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IT remake: a safe yet good film

Pennywise from It. Photo by Brooke Palmer

Tyler Manning

September 12, 2017

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts about the direction of the project. Fukunaga is responsible for directing the beautiful film, "Bea...

Short Term 12: a Netflix gem

Brie Larson and Lakeith Stanfield in Short Term 12 (2013). Photo courtesy of IMDB

Tyler Manning

April 5, 2017

I always wince when I hear the phrase: "Netflix doesn't have any good movies." One reason that I think many people come to this conclusion is because they overlook a major film genre that is incredibly important: the independent film. You see, I can agree that Netflix did not provide many well known prop...

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