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Don’t F with the Original: Taken

The ultimate divorce dad fantasy! To commemorate the release of Taken 3 (2015) in theatres, Pamela and Dimitri review Pierre Morel’s original

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

The Equalizer (2014)

Funny story: on my way out of the press screening for The Equalizer, I met with one of the promoters (as we all must) to…

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Don’t F with the Original: Oldboy

Spike Lee’s remake of Old Boy (2003) is out in theatres, so Nick and Dimitri rant about the original Korean adaptation by director Park Chan Wook. Spoiler alert: they really

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Spring Breakers (2013)

People often joke that the damned are better off than the souls destined for heaven because “hell is where the party’s at”. The saying (or…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Trance (2013)

In the era of the geek and insider entertainment blogs, we hear this kind of thing all the time: “X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) wouldn’t…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Safe (2012)

You can’t judge a book by its cover, and you shouldn’t judge a movie by its commercials. Take Safe for example. Its trailer shows Jason…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Sin City (2005)

It seems everyone’s forgotten about Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy (1990). I’m not surprised, mind you. I found the film excruciatingly boring. It was a visual…

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