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Wednesday, May 4 2011

Summer Movie Preview: August 2011

August brings us a clash between horror and sci-fi as vampires, demons, and super-intelligent apes battle the Grim Reaper and a beefy Barbarian for your last few popcorn coins.


Reviews

Friday, August 19 2011

'Conan the Barbarian': So Charming No Girl Can Resist Him

The film demonizes the witchy Marique (Rose McGowan), so she even worries her evil scum dad.


Thursday, February 12 2009

Friday the 13th

Chewie knows his place in this determinedly un-new Friday the 13th: Asian Nerd About to Die.


Tuesday, August 21 2007

Pathfinder

Pathfinder is like building a time machine to watch Sunday-afternoon cable in 1987.


Thursday, April 12 2007

Pathfinder (2007)

Boasting a prettified brutality that rivals that of 300, Pathfinder also explores a similar theme, the manly pursuit of revenge at any cost.


Wednesday, October 15 2003

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

One by one, the kids wander inside the Terrible Place, and all but one can't escape.


Blogs

Friday, August 19 2011

This 'Conan' Exists on a Likeable, Lunkheaded Lunatic Fringe

If all you are looking for is a solid action movie to end the Summer of 2011 on, Conan the Barbarian will serve your needs nicely. Insanely, but nicely.


Saturday, June 13 2009

Friday the 13th 2009: Killer Cut (Blu-ray)

It's one of the rare times when the fans got it wrong. The faithful, ever vigilant in their protection of their beloved macabre myths, pounced


Monday, February 16 2009

Defending 'Friday the 13th' (2009)

Outcasts rarely have a bully pulpit from which to preach. For the most part, those so afar from the maddening crowd are meant to stay


Friday, February 13 2009

Why Marcus Nispel Should Direct Every Horror Remake

Do few genre filmmakers "get it" that when a true artisan comes along, their presence can be initially perplexing - especially when he or she


News

Monday, March 9 2009

Movie execs finally discover that audiences want to be entertained

Why does Hollywood make so many comic-book movies like "The Dark Knight" and "Watchmen?" Why does Hollywood make so many silly comedies like "Madea Goes


Monday, February 16 2009

Horror gets its groove back with 'Friday the 13th' remake

In the almost 30 years since he first leapt out of Crystal Lake at the end of 1980's "Friday the 13th," the hockey-masked killer Jason Voorhees


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