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Film, Film Feature Playing with Himself

Playing with Himself

Fandom is a tricky thing for Bruce Campbell. He's been referred to as a "man-god" by Ain't-It-Cool-News' Harry Knowles, able to fill the halls at Comic-Con based on his iconic role as the slapstick, deadpan hero Ash in Sam Raimi's…
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The Day the Plot Stood Still

Flying saucers just aren't that scary anymore. Especially after Ed Wood and Mars Attacks, it's hard to take a threat from a giant Frisbee all that seriously. So what's an update of the iconic 1951 sci-fi flick, The Day the…
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Film, Capturing the Castle

Capturing the Castle

It really shouldn't have been so hard to make a decent Punisher movie.The Marvel Comics character, who shot to prominence in the late '80s after Watchmen and The Dark Knight Returns proved there was an appetite for psychotic and homicidal…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Eden Lake</i>

Eden Lake

Gleefully demonizing both the British “chav” working-class and the horror genre's usual target audience of mid-teen males, Eden Lake pits a well-to-do, soon-to-be-married couple (Kelly Reilly and Michael Fassbender) against a gang of obnoxious, bicycle-riding 14-year-olds. It's the epitomical rule…
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Film, The Brave and the Boll

The Brave and the Boll

Uwe Boll isn't one to take criticism lying down. In 2006, the prolific German director, best known for his nearly annual output of poorly reviewed videogame adaptations, challenged his most vocal critics to meet him in a Vancouver boxing ring,…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Zombie Strippers</i>

Zombie Strippers

During George W. Bush’s fourth term as president, the administration’s desire for crises and predisposition toward fuck-ups leads to the creation of a zombie virus that the government hopes will help replenish troops for its various overseas conflicts. Infected women…
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Zombie Strippers

During George W. Bush's fourth term as president, the administration's desire for crises and predisposition toward fuck-ups leads to the creation of a zombie virus that the government hopes will help replenish troops for its various overseas conflicts. Infected women…
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Film, Not Taylor-Made

Not Taylor-Made

Rare is the star vehicle that is as poorly matched to its star as Drillbit Taylor, which casts Owen Wilson as a homeless army deserter and con man, able to fool people into believing he's both a substitute teacher and…
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Film, <i>Meet the Spartans</i> Lazy, Unfunny

Meet the Spartans Lazy, Unfunny

Perhaps the most oft-quoted line from Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic novel 300 is "Tonight we dine in hell!" Chowing down on a box of Butterfinger Minis during a screening of Meet the Spartans, you will…
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Calendar, Night&Day AVP Sneaks In

AVP Sneaks In

Hey, Fox marketing people? If you have a cinematic franchise that you wish to keep vibrant, calling the latest installment Requiem is a bad idea. As is stealing the ending from Resident Evil: Apocalypse, of all things. But aside from…
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Calendar, Night&Day Saint Nic

Saint Nic

Oscar winner in hideous haircut? Check. Love interest with foreign accent? Yup. Insanely convoluted treasure hunt involving multiple ancient clues to solve historical mystery? You know it. But this ain't The Da Vinci Code, folks. How can we tell? National…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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