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The Room

The Room

The H-Bomb: Just to get this out of the way; it is very easy to make a bad movie. Anyone who has seen the never ending stream of shit that pollutes our DVD shelves and infests our multiplexes knows this to be true. Big budget or small, it doesn’t matter. All it takes is one […]

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The Assignment

The Assignment

Swift shot: Remo Williams for the 90s, really, think Remo Williams meets The Jackal sans Bruce Willis.  Oh sure, this one only has Donald Sutherland and Ben Kingsley, maybe ya heard of them?  This was a Canadian film, and some of the acting made me want to reach into my throat and rip out my […]

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The Burbs

Cheesy, classic, comedy gold Directed by: Joe Dante Written by: Dana Olsen Cast: Tom Hanks, Carrie Fisher, Rick Ducommun, Bruce Dern Swift shot: Arguably one of the best films to see how continuity in a screenplay can create comedy and probably how the whole concept of “people watching” took root. Famous Director Joe Dante keeps the mood quirky and […]

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Frailty

“Sometimes truth defies reason.” The H-Bomb: A serial killer known as the “God’s Hand Killer” has been terrorizing the state of Texas.  Late one rainy night, the lead FBI investigator on the case, Agent Doyle (Powers Boothe), is visited by a young man (Matthew McConaughey) who identifies himself as Fenton Meiks.  Fenton tells Doyle that […]

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