Tag Archives: violence

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Cinema Blind Spots: The Wild Bunch (1969)

Do you like violence, sexuality and political commentary? Check out what Austin says about “The Wild Bunch” (1969) after watching it for the first time! Continue reading

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The Canyons

Paul Schrader takes a page out of Tommy Wiseau’s playbook and inadvertently directs the best worst movie of 2013. Continue reading

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Class of 1993: “This Boy’s Life”

In “This Boy’s Life,” Leonardo DiCaprio’s leading-role debut, he acts as if announcing his career’s mission statement — indicative of inevitable stardom. Continue reading

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Class of 1983: “Videodrome”

“Videodrome” shows how David Cronenberg is sometimes a provocateur only to a point. But he also wasn’t far from his cinematic incisions that cut the deepest. Continue reading

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Silent House

Too arty to settle for home-invasion scares and too laughably literal to unsettle with subtext, all that’s left is an impressive technical exercise. Continue reading

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Killer Yacht Party

There is a standard that Troma has set, and “Killer Yacht Party” definitely doesn’t even come close. Continue reading

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Drive Angry

Very stupid movie, but it was so close to being entertaining. Continue reading

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The Killer Inside Me

There are a lot of admirable things about the movie, but it’s still difficult to recommend. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Monster

“Monster” — Patty Jenkins’ semi-fictionalized account of Aileen Wuornos’ murder spree — continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Kung Fu Hustle

“Kung Fu Hustle” — a breathlessly silly, pure kung-fu movie — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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