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Monday, January 12 2009

Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.


Reviews

Sunday, August 17 2008

Doomsday

All the satirical/B-movie homage aspects of this movie emerge only in retrospect: not during the actual viewing itself.


Sunday, March 16 2008

Doomsday

If there's a single image worth contemplating in Doomsday, it's Eden's strapping lats and shoulders.


Thursday, August 3 2006

The Descent (2005)

This second feature by Neil Marshall (Dog Soldiers) knows what it's about, both its generic limits and your knowledge of those limits. It doesn't try to trick you, but instead delivers the usual tension-building effects.


Thursday, August 3 2006

The Descent (2005)

The crawly cave-beasts keep popping up in sudden soundtrack blasts, but Neil Marshall's half-baked ideas about betrayal and woman's capacity for savagery are simplistic and pretentious.


Blogs

Friday, July 25 2008

Doomsday: Unrated (2008)

Some films commit the cardinal cinematic sin of being too smart for their own good. They smugly announce their importance, challenging you to hate them


News

Monday, August 30 2010

Neil Marshall's 'Centurion' takes his feral feminism to Roman Britain

PHILADELPHIA — Writer-director Neil Marshall, whose historical war epic, "Centurion," opened Friday, has done a lot for women. And a lot to them. His breakout hit, 200


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