Film Review: The Iceman (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Following the true life story of Richard Kuklinski a contract killer struggling to balance family life and his cold blooded vocation that made him a legend in 1970’s New Jersey organized crime world. REVIEW: Directed By: Ariel Vromen Starring: Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer Ariel Vromen’s portrayal of the serial killer Richard Kuklinski is dark, gritty and at times an animalistic look at the sociopath’s struggle to balance his … Continue reading

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Film Review: Man Of Steel (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. REVIEW: It’s been seven years since Hollywood attempted to resuscitate Superman and bring him … Continue reading

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Film Review: Take Shelter (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself. REVIEW: It’s not a big surprise to start seeing more films based around apocalyptic videos. In fact, you might say we are in the heart of the storm when it comes to historical time periods for this sort of thing. Because I take a great interest in such matters, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bug (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on a play by Tracy Letts, this claustrophobic thriller from Exorcist director William Friedkin focuses on the love story between a man (Michael Shannon) and a woman (Ashley Judd) convinced that the government is implanting insects in its citizens. Harry Connick Jr. plays the woman’s abusive ex-husband in this nightmare tale of paranoia that takes place in an America where no one — least of all the authorities — can be trusted. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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