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July 2008

Tai Chi Master (1993)

It’s incredible when you think of it, but Jet Li’s first Hollywood film (as a villain in Lethal Weapon IV) was a mere 10


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


Friday Film Focus - 25 July, 2008

After last week’s Bat-mania, it’s time for Hollywood to trek on, unveiling yet another array of tent pole titles. For 25 July, here are


These ‘Brothers’ Offer Offensive Delights

Embarrassing as it may seem, we’ve all been there - laughing when the fat man splits his pants, fighting off hysterics after an old


‘X-Files’ More Dated than Daring

While some may consider it blasphemous, The X-Files was really nothing more than somber serious science fiction in an era overrun by otherwise slapdash space


The C3s: Crude/Clever Classics

How do you like your comedy - serious (meaning witty without being wanton) or scatological (bring on the feces and the farts!)? Do you prefer


The Balcony is Closed…Forever?

It’s time to get out the black wreaths and the ceremonial armbands, especially if, like this critic, you grew up on a steady diet


Watch-Mania

It was all the Internet buzz last week. No, it wasn’t a further dissection and/or dissertation on the then upcoming Christopher Nolan masterwork,


Gotham’s Most Wanted

They are not supervillians. They are not some cartoon-clad combatants looking to make the life of the Caped Crusader a living graphic novel Hell. They


The Beginners Guide to Exploitation: Angels/Getting into Heaven

God, who apparently obsesses on Bootsy Collins a little too much, has a problem in his afterworld corporate structure. Seems mortal souls are having a


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