All posts tagged "film"

  • ‘Tucker and Dale vs. Evil’puts a new spin on the comedy-horror genre

    By Nathan Douglas– “Tucker and Dale vs. Evil” is like sitting down at the dinner scene in “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and realizing everything was one big misunderstanding, literally. This movie combines the entire spectrum of popular...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ will change the way you look at the genre

    By Ben Nance– Horror movies have operated under the same predictable formula for so long that the experience of watching them has become a gory equation of sorts, where the audience knowingly smirks as Teen Archetype A...

    • Posted April 24, 2012
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  • Strong storyline dominates “Safe House”

    By Rebecca Timberlake– Nothing is as it seems. Although it is a classic theme in cinema, “Safe House” manages to bring new life to an old concept. With more realistic actions and well-developed characters, the movie requires...

    • Posted March 6, 2012
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  • ‘Hugo’ reveals the magic of cinema

    By Samuel Dent– It is unlikely that “Hugo” will go down as one of famed director Martin Scorsese’s most renowned or ambitious works. With an illustrious Hollywood filmography that includes items such as “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull”...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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  • ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ leaves haunting impression

    By Ben Nance– “Martha Marcy May Marlene” refuses to release you from its tightening grip during its 120 minute running time. “What? No!” will more or less be your alarmed vocal reaction after viewing the unbearably tense...

    • Posted December 1, 2011
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  • Drive: A stylish triumph of high-octane cinema

    By Ben Nance– Certain movies have the power to stick in the mind long after you’ve seen them, while others simply wish to excite with B-movie thrills. “Drive” achieves both of these without once breaking a sweat....

    • Posted September 21, 2011
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