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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Bad Asses On The Bayou

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / NA (Audience)
Directed By: Craig Moss
Written By: Craig Moss
Starring: Danny Trejo, Danny Glover, John Amos
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Synopsis: Frank Vega and Bernie Pope return, this time to Louisiana in an attempt to find a kidnapped friend. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Clown

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 96% (Audience)
Directed By: Jon Watts
Written By: Jon Watts and Christopher D. Ford
Starring: Peter Stormare, Eli Roth, Laura Allen
Studio: Dimension Films
Synopsis: A loving father finds a clown suit for his son’s birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 25% (Critics) / 48% (Audience)
Directed By: Sam Taylor-Johnson
Written By: Kelly Marcel
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle and Marcia Gay Harden
Studio: Focus Features
Synopsis: Literature student Anastasia Steele’s life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Wyrmwood

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 75% (Critics) / 64% (Audience)
Directed By: Kiah Roache-Turner
Written By: Kiah Roache-Turner and Tristan Roache-Turner
Starring: Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill
Studio: IFC Midnight
Synopsis: Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans her escape Barry goes out on the road to find her & teams up with Benny, a fellow survivor – together they must arm themselves and prepare to battle their way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters in a harsh Australian bushland. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Reviews: The Loft

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 13% (Critics) / 48% (Audience)
Directed By: Erik Van Looy
Written By: Bart De Pauw and Wesley Strick
Starring: Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Matthias Schoenaerts and Eric Stonestreet
Studio: Open Road Films
Synopsis: Five married guys conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. But the fantasy becomes a nightmare when they discover the dead body of an unknown woman in the loft, and they realize one of the group must be involved. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Dear White People

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92% (Critics) / 66% (Audience)
Directed By: Justin Simien
Written By: Justin Simien
Starring: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner and Teyonah Parris
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Synopsis: A social satire that follows the stories of four black students at an Ivy League college where controversy breaks out over a popular but offensive black-face party thrown by white students. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, the film explores racial identity in acutely-not-post-racial America while weaving a universal story of forging one’s unique path in the world – (Source)

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Oscar Predictions & Ruminations

I have my predictions on deck for this year’s night of Hollywood self-aggrandizement even though this year’s event doesn’t really have as much joie de vivre to it as recent years have had. I mean there are very few nominations that really are buzz worthy but even if this is a downer of an award year this is still the big kahuna of them all.

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