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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong (dir. Adam Wingard): Film review by Dan Scully

This clash of the titans is absolutely wonderful to behold The post Godzilla vs. Kong (dir. Adam Wingard): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Sunday, March 28, 2021

NOBODY (dir. Ilya Naishuller): Film review by Dan Scully

If someone told me that the cinematic trend kicked off by Liam Neeson in which a middle-aged gentleman with a certain set of skills has… The post NOBODY (dir. Ilya Naishuller): Film revie…

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

CRISIS (dir. Nicholas Jarecki): Film review by Dan Scully

Crisis does for the opioid crisis what Crash attempted to do for race relations in America. The post CRISIS (dir. Nicholas Jarecki): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

100 Days to Live (dir. Ravin Gandhi): Film review by Dan Scully

In the absence of resources, all you really need is a good story and the desire to tell it The post 100 Days to Live (dir. Ravin Gandhi): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Monday, March 15, 2021

SLAXX (dir. Elza Kephart): Film review by Dan Scully

A pair of possessed jeans comes to life and starts killing the staff in delightfully brutal ways The post SLAXX (dir. Elza Kephart): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Sacrifice (dir. Andy Collier, Toor Mian): Film review by Dan Scully

Takes its time getting to the scary stuff, but uses that time to ratchet up the dread in a big way, leading to a surprising finale that chills to the bone. The post Sacrifice (dir. Andy Coll…

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

Greenland (dir. Ric Roman Waugh): Film review by Dan Scully

Worth checking out before the world ends The post Greenland (dir. Ric Roman Waugh): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Friday, February 5, 2021

BLISS (dir. Mike Cahill): Film review by Dan Scully

An empty novelty, presented in a way that can only keep the audience at a distance The post BLISS (dir. Mike Cahill): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Little Things (dir. John Lee Hancock): Film review by Dan Scully

I have a feeling that The Little Things is going to be a bit of a critical punching bag, but I enjoyed the film The post The Little Things (dir. John Lee Hancock): Film review appeared first…

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Monday, January 18, 2021

Psycho Goreman (dir. Steven Kostanski): Film review by Dan Scully

It's hard to overstate how wonderfully fucked up this movie is. The post Psycho Goreman (dir. Steven Kostanski): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

One Night in Miami (dir. Regina King): Film review by Dan Scully

A fictionalized meeting of Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke, adapted from the play by the same name. The post One Night in Miami (dir. Regina King): Film review appeared fir…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984 (dir. Patty Jenkins): Film review by Dan Scully

Exactly what I needed during this atypical holiday season The post Wonder Woman 1984 (dir. Patty Jenkins): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Promising Young Woman (dir. Emerald Fennell): Film review by Dan Scully

A stylish, angry feminist thriller/dark comedy with attitude to burn. The post Promising Young Woman (dir. Emerald Fennell): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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News of the World (dir. Paul Greengrass): Film review by Dan Scully

The kind of movie that’s totally worth watching while simultaneously being nothing at all to write home about. The post News of the World (dir. Paul Greengrass): Film review appeared first…

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Vanguard (dir. Stanley Tong): Film review by Dan Scully

Jackie Chan, who is now in his sixties, shows us he can still exchange punches and kicks with the best of them. The post Vanguard (dir. Stanley Tong): Film review appeared first on phindie.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

FREAKY (dir. Christopher Landon): Film review by Dan Scully

By mashing up horror tropes with sci-fi concepts, Christopher Landon creates movies that are fun to watch, above all else The post FREAKY (dir. Christopher Landon): Film review appeared firs…

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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Deadline (1980 – dir. Mario Azzopardi): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

Hopefully the circulation of this new print of Deadline will lead to some rowdy retrospective screenings once they’re safe to hold again. The post Deadline (1980 – dir. Mario Azzopardi):…

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Zappa (2020 – dir. Alex Winter): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

Frank Zappa is a walking contradiction. The post Zappa (2020 – dir. Alex Winter): Philadelphia Film Festival review appeared first on phindie.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The Killing of Two Lovers (2020 – dir. Robert Machoian): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

This is one of those “the less you know, the better” movies, not because anything so surprising happens that you wouldn’t want to be spoiled,… The post The Killing of Two Lovers (20…

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Digger (dir. Georgis Grigorakis): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

A very entertaining window into an unfamiliar world, filled with familiar characterizations of real, devastatingly human people.

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Night of the Kings (dir. Philippe Lacôte): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

The movie rocks. I’ve never seen anything like it.

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Monday, November 2, 2020

MLK/FBI (dir. Sam Pollard): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

We often forget that back in the day, civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. was a very controversial figure.

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Sunday, November 1, 2020

I’m Your Woman (2020 – dir. Julia Hart): Philadelphia Film Festival by Dan Scully

Complex characters and shocking plot twists in service of a story that brings a female flavor to a typically male-dominated subgenre

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Come True (2020 – dir. Anthony Scott Burns): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

Immediately striking, and consistently spooky for almost the entirety of its runtime

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

The Witmans (2020 – dir. David Peterson): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

The Witman family has gone through a tragedy so unimaginable that it couldn’t possibly be written into fiction.

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Sound of Metal (2019 – dir. Darius Marder): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

A slower, quieter movie than the marketing would have you believe, but that's ultimately a good thing

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Gunda (2020 – dir. Victor Kosakovkiy): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

Who knew seeing an adolescent pig pee for a very, very long time could be such high art

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Banksy Most Wanted (2020 – dir. Seamus Haley, Laurent Richard, Aurélia Rouvier): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

We all know who Banksy is, it’s just that we don’t know who, specifically, Banksy is.

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Come Play (dir. Jacob Chase): Film review by Dan Scully

Next in a long line of “horror short gets expanded to feature length” projects

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Kubrick by Kubrick (2020 – dir. Gregory Monro): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

A mysterious figure, top to bottom, Kubrick is a man from another time.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Jumbo (2020 – dir. Zoé Wittick): Philadelphia Film Festival review by Dan Scully

Jumbo manages to accurately depict the feeling of romance as well as accurately describe the feeling of fetishization.

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre