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by Daniel Gorman Film Streaming Scene

Nocturne | Zu Quirke

Nocturne, while imperfect and visually deficient, nonetheless represents the best yet of Amazon’s Welcome to the Blumhouse collab. Part of the second batch of Blumhouse films premiering direct-to-streaming on Amazon, Nocturne, while far from perfect, at least shows what this distribution experiment could be capable…

October 15, 2020
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by Daniel Gorman Film Streaming Scene

The Lie | Veena Sud

The Lie is a generic, inauspicious inauguration for Amazon’s Welcome to the Blumhouse collaboration.  Just in time for Halloween, uber-producer Jason Blum (and his Blumhouse Pictures) has teamed up with Amazon to release eight features directly to the commerce giant’s streaming platform. While the press…

October 6, 2020
by Luke Gorham Film Streaming Scene

The Vast of Night | Andrew Patterson

The Vast of Night opens with an assured and prefatory walk-and-talk, an extended tracking shot that first follows first Everett (Jake Horowitz), a local radio show host, and then adds Fay (Sierra McCormick), a student and switchboard operator — both young residents of 1950s Cayuga,…

May 30, 2020
by Zach Lewis Film Streaming Scene

Scoob! | Tony Cervone

On September 27, 2014, the CW Network cut animation out of their Saturday morning bloc. They were the last network to do so. It was replaced with live-action family-friendly series, mirroring a general trend away from expensive, skilled labor needed for cartoons and toward…

May 22, 2020
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