‘Django’-A Pulpy, Spaghetti Western

8 05 2011

Franco Nero stars as the title character in "Django"

In honor of Tarantino’s script release I look back at the classic inspiration for his upcoming feature. Full review of Django after the jump…

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‘Nosferatu’-Silent German Expressionism, more fun than it sounds!

4 05 2011

One of the most famous shots from the 1922 horror film "Nosferatu"

Finally got around to watching the 1922 German horror masterpiece Nosferatu this week. It’s kind of brilliant and more than a little scary. Full story after the jump…

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Review: ‘Buried’-It’s my *bleep* in a box!

1 03 2011

Ryan Reynolds lays in a box in "Buried"

Ryan Reynolds is buried in a box for 90 minutes in this surprisingly entertaining thriller. Full review after the jump…

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Review: ‘The Social Network’-Facebook is now taking over our movies

2 02 2011

Jesse Eisenberg and Justin Timberlake as Mark Zuckerberg and Sean Parker in "The Social Network"

Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher make a movie about facebook and it’s actually interesting and incredibly entertaining. Full review after the jump…

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Review: ‘Black Swan’-Natalie Portman can act a little

30 01 2011

Natalie Portman as Nina Sayers, the White Swan in "Black Swan"

Darren Aronofsky delivers a wild psychological thriller that comes pretty close to becoming a straight up horror flick. Oh, and Natalie Portman acts a little, in case you haven’t heard. Full review after the jump…

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Review: ‘True Grit’-Jeff Bridges with a shotgun and an eyepatch, what more could you want?

30 01 2011

Jeff Bridges as US Marshall Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit"

The Coen brothers show they have a real sense for the classic Western and Jeff Bridges shows off an eye patch in the Oscar nominated True Grit. Full review after the jump…

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Review: ‘Ghost Writer’-The feel of a throwback in a very modern world

29 01 2011

Ewan McGregor plays a no named author in "The Ghost Writer"

Roman Polanski’s thriller The Ghost Writer feels very much like a  film from another era (that’s a good thing) but in a very modern, relevant world. Full review after the jump…

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