Pifan, Day 2: Dead Snow 2, Djinn, Gojira

On my second day of the Pucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) in South Korea, I started my morning off with the movie that would go on to be the only entry to win one more than one award at the fest, Norway’s Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead. The horror comedy nabbed three well-deserved wins: Vigor Hoel for Best Actor, Tommy Wirkola for Best Director, and the NongHyup Citizen’s Choice Award, which is given … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Devil’s Double (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein’s sadistic son REVIEW: Okay before I get into this review there are a few disclaimers that I have to start with, because the film is a bit of a hand grenade. 1.  I understand that films (even Hollywood films) are used as propaganda during times of war. … Continue reading

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