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Monday, January 9 2012

The Worst Films of 2011

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.


Monday, May 27 2013

'Dark Skies' Leans on the Right Nerve

The real thrill, here, is tied in with Daniel's growing anxiety about his ability to protect his family. He's out of work, he doesn't understand what's going on around him, and he's out of ideas for his next move.

Tuesday, February 26 2013

'Dark Skies': Haunted in the Suburbs

Despite some welcome unconventional touches, Dark Skies still arranges plenty of dopey horror movie contrivances.

Monday, August 15 2011

'Priest': A Retro-Future with Fangs

Director Scott Stewart created a grotesquely beautiful world for a film that ultimately disappoints.

Monday, May 16 2011

'Priest' Is a January Movie Dressed Up As a Pre-Summer Blockbuster

Priest's plotting could almost be described as lean, if the pace wasn't so lethargic.

Tuesday, January 26 2010


Legion is an exploitation movie unsure about what to exploit.


Monday, May 16 2011

The Problem with 'Priest', and Other Goth Apocalypses

A few reasons why this version of the famed Korean comic, and movies like it, routinely fail at the box office.

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