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Review: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2003

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

In 1974, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was released. The film became known for sparking a myriad of "slasher" films and cheese/camp horror, which is actually rather sad, since the films TCM often gets credit/blamed for are not all that relatable to Tobe Hooper's masterpiece. The comparisons are a mere symptom of the fact the film is misunderstood by so many. TCM was a daring sociopolitical commentary on American youth and the situation in Vietnam. Its shattering of long periods of silence with disturbing noise, its grainy film quality, documentary feel, and the Leatherface character's desparate insanity and animalistic behavior caused this film to be truly terrifying. Building on that, the film also contained a sense of ...

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Other Reviews Review: Kill Bill, Vol. 1

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

As an employee of Blockbuster, it's easy to see that where moviegoing is concerned, there's always a bold line that separates the Happy ...

Other Reviews Review: Death Race 2000

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

In the days of 1975, a lot of shit was goin' down. I can't think of anything off the top of my head, but ...

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Review: Garden State

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

Basic Plot Synopsis: Andrew Largeman, an aspiring actor in L.A, is forced to return to his hometown in New Jersey after the unexpected death of his mother. During his brief stay he reconnects with his high school chums, confronts his distant father, falls in love, and discovers exactly what it means to be alive. Now, upon first glance, that synopsis may have triggered one of two thoughts, either: a) this jackass just gave away the whole movie, or b) haven't I seen about ten other movies with the exact same plot? Well, rest assured that neither of those ...

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Other Reviews Review: Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

WARNING TO READER: Potential spoilers ahead. This is more of an analysis than a review, though I do cover formal ...

Other Reviews Review: Dawn of the Dead

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

I will be honest here. I have always loved horror movies but never got around to seeing the original Dawn ...

Other Reviews Review: Kill Bill, Vol. 2

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

One of the things I admire the most about Quentin Tarantino's writing, which is particularly evident in Kill Bill ...

Other Reviews Review: Super Size Me

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

No matter which route we take to work each day it is highly probable that we will pass by the ...

Other Reviews Review: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

'Dis a good movie. It has some flaws. Now that that is out of the way, I ask, does anybody ...

Other Reviews Review: Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

There are spoilers contained within this review. After the credits have rolled, Ben Stiller's character White Goodman reappears on ...

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