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Dec 24 2019

Code 8 (2019) – Movie Review

Code 8 started life as a 10-minute short (found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqO90q0WZ0M) concerning a dystopian future where humans with telekinetic superpowers aren’t treated like the gods found in comic books. Instead, they’re outcasts, pariahs stuck in dead ends and made to live in squalor, the rest of society unwilling to allow them into their homes, businesses, […]
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May 23 2013

Furious 6

(If you read nothing else of this review, know this: do not leave the theater until the credits start rolling up the screen.) It’s pretty hard to up the ante and the game from one sequel to the next. However, Furious 6 (also known as Fast & Furious 6) director Justin Lin manages to do […]
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Feb 1 2013

Bullet to the Head

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on February 1, 2013.) My initial reaction to Bullet to the Head was something along the lines of “it’s not meant to be Lawrence of Arabia, but it’s entertaining. It was fun.” However, after ruminating on it a few days, the film’s racist humor (and the audience […]
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Feb 1 2013

Bullet to the Head

(This review was originally published on February 1, 2013 at Reel Film News) Sylvester Stallone plays disgruntled hitman Jimmy ‘Bobo’ Bonomo in “Bullet to the Head”, a pseudo-noir action flick that is really hard to take seriously. Director Walter Hill’s attempt at gritty realism is hindered by the central relationship of the story, which begins […]
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