wakefield – A Thought-Provoking, Poetic Drama (Guest Review)

After witnessing the absolute masterpiece which was: “Breaking Bad” – I’ll gladly watch any film or TV series that features Bryan Cranston in it with absolutely no questions asked.  He’s quickly become of the best actors of his generation and of all time in my eyes.

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie – A Faithful, Fun Adaptation of The Popular Book Series (Guest Review)

Hi guys, it’s MovieManDan here again. Well, it’s arrived, and while it’s here a few years later than anyone expected it to be, it’s here nonetheless. We finally have a “Captain Underpants” movie in theatres and much to my surprise, it’s not half bad either.

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I, Daniel Blake – A Powerfully Moving Film (Guest Review)

Hi there folks, it’s MovieManDan here again with another review for you all. This time we take a look at the new film I, Daniel Blake, the winner of last year’s PALME D’OR award at Cannes.

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Colossal – An Original Monster Film (Guest Review)

Hi there folks, it’s MovieManDan here again with another new film review for you all.  This time, I’m taking a look at “Colossal” – an official selection of the Calgary Underground Film Festival and the latest film from Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo (the man behind the Oscar Nominated short film “7:35 in the Morning” and the feature films “Extraterrestrial” and “Open Windows”).  This one has been on my radar for quite so time and so I’m excited to finally be talking about it. Let’s dive in.

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The Void – A Solid 80’s Throwback Horror Film (Guest Review)

Hi there folks, it’s MovieManDan here again with another review for you all.  For those who are unaware, this one has been getting some pretty solid buzz from across a variety of the more popular indie horror magazines and websites out there and being a big horror fan myself, I was extremely excited to get my chance to see this one so I did so as soon as I could. Let’s dive in.

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