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Brent McKnight
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Brent McKnight lives in Seattle, and is working feverishly to finish his degree in creative writing through the University of New Orleans Low-Residency MFA Program.  His thesis is a post-apocalyptic, zombie, spaghetti western, much to the chagrin of most of his advisors.  He likes dogs, beards, and Steven Seagal, and rants about movies at and  Recently he fulfilled a lifelong goal, appearing as an extra in a zombie movie.


Monday, March 3 2014

The Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Come eat from the trashcan of ideology with Slavoj Zizek.

Tuesday, February 18 2014

'Battle of the Damned' Will Leave You a Bit Skeeved Out

Battle of the Damned is almost incredibly fun, but winds up as bad as you anticipated.

Thursday, February 13 2014

'A Single Shot' Has Potential, but Bogs Down in Numbled Noir Shoe-Gazing

Most of A Single Shot is an almost fetishistic look at life in this small, broken down town.

Sunday, December 1 2013

The Master to Bruce Lee Makes His Final Appearance in 'Ip Man: The Final Fight'

More than anything, this is a portrait of man trying to find peace and a place in post-World War II China.

Tuesday, October 1 2013

In 'GallowWalkers', Wesley Snipes Does His Best Impression of Colonel Kurtz

If Django Unchained was a distant ancestor of Shaft, then it’s easy to think of this vampire horror western as a half-assed predecessor to Blade, if Blade was terrible.

The Comancheros [1.Jun.11]
Bad Boys [23.Mar.11]
Sex and Lucía [7.Oct.10]
Defendor [18.Apr.10]
Haunted Echoes [7.Mar.10]
Zombieland [17.Feb.10]


Thursday, February 10 2011

Thank You MGM For Finally Releasing 'Rolling Thunder'

You should order a copy of Rolling Thunder for yourself. Mine is in the mail.

Wednesday, December 8 2010

Destroy All Movies!!!

Destroy All Movies!!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film [$35.00]

Friday, December 3 2010

Yippee Ki-Yay Moviegoer!

Yippee Ki-Yay Moviegoer!: Writings on Bruce Willis, Badass Cinema and Other Important Topics [$14.95]

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