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Tyrannosaur (2011) Movie Review

Paddy Considine is known primarily as a character actor, with some small parts in some big movies, like “The Bourne...

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The Baron (2011) Movie Review

“The Baron” is a Portuguese film shot in retro-modern-scope, in glorious high contrast Black and White, boasting to be “a...

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London Film Festival Review: 360 (2011)

“City of God” and “The Constant Gardener” director Fernando Meirelles returns with “360”, his highly anticipated new outing, fittingly chosen...

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MIFFF Short Films Reviews

One of the coolest things about the Maelstrom International Fantastic Movie Festival is the shorts program. There were an absurd...

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The Guard (2011) Movie Review

What do you get when you throw together a crotchety Irish cop and a straight shooting, by-the-book FBI agent? You...

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The Pack (2010) Movie Review

With current wave of brutal Euro-horror showing no signs of abating, the playing field is becoming pretty crowded, with film...

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Black Bread (2010) Movie Review

“Black Bread” starts of with a scene of such stunning violence—without giving too much away, it involves a sledgehammer and...

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[Rec] 2 (2009) Movie Review #2

Whenever I’m quizzed about the scariest movies I’ve ever seen, Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza’s creepy 2007 effort “[Rec]” is...

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London Boulevard (2010) Movie Review

“London Boulevard” is from writer/director William Monahan, based on the novel by Ken Bruen. Colin Farrell stars as Mitchell, a...

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Norwegian Ninja (2010) Movie Review

“Norwegian Ninja” is a truly inspired proposition, taking the real life story of Arne Treholt (a former Norwegian social democrat...

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The Troll Hunter (2010) Movie Review

From where I’m seated, it’s going to be extremely hard for anyone to top writer/director André Øvredal’s fascinating faux-documentary “The...

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Savage (2009) Movie Review

Irish indie production “Savage” marks the debut of writer-director Brian Muldowney, and is basically a “Taxi Driver” style tale of...

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Pelican Blood (2010) Movie Review

Brit-flick “Pelican Blood” is a film pretty obviously aiming for hip cult appeal, attempting to match the not exactly obvious...

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Outcast (2010) Movie Review

Scottish-set horror “Outcast” marks the feature debut of noted television helmer Colm McCarthy, known for his work on popular British...

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Amer (2009) Movie Review

Although the legendary Dario Argento may be still lingering in an extended career doldrums, fans of old school Italian Giallo...