Posts Tagged ‘4.5’

Review: “28 Days Later”

October 31, 2011 6 comments
Directed by: Danny Boyle
Produced by: Andrew MacDonald, Robert How (Line Producer)
Written by: Alex Garland
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Megan Burns, Brendan Gleeson
Music by: John Murphy
Year: 2002 (UK)

As I recently stated in one of my (many to come) Great Scenes articles, you don’t have to be from England to recognize just how terrifying the seemingly abandoned streets of London become in 28 Days Later. Danny Boyle’s brilliant take on the zombie horror film sub-genre is as breathtaking as it is unnerving. Read more…

Review: “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”

September 30, 2011 1 comment

Director: Andrew Dominick

Starring: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Mary Louise-Parker, Jeremy Renner

Year: 2007

Length: 160 min.

I can’t believe this movie has been off my radar for so long. For a while there, it was just that Western with an almost comically long title that everyone had been talking about, but that I never really paid much attention to. How wrong I was to do that, though. Along with the remakes of 3:10 to Yuma and True Grit, The Assassination of Jesse James has actually managed to lure me into the genre that I had never much paid much attention to. (Spoilers follow.) Read more…

Special Review: “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” (Blu-Ray Edition)

September 23, 2011 4 comments

Han shot first!

Last week should’ve been a special week for geeks across the world. Star Wars, both the original and the prequel trilogies, was released on Blu-Ray. The announcement, made almost a year before the actual release, made the wait unbearable. And yet, the promise of a brand new, high definition restoration of the films was cast into shadow — the dreadful sense within every fan as they held their breath and braced themselves for the inevitable betrayal as they sheepishly asked aloud, “Which versions?” And inevitably, as millions of Star Wars fans cried out in terror, the details finally came out into the light: These weren’t the films fans were looking for…

How does he even fit in there, now?! Click to see more changes at

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