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  • Once Upon a Time in the West

    Once Upon a Time in the West

    ★★★★★

    "You don’t sell the dream of a lifetime."

    Sergio Leone didn’t want to return to westerns after his Man With No Name trilogy – he already felt like made his western epic and wanted to move on to something else. When Paramount offered him a three picture deal with a big budget AND Henry Fonda though, he couldn’t pass it up and he found himself returning to the well once again. But would it work as well as his previous…

  • Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead

    ★★★½

    "Choke on ‘em! Choke on ‘em!"

    When George Romero set out to make his final film in his original zombie trilogy, he had to cut his script back quite a bit to fit the budget he was given. While he said he still told the story he set out to tell, it leaves you wondering what elements of his story might have fallen by the wayside. Join us – Pete Wright and Andy Nelson – as we wrap up our…

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  • Intact

    Intact

    ★★★★

    "Place your bets."

    Juan Carlos Fresnadillo broke onto the international scene with "28 Weeks Later," the sequel to Danny Boyle's film, and has been tied to a number of high-profile Hollywood projects since, including the just-announced "Pet Sematary" remake. But it's his feature film debut, 2002's "Intacto," that one only need look at to understand why this writer/director is in such hot demand. Join us -- Pete Wright and Andy Nelson -- as we begin our Foreign Language series with…

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★½

    “The data suggests that it tracks its prey, exploits weakness. Seems to enjoy it, like a game.”

    The concept from “Predator” has been through a number of evolutions as a film and a franchise, so in this show we’ll dissect the DNA infusions brought to the bunch with the latest release. Written and Directed by Film Board favorite Shane Black, we’re excited to examine what’s new and different here as well as the appropriate level of homage to the classic-ly…