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Breck Eisner

Reviews

Thursday, February 25 2010

The Crazies

The Crazies has it both ways, uglifying the punishers and the punishees, all marauding brutes.


Tuesday, August 30 2005

Sahara (2005)

Then they get to the Dirk part, that is, their much-considered intentions for their hero, their plans to create the 'dynamic of Dirk'.


Thursday, April 7 2005

Sahara (2005)

No surprise, all these plots -- whether engineered by villains or heroes -- rehearse imperial fantasies at the expense of African tribespeople.


Blogs

Friday, June 25 2010

Farmville Goes Nutzoid: The Crazies (2010)

By turning The Crazies into a one horse town chase movie, by manipulating the material so that everything is minor and introspective in range, Eisner does the concept a disservice - and nothing ticks off a horror fan more than a wasted opportunity


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