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Suspiria

LISTEN FOR THE WHISPERS.  In 1977, American ballet dancer Susie Bannion (Dakota Johnson) arrives in Berlin to study at a famous dance academy, but it harbors dark secrets… A truly imaginative way to remake a film, Dario Argento’s Suspiria (1977). Gone are the giallo ingredients, replaced with ludicrous references to 1970s far-left terrorism and the … Continue reading Suspiria

Fifty Shades Freed

DON’T MISS THE CLIMAX.  After finally marrying, Ana and Christian (Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan) begin their new life together, but there is a constant threat against them in the shape of Ana’s former boss (Eric Johnson). The third and concluding chapter in this uneventful franchise has nothing interesting to say and no drama worth committing … Continue reading Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Darker

SLIP INTO SOMETHING A SHADE DARKER.  Some time after breaking up with Christian (Jamie Dornan), Ana (Dakota Johnson) agrees to renegotiate their relationship… but a mysterious woman (Kim Basinger) from Christian’s past shows up. The sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) was helmed by an old pro at steamy thrillers, but it’s hard to … Continue reading Fifty Shades Darker