Retro Review: Halloween 3 III Season of the Witch

No Hollywood, that's a bad Hollwood... Of all of the thinly veiled hints that coercion is for sale at the right price, Halloween 3 is one of the most blatant but just like an inflatable tube man, it might get seen but doesn't work in all cases. Hamfisted 80s directing on a topic that deals … Continue reading Retro Review: Halloween 3 III Season of the Witch

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Watchmen 2009: A reverent stab at the impossible

One could call bringing Watchmen to the large screen a curse of a task. In adapting the most revered comic ever written, Zack Snyder has visually triumphed under pressure where visionaries Darren Aronofsky and Terry Gilliam failed. Snyder successfully got Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' fantastic comics mini-series onto the cinema screen in a must-see movie for … Continue reading Watchmen 2009: A reverent stab at the impossible

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Face/Off – A Triumph of Acting an Actor Acting with Nic Cage delivering his “Shamanic Performance”

Everyone knows what can hype do to you. It sticks in to your brain and never lets go until satisfied. Fortunately, it did make me watch this movie, and this being one of the first Woo movies, I was totally blown away. It's worthy of the many rewatches and analysis I have given it since. … Continue reading Face/Off – A Triumph of Acting an Actor Acting with Nic Cage delivering his “Shamanic Performance”