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Film reviews by Vince Leo, author of the review site Qwipster.net, covering the latest blockbusters, independent films, foreign cinema, and VOD.

Film reviews by Vince Leo, author of the review site Qwipster.net, covering the latest blockbusters, independent films, foreign cinema, and VOD.
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Santa Barbara, CA

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Film reviews by Vince Leo, author of the review site Qwipster.net, covering the latest blockbusters, independent films, foreign cinema, and VOD.

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@qwipster

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English


Episodes

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

11/24/2018
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Bryan Singer directs this tribute biopic on Freddie Mercury and his stint with one of the most influential rock groups from the 1970s and 1980s, Queen. Electrifying performances, lavish stage costumes, and a peek into Freddie’s confusion and acceptance of his sexuality are in the mix of this loose-hanging look at one of the greatest … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) →

Duration:00:05:28

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018)

11/14/2018
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Illumination Entertainment brings Dr. Seuss’ beloved story to the modern age with 3D animation and the vocal talent of Benedict Cumberbatch. The Grinch hates Christmas and plans to thwart the festivities of the Christmas-loving denizens of nearby Whoville, but after donning the Santa Claus outfit to steal their presents away, has to confront the wishes … Continue reading Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018) →

Duration:00:04:33

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

11/7/2018
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Mackenzie Foy stars as Clara, suffering through grief with her father and two siblings during their first holiday without her recently deceased mother, Marie. Clara receives an enigmatic and ornate Christmas gift, the last from her mother, a metallic contraption shaped like an egg with an elaborate keyhole that came with no key that might … Continue reading The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) →

Duration:00:04:46

Bullitt County (2018)

10/27/2018
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BULLITT COUNTY is a small-scale dramatic thriller set in the late 1970s, where a bachelor party trip to Kentucky Bourbon country could prove lucrative when the quatrtet of friends decide to head off the beaten path to search for a cache of buried treasure on Bullitt family private property. Written, directed and co-starring David McCracken, … Continue reading Bullitt County (2018) →

Duration:00:05:27

Halloween (2018)

10/22/2018
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Jamie Lee Curtis returns as Laurie Strode in this sequel that ignores all others in the franchise after John Carpenter’s 1978 original HALLOWEEN. Michael Myers breaks from his prison existence to return to where it all started, in Haddonfield, IL, during Halloween. Esteemed filmmaker David Gordon Green directs and co-scripts this intriguing return to look … Continue reading Halloween (2018) →

Duration:00:12:51

Destination Wedding (2018)

10/15/2018
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Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder star as bickering travelers who just so happen to be going to the same destination: a wedding of her ex, and his half-brother, who neither of them particularly hopes is happy. Two unhappy people surrounded by mirth leads to a toxic concoction of feelings, but the two unlucky lovers find … Continue reading Destination Wedding (2018) →

Duration:00:04:46

Venom (2018)

10/8/2018
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The Marvel Comics villain gets the antihero treatment in this Spiderman-less origin story filled with grotesque body horror and lots of crazy CGI-infused action. Tom Hardy stars as reporter Eddie Brock, who finds himself the host of an alien symbiote he discovers within a hi-tech laboratory he’s investigating. That alien needs live organs to feast … Continue reading Venom (2018) →

Duration:00:07:28

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

9/24/2018
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Set in a small town called New Zebedee, in Michigan during the mid 1950s, we follow the adventures of a ten-year-old orphan named Lewis Barnavelt, mourning the recent loss of his parents to a fatal car accident, staying in the rickety and seemingly haunted Victorian mansion of his uncle, Jonathan. Jonathan is an eccentric warlock … Continue reading The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) →

Duration:00:04:12

The Predator (2018)

9/22/2018
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Shane Black tries to do what no one has done thus far, and that’s to make a good follow-up to John McTiernan’s 1997 action classic, PREDATOR. Here, the Predators are back searching for their old technology, and possibly taking over the Earth, having to confront a rag-tag group of disgrace military vets in their way. … Continue reading The Predator (2018) →

