Film Review: Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: If the worst day of your life consisted of accidentally killing your girlfriend with an axe, chain-sawing your own arm off, and watching in horror as your closest friends were devoured by a zombified Nazi battalion, you’d have to assume that things couldn’t get much worse. In Martin’s case, that was only the beginning. REVIEW: At the end of Dead Snow, Director Tommy Wirkola left Martin (Co-writer Vegar Hoel) in a pretty awful situation. … Continue reading

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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: Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Catching up with Hansel and Gretel 15 years after their incident involving a gingerbread house, the siblings have evolved into bounty hunters who hunt witches. REVIEW: It is friggin’ cold in NY acolytes, incredibly and painfully cold. It’s too cold to tell any jokes on how cold it is! Yet I trundled to a downtown theater to catch a screening of “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” because that’s just the kind of black saint … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dead Snow (aka Død snø ) (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of teenagers, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies. REVIEW: Dead Snow is one hellava Nazi Zombie psycho Ride!! As we open on a chase in progress and the “Dance of the sugar plum fairies” (in the background) we are graced with a new release fresh out of Norway directed by Tommy Wirkola. Before you read any further, I absolutely dig this … Continue reading

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