Holler: Jessica Barden Shines In Nicole Riegel’s Feature Debut

Holler, starring Jessica Barden, marks an impressive feature debut for writer-director Nicole Riegel in the Southern Ohio-set production. It’s no lie that manufacturing towns are among the first towns to take a hit when the economy takes a downturn.  Jackson, Ohio is certainly no exception.  For Ruth Avery (Jessica Barden), she’s willing to do whatever it takes to go to college and have a better future.  Working with her brother Blaze (Gus Halper), Ruth soon…

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Bumblebee: The Best Transformers Movie By Far

Travis Knight takes over for Michael Bay in the director’s chair while allowing Bumblebee to become the best live-action Transformers movie in the franchise. Once upon a time, Bumblee (Dylan O’Brien) had a voice.  This was some thirty years before the war between the Autobots and Decepticons restarted on Earth.  Years before Chicago got leveled because there’s some sort of obsession that filmmakers have with destroying the Windy City.  Years before a Transformers film became the best…

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SXSW 2018: All Square

All Square isn’t as much as a movie about gambling in as much as it is a character study of the players involved.   John Zbikowski (Michael Kelly) isn’t having the best of luck with being able to collect the money that people owe him.  He’s a bookie in a small town and when football season ends, the revenue stream just isn’t there.  Once basketball season starts to wind down, the revenue gets even smaller. …

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