Film Review: Warm Bodies

No matter how popular a genre is, there always comes a point in which someone takes it too far.  Take zombies – a romance between the living and the undead would definitely be that thing to push the genre over the edge.  Yet surprisingly, the relationship works well.

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For Your Renting Pleasure

Week after week I apparently find ways to theme my rentals without realizing it beforehand.  Scratch that, I totally did it on purpose, and you know it’s true cuz I said totally.  A couple of weeks ago I went with creature features, and this week’s selection of The Nines and Being John Malkovich has me […]

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Review: Red

Red makes DC Comics two for three this year at making fun action pictures come alive from their pages and neither of them included a character anywhere near being their A, or even B, tent pole characters. R.E.D.’s, Retired Extremely Dangerous, are ex-CIA operatives that are no longer operating in the field but are still […]

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Review: Jonah Hex

The latest, and possibly most under the radar, comic book film this summer is the adaptation of Jonah Hex and the results are a mixed bag as the films focus seems to be in a lot of wrong places. Hex is a Confederate soldier of some rank but when he turns on his regiment and […]

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Review: Changeling

Clint Eastwood’s latest is a child abduction mystery that is a horse of many colors, and all are done very well, with a great turn by the lead Angelina Jolie, but something keeps the film back from being truly as great and powerful as some of his recent work. In 1928 Christine Collins is a […]

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Review: ‘Burn After Reading’

The Coen Bros. latest is an exercise in pitch black humor and absurdity that, after a bit of adjustment, is a solid comedy with some great work by the actors involved. Osborne Cox (John Malkovich) is a recently demoted CIA agent who decides quit and writes his memoirs instead. His wife, Katie (Tilda Swinton), is […]

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Review: Beowulf

Let’s get one thing out of the way, if you see this, see it in IMAX 3-D. The 3-D is phenomenal and a must see for anyone that enjoys film or wants to see the future of the medium. The 3-D gives the movie a bit more life than it might normally have had, but […]

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