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Joseph Campbell: Mythos I

Joseph Campbell: Mythos I

| January 5, 2008

Joseph Campbell’s lectures have been broadcast on PBS repeatedly, and are now brought together on this newly remastered, two-disc DVD release from Acorn Media. Joseph Campbell (1904-1987) was a writer and teacher who spent his life studying the world’s mythologies, and noting the striking comparisons to be found among them. He is perhaps best known […]

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Atonement

Atonement

| December 12, 2007

Atonement has received raves across the board by reviewers, with only one or two dissenting voices. Many reviewers have commented that they’d thought the book unfilmable, but were proven wrong by director Joe Wright’s film. Those raves aren’t wrong; there is gorgeous cinematography, remarkable camera work, and some great performances. However, even with the praise […]

Bike Squad

Bike Squad

| October 1, 2003

I don’t go into a movie-watching experience thinking the movie might suck. I don’t even do that for made for video or TV or B-rated movies. Ok, I lie. When I begin to watch a movie that hasn’t gone to the theatres, I do have an air of skepticism. I brace myself for the shoddy […]

Red Water

Red Water

| August 5, 2003

It depresses me that along with Water Moccasins, mosquitoes infected with that Nile virus, and other perilous things that go bump make freshwater swimming an abysmal concept. But now, sharks (Bull Sharks) can survive and have been known to inhabit rivers, as much as 1,750 miles up the Mississippi River. And now that my nature […]

Dark Side

Dark Side

| July 18, 2003

In Dark Side, Corporate lawyer, Megan Wright, is drawn into a world where you trust no one when her twin sister, Jane commits a questionable suicide. As Megan puts her life and love on hold to sort out her sister’s belongings, she allows herself to be pulled into Jane’s erotic world full of domineering sex […]

Heart of Stone

Heart of Stone

| July 18, 2003

“‘Til death do us part,” has a completely new meaning in this movie full of twists and surprise endings. In Heart of Stone, a deadly predator is stalking LA college campuses, killing young coeds. Mary Sanders, played by Angie Everhart (Another 9/1 Weeks, Bordello of Blood), sends her own daughter off to school. Faced with […]

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The Killing Zone

The Killing Zone

| July 18, 2003

MTI Home Video and Delta Entertainment presents The Killing Zone, an “urban” action drama, which threatens to cast off the ominous reputation of made for video movies. Finally, an off-Blockbuster movie devoid of the usual un-sexy sexcapades, redundant nudity and overall bad acting. A movie with plot, meaning and purpose leaving the viewer with a […]

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Lessons for an Assassin

Lessons for an Assassin

| June 18, 2003

Okay, get your check cards and for all you big ballers, platinum credit cards for this made for video flick. Legendary martial arts master Bruce Lee’s legacy lives on through his daughter Shannon Lee in Lessons for an Assassin, a kick butt La Femme Nikita meets Enter the Dragon. Along the lines of Bridgett Fonda’s […]

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Ghost Rig

Ghost Rig

| June 18, 2003

Evil has a new home on Julian Kean’s Ghost Rig. In this ghost story, a group of environmentalists climb aboard an abandoned oil rig, which is scheduled for destruction. They planned to broadcast to the world their protests, but when a colleague turns up dead, their priorities shift to their survival. A hidden surveillance system […]

Evil Never Dies

Evil Never Dies

| May 27, 2003

Imagine sitting at a celebratory dinner with your closest friends and your significant other. The love of your life goes into the house to bring out a birthday cake and that the last time you see him/her alive again. An evil serial killer who has been stalking you has entered your house and killed the […]

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