Movie Reviews

CALIFORNIA UEBER ALLES: Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’

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A review by Dr. Joseph Suglia “The implied objective of this line of thought is a nightmare world in which the Leader, or some ruling clique, controls not only the future but the past. If the Leader says of such and such an event, ‘It never happened’ — well, it never happened. If he says that two and two are ...

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Movie Reviews: ‘Sucker Punch’

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Movie Reviews: Sucker Punch Directed by Zack Snyder Release Date: March 25, 2011 What can I say about director Zack Snyder? He is a man who goes for a certain style. He is like a comic book version of Michael Bay. I know it may seem unfair or even odd to compare the two, but look at their film styles. ...

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Movie Reviews: ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

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Movie Reviews: Transformers: Dark of the Moon Directed by Michael Bay Release Date: July 1, 2011 I would like to take this time and apologize to Zack Snyder. When I reviewed Sucker Punch, I compared him to Michael Bay. That now feels like I insulted him. For that I am very, very, VERY sorry. I have never been so angry ...

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Movie Review: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’

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In 2004, Edgar Wright reinvented the zombie movie with Shaun of the Dead. In 2007, he reinvented the buddy-cop comedy with Hot Fuzz. And in 2010, he has reinvented the love story. Scott Pilgrim vs the World is, in one word, epic. Any video game nerd worth his salt will love this. We meet young Scott dating an even younger ...

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Indie Movie Reviews: ‘The Casserole Club’

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Indie Movie Reviews: The Casserole Club (2011) Steve Balderson’s The Casserole Club (2011) is a film about a group of very nasty, very selfish suburbanites in the late-1960s who try to escape the plastic tedium of their lives through ritualistic spouse-swapping. This one-sentence synopsis hardly does the film justice. Watching it is like being thrown around a cage by a ...

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