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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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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 278 – The 7th Annual Obligatory Oscars Episode, Part 1

Oscar time is here again, and even though this year’s lineup of Best Picture nominees seems a little more lackluster than usual, Gill, Robin, and TK are still dedicated to giving their thoughts on every one of the potential winners. … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 277 – John Hurt and Miguel Ferrer

2017 recently saw the passing of a legend of cinema, as John Hurt has died. Hurt’s voice and appearance were so iconic, and yet he was also able to slip into any role with ease. He was at once distinctive … Continue reading

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The Reviewinator: Resident Evil – The Final Chapter (2017)

15 years is an impressive run for any franchise, but infinitely more impressive for one like Resident Evil that’s comprised mostly of over-the-top and mind-numbingly ridiculous entries with virtually no sense of narrative consistency whatsoever. And as a fan of the video games, it’s … Continue reading

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Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 276 – Bill Murray

Hey, wasn’t it just Groundhog Day? What better time to talk about Bill Murray? Thanks to a request from one of our listeners named Liz, Gill, Robin, and TK have decided to dedicate this Groundhog Day episode of Shouts From … Continue reading

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Runstedler’s Pick of the Month: T2: Trainspotting

Not to be confused with the also excellent T2: Judgement Day (one of the best sci-fi films of all time and James Cameron’s finest hour), T2: Trainspotting 2 is well worth the wait and delivers the goods. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Runstedler’s DVD Pick of the Month: Bad Boys (1983)

Not to be confused with the Will Smith/Martin Lawrence buddy cop Bad Boys series (‘Point Break or Bad Boys II?’), Rick Rosenthal’s 1983 Bad Boys tells a much darker tale. Sean Penn stars as Mick O’Brien, a troubled kid who means well, but keeps getting into … Continue reading

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Bad Movie – Bad Review: Nightmare at Noon (Death Street USA)

The Facts Format: DVD Running Time: 96 minutes Year of release: 1988 Director: Nico Mastorakis Production Studio: Omega Entertainment When beginning to watch Death Nightmare at Noon Street, I had a moment of self-reflection, and certain obstacles to overcome. The … Continue reading

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Bad Movie – Bad Review: Hustler Squad

The Facts Format: DVD (Modern Entertainment) Running Time: 98 minutes Year of release: 1976 Director: Cesar ‘Chat’ Gallardo Production Studio: Crown International Pictures Just breathe. I can do this. I feel an urge to begin this review with warnings written … Continue reading

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