Articles by Murray Wasylnuk

The Constant Gardener

January 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

Director Fernando Meirelles (City of God) brings the John Le Carré novel "The Constant Gardener" to the screen as his latest project. Beautiful cinematography from Cesar Charlone captures the distinctive beauty of the coastal region of [...]


January 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

To write a review about "Venom" and completely attack every shred of its existence, to me, would simply be a complete waste of time. Is "Venom" perfect? Not a chance, but I will give credit where credit is due and that first goes to [...]

Two For The Money

January 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

College football star Brandon Lang (Matthew McConaughey) suffers a career ending injury that forces him to give up the game he loves. Soon after, Brandon turns his knack of calculating statistics and player characteristics into a winning formula that he [...]

Lord Of War: Special Edition

January 23, 2006 // 0 Comments

Wow, "Lord of War" is an eye-opener, to say the least. I don't pretend that we live in a peaceful world void of guns and brutality, but this film is sure to blast open any preconceived notions about violence and the reality of the worldwide [...]

An Unmarried Woman

January 19, 2006 // 0 Comments

It's kind of refreshing to watch a film from a couple of decades ago, a time in filmmaking when you did not have to worry about offending this group or that group for whatever reason. Simply focusing on making a film that tells a compelling story and [...]

Transporter 2

January 18, 2006 // 0 Comments

Arriving on DVD is the widely panned, somewhat disappointing sequel to 2002's "The Transporter" aptly titled "Transporter 2". I always felt that the first film started off in the right direction, but slowly lost my interest [...]

Red Eye

January 17, 2006 // 0 Comments

Vulnerability of the mind as opposed to vulnerability of the body as witnessed in a typical slasher-style horror flick is just what Wes Craven serves up in his new thriller "Red Eye." Cautiously approaching this film with bated breath to see if [...]

Dark Water: The Darker Cut

January 16, 2006 // 0 Comments

Feeling a sense of familiarity while watching "Dark Water", I couldn't help but become reminded of previous Japanese horror films that were remade for the North American audience such as "The Ring", "The Ring 2" and [...]

The Cave

January 11, 2006 // 0 Comments

Exploring a series of caves underneath the Romanian mountains, a group of explorers find themselves trapped after a rockslide seals off the entrance and the team is forced to head deeper into the mysterious surroundings to search for an alternate exit. [...]

Into The Blue

January 10, 2006 // 0 Comments

A couple of rain-soaked Pacific Northwest winters ago, I decided to pop in the DVD of "Blue Crush" to temporarily relieve my winter blahs. What unfolded in front of me was pure escapism at its best featuring tropical settings, not found in my [...]
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