Review-Lite: The Babysitter – Killer Queen (2020)

Judah Lewis in The Babysitter: Killer Queen Nobody expected The Babysitter to be entertaining, let alone funny but director McG's 2017 film was everything people didn't expect. It was charming, bloody, funny and ultimately a smart piece of horror comedy. His follow up to the series, a continuation of Cole's (Judah Lewis) story involving crazed …

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Review-Lite: Soul (2020)

Soul With two releases this year, Pixar has saved the best for last with Soul, a symbolic sequel to Pete Docter's previous outing, the sublime Inside Out, Soul captures the magic of previous Pixar classics while never treading old ground in the same way Onward did earlier in the year. Following Jazz musician and teacher …

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Review-Lite: The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)

Robert Forster, Riki Lindhome and Jim Cummings in The Wolf of Snow Hollow The setting is always the same, the small secluded alpine town with the blistering snow storm. The cast of characters from the old time sheriff to the collection of scared townsfolk. The winter horror isn't anything new but in writer/director Jim Cummings …

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Review-Lite: An American Pickle (2020)

Seth Rogen in An American Pickle Widely publicised as a launch title for HBO Max, the Seth Rogen starring and Brandon Trost directed An American Pickle is a film about finding middle ground, making compromises for those you love, or even those you barely know but want to. Telling the story of Jewish immigrant Herschel …

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Review-Lite: Eternal Beauty (2020)

Sally Hawkins in Eternal Beauty There is a moment early on in Craig Roberts' Eternal Beauty where the loneliness that permeates every frame of this wonderfully unique and personal picture transitions from comical to tragic as the main story comes into focus. Jane (Sally Hawkins) is the black sheep of the family, whose spent her …

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Review: Hubie Halloween (2020) – One Man And His Thermos

Adam Sandler in Hubie Halloween While we all can point to a recent film in Adam Sandler's glut of shabby comedy outings as a guilty pleasure, be it one of his recent Netflix releases or before, at least one of them hit a cord with you. Or maybe it didn't. It's hard not to accept …

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Review: Enola Holmes (2020) – Sister Act

Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes Even in the last 10 years, I can count on two hands the number of adaptations of Sherlock Holmes, either in film or on television with versions played by Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ian McKellan among the few from recent years worth mentioning. Some might say this …

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