Review: DRAGON WARS: D-WAR

September 15, 2007

“I keep trying to understand, but none of this is making any sense.” So states Sarah (Amanda Brooks), a character who is more of a plot device than anything else, expressing her exasperation at the [click for more]

Review: 3:10 TO YUMA

September 7, 2007

All film genres go through cycles of popularity. At their height, the public’s hunger for them is insatiable. At their depths, they play to nearly empty houses, the public dismissing them with a memory for [click for more]

Review: HALLOWEEN

August 31, 2007

Fear of the unknown is something that is hardwired into everyone. That fear of vague shapes that go bump in the dark is what drives director John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic Halloween. With its pale-masked [click for more]

Review: THE LAST LEGION

August 18, 2007

Rome, 460 AD. Court intrigues have seen the past five emperors assassinated over the previous five years and the barbarians are literally at the gates. Following the coronation of the young boy Romulus Augustus (Thomas [click for more]

Review: THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM

August 3, 2007

After a summer blockbuster season that contained a myriad of films that, for better or worse, placed the staging of their action set pieces over such concerns as story logic and intelligence, The Bourne Ultimatum [click for more]

Review: I KNOW WHO KILLED ME

July 28, 2007

It is a premise that sounds as if it would appeal to thrill master Alfred Hitchcock, or at the least one of his imitators like Brian De Palma. A young college student, Aubrey Fleming (Lindsay [click for more]

Review: TRANSFORMERS

July 3, 2007

Transformers is a pure summer popcorn movie- high concept, high octane and highly disposable. For the uninitiated, i.e., those who somehow remained unaware of the popular 1980s cartoon series, its numerous spin-offs, toys and comics, [click for more]

Review: LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD

June 28, 2007

In the twelve years since Bruce Willis’ everyman cop John McClane last foiled a villain’s grandiose scheme on our cinema screens, the notion of terrorism in the real and cinematic world has changed. In Live [click for more]

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