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Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson (Magnolia)

2008, Rated R

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Hunter S. Thompson’s life was made for the movies. The hellion youth turned hellion writer practiced an immersive form of journalism, dubbed Gonzo, that plunged him into American powder-kegs from the Hell’s Angels violent ranks.  

Beaufort (Kino)

2007, Unrated

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Were the most recent nominees for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language really the best of the best? At last, the populace at-large can answer that question as said films trickle into the general marketplace. Recently released on DVD, the nominated film from Israel, "Beaufort," details the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Beaufort Castle.  

Fear Factor

Halloween is the perfect time to investigate filmic phobias

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Halloween and cinema were made for each other. Open your door to the waves of trickor-treaters or head out to any costume party and you'll find a mad mass of horror movie monsters staring back at you.  

Phobias And Their Films

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Agoraphobia (fear of public places or open spaces): North by Northwest (1959), Days of Heaven (1978), Vantage Point (2008) Arachnophobia (fear of spiders): Arachnophobia (1990), Starship Troopers (1997), Spider (2002)  

Monster Camp (Lifesize Entertainment)

2007, Not Rated

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Across the country, proud misfits gather in wooded areas, football fields and other public places to create real-life costumed fantasies where elves, orcs, knights, wizards and other Dungeons and Dragons/World of Warcraft-inspired creatures interact, adventure and, most importantly, battle to the “death.”  


DVD Review

0 Comments · Thursday, October 9, 2008
British director Peter Watkins creates a multi-faceted critique of celebrity, corporate culture, government and religion in his criminally underappreciated 1967 film Privilege.  

The Man of A Thousand Faces (Universal Studios)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2008
BY Phil Morehart | Posted 07/23/2008 The Man of A Thousand Faces   

Boarding Gate (Magnolia)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 2, 2008
2007, Rated R Asia Argento, daughter of Italian horror director Dario Argento, has carved her own auteur-like niche as an actress. Her characters are beautiful messes of dichotomies and contradic  

Diary of the Dead (The Weinstein Co.)

DVD Review

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
2007, Rated R George A. Romero’s return to the zombie game after his uneven big-budget 2006 feature Land of the Dead finds the horror legend back in his own element. Diary of Dead is a fresh star  

The Willow Tree (New Yorker Video)

Video and DVD

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
2005, Unrated Iranian director Majid Majidi creates a powerful and somber parable about sight and blindness with his stunning The Willow Tree. The tale succinctly follows the events that befall