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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty years experience writing about film and pop culture.

NYFF Review: REDACTED

October 9, 2007

Brian De Palma’s new film Redacted is many things. Raw. Courageous. Disturbing. Brutal. Inflamatory. Bold. Uncompromising. Important. A plea for the soul of our country. Quite possibly the best film of De Palma’s career. Redacted [click for more]

First ASTRO BOY Picture And Poster

October 8, 2007

Imagi Animation Studios, the folks behind the computer animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, TMNT, earlier this year, have released teaser poster and the first still from their upcoming adaptation of the classic anime series [click for more]

HELLRAISER Remake Gets Directors

October 7, 2007

Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, the two French directors behind the recent Franco horror film Inside, have been hired to helm the upcoming remake of Clive Barker’s 1987 classic Hellraiser. Bloody Disgusting reported last week [click for more]

NYFF Review: PARANOID PARK

October 7, 2007

In many ways, Gus Van Sant’s Paranoid Park is a continuation of the themes and issues he has previously examined in 2003’s Elephant. Again we have teen characters with divorced or separated parents. Again we [click for more]

Weinsteins Pass On Smith’s RED STATE

October 5, 2007

Writer/director Kevin Smith’s much discussed horror project Red State has hit a snag, with Smith announcing on his blog today that the Weinstein Company, headed by long time Smith supporters Bob and Harvey Weinstein, have [click for more]

IRON MAN Teaser Poster

October 5, 2007

While the Holiday 2007 movie seasn hasn’t even started, we are already being inundated with advertising for Summer 2008’s crop of films. Hollywood calls this building awareness or anticipation, and I have to admit, it [click for more]

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