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Savage Sisters

Savage Sisters

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Produced for American International Pictures (AIP), Savage Sisters came about during the period of the 1970s in which countless American exploitation pictures were being produced in the Philippines in order to simultaneously cut production costs and increase production value. (You can learn more about this trend in Filipino genre filmmaking in Mark Hartley’s 2010 documentary, […]

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Sidewalls

Sidewalls

| March 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

For the skeptics, Sidewalls proves that it is possible for a romantic movie to be both philosophical and adorable. Martin and Mariana live in the same building in Buenos Aires, a budding city that becomes more and more bustling as technology increases and human interactions fade away. The two have a lot in common; both […]

History of the World in Two Hours

History of the World in Two Hours

| March 12, 2012

The History Channel creates another exciting adventure with their documentary special History of the World in Two Hours. This program provides a thorough chronology of the entire universe, from the infinitesimal flash of the Big Bang to the introduction of the Space Age. While I could have done with a little less emphasis on how […]

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Immortals

Immortals

| March 12, 2012

Ever since movies like Sin City and 300, the level of style in action movies continues to increase. Some filmmakers, like Michael Mann and Christopher Nolan, try their best to keep their action grounded in plausibility, whereas others simply take each successive stylized actioner as a challenge to one-up them the next time out. So […]

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

| March 12, 2012

The documentary series, In Their Own Words, compiles incredible archival footage of BBC interviews with influential “British Novelists” and the world’s “Great Thinkers.” Through six, hour-long episodes, the series provides a surprisingly thorough survey of the major 20th Century advancements in philosophy and British literature. Captivating, concise, and surprisingly quick-paced, In Their Own Words functions […]

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

| March 11, 2012

The wait is over. Paul W.S. Anderson’s newest film has arrived! Fans of his other work (Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, Alien vs. Predator) will have to come to terms with that on their own time. Personally, I think he’s one of the worst directors working right now, but of all the many terrible directors currently […]

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The Snowtown Murders

The Snowtown Murders

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Not many things are as twisted, disturbing, and debilitating as murder. The Snowtown Murders chronicles the case of the same name. From 1992-1999, John Bunting and his crew lived on the low and took the lives of nearly a dozen men in Australia, all of which Bunting disliked for a personal reason. Though grisly and […]

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