In Theaters! Audio Reviews of ‘The Blackening’ & ‘Maggie Moore(s)’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com audio film reviews for the new releases “The Blackening,” a tart horror/comedy directed by Tim Story and the mystery comedy/romance “Maggie Moores(s), directed by John Slattery. Both In theaters since June 16th.

“The Blackening” makes fun of the trope that the African-American character is often the first to die in horror movies by placing an all-Black group of friends (Dewayne Perkins, Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, X Mayo, Antoinette Robertson and Sin-qua Walls) in the proverbial cabin in the woods, during the Juneteenth weekend. There are confronted by a masked killer who demands that they rank their “degree of blackness” so that he can determine the correct order in which to kill them, and the cabin dwellers must rely on a combination of street smarts and their own knowledge of black history and horror films to survive.

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The Blackening
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Audio Film Review of “The Blackening” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com …

CLICK HERE for an interview with co-writer and actor Dewayne Perkins of “The Blackening” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

”The Blackening” is in theaters since June 16th. Featuring Dewayne Perkins, Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, X Mayo, Antoinette Robertson, Sinqua Walls and Jay Pharoah. Written by Dewayne Perkins and Tracy Oliver. Directed by Tim Story. Rated “R”

GO TO PAGE TWO for a review of “Maggie Moore(s)” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

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