• Archive for May, 2011

    Pontypool, Spiral (276/151)

    by  • 5/31/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    PONTYPOOL (DVD) – I did like that Neal Stephenson’s ‘Snow Crash’ featured in a shot here; a book about brain viruses, a movie about brain viruses. Interesting take on zombies, though I think the end is a little bit muddled. I know I feel like killing when I get some songs stuck in my head… […]

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    I Saw The Devil, My Name Is Bruce (271/149)

    by  • 5/29/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    I SAW THE DEVIL – Korean thriller with a serial killer and a vigilante cop. Police are searching for a body, and recoil comically in horror when they find it. Melodramatic, and well shot. Beautiful photography and stoic central characters. The cop catches the killer, and nearly kills him. He decides, instead to take the […]

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    Kung Fu Panda (269/148)

    by  • 5/28/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    KUNG FU PANDA – This isn’t what I thought it was going to be. I thought it was going to be first a silly animation with anthropomorphized animals with a martial arts angle slapped on top. I was wrong. This is very much a genre kung-fu film first, that could theoretically been performed by live […]

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    The Collapsed, The Hangover (268/147)

    by  • 5/27/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    THE COLLAPSED (Carlton) – This is a low budget post-apocalyptic thriller. Not TROMA FILMS low-budget, but a pretty good looking film for the price. With $35000, you can now produce a pretty believable feature film. It helps if the director is willing to do craft services as well as everything else. The acting is fine, […]

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    Testament (266/146)

    by  • 5/26/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    TESTAMENT – Another 1980s Nuke Frenzy film, but this one is a bit weirder than WHEN THE WIND BLOWS or THE DAY AFTER. They spend the first 20 minutes of the film with nothing wrong – no talk of problems, war, etc. It Just Happens. There’s a super bright flash when the bombs go off, […]

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    Attack the Block, The Day After (265/145)

    by  • 5/25/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    ATTACK THE BLOCK (AMC) – South London thugs get caught up in an interplanetary game of cat and mouse. These kids thought they were the cats, but that doesn’t last long. It was a fun movie with some interesting photography, but somehow the characters lack any chemistry. Luke Treadway’s character is one of the few […]

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    The Rapture, Vanishing on 7th Street, Devil, The Crazies, Pandorum (260/142)

    by  • 5/22/2011 • movies • 0 Comments

    Post-Rapture movie time… The films that didn’t make the cut for yesterday’s Rapture festival, and now that the world HASN’T ended – punishment time. THE RAPTURE – David Duchovny and Mimi Rogers – check out Duchovny with the hair… all Rapture-Ready with that business-in-front hairstyle. Mimi’s character is so bored with her life, her job, […]

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