Author: Dimitri A.C. Ly

Editor in Chief / Movie Critic: When he started this site, Dimitri never thought he'd be writing blurbs about himself in the third person. In his other life, he works as a writer, translator, and editor for various publications in print and online. His motto is, "Have pen, will travel."
Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

With the bigwigs at Disney harnessing the full power of synergistic hype, it’s become difficult to separate the Marvel movies from their media coverage. Consider…

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Posted in TV Series Review Verdict: 3.0

Freddy’s Nightmares (1988-1990)

With studios delving into increasingly obscure fair to pad out their BluRay and DVD catalog, I’m surprised that no one has thought of dusting off…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Scary movies went through an odd phase in the late eighties. With horror cinema teetering on the edge of mainstream, producers became so eager to…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Furious 7 (2015)

With seven entries under its belt, no one could accuse the Fast and Furious franchise of reaching the finish line prematurely. Everyone was ready to…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors served as my introduction to the franchise. I was just a boy at the time, too young…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Fans of the series often criticise A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge for sticking out like a sore thumb, but I find…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

I owe my love of horror to A Nightmare on Elm Street. Often credited for introducing the fantastic to slasher cinema, Wes Craven’s 1984 classic…

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Posted in The Walking Dead Verdict: 5.0

The Walking Dead 5.16: Conquer

A little while back, a friend unveiled to me the next five years of Marvel storylines based on press releases, contract negotiations, and market trends. So far, his predictions have proven dead-on, but it occurs to me that, in the age of

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Posted in The Walking Dead Verdict: 3.5

The Walking Dead 5.15: Try

I generally dread reviewing the penultimate episode of a season. What with the serialised nature of modern television and fan demand for an explosive finale, I might as well be judging the merits of

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)

Some of you may recall that I liked Divergent (2014) if not for its hackneyed plot, then for its world building. The film fully committed…

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