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  • Film Review: ‘Unknown’

    Unknown, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, has some interesting elements going for it. Set in Berlin and armed with an attractive and sturdy cast, Unknown is swimming in themes of mistaken identity,…

  • Film Review: ‘Tron Legacy’

    Note: This review may contain spoilers. You have been warned. I have a caveat.  It’s nearly impossible for me to write about Tron Legacy (directed by Joseph Kosinski) without the veil of…

  • Review: ‘The Taqwacores’

    Directed by Eyad Zahra, The Taqwacores is the 2010 film adaptation of the novel by the same name (written in 2003 by Michael Muhammed Knight).  The Taqwacores depicts the fictitious lives of several…

  • Review: ‘Corridor’

    Corridor, directed by Johan Lundborg and Johan Storm (Sweden), is a darkly humorous suspense-thriller, the likes of which would make Hitchcock proud.  Frank (Emil Johnsen), a socially withdrawn medical student, goes about…

  • Fantastic Fest Review: ‘Rubber’

    When I read the synopsis for Rubber – an experimental film about a psychokinetic, automobile tire that goes on a killing spree in the desert – I thought it sounded like an…

  • Fantastic Fest Review: ‘Mother’s Day’

    Mother’s Day, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, IV), is loosely based on a horrific, true story that took place in Wichita, Kansas 10 years ago – as well…

  • Fantastic Fest Review: ‘Buried’

    I remember when I saw the trailer for Buried (directed by Rodrigo Cortés and starring Ryan Reynolds), I thought it looked horrifying – though I was curious how the film would play…