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Retro Review: The Road Warrior

The Road Warrior was my first exposure to the Mad Max milieu. I quickly went back and watched the original Mad Max. Beyond Thunderdome has some problems. Fury Road returns Max to his true element. The Mad Max series is one of the favorite in my DVD/Bluray collection. [Original publication: Mar 7, 2000]

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Retro Review: eXistenZ

Holy crap, I remember nothing about this movie. Even re-watching the trailer sparked no memories of eXistenZ. Nothing about the plot, characters, or if I even loved it or hated it. Apparently from my 16 year old review I thought it was pretty decent . . . but clearly not memorable.

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Weekend Box Office: May 8-10, 2015

Avengers Age of Ultron

Another weekend, another $77 million.  Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in China on Tuesday and should shatter the $1 billion mark later this week.  Ultron broke the $300 million threshold in ten days, tying The Dark Knight‘s pace to that mark.  The Avengers, which …

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Trailer

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, is based on The New York Times bestselling novel by Susanna Clarke and adapted by Peter Harness (Wallander, Is Anybody There?). The seven-part series stars Eddie Marsan (Best of Men, Ray Donovan, Filth) and Olivier …

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He Said, She Said: Red Planet

Red Planet

Certainly not a science fiction classic, Red Planet possesses many aspects that make it an enjoyable watch, but there's not a high level of rewatchability. Carrie-Anne Moss puts in the best …

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Poltergeist Remake Trailer

“They’re heeeeeere!” In an industry glut of reboots, was anyone really clamoring for a remake of 1982’s Poltergeist?  Does the Hollywood of 2015 care?  Be honest! No.  They care about safe, secure returns on their investment. Initial glance tells me …

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