Category: Movie Review

Dimitri shares his thoughts on the new movies opening in theatres as well as new DVD releases, long forgotten classics, and hidden gems from the vault.

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Prometheus (2012)

Nearly a quarter of a century after giving birth to it, director Ridley Scott returns to the Alien franchise, ready to expand its mythology rather…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Ramona and Beezus (2010)

Based on the children’s novels by Beverley Cleary, Ramona and Beezus features a great deal of Ramona (Joey King) with just a touch of Beezus…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Red State (2011)

If you’d told me last year that Kevin Smith wrote and directed Red State, I’d have slapped your dog, called you a dirty lying whore,…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Five movies in, you ought to know exactly what to expect from yet another entry in Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil franchise: lots of undead…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Return of the Living Dead III (1993)

You have to give props to any filmmaker willing to stray from a successful formula long before we all get tired of it. Nearly two…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Rupert Wyatt’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a better film than it has any right to be, especially given its convoluted title….

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Robocop (1987)

I’m always a bit shocked when I see Robocop classified as a straight action thriller. I mean, the flick’s called “Robocop” of all things, and…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Robocop (2014)

In light of the original 1987 Robocop’s predictions about Detroit’s financial collapse, mechanical drones, and lawless corporatism all coming true, a lot of critics have…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Robocop 2 (1990)

I’m always a bit shocked when I hear American liberals mock their conservative brethren for lacking in self-criticism. To me, that’s a bit like the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 0.5

Robocop 3 (1993)

I’m always a bit shocked when reminded that Robocop 3 was released in theatres. The second perfunctory follow-up to Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop (1987) has got…

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