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Brent McKnight
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Brent McKnight lives in Seattle and has an MFA from the University of New Orleans. He likes dogs, beards, and Steven Seagal, and rants about movies at,, The Playlist, and more.  Recently he fulfilled a lifelong goal, appearing as an extra in a zombie movie.


Monday, February 2 2015

In 'The Boxtrolls', the Adult Authorities Are Corrupt

In the good-but-not-great Boxtrolls, it falls to the young characters to take care of business and save the day themselves.

Tuesday, December 16 2014

'Lord of Illusions' Is Clive Barker's Horror Style Filtered Through a Noir Lens

Lord of Illusions is at its best when it balances noir mystery with supernatural elements without veering too far to one side or another.

Thursday, November 6 2014

'Leviathan' Is a Schlocky Horror Take on Hitchcock

Leviathan plays like a cheap, schlocky, caffeine-hyped attempt at sci-fi Hitchcock, with a healthy dose of John Carpenter horror thrown in for good measure.

Wednesday, October 29 2014

'Nightbreed: The Director's Cut' Fully Realizes the Director's Vision

This is the release Nightbreed fans have been waiting for.

Monday, July 21 2014

'Scanners' Still Has the Power to Blow Your Mind

Three decades later, Scanners is still a head-popping good time.

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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