DVD review: UNDER THE SKIN

Waitaminute ... Scarlet Johansson gets nekkid?

A review of the UNDER THE SKIN DVD and Blu-Ray, starring Scarlett Johansson

So, you’ve got Scarlett Johansson driving a van around the streets of Glasgow, picking up single young men and taking them back to her place for a bit of the ol’ hanky panky.¬†How could that possibly be a bad thing? Introduce a vat of random black goo, that’s how. Duh. It’s like Screenwriting 101, really.

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ELYSIUM review

elysium

Hey, want to watch an action flick? I can give you a quick, step-by-step plan to get the ELYSIUM experience without actually leaving your place.

Load a classic action flick, like THEY LIVE, THE BOURNE IDENTITY or most any action movie made in the 80s, into a laptop or tablet. Pound down a gallon of [...]

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Review: DEXTER Seasons I-V

If you haven’t heard of Showtime’s series DEXTER, I’d be surprised. Since 2006, the show has been a mainstay of horror and genre fiction in general. Since it involves blood, murder, more blood, serial killers and then a little blood, it’s the ideal show for me to review.

You may ask yourself, “why the [...]

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Movie review: THE RAVEN

THE RAVEN with John Cusak opens tonight, so here’s my game-day review of this Edgar Allan Poe-inspired flick. Now, since I can’t reach anyone at YouTube to get permission to include movie trailers in my vids, I made my own trailer. It’s wayyyyy better than the original, I’ll have you know.

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Movie review: LOCKOUT

I’ve done some movie reviews here before, but now we’re up-leveling: short video reviews of a movie the day it comes out. This time, I chose LOCKOUT, starring Guy Pearce (MEMENTO) and Maggie Grace (LOST, TAKEN). I also got a hot dog in plastic, geeked out for the new Ridley Scott flick, and show you [...]

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Movie review: DEAD SNOW

Yes, once again I am on the cutting edge of intellectual foreign films. This touching piece of post-war ennui, a 2009 Sundance selection, comes to us from Norway. An emotionally gripping tale of a nation recovering from the scars of global conflict, DEAD SNOW carries into the struggle of a group of young [...]

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