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Apr 10 2014

Oculus

Taking a page from the book of what not to do with a horror picture, director Mike Flanagan seems less concerned about being an innovator in the genre than he is about learning from the mistakes of filmmakers who’ve butchered some potentially creepy concepts in the past. In a category where it’s almost impossible not […]
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Apr 10 2014

Oculus – Review #2

The hype surrounding director/co-writer Mike Flanagan’s Oculus had me believing it was going to be a thrill-a-minute scarefest from which there was no return. After watching the film, I came away from it with a greater appreciation for its storytelling. It wasn’t a “so scary, I jumped out of my seat” kind of film; instead, […]
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Mar 8 2013

Dead Man Down

(This review was originally published on March 8, 2013 at Reel Film News) In the short time I’ve had to ruminate on the pros and cons of “Dead Man Down”, which is the American feature debut of director Niels Arden Oplev (who made the Swedish version of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”), I’ve grown […]
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