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WASDuk Review: Morgan

Morgan kicks off with video footage of the title character (Anya Taylor-Joy; see her in the amazing The VVitch if you haven’t already) springing across a table, fork in hand, to take out the eye of Dr. Kathy Grieff (Jennifer Jason Leigh). Morgan isn’t human, her DNA and cells have been spliced with bio-mechanical parts created by a group of…

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WASDuk Review: The Punk Singer

The Riot Grrrl movement teetered back and forth between punk genius and reporters writing so much baseless trash that the best voice of the bunch retreated in utter-disgust: Kathleen Hanna. Director Sini Anderson, unlike those headline hungry hacks of the early 90’s, does all her fact checking and leaves no stone unturned. Kathleen’s journey begins with…

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WASDuk Review: Kill Your Darlings

Word on the set was that first time director John Krokidas was screaming at Daniel Radcliffe to kiss Dane DeHaan as though they were having crazy fucking monkey sex. And its this type of shit-slinging vivacity that makes Kill Your Darlings one of the best films of 2013 that nobody watched. Radcliffe sheds his wizard’s skin to…

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WASDuk Review: Son of Batman

When an unfamiliar antagonist going by the moniker of Phantasm took center stage in 1993’s Batman: Mask of the Phantasm the nerves wore thin until the Joker showed up. There is something historically refreshing about proven and familiar villains that the audience knows are important. When the viewers meet any new character, friend or foe, then chances…