Public Enemies

November 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Like most movie fans, I love Michael Mann, a creative force who has written, directed and produced many movies that have held audiences captive. Whether he's taking on an epic project like "The Last Of The Mohicans," a purely political [...]

Blood Rain

October 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Set in 1808 Korea during the Joseon Dynasty, Kim Dae-seung's South Korean film "Blood Rain" concerns mysterious goings-on at a paper mill on a secluded island. Years after a commissioner and his family were executed for allegedly practicing [...]


September 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

In 1994, Jennifer Lynch received the dubious honor of being named Worst Director by the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation for her debut feature "Boxing Helena." Fifteen years later, her follow-up movie, "Surveillance," received less [...]

The New York Ripper

September 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

To most people, Italian director Lucio Fulci is probably best know for the zombie movies he created during the heydays of the 70s zombie craze. The films quickly turned to cult favorites for their excessive display of violence, Fulci's almost surreal [...]

The Last House on the Left

September 16, 2009 // 0 Comments

Spoiler Warning: This review contains important plot elements from both the 2009 and 1972 versions of "The Last House on the Left." Wes Craven's grindhouse classic "The Last House on the Left" gave audiences a little more than [...]

High Crimes

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

While it had some momentum when it hit theaters in 2002, director Carl Franklin's "High Crimes" somehow never managed to really take the limelight. Maybe it is the somewhat-taboo subject matter, I am not sure, but arriving now on Blu-Ray [...]


August 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

"Duplicity" is one of those films that kind of flew under my radar. I saw the trailers for the theatrical release, never paid much attention to them and then completely forgot about the film. Until Universal Home Entertainment sent over the [...]


August 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" wastes no time before plunging its audience into the frighteningly disturbed mindset of its central character, Carol Ledoux (Catherine Deneuve). The film opens on an extreme close-up of Carol's right eye as [...]

Night Train

July 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

Set in an indistinct location in a vaguely contemporary time period, "Night Train" features a nightmare journey on what appears to be the Polar Express. On an ethereally snowy night, a mysterious man climbs aboard the titular train without a [...]

The Echelon Conspiracy

July 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Borrowing ideas from other movies and mindlessly stringing them up in an attempt to create a new movie is typically a bad idea. Just watch any Quentin Tarantino movie and you can witness how ridiculously clueless such "inspired" filmmaking can [...]
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