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Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Turbo Kid,’ ‘See You in Valhalla’ and ‘Uncanny’
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Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Turbo Kid,’ ‘See You in Valhalla’ and ‘Uncanny’

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer‘Turbo Kid’ (2015) | Unrated | 93 min. | 🎬🎬🎬It’s 1997, and acid rain contaminates much of Earth’s water supply. All life struggles to exist. An orphaned teenage comic enthusiast forages for supplies. His only means of transportation? The humble bicycle. Welcome to the Wasteland.The “Kid” reluctantly […]

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Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Frank,’ ‘Fruitvale Station’ and ‘The Skeleton Twins’

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer ‘Frank’ (2014) 🎬🎬🎬🎬 Meet Frank. Frank’s not okay. Starring Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal, this quirky dark comedy chronicles the experimental rock band Soronprfbs’ moderate rise and tragic fall from Internet fame, fronted by the title character (Fassbender) who wears a giant, wide-eyed papier-mâché head. When […]

A Rough Ride into Familiar Territory: Mad Max
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A Rough Ride into Familiar Territory: Mad Max

By David Thornton Copy Editor Widespread vehicular mayhem and carnage. Scavenging through a sprawling wasteland populated by violent tribal lunatics. Brutal fist-to-fist combat. Shotguns. Successful video game franchises have been built around each of these concepts. Sadly, in combining them, “Mad Max” comes up short. The story picks up immediately […]