Thoughts and Reactions to Watching ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ For the First Time

Two months to go until the latest chapter of the John Wick franchise drops. I’m moving right along as I continue exploring its three predecessors for the first time.

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Thoughts and Reactions to Watching ‘John Wick’ For the First Time

In 2019, in the midst of the Keanussance, I watched and documented my thoughts and reactions to watching The Matrix for the first time. Over two years later, in the lead-up to the release of The Matrix Resurrections, I watched and reacted to its sequels and anime anthology film as well. Now I am doing so once again, but this time for a different franchise.

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Check Out Florence Pugh and Harry Styles in ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

Booksmart was one of the very best films of 2019, making it an incredibly terrific debut for first-time director, Olivia Wilde. Wilde crafted an absolutely hilarious film with a sharp script and star-making performances from Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein. She employed hilarious stop motion techniques and stylish indie sensibility with the feel of a classic teenage coming-of-age romp.

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NOC Review: ‘Deep Water’ Feels a Bit Shallow

We love Ana de Armas and Ben Affleck. They’re terrific actors. And they elevate every project they’re in. No matter how repetitive and pointless it might be. And those are the two adjectives that come to mind when I think about Deep Water.

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‘The Midnight Swim’ Dives Deep into Grief and Depression

The journey through grief, loss, and depression can often be a solitary one. A moment in time where a world full of the diversity of life, people, animals, and color, is swept to the sea and you are left with an isolating void of muted memories and half remembered thoughts. The Midnight Swim — a 2015 film recently made available on home video and streaming — written and directed by Sarah Adina Smith, dives deep into the nuance of these feelings through poetic and graceful filmmaking.

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New Trailer for ‘Deep Water’ Reveals More Story

A few weeks ago, Hulu released a teaser for their upcoming psychological thriller, Deep Water, starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas. Yesterday, the streaming service has just released a longer, fuller trailer with more elements about the story, and showcasing the power for de Armas! Check it out here!

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Jamie Dornan and Danielle Macdonald Discuss ‘The Tourist’

Jamie Dornan and Danielle Macdonald star in the new series, The Tourist. Dornan takes on the role of The Man, who has forgotten his identity, while Macdonald portrays Helen Chambers, a Probationary Constable in the Cooper Springs police force. All six episodes of the character-driven thriller are now streaming on HBO Max.

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Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas Dive Headfirst into ‘Deep Water’

Just in time for Valentines Day, Hulu has released the teaser trailer and poster for their upcoming psychological thriller, Deep Water! The film stars cinematic treasures Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas. And it is directed by legendary master of suspense, Adrian Lyne (Fatal Attraction).

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Watch the New Trailer for Universal Pictures’ ‘Firestarter’

The trailer for a new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic thriller Firestarter has been released! The cast includes Zac Efron, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Sydney Lemmon, Kurtwood Smith, John Beasley, Michael Greyeyes, and Gloria Reuben. The film, which is directed by Keith Thomas and comes from the producers of The Invisible Man, will premiere in theaters and be available to stream on Peacock starting May 13.

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Here’s Your First Look at ‘The Weekend Away’ Starring Leighton Meester

Netflix has officially shared a first look and release date for The Weekend Away. The thriller, which is based on Sarah Alderson’s novel by the same name, stars Leighton Meester, Christina Wolfe, Ziad Bakri, and Luke Norris.

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NOC Interview: T’Nia Miller Talks ‘La Fortuna’ on AMC+

T’Nia Miller stars as Susan McLean in the six-part limited series, La Fortuna. The new adventure thriller premieres exclusively on AMC+ on January 20 with two episodes. New episodes will then continue to stream weekly, every Thursday.

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‘Alan Wake Remastered’ Brings a Brilliant Cult Classic to a New Generation

It started like a dream. I never thought I would be playing Alan Wake again after 10 years. Most of the plot, gameplay, and characters felt like mere shadows of a half remembered dream I had. Moments of the sequences I enjoyed mixed with the frustrated “eh” feelings I had for the combat, left me wondering if revisiting this game now that I am closer to the age of the titular character would change the shape my thoughts from what I thought of it before.

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Here’s a First Look at Hulu’s ‘Mother/Android’

Hulu has shared a first look as well as official release date for the upcoming thriller Mother/Android. The cast includes Chloë Grace Moretz, Algee Smith, and Raul Castillo. Mother/Android is directed by Mattson Tomlin and will be released on Friday, December 17.

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