Into the Wild

It should come as no surprise that actor Sean Penn has directed a film with such power and passion as Into the Wild, after all, this effort is not a one-shot deal. While maintaining his successful acting caree...

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...

Deep Red (1975)

An offensively graphic and lurid example of Italian Giallo cinema, Dario Argento's Deep Red stars David Hemmings (Blowup), who witnesses and then tries to solve the murder of a psychic. Of course, while investi...

30 Days of Night

It has been a long time since a movie scared the hell out of me. But it's not often that we get a bloody, visceral, genre-melding tour-de-force like 30 Days of Night. Recent horror sequels and remakes are passe...

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

Watching a period piece is usually not the best way to learn about a particular event in history, nor is it the best explanation of beliefs or attitudes people might have had for a monarch. While not as complex...
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Brick (2005)

This underappreciated, suspenseful drama features a concentrated plot filled with mystery. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Third Rock From the Sun) continues his indie streak with another enjoyable film. Brick looks at h...
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The SEX-Files

For all intents and purposes, Hank Moody (David Duchovny) is a despicable fiend — a boozing, womanizing, self-loather with serious writer’s block and scathing sarcasm. He is not someone you’d call for reassuran...