Articles by Brandon Grafius


March 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

Phones have been good to Larry Cohen lately. After spending almost a decade in straight-to-video and television purgatory, the cult writer/director of such classics as "It’s Alive" and "The Stuff" finally returned to the big screen [...]

Cube Zero

March 14, 2005 // 0 Comments

If you’ve followed the series this far, you know the basic premise: a group of strangers wake up in a series of connected, cube-shaped rooms, all of which appear to be identical. To make things interesting, some of the rooms are equipped with nasty [...]


February 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

It’s been almost ten years since "Se7en" hit the theaters, and directors have been trying to recreate the essence of that film ever since. "Saw" certainly has a strong enough hook to set it apart from many imitators, but some serious [...]

The Battle Of Algiers

February 11, 2005 // 0 Comments

In the small world of overtly political films, all roads eventually lead back to "The Battle of Algiers, " a Molotov cocktail lobbed at imperialism by Italian director Gillo Pontecorvo. Made less than a decade after Algeria won its independence [...]