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Escape from Tomorrow

With Escape from Tomorrow, one fears the story behind the movie would loom larger than the movie itself. Luckily, that is not the case. After all, it opens with a decapitation on Disney World’s Big Thunder Mountain Railroad roller coaster.
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William Friedkin spends a lot of time in his 2013 memoir discussing why Sorcerer didn't click with critics and audiences even though he believes it to be better than his previous film, The Exorcist. Now that Warner Home Video has reissued Sorcerer on Blu-ray, we can see what Friedkin's fuss is all about.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Broadchurch: The Complete First Season

Welcome to the coastal resort of Broadchurch, population … oh, who can keep track, what will all the corpses? Yes, Broadchurch is yet another British television procedural involving the search for a murderer in a quaint little town, just like the limited series The Fall and Top of the Lake.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Essentially part five in the ridiculously profitable horror franchise, Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones continues the found-footage conceit of the other films. The difference is instead of the scares taking place in rich white suburbia, they do so in a junky apartment complex on a largely Latino side of Oxnard, Calif.
04/23/2014 | Comments 0

Holy Ghost People

Holy Ghost People examines two sisters whose bond is torn — but by what? After her sibling has been missing for more than a year, Charlotte (Emma Greenwell, TV's Shameless) intends to find out.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0
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There Will Be Blood

None January 22nd, 2008

t strangely charming; devoted to his young son (newcomer Dillon Freasier), but devoid of heart. Day-Lewis has already earned a Golden Globe for the portrayal; he's the odds-on favorite to take home the Oscar, and rightly so. The actor is extraordinary, embodying the coiled rage of a caged beast. He is almost matched by Paul Dano ("Little Miss Sunshine") as a baby-faced religious leader and Plainview's longtime nemesis.


Buoyed by Robert Elswit's striking cinematography and an avant-garde music score by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, "Blood" is a brooding, volatile masterpiece that firmly establishes Anderson, whose other efforts include "Boogie Nights" and "Magnolia," as a singular visionary in American cinema. R 


 "” Phil Bacharach 


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