From Dracula to Hostel Tortures:

Is there a single film genre that has been around longer or evolved as much as horror? Horror films are constantly being contemporized, and once an original idea hits the theaters, producers everywhere try to...

The Grudge 2

The Grudge 2 is a perfect example of a horror film that does not use blood and gore as a crutch, yet still manages to frighten. I enjoyed parts of the original film, and actually enjoyed its sequel a bit more....
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The Beginning

In this age of cinematic unoriginality, defined almost exclusively by sequels and remakes, you know you're on to something when you sit down to watch a prequel to a remake. In The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The B...

You, Me and Dupree

You, Me and Cliche is Owen Wilson's follow-up to the smash-hit that was Wedding Crashers. The problem with the film, which is actually called You, Me and a Really Big Schnoz, is not Wilson, but the formulaic an...
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The Sentinel

The Sentinel follows in a long line of thrillers whose focus is whodunit and who's in bed with who. The answers to these questions are generally not revealed until the end of a film, at which point the audience...
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Curious George

After Peter Jackson's King Kong crashed the box office this winter, filmmakers still felt the need to cash in on the demographic that couldn't relate to the gigantic gorilla. So, for ages six and under, Curious...
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Fun with Dick and Jane

After 90 not-so-fun minutes with Dick and Jane, just one question comes to mind: What was Jim Carrey thinking? Carrey has been one of the most hit-or-miss actors of the last decade, and Fun With Dick and Jane m...
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Get Rich or Die Tryin’

Get Rich or Die Trying is Jim Sheridan's film based loosely on the life of and starring Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. The film is focused far less on the rap music and more on the violence and danger of a gangster ...
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Doom

The most electrifying man in sports entertainment, The Rock is slowly trying to remove "sports" from the phrase. Despite what some say, The Rock is not a bad actor, or an inexperienced one. For those that think...
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Flight Plan

What could be scarier than being trapped 40,000 feet in the air? With nowhere to run to (baby) and nowhere to hide, the helpless claustrophobia is simply terrifying. Films have often exploited this seemingly si...
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The Aristocrats

Penn Jillette refers to it as a secret handshake in comedy culture. It is a joke that every comedian relishes the opportunity to tell, and tell well. It is, in fact, the dirtiest joke ever told. Here's the b...
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The Cave

There are places man was never meant to go, and the theater showing Bruce Hunt's The Cave is one of them. The movie's audience doesn't just deserve their money back, they deserve an apology. The Cave does...