Bryce Wilson
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Bryce Wilson

Confirmed film geek and literary nerd. Writer for Paracinema and Art Decades Magazine, columnist for the San Luis Obispo New Times and author of Son Of Danse Macabre. Resides in Austin, TX.

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There is something to be said for walking into something without expectations. I wasn’t expecting much from Everly, I had no clear conception of what the film might be. The plot description was vague enough

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Electric Boogaloo completes Mark Hartley’s trilogy on the secret history of exploitation cinema in fine fashion. Like Not Quite Hollywood and Machete Maidens Unleashed, it’s a talking heads doc that blends limited archival footage, scandalous

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Get ready to party like its 1995. Remember how it was after Pulp Fiction came out? When suddenly a gangster film couldn’t just be a gangster film? When suddenly everyone had to speak and behave

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Horns
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The trick to reading Joe Hill‘s Horns is to understand that it is a farce rather than a horor novel for most of its page count. That makes Horns something of a tricky proposition for

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David Robert Mitchell
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To say I loved David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows is something of an understatement. I’ve become evangelical about it. Stopping just short of accosting random strangers on the street. So I was understandably excited to

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kaguya
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Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement received plenty of press attention this year, being one of the most beloved filmmakers in the world will tend to have that effect. The fact that Isao Takahata also made what will

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Horror as a genre has become so self reflexive that it threatens to make itself obsolete out of love. I feel like with Cabin In The Woods the genre genuinely reached the point where the

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Tusk opens with a disaster; a video that starts as a gag and ends with a cataclysmic fuck up. Tusk itself follows suit. A film that starts out on the usual level of genial Kevin

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No Man's Land
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No Man’s Land plays like a Sichuan version of Jim Thompson (with a soupcon of James M. Cain). It begins as a fairly standard story of an amoral lawyer who receives some long due comeuppance

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As I wrote in my earlier reviews the two elements that make Gravity Falls a genuinely great all ages show, as opposed to a fun diversion of a cartoon, is its strongly rooted characters and

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BooksReviews

“Think larger. Redraw what is possible.” The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell These words come from the mouth of a villain in Bone Clocks, but if they’re not engraved above David Mitchell’s writing desk they should be.

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Season One of Arrow ended on a fairly ballsy note, not with its hero triumphant but a failure on pretty much every possible level. While most first seasons let their protagonists go out with a

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“Loved Ones” ended up being another wheel spinner for The Strain, though at least it didn’t feature a misstep as egregious as the reveal of The Master’s design (coincidentally The Master’s one big appearance this

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The Drop Cover
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The Drop is probably destined to be regarded as minor Lehane, but even a minor work by one of the best storytellers writing today is more than worth paying attention to.

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