Archive for November, 2011

Making the Boys

Making the Boys

| November 30, 2011

For the full review, visit our sister site Go Over the Rainbow. Celebrated playwright and television writer, Mart Crowley survives to tell his artistic struggle leading up to the making of his best known work, The Boys in the Band, produced for the stage by Richard Barr (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf) and directed by […]

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One Piece: Collection No. 3

One Piece: Collection No. 3

| November 30, 2011

The Straw Hat Pirates have finally reached the Grand Line, but what awaits our heroes past the reverse mountain? Dragons, giant whales, a town of bounty hunters, pirates and of course treasure, all to be found in One Piece Collection No.3. Luffy and the gang find a little girl named Apis and do what they […]

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Enter The Ninja

Enter The Ninja

| November 29, 2011

Chances are that Enter the Ninja is exactly what you’re expecting it to be. Terrible. So, your enjoyment of the movie really depends on how much you enjoy terrible movies. Personally, I love really bad films. I seek them out. And in my quest to find the worst movies ever made, I’ve found some very […]

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5 Days of War

5 Days of War

| November 29, 2011

5 Days of War addresses the brief conflict in 2008 between the Country of Georgia and Russia. Russian President Putin, calling the break-up of the Soviet Union the greatest geopolitical travesty of the 20th century attacked the Sovereign Georgian people, resulting in hundreds of deaths and thousands of Georgians left homeless as a result of […]

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Chillerama

Chillerama

| November 28, 2011

2011 has been a big year for tributes to past eras in film history– from the giallo-inspired surrealism of Amer to Martin Scorcese’s love letter to Georges Melies, Hugo. It should come as little surprise, then, that the lowbrow horror films that used to reign over the drive-ins of the American Midwest should get their […]

Love Hina: The Complete Series

Love Hina: The Complete Series

| November 27, 2011

Love Hina is a slice of life romantic comedy. It centers on Keitaro Urashima, a boy who is trying to get into the prestigious Tokyo University because of a promise that was made to a girl fifteen years prior. The two promised to go to Tokyo University together and there they would fall in love […]

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Our Idiot Brother

Our Idiot Brother

| November 26, 2011

When Our Idiot Brother works, it’s actually an incredibly touching picture. When it doesn’t, however, the narrative becomes muddled by the first-time screenwriting team’s attempts to maintain the one-note gag of Paul Rudd’s character’s titular idiocy, even at the cost of logic. Unfortunately, this happens surprisingly often for a film that boasts such an impressive […]

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

| November 26, 2011

Cave of Forgotten Dreams marks perhaps the single most important film of legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog’s oeuvre, historically-speaking. This exclusive filmed record of the cave paintings in Chauvet Cave, France, not only captures some of the most inaccessible cave art in the world on film for film-going audiences to see, but does so in […]

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Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City

Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City

| November 25, 2011

Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City is absolute movie madness, in ways that only Takashi Miike can only deliver. This film picks up years later after the first Zebraman, in a dystopian future where Tokyo has now become Zebra City. Shinichi Ichikawa aka Zebraman (Sho Aikawa) has amnesia and can’t remember who he really is […]

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The Big Country

The Big Country

| November 25, 2011

William Wyler’s The Big Country is an epic western that demands to be seen on Blu-Ray. Shot in glorious Techinirama in 1958, boasts some very impressive visuals and one of the most iconic film scores in cinema history. The film follows James Mckay (Gregory Peck), a young man from New England that comes to the […]

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