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Review: Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the Woods is a multi-layered masterful look at the sorry state of modern horror. It deftly satirizes the short-comings of horror movie cliches while carefully avoiding spoof territory. Advertisements

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Review: 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum send up the iconic Fox drama that launched Johnny Depp. The unlikely duo manages to generate a bit of chemistry and decent laughs, but the film never really hit its potential.

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Review: Faces in the Crowd (DVD)

Faces in the Crowd is one of those movies I passed again and again on the rental shelf until finally I had to get it by default. I simply ran out of other movies. Milla Jovovich stars in this thriller … Continue reading

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How to save the Paranormal Activity franchise

The Paranormal Activity franchise continues to deliver, but after seeing the third one it’s hard to imagine a way to crank out a fourth without retreading old ground. Unless, of course, you’re me.

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Review: The Grey

The Grey is easily the best movie of the year so far. It’s almost a shame it’s so early because it will be forgotten around Oscar time. It’s a powerful film that starts with the primal desire of survival and … Continue reading

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Review: Haywire

Sometimes brilliant, sometimes boring, Haywire explodes on the screen with so much awesome that it doesn’t need actual explosions.

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Movie Review – 50/50

There are two phases in every life. The first is like the wide-eyed carefree plunge from a skydiving plane. Exhilaration. Fear. Wonder. Perspective. You can keep heaping nouns on that pile for quite a while. The second phase begins when … Continue reading

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