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: 3.5

Here Comes the Boom (2012)

Remember that awesome subplot in Gavin O’Connor’s Warrior (2011) wherein a high school teacher tries to make ends meet by entering the UFC, and the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

High Tension (2003)

Director: Alexandre Aja Warning: Like the movie it reviews, this article uses tasteless images for no reason at all. Bear with me. I’m going somewhere…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Hit and Run (2012)

It’s rare for me to find a couple to which I relate in mainstream Hollywood pictures, rarer still for me to find one in an…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

I think I’ve taken all I can from the Grindhouse series, which started as a one-off experiment in 2007 (a commercially failed one at that)…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Hostel Part III (2011)

Though I’ve never been a fan of the horror subgenre dubbed “torture porn”, I often find myself defending Eli Roth’s Hostel (2005) and Hostel Part…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Bear with me. I’m going somewhere with this. Back in 1993, when NBC announced its concept for the first ever Star Trek spinoff, I wondered…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

House at the End of the Street (2012)

To me, House at the End of the Street comprises two distinct cinematic experiences. One pertains to the thoughtful horror flick intended by director Mark…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

I don’t think anyone could have predicted just how smart and engrossing How to Train Your Dragon (2010) would turn out. It had, after all,…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Hugo (2011)

I’ve long argued that 3D wouldn’t be anything more than a fad until directors adapted their creative approach. Most 3D movies, such as Coraline (2009)…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Hulk (2003)

I don’t understand fanboys’ hatred for Ang Lee’s Hulk. Back in the day, the pensive blockbuster achieved both critical and box office success, which leads…

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