Duration:00:05:02

Searching (2018)

9/16/2018
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John Cho stars as a widower father whose life gets turned upside down when his teenage daughter goes missing. As he goes online to search for clues to her whereabouts, he discovers that the close relationship he thought he had with her may not have been as tight-knit as he was led to believe. Debra … Continue reading Searching (2018) →

Duration:00:05:34

Won’t You Be My Neighbor (2018)

9/8/2018
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? examines the life and work of Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers, who was the creator and star of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” on public television (PBS) from the years 1968 to 2001. He invited children to come into his home, sing them a song, make them feel safe as he imparted life … Continue reading Won’t You Be My Neighbor (2018) →

Duration:00:04:31

The Happytime Murders (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

9/3/2018
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In this puppet/human effort directed by Brian Henson, son of Muppets creator Jim Henson, Bill Barretta voices the top puppet character known as disgraced burnout Los Angeles-based private investigator Phil Phillips, who has to get to the bottom of a series of murders among the stars of a decades-old television show with a puppet cast … Continue reading The Happytime Murders (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:05:56

Summer of 84 (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

8/26/2018
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RKSS return after their Turbo Kid to deliver yet another throwback to the 1980s in the mystery-suspense-horror flick, SUMMER OF 84. A quartet of boys go out in search of a serial killer of teenage boys (just like them) that they feel could be the cop that lives in their very own neighborhood, and seek … Continue reading Summer of 84 (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:06:52

Crazy Rich Asians (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

8/19/2018
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Constance Wu stars as Rachel Chu, who essentially serves as our best surrogate for the story, the daughter of a single Chinese immigrant mother, who rose above her station to become a professor of Economics at NYU. Her current boyfriend is a man names Nick Young (played by Henry Golding), who, for over a year … Continue reading Crazy Rich Asians (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:05:52

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

8/15/2018
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Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon star in this buddy comedy about two best friends who end up embroiled in a spy assassin plot when some terrorists come looking for them for information that Kunis’ most recent boyfriend, who she didn’t know was a secret agent, may have in his possessions. Laughs, thrills, and action are … Continue reading The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:04:11

The Meg (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

8/11/2018
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A big shark and Jason Statham are the big draws to THE MEG, in which a rescue team of humans must try to survive, and eventually take on, a prehistoric shark of gargantuan proportions that threatens everyone off of the coast of China. Jon Turteltaub directs this PG-13 action-horror hybrid that some compare to the … Continue reading The Meg (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:05:22

The Equalizer 2 (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

8/5/2018
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Denzel Washington returns to exact some brutal vigilante justice on the predators of the world in this follow-up to the 2014 hit, the first sequel in the veteran actor’s long and varied career. In this one, he seeks to avenge the murder of one of his old friends from his black ops days, only to … Continue reading The Equalizer 2 (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:04:07

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

7/27/2018
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The sixth film in the franchise sees Ethan Hunt trying to recover some plutonium before it gets employed by a ruthless anarchist terrorist group out to shake up the world order through detonating these bombs in the the world’s most revered religious meccas. Tom Cruise gives hit his all, amid a fine supporting cast and … Continue reading Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:04:37

The First Purge (2018) – A Podcast Movie Review

7/23/2018
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The fourth film in the Purge series is a prequel to the other three, as The First Purge shifts directors to Gerard McMurray, though retaining James DeMonaco’s services as screenwriter. This one showcases the trial run’ experiment that led to the Purge, as the alt-right government seeks to cure societal ills by finding a way … Continue reading The First Purge (2018) – A Podcast Movie Review →

Duration:00:05:53

Skyscraper (2018) – A Podcast Film Review

7/17/2018
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson stars in this high-rise thriller, playing a security consultant for the Pearl, the world’s largest building in Hong Kong, set to open to the public soon. While in the mostly empty building, it gets taken over by terrorist out to steal money from its billionaire owner, and to pin the blame … Continue reading Skyscraper (2018) – A Podcast Film Review →

Duration:00:03:59