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As in any film involving the remote wilderness and frightening backwoods characters, Guardian begins as a carefree trip of independence (read: topless canoeing) and builds towards a climax of that is …
Eddie The Sleepwalking Cannibal is a lesson in not judging a DVD by its cover. I really hate that cover. I hated it so much that I was afraid the movie would somehow have cartoons in it, like, graphic…
Set in North London, the movie – which the press materials refer to as a “rom zom com” (romantic zombie comedy) – centers on hapless twentysomething Shaun (Simon Pegg, who co-wrote the film’s screenpl…
As a reviewer, it's always weird to get a sparkly new boxed set in the mail and think to yourself, "Wowie! This thing is awesome! It comes in a tin! With stickers! And lots of movies! And extra featur…
Now for the good stuff! Friday the 13th's second sequel was cleverly titled Friday the 13th 3: 3-D. This came out around the same time as a mini-resurgence of 3-D movies in the theaters (I personally …
How does one properly review a horror classic such as Friday the 13th? Could the filmmakers have known at the time that they would have spawned at least a dozen sequels, as well as created pop-culture…
My mini-Friday the 13th marathon (mini, as in we only watched the first three of the many many sequels) continued with Friday the 13th Part 2. This film is the epitome of a fast-buck sequel. The first…
Unlike many of my friends, I am not a Broadway fiend. I had no reference to the original Broadway production of Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim in my head when I sat down in the theater. Heck, afterw…
As my friend and I left the advance screening of Cloverfield, JJ Abrams' latest production (note: NOT direction), we suddenly found ourselves paced on the sidewalk by a wide-eyed fanboy. He looked at …
For whatever reason, I've never been big on zombie movies. I think it makes me mad that the zombies move so slowly yet somehow create all sorts of carnage. The whole concept turns me into a total girl…
Director James Wan has made his mark on horror by directing the first Saw movie, which sawed its way to an extremely successful series of torture-porn sequels. More recently, he surprised the critics …
From the overly drawn-out opening credits, with the Vincent-Price-styled blood-red font of the title, to the over-the-top horror movie "duh-DUH!" music, Insidious seems to be simultaneously trying too…