• Marecages, Lethal Weapon 4 (24/11)

    by  • 1/11/2012 • film • 0 Comments

    MARCAGES – A struggling family-owned dairy farm is having problems, and why not blame it all on the son? He always seemed to be around when bad things happened… Part coming-of-age film, part dysfunctional family, part seething hatred. The director wasn’t able to be in attendance, but he seemed certain, based on a statement that […]

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    Another Earth, Lethal Weapon, Hobo With A Shotgun (14/7)

    by  • 1/7/2012 • film • 0 Comments

    ANOTHER EARTH – This reminds me a little bit of MELANCHOLIA – where there’s a huge astronomical event that is going to change (or destroy) the entire world, and yet, that’s not the primary point of the story. We have, instead, a story about choices, about destiny versus free will. Rhoda Williams (Marling) has made […]

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    Saw, Saw II (464/267)

    by  • 9/24/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    SAW – I haven’t re-watched this since initial release, and Knowing how this one ends does change my appreciation of the locked room scenario that introduces the story. In this film it still feels like Jigsaw is a moralistic killer – he has a very black and white view of the world and is sentencing […]

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