Daily Archives: June 10, 2014

Movie Review: “The Human Race”

“The Human Race” is one of those “don’t get too attached to anybody” horror pictures, a lower-than-low budget variation of every race/chase/pick’em off, one-by-one horror tale since Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre and Agatha Christie perfected it. But for … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Ivory Tower”

“Unsustainable” has become our watchword for a bubble about to burst, a system — financial, climatological or health care — on the brink of collapse.The experts in “Ivory Tower” use it, with varying degrees of alarm, to describe the state … Continue reading

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Movie Review: A “Lullaby” to say goodbye with

Rare is the end-of-life melodrama that doesn’t traffic in “Disease of the Week/Weeper of the Week” cliches. “Lullaby” certainly does. But this terminal illness tale rises above the form, mainly thanks to a stellar cast and a refusal to drift … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Hellion”

Something about the label “Hellion” implies a sense of impish fun and mischief. But 13 year-old Jacob Wilson (Josh Wiggins) sets fires, trashes vehicles in the parking lot while his fellow Texans enjoy a high school football game and has … Continue reading

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