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The Fate Of The Furious ***

The “Furious” franchise has become a financial behemoth, sweeping everything in front of it, including negative reviews and ever more ridiculous story-lines and stunts.

Reviewing the film in any normal manner is almost impossible as the movie has almost become a parody of itself, a snake swallowing it’s own tail if you will. 444 more words

*** (3 Stars)

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Directed by: Jonathan Mostow

Cast: Kurt Russell, JT Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan, M.C. Gainey, Kim Robillard
Review by Jarred Thomas


After their new Jeep conks out on a desolate stretch of Arizona highway, a well-heeled Massachusetts couple accepts the help of a kindly, honest-seeming trucker, who drives the wife to a diner while the husband stays behind to “protect” the vehicle. 416 more words

Escape from New York

A lot of people love John Carpenter’s “Escape from New York” (1981). I’m not one of those people.

Half in the Bag, the movie review show on YouTube, features the two most important voices in film criticism today: Mike Stoklasa and Jay Bauman. 558 more words


Revisiting . . . The Thing (1982)

VHS Revival revisits John Carpenter’s greatest ever achievement.

In an era of countless reboots, we have come to regard the whole process as a cynical exercise whose primary goal is to slash expenditure by saving on promotion and advertising, but that was not always the case. 1,248 more words


The Woods are Lovely, Dark and Deep: 'Death Proof' 10 Years Later

If you were lucky enough to catch Grindhouse – Robert Rodriguez’s Planet Terror and Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof double-bill throwback to the cut and tethered reels of exploitation cinema back in 2007 – then you probably remember the kind of experience it was. 1,421 more words