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ARRIVAL – SA209

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIt has arrived! A sci-fi movie that’s not a franchise and doesn’t have superheroes, explosions, or space battles! But…is it good? Can a movie that takes its time to tell a story make it worth our time to explore?

Crimson Peak Review – SA164

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen visits Crimson Peak, Guillermo del Toro’s follow up to Pacific Rim, and it couldn’t be more different. Atmospheric and elegant, is it a place worth visiting?

The Visit Review – SA163

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen visits M. Night’s latest film, which seems to be not just a return to form but a return to passion. In The Visit there’s some ickiness, some jump scares, some tension, and a big twist. But does it all work …

Big Hero 6 Family Review — S&A139

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSBen is joined by his four oldest children to talk about, review, analyze and laugh about Big Hero 6. With the insight only children can bring, his 13 year-old, 11 year-old, 10 year-old, and 8 year-old kids talk about their favorite characters, the …

UPSIDE DOWN (movie review)

A while ago, I saw the trailer for an interesting looking science fiction movie called UPSIDE DOWN. It looked like it would be a visually quirky movie, if a bit ridiculous in concept. I promptly forgot all about it, until I saw it in one of my local Redboxes. I …