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Matt Schaefer

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Critic's Corner

Critic’s Corner: Spectre – How Bond Beat the Hype

By On November 11, 2015

It’s already been three years, but it feels like just yesterday I sat myself down in the theater to watch the James Bond film Skyfall. The excitement and enjoyment I felt was… Read More

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A Welcome ’80s Encore From the Pumpkin King

By On November 10, 2015

If you’re a fan of all things Halloween, chances are you’re a fan of Tim Burton; his warped sense of direction and unmistakable visual style lends itself perfectly to the holiday. And… Read More

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Critic’s Corner: Rob Zombie’s Hallowins and Halloweaks

By On October 27, 2015

This time of year is my absolute favorite; the aesthetic of fall in Wisconsin is one that I simply cannot get enough of. From the golden and red leaves dancing about in… Read More

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Critic’s Corner: Felt – Exploitation for Exploitation’s Sake

By On October 23, 2015

Ever since starting school in Milwaukee, and with the MKE Film Festival kicking off proper, I have been exposed to far more indie films in one month than I have in my… Read More

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Critic’s Corner: A Night With the Disaster Artist

By On September 23, 2015

When a film is so horrendously awful that it fails to gross even a fraction of its budget, that’s one thing. But when said film suddenly sees an incredible surge as a… Read More

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Critic’s Corner: The Mad Appeal of Mad Max: Fury Road

By On September 4, 2015

When it comes to action films, the world is surely in no short supply. It seems like every summer there are at least a dozen explosion riddled blockbuster potential popcorn flicks with… Read More

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The King Of Horror

By On September 2, 2015

The horror film genre is one that many take for granted. Sure, in this day and age, we seldom see any originality in the horror films that “grace” our screens, but if… Read More

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Critic’s Corner: The Inherent Vices of Inherent Vice

By On August 5, 2015

Have you ever watched a movie that does so much, yet so little at the same time? That when the credits roll the only thing you find yourself saying is, “Well…that was… Read More

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Critic’s Corner: Indie Horror and It Follows

By On July 22, 2015

If there is one obtuse movie sub-genre that will bring a smile to my face, it is the indie horror film. I love my independent horror films. Being an aspiring filmmaker, seeing… Read More