Gaga: Five Foot Two Review: Inside the Heart of a Pop Icon
Oct11

Gaga: Five Foot Two Review: Inside the Heart of a Pop Icon

The new Netflix documentary, “Gaga: Five Foot Two,” directed by Chris Moukarbel (Banksy Does New York), allows the viewer to get to know who the woman behind the pseudonym “Lady Gaga” really is. It’s a beautiful and emotional documentary that shows how she became a star. After a five-year break from the limelight, “she finally found herself” and “Gaga; Five Foot Two” is all about the self-discovery process....

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Gerald’s Game Review: The Suspenseful and Terrifying Netflix Original
Oct02

Gerald’s Game Review: The Suspenseful and Terrifying Netflix Original

Inducing night terrors and plenty of suspense, director and writer Mike Flanagan (Ouija: Origin of Evil) and screenplay writer Jeff Howard (Oculus) adapted Stephen King’s 1992 novel “Gerald’s Game,” into a Netflix original that’s a brilliant twist that forces you to look deep inside your soul. Like Freud would say “Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive and will come forth later in uglier ways.” At...

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Berlin Syndrome Review: A Rollercoaster of Angst and Sweaty Palms
Sep17

Berlin Syndrome Review: A Rollercoaster of Angst and Sweaty Palms

“Berlin Syndrome” represents exactly what mother used to warn us about: “Don’t go home with strangers.” It’s an exhilarating piece of art, directed by Cate Shortland (Somersault) and written by Shaun Grant (The Snowtown Murders). It’s a brilliant countdown of trust, fear and lust in combination with thrilling, unpredictable moments that keep the viewer reeling with anticipation. Shortland (Somersault) tries to show the viewer the...

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It Review: More Coming of Age Than Scare Fest
Sep11

It Review: More Coming of Age Than Scare Fest

Clowns are meant to bring children joy with their playful antics and joyous demeanor, but Pennywise does nothing but the complete opposite in the modern-day retelling of Stephen King’s It. Originally released in 1986 and adapted into a TV miniseries that aired in 1990, this 2017 remake will have you split down the middle. A great tale more similar to Stranger Things than the original, the scares don’t float the way they...

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Shawna Virago: Heaven Sent Delinquent Review: For Everyone
Jun29

Shawna Virago: Heaven Sent Delinquent Review: For Everyone

No matter your religious or political views, Shawna Virago’s newest album, “Heaven Sent Delinquent” is for everyone. It is not only about her life as a transgender, it is about life in general. The album is honest, witty, and original. Music has a way of uniting people, and Virago attempts that; she uses her lyrical and melodious powers to encourage tolerance and understanding. The album opens with a folky acoustic track, “Bright...

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Sam Levin Frame Of Mind Review: Amazing Talent Personified
Jun29

Sam Levin Frame Of Mind Review: Amazing Talent Personified

If you’ve never heard of Sam Levin and you listened to his newest album, “Frame of Mind,” you may think he is 30. That is because at 15, Levin has the talent and intuitiveness of an experienced musician. Not only are his songwriting skills on point; Levin also plays the majority of the instruments on his self-released album, and produced it to perfection. At a time where legitimately good music is hard to come by, Levin shows us that...

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