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Posts Tagged ‘Science Fiction

More Capsule Reviews!

May 2, 2010

DISTRICT 9 – Not exactly a film of subtlety yet ridiculously entertaining and leaps and bounds better than that other movie about aliens getting evicted from their homes.  Part mockumentary, part bloody science fiction the film follows Wickus Van de Merwe (Sharlto Copley) as he leads a military force into “District 9” (alien refugee camp) to serve […]

Movies I’ve Watched Over the Last 2 Weeks and Feel Like Mentioning

March 10, 2010

House of the Devil (2009) Amazing throwback to both 80’s horror films and (the apparently) 80’s notion that a satanic cult was secretly using you in its rituals.  Cool cameo by Dee Wallace in the very beginning.  Too bad they couldn’t get her to stay in the movie for more than 3 minutes, but from […]

Delicious Spoilers: 10 Great Film Endings

July 14, 2009

Aside from the meat of a film, the middle that is, the most important parts are the ways you open and close it.  I would argue that the later is the most important since the final scene in a film not only ties up all that has come before it, but also needs to leave […]