Showgirls – Best Opening Shot Ever?

But I’m talking the shot, the first uninterrupted image, ending at the first cut. Why just the first shot? It’s the first impression of the movie, and you never get a second chance to make a first impression. [...]

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Decoding WALL-E

So, since I don’t really get out to the theater, my buddy pacer521 from Politics Decoded was nice enough to brave the masses and pay a week’s salary to catch a new release. Who is pacer521, you’re wondering? You’ll know soon enough, he’s popping up all over the Internet. Not to be deterred by sticky floors and little kids, he’s been gracious enough to give us his review of WALL-E.

WALL-E

Disney re-opened their torture chamber to the general public today — in the showing of Wall-E. Your customary G-rated Disney flick? Not exactly. You could say Disney has explored into new territory with their first apocalyptic movie! How fitting. As soon as I [...]

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Star Wars vs Indiana Jones: Deathmatch!

So, Times Online got a little interview with George Lucas, talking Star Wars and Indiana Jones- sequels, of course! He’s noted for being very private and somewhat reclusive, granting few interviews. [...]

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Let Us Go In, The Fog Is Rising

So, whatever happened to John Carpenter? It’s been a long seven years since Ghosts of Mars was released- the last movie he made. [...]

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All Eyes On: Michael Dudikoff

Then the calendar turned to 1985- Dudikoff’s career, and heck, all of human history, would never be the same. He was cast to play Joe Armstrong in American Ninja. [...]

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You Unlock This Door With The Key Of Imagination

It looks like The Twilight Zone will be making another appearance on the big screen, and Appian Way will be producing. Yeah, that’s Leonardo DiCaprio’s production company. [...]

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This Is Going To Get Worse Before It Gets Better

So, I know I’ve been on a anti-remake jag lately, I’ll try to make this the last I talk about it for a while. I just couldn’t help it, once I saw that MTV is remaking The Rocky Horror Picture Show. [...]

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They Finally Get Something Right-ish

Even though this is a resurrection of a dead and buried property, I’m altogether relived that this ain’t no remake. I’ve always thought RoboCop was a brilliant movie. [...]

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Kill Reverence and You’ve Killed the Hero in Man

Why a remake? Take Jason and call it Friday the 13th: something. Why reuse the same plot lines? We’ve already seen them. [...]

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Time To Join The Party

By all accounts, Ledger’s performance is one of the best of his career. It makes be feel a little better when an artist can complete a career-defining work prior to their death, like Stanley Kubrick with Eyes Wide Shut or Warren Zevon and The Wind. I’m hoping it becomes the defining epitaph we all hope it to be. [...]

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