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May 21 2020

Inheritance (2020) – Movie Review

Why do we, as a culture, indulge the self-important need to know so much about the wealthy and the powerful? Do we really respect them for “being just like us” when the trash behind their carefully-curated public image is revealed? Are we attracted to the money, the lifestyles, the cars, the houses, the glitz and […]
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Aug 29 2019

The Fanatic (2019) – Movie Review

Full disclosure: I am the parent of a special needs child, so I view these kinds of movies with a little more of a critical eye than most. I hope you understand. Welcome to my second unstarred review, where a film does good work amid tremendous problems. It’s in a place where a middling rating […]
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Aug 22 2019

Burn (2019) – Review

There are several irregular elements which set Mike Gan’s Burn apart from your typical bottle-episode thriller, and special consideration must be given for them. We have the self-harming misfit, an inverted sexual assault, a female anti-hero, and a robber with neither a heart of gold or murderous intent. It’s an embarrassment of riches resulting in decent […]
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Nov 10 2013

Big Bad Wolves

“Big Bad Wolves” is terrifying, funny, uncompromising, beautiful, ugly and altogether disturbing. While this dark, atmospheric gem borders on masterful at times, surprising in ways that I haven’t seen in years and craftily evoking a mix of contradictory emotions, I found myself initially a bit resentful of the filmmakers for luring us in with their […]
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Jun 7 2013

The Purge

The blueprints for director James DeMonaco’s new film The Purge can be found between pages 173 and 177 of the hardcover edition of “Brain Droppings” by the late George Carlin; it’s here that he outlines his plan for “Legal Murder Once A Month,” an event where people are allowed to kill one person without consequence. […]
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Nov 30 2012

Sushi Girl

(This review was originally published on November 30, 2012 at Reel Film News) Last year when I interviewed Tony Todd for “Final Destination 5”, he was already in serious promotional mode for a new film called “Sushi Girl”, in which he co-stars with Mark Hamill, James Duval and Andy Mackenzie, and is also billed among […]
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