Friday movie roundup – Oct. 7


    Hello! Whew! It’s been a few weeks. I was at Fantastic Fest for a while — here is a roundup of 14 reviews I wrote there — but I’ve mostly caught up. Here’s everything I’ve reviewed since the last time I hollered at you:

    “The Birth of a Nation” (R) B [Film School Rejects]
    “Complete Unknown” (R) B
    “Deepwater Horizon” (PG-13) C+
    “The Girl on the Train” (R) C+
    “The Magnificent Seven” (PG-13) B+
    “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” (PG-13) B
    “My Blind Brother” (R) B [Film School Rejects]
    “Queen of Katwe” (PG) C+

    For more Fantastic Fest, here’s the Movie B.S. episode devoted to it.

    Over at, I commemorated the 30th anniversary of “Crocodile Dundee” and the Australia fad it ushered in.

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