Articles tagged bruce campbell

17 Mar 2009 // 8:59 PM

My Name is Bruce

Campbell may have made his career as a blue-collar actor, but he made his name talking about it—this attempts to bring his working-class idea back, full-circle.

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B-movie icon Bruce Campbell doesn’t try to make bad films — it just happens

Since his debut as a chainsaw-wielding demon slayer in 1981’s “Evil Dead,” Bruce Campbell has enjoyed a career longevity that most B-movie icons would envy.

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Sundown: The Vampire In Retreat

This film is bad. As in: late night, half-in-the-bag, lights out, bowl of microwave popcorn, and it’s still bad.

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Bruce Campbell and Jeffrey Donovan turn up the heat in ‘Burn Notice’

It’s a little difficult to tell the good guys from the bad guys on USA’s “Burn Notice,” and that’s one of the

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15 Jun 2008 // 9:58 PM

Burn Notice: Season One

“Fighting for the little guys is for suckers."

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20 Questions: Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell, that handsome man (when he's not wearing horror film make-up) with that incredible chin whom you know you've seen before -- you've seen just about everywhere -- appears here, too, in PopMatters' 20 Questions.

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5 Jul 2007 // 1:00 AM

Burn Notice

Westen is presented as equal parts Sam Spade, Jason Bourne, and Angus MacGyver.

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29 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sky High (2005)

Though Layla brings some sense of complexity to the proceedings, she's generally undermined by the film's straightforward charging.

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29 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Sky High (2005)

This cartoony coming out story soon gives way to a cartoony straightening out story.

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13 Dec 2004 // 12:00 AM

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Uncomfortable with his abilities (they have come on him like a virus), Peter repeatedly returns to his central question: Who am I?"

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2 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Though Spider-Man plainly enjoys saving kids from danger and even instructing them ('Hey you guys! No playing in the street'), he also longs for a more regular, selfish life.

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Bubba Ho-tep: Limited Collector’s Edition (2003)

Combining conventions and clichés from Westerns and horror films, Bubba Ho-tep is as much about how stories get told as it is a story in itself.

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25 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

Bubba Ho-Tep (2003)

Bubba Ho-Tep has everything one might expect from a movie directed by Don Coscarelli (the Phastasm series) and starring Bruce Campbell.

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22 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Serving Sara (2002)

'My job sucks,' says Joe (Matthew Perry) at the beginning of Reginald Hudlin's peculiar romantic comedy.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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