Review: The Wackness

This coming of age story mixes great characters, direction, writing, and music to be one of the nicest surprises of the year (08). Luke Shapiro (Josh Peck) has just graduated high school and while he isn’t the most popular kid around, he isn’t a complete loser either. What he is though, is a pot dealer, […]

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Review: Frozen River

This low budget indie film is a very excellent debut for Courtney Hunt, and is a solid little thriller/character study of poverty and what it can drive people too. Ray (Melissa Leo) has two sons and they live on the U.S./Canadian border in New York, they were planning on getting a new double wide home […]

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Reveiw: Babylon A.D.

This sci-fi action flick staring Vin Diesel is a not really good, but not really bad film that has a couple interesting ideas that just didn’t gel together and feels under explained and missing scenes from time to time. Toorop (Vin Diesel) is a mercenary living somewhere in future central Asia in a bombed out […]

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Review: Gran Torino

Clint Eastwood’s second film of the year is definitely the lesser of the two, but Eastwood gives a fine performance that makes the film more than worth visiting. Walt’s (Clint Eastwood) wife has just died and he is left to live out his elderly days in a rundown Detroit neighborhood that has been essentially been […]

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