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The Upswing

Mime Game

Mime Game, the new project of Josephine Collective’s Dillon DeVoe, has just repainted the picture of pop rock, and added in some pretty spectacular highlights.

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Saban's Power Rangers

Dean Israelite

What if the Breakfast Club got superpowers from Walter White.

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Song to Song

Terrence Malick

Song To Song purports to be about two couples whose lives are intertwined by both their relationships to each other and their involvement in the music business.

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Beauty and the Beast

Bill Condon

A snobby, hairy man captures a sexy bibliophile. Anthropomorphic silverware and furniture convince her to stay in the castle until her captor figures out how to talk to women.

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The Girl with All the Gifts

Colm McCarthy

A great twist on the zombie genre with strong, well developed female characters—and in this one the kids rule!

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Into The Badlands

Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

If you’re a high octane martial arts movie fan, the Badlands are exactly where you want to be.

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The Heights

Knox Hamilton

Knox Hamilton haven’t invented the wheel with their debut release, but they’ve made it fly. Not a moment on the album feels rushed, unclear, or unorganized. It’s the quality of work that sets Knox apart from the crowd.

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Iron Fist - The First Six

Scott Buck

Note: There will be a full discussion about the first six episodes of Iron Fist on Geek Girl Riot. Until then here are our initial thoughts.

9

Kong: Skull Island

Jordan Vogt-Roberts

In a movie built around twin cinematic icons—King Kong and Apocalypse Now!—Kong: Skull Island is an engaging, provocative entry into the “big monsters” movie franchise being developed by Warner Bros.

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Stay Right Where You Are

Such A Mess

Such A Mess’ new EP ‘Stay Right Where You Are’ stays true to their DIY ethos while giving them the freedom to explore darker sounds and subjects.