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Witness

1985 Best Picture Nominee There are a lot of issues that can crop up with films, and some of them are sufficiently common to become stock phrases for a movie reviewer. One that I’ve had occasion to use from time … Continue reading

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Saw

Horror, as with many other genres, has had several evolutionary branches develop over the decades, and different decades have had different branches take prominence. Monster movies, psychological thrillers, haunted houses, slashers, and even parody-homages have held the top spots at … Continue reading

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Pure Luck

Pure Luck is one of those movie titles that seems like it could have more than one meaning, but really has only one possible interpretation. Nobody ever makes a film about somebody who has supremely good luck, ergo, we know … Continue reading

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Bat*21

Bat*21 is the story of Lt. Col. Iceal “Ham” Hambleton, a weapons countermeasure expert who, while taking part in a recon mission, was shot down in the jungles of Vietnam. The movie is based on a true story, and Lt. … Continue reading

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Battle for Terra

Battle for Terra, previewed in 2007 and given a full release in March of 2009, is a relatively short (85 minutes) science-fiction animated film that is absent of attempts at comedy or musical numbers, instead seemingly aiming at the young … Continue reading

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