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July 2008

Ruining It for Everyone

In the case of The Ruins, the advertising took a decidedly odd approach.


Little Girls (1966)

In the annals of exploitation, Bob Cresse remains more myth than man. While other kings of the grindhouse see their names celebrated as part of


Superhero Movie (2008)

In general, there are two crucial elements to a successful spoof. One is the source material. Something has to be part of the pop culture


The 2008 Summer Movie Scorecard (So Far…)

With the bottle rocket’s red glare, and the cherry bombs bursting in air (at least, in those places where said celebration ammunition remains quasi-legal),


Cinematic Titanic: Doomsday Machine

It’s been nearly six solid months of agony and waiting, speculation leading to momentary bouts of joy and sullen disbelief. With reliable information a


Wednesday Film Focus - 2 July 2008

With the Fourth arriving on Friday, Hollywood is getting an early jump on the holiday box office bonanza. For 2 July, here are the films in


These ‘Children’ Deserve a More Factual Format

While it may seem sacrilegious to say it, stories of heroic human efforts during the tenuous dangers of wartime appear to be an international dime


‘Hancock’ Hampered by Schizophrenic Script

Will Smith is the new up to date version of the late in life career of Charleton Heston. No, he’s not some gun wielding


June 2008

Movie News Tuesday: 1 July, 2008

Universal’s Despereaux Gets a Trailer/Teaser Site For anyone lucky enough to see WALL*E on the big screen over the weekend, this trailer


Robot Holocaust

In the second half of our Disney discussion, the way in which the dystopian world of WALL*E was sold to a susceptible public is dissected.


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