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The Backwoods (2006) Movie Poster

The Backwoods (2006) Movie Review

John Boorman’s “Deliverance” gave birth to a new subgenre of films featuring middle class white men who desire the stoicism...

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Street Kings (2008) Movie Review

Movies like “Street Kings” are sitting ducks in a shooting range for film critics who laugh all through the movie...

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Sweeney Todd (2007) Movie Review

Tim Burton, Johnny Depp, and Helena Bonham-Carter have made so many films together that they’re starting to resemble each other....

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Halloween (2007) Movie Review

Tom Stoppard once wrote a one act play called “The Fifteen Minute Hamlet” which was, as you can probably guess,...

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Sunshine (2007) Movie Review

It’s 50 years from now and once again mankind faces extinction. Not from a meteoric Armageddon, or the inconvenient truth...

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Rescue Dawn (2006) Movie Review

Please do not confuse “Rescue Dawn” with a mid-80s Cannon Group production of a Chuck Norris film. This isn’t the...

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Black Book (2006) Movie Review

Paul Verhoeven is a filmmaker who takes no prisoners. He wants nothing more than to fracture reality through his particularly...

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Grindhouse (2007) Movie Review #2

Had “Grindhouse” been made by some up and coming neophyte filmmaker it would’ve been cut to shreds by the critical...

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The Lookout (2007) Movie Review

Elmore Leonard has a lot to answer for in regards to the current state of crime cinema. Thin, almost non-existent...

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Dead Silence (2007) Movie Review

The horror genre seems to be at a crossroads these days. Following the whole post-modern “Scream” cycle, the long haired...

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The Grudge 2 (2006) Movie Review

There seems to be a grudge held by the media against director Takashi Shimizu for his “naked greed” in making...

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The Woods (2006) Movie Review

Lucky McKee thanks God for little girls, for without them he would have no muse, no “raison d’être” as Maurice...

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Flyboys (2006) Movie Review

The First World War was fought with 20th century technology within a 19th century mindset, and the result of this...

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Forbidden County (2005) Movie Poster

Forbidden County (2005) Movie Review

“Jackson County Jail” gets a revival in “Forbidden County”, the latest offering from producer David Heavener and “star” Steven Bauer....

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Bleeding Rose (2006) Movie Review

Producer Val Lewton was the driving force behind a series of innovative B-horror movies for the RKO Studios beginning with...

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