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Sunday, December 7 2008

24: Redemption

Redemption manages to locate an emotional center than had been missing from 24 since…well, if not ever, since at least the first season.


Friday, November 21 2008

24: Redemption

In Africa, where children are forced to soldier, Jack realizes, every day is full of terror -- not just the 24-hour spates he's used to confronting.


Thursday, December 22 2005

The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005)

Here the angels are evil, God never makes an appearance, and humans are unreliable and fragile.


Monday, August 23 2004

Candyman: Special Edition (1992)

Kasi Lemmons says, 'The Candyman is born of extreme racism against him.'"


Thursday, January 30 2003

Final Destination 2 (2003)

The casualties are the film's raison d'etre -- the more incredible and creative, the better.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Final Destination (2000)

Everything about Final Destination probably looks demented, if not downright silly. If you've seen the trailers playing for a couple of weeks now on youth-oriented TV, you will have seen the lame plot (a kid keeps his friends off a plane flight doomed to explode), ooky wind and thunder effects, the sweaty-faced and way too pale teens, and most effectively, Tony Todd's ominous rasp, 'You can't cheat death!'"


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