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The Lost World: Jurassic Park DVD Review

What can you do when the magic is gone? Hopefully nothing. But when a studio puts out a movie that becomes the highest-grossing film of all time, you just know the sequel is coming at some point. It’s just the way the industry works. Steven Spielberg steps behind the camera for the second time in the “Jurassic Park” series, wildly ... Read More »

Battle Royale (with cheese)

I first saw Battle Royale in the original Japanese, without subtitles, and that was one hell of a scarey movie, a whole bunch of Japanese teenagers and older folks barking at each other, and using weapons to make much bloody. Now I’ve gotten the DVD with the how you say, koni chi wah, English sub-titles, and you know what, it ... Read More »

City Of God

You watch as the actors run through streets with garbage piled high on both sides; watch as children commit violence without breaking a sweat. You can see this film is a mirror of real events, because a film with this kind of authenticity is rare. Read More »

DVD Review: Wild Zero

Here is a bizarre film, no hidden meaning or anything here, at least not that I can tell. I heard about this awhile back from a group of reviews which consisted of this, Stacy, Junk, and Versus. It was over at The Digital Bits, I believe. I had already had Versus, which I really liked, then a few months back ... Read More »

Mothman | Prophesize This

If you weren’t paying attention, you could easily have seen The Mothman Prophecies, and thought “interesting” and never thought about it again because you were expecting a more traditional “horror movie” or some such nonsense where a winged guy comes out of the woods all deranged and starts hacking up the locals. But that is not, anyway, what “Mothman” is ... Read More »

Movie Review: Alien vs. Predator

Now, for the second year in a row we are presented with a pairing of icons from the 80’s in a showdown that’s sure to blow audiences away. Last year we had the well made, but still flawed, Freddy vs. Jason, this year we have Alien vs. Predator. Last year was a battle of horror icons, while this year moves ... Read More »