Category Archives: Movies

Bad Movie – Bad Review: Direct Action

The following is a review by Defector of Bad Movie – Bad Review. He’s fond of watching the worst films imaginable, and fist-smashing keyboards until this kind of thing happens. The Trailer Dolph Lundgren. The Dolphin. Das Lundgrenadè.

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Runstedler’s DVD Pick of the Month: Tess of the D’Urbervilles (2008)

The enchanting Gemma Arterton stars as Tess in the excellent 2008 BBC adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s masterpiece Tess of the D’Urbervilles, which is near perfect. Arterton is amazing as Tess: immensely talented, resilient, free spirited, ethereal, gorgeous, and the very image … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 283 – The Films of Tim Curry

With the new trailer for It having been recently released, everyone is once again talking about Pennywise the clown – a role made famous by living legend Tim Curry. So, on this episode, Gill, Robin, and TK discuss the appeal … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 282 – Bottle Movies

It’s a convention that can be applied to just about any genre: the bottle movie. A movie set predominantly in a single location, where confinement is often a central theme. On this show, Gill, Robin, and TK look at the … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 281 – The X-Men Series

After nearly 17 years of playing Wolverine, Hugh Jackman recently announced that Logan would be his last reprisal of the role which made him famous, and so Gill, Robin, and TK have decided that it’s high time they examined the … Continue reading

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Bad Movie – Bad Review: Feature Films For Families (Rigoletto/Horse Crazy)

Feature Films For Families (FFFF) make movies with an agenda. Well, more than one agenda, if we are to address the elephant in the room here (hint: the elephant is money). Their work takes the shape of movies that are … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 280 – The Films of Bill Paxton

We were saddened recently to hear that Bill Paxton had passed away due to complications following surgery. For decades, Paxton has played iconic roles in some truly beloved movies, and so on this episode of Shouts From the Back Row, … Continue reading

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The Reviewinator: Logan (2017)

With all the comic book movies out there, none have endured as long as the X-Men franchise. Beginning in 2000, Logan/Wolverine was front and center from the get-go and he has since appeared in every single movie in the series. 17 … Continue reading

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Runstedler’s DVD Pick of the Month: Police Story (1985)

This is arguably Jackie Chan’s best action movie, and certainly one of the best action movies of all time. I think what really propels this one among Chan’s other films is its sheer audacity: consider the opening sequence, where Chan … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 279 – The 7th Annual Obligatory Oscars Follow-up (Part 2)

The 89th Academy Awards are over, but the discussion continues on this episode of Shouts From the Back Row as Gill, Robin, and TK look back upon this year’s Oscars. They examine the quality of Jimmy Kimmel as host, ponder … Continue reading

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