Articles tagged michael madsen

4 Apr 2009 // 1:00 PM

House (2007)

It’s unique among fundamentalists - the decision to take Christianity into arenas where it previously could find little or no purchase. After all, musical

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20 Nov 2008 // 9:10 PM

House

It’s unique among fundamentalists - the decision to take Christianity into arenas where it previously could find little or no purchase. After all, musical

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25 Oct 2008 // 8:00 AM

Hell Ride (2008)

Can a DVD alter your perception on a film? Perhaps the bigger question is, should it? When you walk out of a theater, disappointed or

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Grindhouse Wannabe More ‘Hell’ than ‘Ride’

There is is a big difference between legitimate cool and faked cool. The real thing is hard to define and rather ephemeral. It exudes off

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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14 Feb 2008 // 9:59 PM

Croc / Lake Placid 2

What a ‘Croc': Two Sci-Fi Channel films give slithery villains a bad name.

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14 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Tooth and Nail

Tooth and Nail's scary setting seems based in a real world scenario, but is also plainly drawn from previous films.

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13 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

BloodRayne (2006)

The main special effect is something called the slash and spray -- a sword slice across the torso that causes a fountain-like torrent of arterial goodness.

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16 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.

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Tilt: The Complete First Season

The players in Tilt have so little respect for poker that the honor of the game is lost amid shaky deals and legs getting snapped.

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1 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.

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20 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Tilt

Hoping to capitalize on the 'poker craze,' ESPN last week launched Tilt as it latest foray into dramatic sports television.

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Mulholland Falls (1996)

Mulholland Falls resembles an episode of Law & Order with funny hats.

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9 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

In her discernible contempt, Elle stands in some opposition to Beatrix, whose ferocity is less mean than resolute.

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15 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

Kill Bill Vol. 2 (2004)

Beatrix's survival depends on her weird combinations of passion, dispassion, and compassion.

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9 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2003)

This is a movie about bodies, about what hurts them on screen and in viewing spaces.

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28 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

My Boss’s Daughter (2002)

Bring on the vile humor and mindless embarrassment.

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44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shootout

On the morning of 28 February 1997, the LAPD had no idea what they were in for.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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