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Training Day

Training Day

Rating:  King Kong ain’t got nothing on me! Whatever. Never have I heard such drivel from Academy Award nominated performance. Shit, any idiot can play…

Sin City

Sin City

RRating:  Let’s start this off with the admission that I don’t know anything about graphic novels. Shit, I still called ’em comics until about eight…

Sexy Beast

Sexy Beast

Rating:  It is amazing that there can be so many movies with the exact same plot. In fact, the last movie I reviewed, Heist, also…

Panic Room

Panic Room

Rating:  Normally I would rip a movie like this to shreds. You know exactly what’s going to happen the minute the film starts. Meg Altman…

No Country for Old Men

No Country for Old Men

Rating:  Who would have thought a guy with a Raggedy Andy haircut could be so menacing? Javier Bardem as the maniacal hitman/killer in No Country…

Layer Cake

Layer Cake

Rating:  Lock stock and two smoking snatches. Yeah, you heard me, bloke! This whole Brit gangster movie has become a bloody genre. The nice part…

Insomnia

Insomnia

Rating:  I had wanted to see this film when it was out in the theater, but I never got around to it. I’m sure there…

A History of Violence

A History of Violence

Rating:  I’m going to make a weird comparison here. Actually, it’s not that weird; more like a little bit awkward. This movie reminds me of…

Heist

Heist

Rating:  David Mamet is one of those guys you either love or hate. His movies seldom outpace your average Animal Planet documentary. Characters talk a…

Hard Eight

Hard Eight

Rating:  From the director of Boogie Nights and Magnolia comes his little seen debut, that actually has a different title in most of its mentions,…

Freeway

Freeway

Rating:  I think it’s officially time to declare Kiefer Sutherland’s career a disaster. In this 90’s retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, Kiefer is so…

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises

Rating:  Naked Viggo; I’m sure my mom would be excited to see “the blouse man” doing roundhouse kicks and eye gouges with a couple Russian…

Deception

Deception

Rating:  What utter garbage this film was. Oddly it’s not completely dissimilar from another mediocre film I saw recently called Following, but this one is…

Contraband

Contraband

Rating:  If you, like me, had a strong sense of déjà vu watching the first 15 minutes of this film, you’ll know that the feeling…

Collateral

Collateral

Rating:  I kind of had an idea that I wouldn’t love this movie. I kinda knew all of the hype surrounding Jamie Foxx (who, by…