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September 2007

Sydney White (2007)

Family films may have finally found their saving grace – and her name is Amanda Bynes. After years making Nickelodeon’s kid vid offerings (All That,

In the Valley of Elah (2007)

The War in Iraq is destined to leave yet another battle-weary scar on a nation finally recuperating from the one it received three decades before.

22 September, 2007

While turkeys and the resulting leftovers are still two months away, your premium pay cable channels think the weekend of 22 September is theatrical Thanksgiving. They’

Eastern Promises (2007)

The glamorization of crime has as much to do with the mob as it does the movies. Because of its strictures that exist outside the

Criterion Classics: Knife in the Water (1962)

There is perhaps no more detail-oriented director than Roman Polanski. All his films, from his initial landmark productions to his later misguided efforts, have concentrated

Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2007)

Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, is currently playing on select dates around the country. The next screening will take place on 21 September, 2007 at the Loft Cinema in Tuscon, AZ. More information can be found by clicking here Troma titan Lloyd Kaufman will be there, in person, and there’s a chance to “Win a Date” with the noted director (along with actress Elske McCain. Addition rules of the contest can be seen by clicking

The Film Crew: Killers from Space/ The Wild Women of Wongo

For the formerly famous or once noted, the decision on how best to promote a comeback is complicated at best. Do you rely solely on

Geek Out

They were supposed to be the saving grace of cinema, the cyberspace tastemakers that provided insight into what would be a hit come theatrical release

Hatchet (2006)

Back before Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson unleashed Scream on an unsuspecting genre public, no one would have fathomed linking fear and funny business together.

Across the Universe (2007)

Sometimes, as a critic, you’re stuck for a motive. You work your brain around the history of cinema, and while potential reasons seem to

August 2007

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//Mixed media

Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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