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  • Dead Snow

    Dead Snow


    If given the choice between fighting off a bloodthirsty gang of Nazis zombies and watching Dead Snow again, I'd rather take my chances with the Nazi zombies. An unmitigated attack on my senses as well as intelligence, Dead Snow is what I like to call a lowest common dominator film made by a lowest common dominator filmmaker. Tommy Wirkola, who co-wrote and directed the film, clearly spent a lot of time binge watching Evil Dead, Dead Alive, and Shaun of…

  • Brad's Status

    Brad's Status


    I don't know how it happened but somewhere along the way Ben Stiller really cornered the market on midlife crisis roles. I mean, he is genuinely good at these types of roles but if he keeps this up, pretty soon he's going to be typecast as the midlife crisis guy. Then again, better that than playing Derek Zoolander or the Night at the Museum guy the rest of his life. That's the kind of thing that could push an actor…

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  • District 9

    District 9


    It may be a little known fact but we truly live in an era where brilliant, original science fiction films are being produced year in and year out. At no other time since the 1980's has there ever been an influx of quality science fiction produced as there has been in the last 5 or 6 years or so in Hollywood. Case in point would be District 9. District 9 is co-written and directed by South African director Neil Blomkamp…

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens


    For all intents and purposes this film should've been called Star Wars: History Repeats Itself. The reason being is that the plot to The Force Awakens offers more then just a passing resemblance to A New Hope, so much so that I damn near check marked the "I've seen this film before" option even though I hadn't. It seems that in his never-ending quest to please the rabid Star Wars fan base, director J.J. Abrams felt the need to adhere…