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Pineapple Express (2008)

Posted: August 16, 2008 at 9:57 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Caution: Spoilers A film from the talents that brought us: “Freaks and Geeks”, “Knocked Up” and “George Washington”, among others, “Pineapple Express” certainly blazes on the big screen. Director, David Gordon Green, known for more serious films like “Snow Angels” and “Undertow”, brings a nice, everyday on the down-low atmosphere to the jocular writing styles […]

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Reign of Fire (2002)

Posted: August 6, 2008 at 3:57 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Reign of Fire is the title of an action movie directed by Bob Bowman who is the highly regarded Director of the X-Files. His venture into movie making for the big screen can be considered a good move judging by the action adventure impact of Reign of Fire. I was impressed on many levels, starting […]

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The Wackness (2008)

Posted: August 5, 2008 at 6:55 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Definition of “wackness,” as according to urbandictionary.com — “The state of being wack. A measure of the degree to which someone or something is wack. Alternatively, an exclamation indicating a high degree of wackness in the general surroundings.” The Wackness is the story of Luke Shapiro, a teenager living in New York City in 1994. […]

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Joshua (2007)

Posted: August 4, 2008 at 6:51 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Joshua is the title of a movie directed by George Ratliff and starring, Sam Rockwell, the father Brad Cairn (of Galaxy Quest and the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy fame), Vera Farmiga, the mother Abby Cairn (Matt Damon’s love interest in the Departed), Dallas Roberts, the uncle Ned Davidoff (of 3:10 to Yuma fame), and […]

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Step Brothers

Posted: August 2, 2008 at 5:50 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

It’s not often that you get to see John C. Reily and Will Farrell making fools out of themselves, acting like a couple of goofballs… or, eh….. Step Brothers is the story of, you guessed it, two step brothers. 39 year old Dale (Reily), and 40 year old Brennan (Farrell), are a couple of adults […]

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Black Snake Moan

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 2:49 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Black Snake Moan (2007) Black Snake Moan is the title of a movie starring, Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, and Justin Timberlake. This sexually provocative film was directed by Craig Brewer, famous or infamous for Hustle and Flow which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005. Black Snake Moan is provocative […]

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300

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 12:47 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Movie Review – 300 (2007) If ever there was a battle driven movie worth its weight in mayhem and dead bodies it is 300. A movie so titled because it refers to the 300 Spartan warriors who decided to take on the largest army on earth coming out of Persia in 480 B.C. Director Zack […]

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Cloverfield

Posted: July 24, 2008 at 12:44 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

When you think of a cinematic thriller – full of chases, explosions, guns, and something terrorizing New York City – there is no better way to describe it than “Cloverfield.” Well… maybe not. But remember what Mom said – don’t judge a book by its cover. First off, one thing that I have to say […]

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Archival Review: Hellboy: The Directors Cut

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 1:54 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Hellboy is an excellent comic adaptation for Guillermo del Toro, with Hellboy being one the funniest and most original superheroes ever created. Professor Broom (John Hurt) is a paranormal adviser to FDR during WWII and leads the investigation of the Nazi’s pursuits into obtaining paranormal weapons and exploits. Upon coming across an experiment of the […]

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Persepolis and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly on DVD

Posted: June 24, 2008 at 8:40 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Here are a couple of great movies now available to rent. Both French, both true stories, and both are wonderful films. Head down to check them out at your local shop now! Persepolis This adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name is an excellent film that infuses history and humor through the eyes […]

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