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The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia

Posted by Adam Krause on June 8, 2010 at 1:02 PM Comments comments (0)



“Who the hell are the Whites of West Virginia and what’s so special about them where they get a feature-length documentary to tell their story?

 

If you’re like me then you’re asking yourself this very question, which is the same query I had running through my head be...

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Surface

Posted by Adam Krause on May 10, 2010 at 1:44 PM Comments comments (1)



The terms "student film" and "science fiction" rarely go together.


Being a film school alumnus, I'm well aware of the subject matter and genres normally chosen for student-produced films and trust me, action-infused sci-fi isn't your typical route. But then again, Surface isn't your typical student film.


To be completely honest with y...

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Graphic Novel

Posted by Adam Krause on May 4, 2010 at 1:06 PM Comments comments (2)



With pop culture’s insatiable love for seeing the flesh eating undead on the big screen, it was really only a matter of time before zombies invaded classic literature as well.  When I first came across Seth Grahame-Smith’s “rendition” of Jane Austen’s beloved romance novel Pride and Prejudice, I i...

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South Park: The Complete Thirteenth Season

Posted by Adam Krause on March 31, 2010 at 11:52 AM Comments comments (0)



On the same week they debuted the premier of their fourteenth season by tackling the ridiculous Tiger Woods saga in a hilarious episode aptly titled “Sexual Healing,” the creative minds at South Park gave the world a refresher course on how they do things by releasing the previous season on a three-disc DVD and Blu-ray collection. 

 

As we...

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The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day - A DVD Review

Posted by Adam Krause on March 8, 2010 at 1:06 PM Comments comments (0)




Quite a few years back, a good friend of mine stopped by my house and dropped off an unknown DVD that he had recently purchased at Best Buy for a mere $7. He handed it to me and demanded that I watch it, stating that it was “one of the coolest movies&#...

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Films I'm Looking Forward To - Shutter Island

Posted by Adam Krause on February 18, 2010 at 1:34 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 




How do I feel about the work of legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese, you ask? Let's put it this way, if the man made a 6-hour documentary on the history of sand, I would go to the theater and see it. The 67-year-old director, whose name is synonymous with cinema among film geeks and casual moviegoers alike, has had such a...

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Five Best Horror Films of 2009

Posted by Adam Krause on January 18, 2010 at 10:19 PM Comments comments (0)

5.) Grace




Many times I rent horror movies solely based on how original the plot is. Regardless of how terrible it might be, I'll always give it a chance if it is something I've never seen before, hoping it turns out great. Grace was won of those films, a case where I read the back of the box and thought, "now that's sounds cool," and it actually was. The movie r...

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Top 5 Films of 2009

Posted by Adam Krause on December 30, 2009 at 8:21 AM Comments comments (1)

Honorable Mention: Star Trek



 


I bought my ticket to this film a wary skeptic with little hopes of being amused. I left the theater a full-blown Trekkie. J.J. Abrams' reboot of the iconic franchise was a monumental success that solidified a new generation of Star Trek fans while pleasing the existing ones, who have been patiently waiting for a film like this f...

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Netflix - The Pros and Cons of the Online Movie Rental Service

Posted by Adam Krause on December 7, 2009 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

 



Do you have any idea what are parents had to go through back in the day just to rent a movie? They had to trudge five miles through eight feet of snow to the local video store in frigid, below-zero weather. And when they finally arrived there, they only had a selection of twenty or so movies to choose from, none of which were new...

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Steven Seagal Is A Cop?

Posted by Adam Krause on November 25, 2009 at 6:27 PM Comments comments (2)

A Look at A&E's New Reality Series Steven Seagal: Lawman







For years, the world has associated a one Mr. Steven Seagal as the smooth-talking, ass-kicking force behind such guilty-pleasure classics as Hard to Kill, Under Siege...

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