Tag Archives: 2000s

Seance (2001)

Also known as Killer in the Dark, this film was never officially released. Not to theatres. Not to television. Not to home video. Instead, though it was made 14 years ago, it was released online this year by its creator, … Continue reading

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Man-Thing

The story of Man-Thing is probably worlds more interesting than the movie itself. A Marvel Comics character, Man-Thing is a supernatural swamp creature, feared by mankind and protecting the environment, but was originally a man himself. If this sounds like … Continue reading

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The Uninvited (2009)

Normally I like to start the year’s selection of Halloween Haunters off with a known classic, to ensure that things start off on a high note. But with so many of my selections already dictated by the Haul of Dubious … 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 Condor

I was in the mood for some light fare, and what could be lighter than a direct-to-video cartoon superhero movie? Part of the Stan Lee Presents trio of films put out in 2007 — of which I’ve previously reviewed Mosaic … Continue reading

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Juno

2007 Best Picture Nominee From the very beginning of Jason Reitman’s film Juno, the director lets you know something of the tone of the film. It opens with Ellen Page as the title character walking down the street of her … Continue reading

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Up

2009 Best Picture Nominee Just being a Pixar film would be enough to get Up onto my watch list, but the accolades it’s received certainly didn’t hurt. Directed by Bob Peterson and Pete Docter, Up was the second animated feature … Continue reading

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Monster’s Ball

We all remember the speech, at least those of us who saw it — and many who didn’t, thanks to the lampooning it received. Halle Berry breaking down in tears after receiving the Best Actress Oscar for her role in … Continue reading

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Get Smart

When it comes to Hollywood’s habit of adapting television series into movies, perhaps the hardest thing as a fan is when a series you loved is adapted by a completely different creative team. Even if they are competent filmmakers, there’s … Continue reading

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The Fast and the Furious

As I stated in my list of franchises I’ve overlooked, when I first heard about The Fast and the Furious I sort of gave it the brush-off. It’s not that I expected it to be a bad movie or anything … Continue reading

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