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Review of “The Covenant” (2006) PG-13 97min

March 18th, 2008 · 2 Comments

The plot: Four high-school boys who inherited superpowers from their parents uncover that there’s a fifth powerful person who was thought to be long dead. Their powers come a the cost: each time they are used, the body of the warlock ages and [...]

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Tags: Action · Adventure · DVD · Fantasy · Horror · Movies · Supernatural · USA

Review of “The Wicker Man” (2006) PG-13 102min

March 7th, 2008 · No Comments

The Wicker Man (2006)

This is a remake of 1973 British horror movie with the same title written and directed by Neil LaBute and starring Nicolas Cage.
The plot: a motorcycle cop Edward Malus (Nicolas Cage), traumatized by the road-side death of the occupants of [...]

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Tags: DVD · Drama · Horror · Movies · Thrillers/Suspense

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) R 1h 57min

January 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Wow! What a movie! This is Tim Burton at his best. I could not think of a better director to make this screen adaptation of the Broadway musical.
The plot: After had been convicted for a crime he was innocent of and spending 15 [...]

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Tags: Crime/Gangster · Dark comedy · Drama · Foreign · Horror · Movies · Musicals · Romance · UK · USA

Silent Hill (2006)

August 18th, 2007 · No Comments

Silent Hill (2006)

Based on video game, which I haven’t played. Since I’ve seen other game-to-movie adaptation I didn’t expect much. “Doom”, for example, was a really bad movie. It’s about a woman, Rose, has a sick daughter, Sharon, who has seizures and nightmarish dreams about a city of [...]

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Tags: DVD · Drama · Horror · Movies · Supernatural