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CS-39: Handmaid’s Tale: Season 1

6/14/2018
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Handmaid's Tale centers on a woman forced into sexual servitude in a totalitarian society centered on infertility. This episode covers the entirety of Season 1.

Duration:01:20:11

CS-38: Hereditary

6/12/2018
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Hereditary is a horror film in the vein of classics like The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby. Its story isn't cheapened by jump scares or cheap thrills, but elevated by a chilling slow-burn with revelations you do not see coming.

Duration:00:51:47

CS-37: Safe

6/7/2018
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Safe works well as a classic misdirecting mystery with lots of twists and turns. Michael C. Hall fits the role well as the lead protagonist who strives to locate his missing daughter and bring her back to safety.

Duration:01:09:27

CS-36: Solo: A Star Wars Story

6/3/2018
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Solo: A Star Wars Story is another winning entry in the continuing stories encompassing the Star Wars Anthology. Alden Ehrenreich encapsulates the classic titular character perfectly in a story that informs on his past in a thrilling fast-paced adventure.

Duration:00:56:11

CS-35: Cargo

5/24/2018
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Cargo wants to be a unique zombie movie set in Australia, but fails to deliver the precious cargo. While still having some redeemable qualities, the missed opportunities in this Netflix original film are too many to overlook.

Duration:00:45:24

CS-34: Deadpool 2

5/18/2018
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Deadpool is back in a zany sequel that's more meta than ever with tons of pop culture references. It's a hilarious and heartfelt ride as Ryan Reynolds continues to play the role of his life with astounding comedy and envious charisma.

Duration:00:59:49

CS-33: Tully

5/16/2018
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Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody reteam for another darkly humorous drama starring Charlize Theron. Mackenzie Davis puts in a stellar performance as the titular Tully and Reitman gets back on track with a solid addition to his filmography.

Duration:01:00:32

CS-32: Kodachrome

5/3/2018
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Kodachrome is a Netflix original movie about redemption and reparations in a damaged father-son relationship. We talk about what it takes to forgive family, parental responsibility, and what goes unsaid in sex.

Duration:00:51:33

CS-31: Avengers: Infinity War

4/29/2018
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Here it is, folks. What we've all been waiting for. Avengers: Infinity War is the culmination of eighteen films in the MCU and it doesn't disappoint. Rousing action, breakneck pacing, and stakes to infinity make this the best film in the MCU thus far.

Duration:00:55:54

CS-30: You Were Never Really Here

4/26/2018
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You Were Never Really Here is a film that hits hard and lasts long. Lynne Ramsey's assured yet spontaneous direction is a perfect outlet for an unforgettable performance by Joaquin Phoenix in a movie that doesn't shy away from darkness.

Duration:00:51:52

CS-29: Rampage

4/19/2018
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Rampage is your run of the mill action flick starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Tune in for some monkeying around where we took a less serious approach than usual.

Duration:00:48:17

CS-28: Isle of Dogs

4/11/2018
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Isle of Dogs, it's the island of misfit toys if it were set in a cat-centric, totalitarian Japan.

Duration:00:43:06

CS-27: A Quiet Place

4/7/2018
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In his directorial debut A Quiet Place, John Krasinski delivers a solid horror film with an original idea delivering thrill after thrill in a film full of heart.

Duration:00:44:17

CS-26: Pacific Rim: Uprising

4/5/2018
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In a sequel to the moderately successful Pacific Rim, Uprising mostly misses the mark, aside from some goofy entertainment and comedic relief at the behest of Charlie Day.

Duration:00:34:34

CS-25: Ready Player One

4/2/2018
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The film adaptation of the mega-successful novel centering on 80s nostalgia comes to the big screen from none other than Steven Spielberg. Filled with action and lots of popcorn entertainment, Ready Player One is a solid time at the movies.

Duration:00:45:08

CS-24: Tomb Raider

3/22/2018
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One of the more successful video game adaptations, Tomb Raider, rides the line of revamping a well known series and taking notes from the all time greatest ancient artifact retrieval series.

Duration:00:43:20

CS-23: Thoroughbreds

3/15/2018
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In his debut film, writer-director Cory Finley creates a tense, dialogue-driven story, anchored by terrific performances by Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy, and the final performance of Anton Yelchin.

Duration:00:38:43

CS-22: Mute

3/11/2018
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Netflix's new original movie Mute is a sci-fi romp borrowing, not always successfully, from greater films in the canon, to the likes of Blade Runner and more. It's entertaining though, and worth a watch for fans of Duncan Jones.

Duration:00:39:53

CS-21: Annihilation

3/8/2018
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This week we dive deep into the shimmer and discuss what exactly is threatening to annihilate us all.

Duration:00:53:03

CS-20: Altered Carbon – Part 2

2/28/2018
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Part 2 of the Altered Carbon Season 1 review. We cover episodes 6-10.

Duration:00:56:08