John Erick Dowdle
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Reviews // 3 Articles
//Features

The Worst Films of 2015
28 Dec 2015 // 9:00 PM

Get a laugh from the trailers of the worst movies of 2015, but don't waste your time watching these films unless you happen to enjoy things that are so bad they are amusing.

The PopMatters Summer Film Preview: August 2014
31 Jul 2014 // 2:23 AM

There's a lot to look forward to in August, including another amazing Marvel movie, a return of everyone's favorite "heroes on the half-shell", and a welcome return of a certain Sin City.

//Reviews

Owen Wilson Plays the Hapless American in 'No Escape'
28 Aug 2015 // 4:12 AM

Again and again, No Escape shows that this is not how the clueless American planned for things to "work out", that he's a victim.

'Devil': Looking for Ideas
20 Sep 2010 // 12:06 AM

Spooked by what he sees, Ramirez goes on to offer, via a lot of voiceover narration, what he knows about the devil based on tales his grandmother used to tell.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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