Chris J. Patiño

Social Dilemma
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‘The Social Dilemma’ Review

“The Social Dilemma,” directed by Jeff Orlowski, is a documentary dissecting the psychological, societal and global effects of social networks on the human race. Backed by interviews from former employees of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Instagram, etc., the film examines the exploitative and addictive practices of social media and its hand in mental health issues, politics […]

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the boys
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A Review of ‘The Boys’ Season 2 Premiere

Distilled to its simplest, “The Boys” is Quentin Tarantino meets The Justice League: a madcap series satirizing the superhero genre we’ve all come to love. That first season was a roller coaster of gore, profanity, sex, drugs and pitch-black humor. You know, those classic superhero chestnuts. Season two is more of the same, so if […]

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the guest
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Retro Review of ‘The Guest:’ ‘Terminator’ Meets ‘Halloween’ in Slick Action-Thriller

A soldier comes home to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After being welcomed into their lives, a series of strange occurrences and deaths begin to occur, and they all seem to center around this mysterious man. Who is this stranger the Petersons have allowed into […]

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you're next
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Retro Review of ‘You’re Next:’ A Home Invasion Thriller With a Twist

In the wake of this pandemic and the postponing of everything, now seems like a good time to go offroad and talk about some weird movies near and dear to my heart. I’m also willing to bet that these movies are strangers to you, which makes this detour all the more exciting! So get ready […]

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The Invisible Man
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‘The Invisible Man’ Review: Terror Unseen

Do you know that feeling you get when you’re alone? That creeping sensation that crawls up the back of your neck. Like someone breathing on you? How you can’t help but feel like someone, or something, is there with you? Imagine that thing is a murderous psychopath, and because you can’t prove it exists, everyone […]

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The hunt
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‘The Hunt’ Review: Guns, Gags and Pigs, Oh My

This flick had quite the journey getting to the big screen. Sight unseen “The Hunt” has been mired in controversy, leaving a bad taste in the mouths of a select few. Funny, considering they hadn’t seen the movie, but hey, baseless outrage works well for some.  “The Hunt,” is directed by Craig Zobel, written by […]

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