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Movie Review: ‘Radium Girls’

Greetings again from the darkness. A huckster or carnival barker is spouting off the many uses and health benefits of radium. He even hails it as “liquid sunshine”. That’s how this film from co-directors Lydia Dean Pilcher (A CALL TO SPY, 2020) and Ginny ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Synchronic’

Greetings again from the darkness. Innovative filmmakers Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are frequent collaborators, as evidenced by such films as SPRING (2014) and THE ENDLESS (2017). Their films teeter between science-fiction, horror, fantasy, and personal drama, and this latest easily slides into the ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Memories Of Murder’

Greetings again from the darkness. Between 1986 and 1991, 10 women were raped and brutally murdered in the province of Gyeong-gi outside Seoul. Considered South Korea’s first serial killer case, the crime went unsolved until 2019. The case was the inspiration for writer-director Bong ...Read More

Movie Short Review: ‘Mirror’

Greetings again from the darkness. “I see a monster.” That’s what the girl answers when asked what she sees when she looks in the mirror. Her face is severely scarred from what could be fire or chemical. If customers are present at work, she ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘2 Hearts’

Greetings again from the darkness. We’ve seen it before. Two stories, seemingly unrelated, yet parallel. Only this time it’s based on a true story, and the 2017 book “All My Tomorrows” by Brian Gregory. Director Lance Hool and co-writers Veronica Hool and Robin U. ...Read More