Articles by Murray Wasylnuk


April 14, 2006 // 0 Comments

Imaginatively filmed and wildly original, "Stay" is a supernatural thriller that almost becomes more of an experience, rather than a typical film. I don't think that many will predict the outcome of this one, or even remotely envision the [...]

Through The Fire

April 13, 2006 // 0 Comments

Documentaries usually pull us in and in many cases, educate and entertain us with subjects that we might have never taken the time to explore. "Through the Fire" is just that sort of presentation, a documentary that follows a young Sebastian [...]

Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

April 12, 2006 // 0 Comments

"Get Rich or Die Tryin'" is the "loosely based" story of Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (known to fans as "Fiddy Cent", the thug pronunciation for 50 Cent). Borrowing heavy amounts of various elements and events from [...]

Sliver: Unrated

April 7, 2006 // 0 Comments

Following the success of "Basic Instinct", Sharon Stone took on another sex charged role in the 1993 urban thriller "Sliver". Thinking back on this film, you can't help but get a sense that filmmakers were simply trying to [...]


April 3, 2006 // 0 Comments

I have always admired the acting of Phillip Seymour Hoffman, needless to say I was overjoyed at his winning of the "Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role" at this years Academy Awards for his portrayal of the writer Truman Capote. The [...]

Visitation, The

March 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

Based on the best-selling novel by Frank Peretti, "The Visitation" is a supernatural thriller with the slightest bit of horror element thrown in for good measure. Although I would not classify "The Visitation" as a bad movie, during [...]

Separate Lies

March 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

The disintegration of what appears on the surface to be a near perfect marriage is the focus for "Gosford Park" writer/director Julian Fellowes in his latest film "Separate Lies." Life for James (Tom Wilkinson) and Anne Manning (Emily [...]

Lady And The Tramp: 50th Anniversary Platinum Edition

March 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

It's always a true pleasure and genuine delight to be entertained by a Walt Disney Classic, especially the "Platinum Edition" fully restored two-disc special editions that have been making their way to the marketplace only twice per [...]

Lost: The Series Pilot Episode

March 15, 2006 // 0 Comments

ABC's "Lost" series has garnered a huge fan base, won multiple Emmy Awards, yet I never seemed to take the time to watch this show on television. Now its not that "Lost" doesn't appeal to me, it's simply a matter of me [...]

Near Dark

March 13, 2006 // 0 Comments

Anchor Bay's dedication to the UMD format continues with their recent releases of Wes Craven's 1977 original "The Hills Have Eyes" and Kathryn Bigelow's vampire-fuelled cult favorite "Near Dark". Anxiously looking [...]
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