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As much as I love movies that find actors flipping through the air like poorly-animated action figures, sometimes I just...

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Noted editor and director David Wu blasted back into Chinese cinemas in 2011 with “Cold Steel”, a wartime sniper thriller...

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Trance (2013) Movie Review

Dark, brutal, hypnotic; these are a few choice adjectives you could use to describe Danny Boyle’s latest psychological thriller, “Trance.”...

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Chinese Zodiac (2012) Movie Review

Jackie Chan, perhaps best known these days for his outspoken Chinese nationalism rather the stunt-filled action films in which he...

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New On Blu-Ray: Zulu Dawn (1979)

Watching “Zulu Dawn,” now out on Blu-ray, you get the distinct impression that this is a British version of frontier...

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Evil Dead (2013) Movie Review

When we learned that there was going to be an “Evil Dead” remake, or reboot, or whatever it’s supposed to...

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Labyrinth (1986) Move Review

Looking back, it’s difficult to believe that the cult classic “Labyrinth” was actually a failure at the box office. The...

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The Host (2013) Movie Review

Wouldn’t you know it, interplanetary teenage love is hard. That’s the gist of Andrew Niccol’s (“Gattaca”) new film, “The Host.”...

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Spring Breakers (2013) Movie Review

Admittedly I’m having a difficult time sorting through my feelings about “Spring Breakers.” To call it half incredible and half...

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Olympus Has Fallen (2013) Movie Review

Early on in director Antoine Fuqua’s actioner “Olympus Has Fallen,” disgraced secret service agent Mike Banning’s (Gerard Butler) wife makes...

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Perfect Number (2012) Movie Review

“Perfect Number” sees Korea turning to Japan for inspiration, an adaptation of the acclaimed Higashino Keigo novel “Yogisha X no...

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The Spies (2012) Movie Review

The Korean divide rears its head again in “The Spies”, following a gang of agents from the North who find...

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Stitches (2012) Movie Review

There’s a moment in co-writer and director Conor McMahon’s horror/comedy “Stitches” where one of the film’s more obnoxious characters meet...

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Stoker (2013) Movie Review

There’s always a level of concern when an acclaimed international filmmaker heads to Hollywood for the first time. How often...

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Almost Che (2012) Movie Review

“Almost Che” is a Korean comedy that re-teams writer director Yook Sang Hyo and actor Kim In Kwon, who last...

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A Company Man (2012) Movie Review

That ever popular darling of genre cinema, the strong, silent and stylishly dressed hitman returns in Korean thriller “A Company...

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The Bay (2012) Movie Review #2

When thinking of the director most likely to be churning out a found footage style eco-horror about a particularly nasty...