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Hidden Gems: Cheap Thrills - a down’n’dirty, cocaine-fuelled, Gonzo version of Indecent Proposal

It’s a constant mystery to me how some quality genre films slip beneath the waves almost unnoticed. Cheap Thrills was one of those, receiving a UK release only barely a handful of screens and becoming just another entry on one of those gloating listicles of films that made only a few hundred quid on their theatrical releases. 978 more words

Movies

Rescue Dawn (2007)

Christian Bale stars in this true life story of Dieter Dengler, a German born U.S. Air Force pilot who was shot down during a classified mission over Laos and was later interned at and escaped from a Vietcong prisoner of war camp. 159 more words

Film

The struggle between religion and identity in "Henry Gamble's Birthday Party"

In “Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party,” director Stephen Cone uses the premise of a birthday party in order to explore the characters present. The party serves as the draw of the film, but the substance of “Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party” lies in how Cone weaves through the different party goers and shows us just exactly who they are. 926 more words

2016

BARE BONES: BORN and COMPLIANCE

BORN (2007)

Unintentionally hilarious horror stars Alison Brie (Sleeping WIth Other People) as a virginal young woman who is impregnated by a demon at her mother’s funeral…don’t ask. 443 more words

Bare Bones

Starting spreading the news, "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" is on Blu-ray

Take the crisp elegance of a ‘60s heist film like “Rififi,” combine it with the shaggy, gritty charm of a ‘70s New York crime film like “Dog Day Afternoon,” and the result is the 1974 classic “The Taking Of Pelham One Two Three.” 491 more words

DVD Review

Rapid Review: Carnage Park (2016)

SYNOPSIS: After botching an ill-conceived bank robbery in a desolate California town, two wannabe crooks flee the scene with a hostage and lead the local lawmen on a dangerous high-speed chase. 374 more words

Movies

Netflix's Rebirth Trailer

Neflix is dipping its toes into the feature film game. The site once known for shipping multiple DVDs, transformed into a television juggernaut in recent years. 178 more words

Trailers