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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan

Eight movies into an increasingly untenable franchise, it would be strange to say that I’ve been anticipating a particular installment. It would not, however, be entirely wrong, as Jason Takes Manhattan is an entry that has acquired a certain degree … Continue reading

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The Last House on the Left (2009)

I’m going to keep this one short, because there’s just not much for me to say here. This is a remake of a Wes Craven film, this time directed by Dennis Iliadis, with the plot and scenes apparently roughly paralleling … Continue reading

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No Strings Attached

I’m not sure what I was expecting. I wasn’t expecting greatness from No Strings Attached. It’s not as though I never saw the promos for it. It’s a romantic comedy starring Ashton Kutcher; I just naturally assume there’s a ceiling … Continue reading

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Money For Nothing: A History of the Music Video

Longtime readers of the blog know that I haven’t watched very many documentaries. A large part of this is simply that I choose to watch documentaries only if the subject interests me. With Money For Nothing, I’ve discovered a second, … Continue reading

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The Invisible

The name David S. Goyer is one that should be familiar to comic book fans and comic book movie fans. A frequent writer of comics, Goyer has also written or co-written several of the screenplays for major films, from the … Continue reading

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The Wolverine

When I reviewed X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the previous film in this franchise, I stated that director Gavin Hood needed to have sent the script back to cook longer. The sequel may have a new director in James Mangold, but the … Continue reading

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The Social Network

2010 Best Picture Nominee I have to admit that when I first heard about David Fincher’s film The Social Network, my opinion was one of extreme skepticism. A movie about the creation of Facebook? Could that actually be interesting? For … Continue reading

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