Utopia Review

Lindsay Traves

After submitting her Bachelor’s thesis, “The Metaphysics of Schwarzenegger Movies,” Lindsay decided to focus on writing about her passions; sci-fi, horror, sports, and comic books. She covers movies and games for CGMagazine and you can follow her work on Twitter @smashtraves.

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Utopia Review

Seeming to reflect on the times, Utopia presents dangerous ideas without taking time to comment on them. It’s well acted but should have been left to the Brits.
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Fantasia 2020 – Come True (2020) Review

Thrusting you into the world of waking nightmares, Come True is a stunning feature reminiscent of Cronenberg and the most styled of terrors. It’s narrative keeps stakes low and it’s finale kicks them to the curb, so it never goes all the way, but it’s worth the blue toned-synth wave ride nonetheless.
The Boys Season 2 Episodes 4-8 Review

The Boys Season 2 Episodes 4-8 Review

The sophomore season of Prime’s cynical superhero black dramedy ups every single ante, digs deeper into themes it previously just danced with and is grounded by the stellar performances of its leading cast. It’s ruthless, blistering, scathing, and all the other adjectives for just that.
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Fantasia 2020 – Lucky Review

Using the best version of sci-fi horror, Lucky creates a ‘through the looking glass’ version of a woman’s reality. It uses the surreal to take on what is very real to so many that makes you frustrated and ecstatic in good measure.
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Fantasia 2020 – For the Sake of Vicious

For the Sake of Vicious stumbles its way across the runway with some odd narrative choices, but once it takes off, it one of the better uses of Halloween night teeth rattling carnage.
Peaky Blinders: Mastermind Review 1

Peaky Blinders: Mastermind Review

Fans of puzzle games should enjoy the new mechanic of hopping through time to control multiple characters, but as an adaptation of Peaky Blinders, it falls flat.
FANTASIA FESTIVAL 2020: 12 Hour Shift

Fantasia 2020 – 12 Hour Shift

12 Hour Shift is a nasty thriller about an unlikable woman managing intersecting disasters while remaining unphased in a way we expect a trauma nurse working a double to do.
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Fantasia 2020 – Special Actors (2019) Review

Coming off the success of One Cut of the Dead, Shin’ichirô Ueda is back with another elaborate meta gag about elaborate gags that contain elaborate gags on the backdrop of a twist on filmmaking.
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The Boys – Season 2 Episodes 1-3 Reviewed

Manufactured enemies (literally) and private contracts affecting political change continues to hit hard in 2020 and The Boys throws that in our faces while dressing it up with blood, guts, and jarring gags.
‘The Batman’ at the DC FanDome: New Details and First Teaser Trailer

‘The Batman’ at the DC FanDome: New Details and First Teaser Trailer

Robert Pattinson and Matt Reeves came by the DC FanDome to share details about their upcoming The Batman and brought along a first look teaser trailer


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