My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Release

Written by: Ben

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Hey fans of film docusmentaries and fans of the director Nicolas Winding Refn alike, it turns out the documentary about his work technique directed by his wife, Live Corfixen, is finally getting a full release. The film _My Life Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn _will be released to select theaters and to Video On Demand on Friday February 27th and is something you should consider checking out for sure. You can find my review here from when I got the chance to see it at Fantastic Fest. It is a really intersting documentary and an interesting look into the mind of one of the most up and coming directors in the world of indie action and you should check it out!

7 Days of Spooky: Coraline

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It took me no time at all to decide what movie I should write about for this horror series and I swear it was one of my easiest choices. Sure I flirted with the idea of writing about some genuinely terrifying animated drama like Watership Down are Plague Dogs” but frankly those or more heart wrenching than “spooky.” No, the best, animated movie for “spooky” is the one that starts with rainbows and gumdrops and turns into rainbows and gumdrops that want to murder you! And that’s pretty much the best description of Coraline I can fit in one sentence.

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7 Days of Spooky: The Frighteners

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It took me quite a while to decide what movie I should write about for this horror series and I swear it was one of my hardest choices. But I just had an itch to see this movie again and to write about it because its just one of those movies that I love. Strangely enough, despite coming out in 1996, I hadn’t even heard about the movie until college when it was on TV around Halloween and Garrett recognized it and said we should watch it because it was good. I won’t hold it against any of you that hadn’t seen this because I hadn’t but I know you guys need to.

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7 Days of Spooky: Big Ass Spider!

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I’d never heard of this movie, despite it being only a year old, but when a friend of mine suggested it for our “bad movie night” I was curious… So we watched it, and I’m SO glad we did!!  This was a delightful and surprisingly entertaining Horror / Sci-Fi / Comedy (Horscificom?) movie, with a slightly better budget than one would suspect for this grade of movie. I went into this expecting the worst, and was pleasantly surprised!

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Movie Reelizations’ 7 Days of Spooky

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It’s that wonderful time of year once again dear Reelers, it’s time for ghost and ghouls, bats and banshees, slashers and home invasion nightmares! That’s right, it’s October and all too soon it will be All Hallow’s Eve, and like last year we hear at Movie Reelizations want to help you in picking some awesome (and possibly new to you) horror movies to celebrate it with! We had a lot of fun writing ourselves, and bringing in some guest writers for our 12 Days of Horror, and while we are downsizing it a bit to just 7 Days of Spooky, that doesn’t mean we’re dropping the quality recommendations. Follow after the jump for more details on whats to come!

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Reel Review: Fury

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Its hard to look at Fury and not see the promise of some greatness there, from being a WWII tank movie with a great cast to being directed by David Ayer. I admittedly didn’t even know too much beyond all that going in because I wanted to be surprised and I have to say I kinda was. The movie is very little like it may seem from trailers or outside preconceptions of it but that also isn’t bad either. I can’t really say too much about it other than that without spoiling the review, so lets get into that.

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Fantastic Fest Review: The Babadook

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I have made it no secret that I am a big chicken when it comes to horror movies, though I also love the good ones. Its certainly not every day or even every month that a good one comes along so I generally don’t get excited for them until I hear from others. But Fantastic Fest is always the exception to that rule because there is usually at least a half dozen horror movies and frequently they are all at least good if not great. This year I sadly didn’t have time to see many of them, but I was informed after the first screening that I had to see The Babadook so see it I did.

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Fantastic Fest Review: Horns

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Horns happens to be the one of all the 4-5 big name movies coming to Fantastic Fest that I was most excited for before it was even confirmed. A film based off the work of Joe Hill, directed by Alex Aja and starring Daniel Radcliffe? What more could a person need to get them excited for a movie! Well, how about biblical allusions, a murder mystery and supernatural powers emanating from devil horns? Yeah, its god all that, so the big question is if it pays off on that.

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Fantastic Fest Review: Wyrmwood

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When I think of zombies to day, I do have admit the allure is running a little thin as they have been done to death (pun intended) over the last 5-10 years. I still like zombies and all that, but its rare anyone does anything new with them or even tries to innovate and have fun with them. As such, when I saw Wyrmwood would be at the festival from a first time director, I was a little unsure on what to think. That never stopped me at Fantastic Fest though, so I went right into it at one of the first midnight screenings I made it to during the Fest!
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