Film Review: R.I.P.D. (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Boston police officer Nick Walker (Ryan Reynolds) finds himself on the wrong end of his corrupt partner’s gun barrel when he decides to turn in evidence the pair lifted at a recent bust. Upon realizing he did not survive the fatal shot to his face, Walker avoids judgment when the R.I.P.D. (Rest in Peace Department) recruits him to hunt down the dead that have escaped hell to return to Earth as monsters, called deados. … Continue reading

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New Featurette Goes Behind The Scenes Of R.I.P.D.

Like most of the rest of you, until about 2 weeks ago I hadn’t even heard of R.I.P.D. but now the damn commercials are everywhere and now they’ve gone and got me interested in what the hell is going on. The flick stars Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds and according to the official synopsis it’s about… Well hell, read it for yourself. Nick is dead — at least, that’s how he remembers it — and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Green Lantern (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Test pilot Hal Jordan is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with super powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron whose job it is to battle evil within the universe. REVIEW: Over the last few days The Black Saint has been hearing nothing but negative comments regarding “Green Lantern“. I begrudge no one their opinions of course but I had high hopes for this one & they were being dashed … Continue reading

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Film Review: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: This action-packed prequel to the popular X-Men films explores Marvel Comics character Wolverine’s (Hugh Jackman) past and the events that influenced the mutant before the Weapon X program bonded his skeleton with the powerfully strong metal alloy adamantium. After the death of his girlfriend, Wolverine seeks vengeance against supervillain Victor Creed (Liev Schreiber). Ryan Reynolds, Danny Huston and Lynn Collins co-star.

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Film Review: Buried (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Paul is a U.S. contractor working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it’s a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap. REVIEW: A hale & hearty hello to all of my followers on this second evening of the Harvest Moon. It’s getting close to The Black Saint’s favorite time … Continue reading

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new TV spot for ‘Buried’, starring Ryan Reynolds

  Synopsis: Paul Conroy is not ready to die.   But when he wakes up 6 feet underground with no idea of who put him there or why, life for the truck driver and family man instantly becomes a hellish struggle for survival.  Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him discover his location are maddeningly limited.  Poor reception, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Amityville Horror (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: “George and Kathy Lutz and their three children move into a house that was the site of a horrific murder a year before. They decide to keep the house and try to keep the horror in the past. This is until, George starts to behave weirdly and their daughter, Chelsea starts to see people. What now follows is twenty-eight days of sheer terror for the family.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: So, after you’ve inspected the … Continue reading

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R.I.P.D.- Ryan Reynolds now attached!

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The Dark Horse property R.I.P.D. has been seeking a new director since David Dobkin and, later, McG departed the project. The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Robert Schwentke, the German director behind the upcoming Red, may sign up to direct. It’s an enticing project for the man as Ryan Reynolds is attached to star. Schwentke also helmed Tattoo and Flightplan and did a rewrite on The Last Voyage of the Demeter. R.I.P.D. focuses on … Continue reading

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