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Dec 24 2019

Code 8 (2019) – Movie Review

Code 8 started life as a 10-minute short (found here: 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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Mar 22 2015


“I just want to make sure you’re the kind of crazy I can live with,” says Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci) to the lovely and mysterious Louise (Nadia Hilker), a brunette beauty with some big-time baggage. Boy, is he in for a surprise! You might remember Pucci playing the obnoxious dolt who unleashed ancient demons in […]
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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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Mar 23 2012

The Raid: Redemption

(This review was originally published on March 23, 2012 at Reel Film News) It’s been a while since I’ve had difficulty containing my excitement after watching an action flick. It’s been even longer since a movie has delivered tenfold on the promise of its trailer. “The Raid:Redemption”, a movie for which I might need to create […]
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