Monthly Archives: July 2012

Kill Your Idols (2004)

Director: Scott Crary Even at only 70 minutes this was rough to get through.  Very amateurishly made, no pace, and really not much to say.  It starts interviewing these musicians from the New York City 70s/80s art/noise rock scene.  They … Continue reading

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Child’s Play 3 (1991)

Director: Jack Bender Writer: Don Mancini Chucky is back and this time he is stalking Andy while he is at military academy.  Easily the worst of the series.  I definitely prefer the 4th and 5th installments.  I like that they … Continue reading

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Child’s Play 2 (1990)

Director: John Lafia Writer: Don Mancini Picks up right after the first one.  Kind of alright I guess if you are into this sort of thing.  One of the dumber concepts for a successful horror franchise in my mind.  Also … Continue reading

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Dragonslayer (2011)

Director: Tristan Patterson Documentary set in the California skate punk/bum/scumbag scene. The main subject is a 20something named Josh “Skreech” Sandoval. He is a new father, mostly homeless, who wanders through houses backyards looking for empty pools to skate in. … Continue reading

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American Animal (2011)

Director: Matt D’Elia Writer: Matt D’Elia Not sure about this one overall but there are things in this movie and a message behind it that I did like. D’Elia stars, and also writes and directs, as a young man with … Continue reading

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Midnight Express (1978)

Director: Alan Parker Writer: Oliver Stone (Based on a book by William Hayes and William Hoffer) For some reason I just haven’t seen this movie before.  I felt like I have because it has been referenced so much in the … Continue reading

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Pro-Life (2006)

Director: John Carpenter Writers: Drew McWeeny & Scott Swan This is a film that was part of the Masters of Horror series on Showtime.  I checked it out mainly because it is directed by the legendary John Carpenter.  Granted the … Continue reading

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Rampart (2011)

Director: Oren Moverman Writers: James Ellroy & Oren Moverman While I found Woody Harrelson to be as compelling to watch as he always is the movie itself I thought was a bit lackluster. Playing what the marketing calls “the most … Continue reading

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Into the Abyss (2011)

Director: Werner Herzog Writer: Werner Herzog A look at a real life murder case in Texas with interviews with the inmates on death row who committed the crime. Herzog takes a very clear anti-death sentence stance and spends the film … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th (1980)

Director: Sean S. Cunningham Writer: Victor Miller Believe it or not I have gone 27 years and have only seen two Friday the 13th movies before this, Jason X and the Friday the 13th remake.  Well I aim to change … Continue reading

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