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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.
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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

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Blood Car

None June 8th, 2007

Reviewer's grade: B+


Set in a future in which gas is more than $30 a gallon, "Blood Car" follows sensitive vegan kindergarten teacher Archie (Mike Brune) as he tries to invent a wheat germ-fueled engine. Then, while drunk, Archie discovers the engine runs much better on "” you guessed it "” blood.


Archie's acquisition of motorized transport leads to several steamy liaisons with Denise (Katie Rowlett), the kind of girl who dates anyone with a car. Unfortunately, for Archie to preserve his newfound sexual gratification, he needs a steady supply of the red stuff. Several animal and human murders ensue.


Co-starring Anna Chlumsky (of "My Girl" fame) as vegetable salesperson Lorraine, "Blood Car" paints a funny, if ultimately dark and pessimistic, portrait of fundamental human appetites overcoming political idealism, and the bad that can happen when a man starts thinking solely with his naughty bits.


"”Michael Robertson  

  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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