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reviewed Elmore Leonard. September 01, 2013
Elmore Leonard
Consider James Joyce's classic book Finnegan's Wake for a second. There's a book that continues to get every form of accolade, kudos, and dosh by an elitist literati for…. Let's see, shall we, according …
reviewed Savages. July 07, 2012
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Savages
At first look of the trailers of Oliver Stone’s “Savages”, it would be easy to say that the film is a violent action thriller that is wrapped around the premise of a turf war over marijuana. …
reviewed Savages. July 07, 2012
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Savages
Star Rating:         Although the convoluted plot, the shocking depictions of violence, and the heavy reliance on dialogue and character all suggest a rich, complicated film, …
reviewed Savages. July 07, 2012
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Savages
By Joan Alperin Schwartz                     'Chon gives me orgasms...I give him Wargasms'...said …
reviewed Point Blank (2011 French Film). April 11, 2012
Point Blank (French Film)
This is how Point Blank opens: When safecracker Hugo Sartet suddenly finds two men confronting him in a darkened Paris apartment, it’s run or die. He runs…out of the apartment, down the stairs, …
reviewed Point Blank (2011 French Film). February 02, 2012
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Point Blank (French Film)
Let’s see now. I have heard so many good things about this French action thriller directed by Fred Cavaye who was responsible for another French film “Anything For Her“ which was re-made …
reviewed Broken: A Novel. November 12, 2010
Broken: A Novel [Hardcover]
The title of this novel could represent the status of the characters and the situations that they find themselves in.      Officer Lena Adams is called to the scene where a suicide …
reviewed Broken: A Novel. November 01, 2010
Broken: A Novel [Hardcover]
Karin Slaughter merges characters from her earlier novels in Broken, when Special Agent Will Trent is called to Grant County to investigate the suicide of a jailed murder suspect. The local cops have …
reviewed Harry Brown (movie). September 22, 2010
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Harry Brown (movie)
While Hollywood is pitching new and old action stars in the recent flick “The Expendables”, British filmmakers go for a more simpler, dramatic route when it comes to gritty shoot outs. Director …
reviewed Mother (Korean film). September 14, 2010
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Mother
South Korea’s highest grossing film is the monster film “The Host” directed by Bong Joon-Ho. Sure, “The Host” wasn’t a film for everyone, but it was quite inventive …
reviewed Mother (Korean film). July 24, 2010
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Mother
When her mentally challenged son is charged with a brutal murder, his mother sets out to prove him innocent. When the ordinary channels fail her, she increasingly takes things into her own hands, and …
reviewed Broken: A Novel. July 12, 2010
Broken: A Novel [Hardcover]
Former coroner Sara Linton hasn't visited her hometown in Grant County, Georgia since the death of her husband, Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver. Almost four years later, she returns, planning to spend …
reviewed Broken: A Novel. July 10, 2010
Broken: A Novel [Hardcover]
Author Karin Slaughter has a great readable style of writing, and keeps a busy plot moving well. Broken: A Novel is the first of her books that I've read, and since these characters have been featured …
reviewed Max Payne (2008 movie). July 04, 2010
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Max Payne
      MAX PAYNE      It seems that while most movies based on a game are usually poorly received [and usually for good reason] Hollywood continues to make these …
reviewed Broken: A Novel. June 07, 2010
Broken: A Novel [Hardcover]
Disclaimer: A free copy of this book was received from Amazon Vine in exchange for an honest review.      In Broken, Karin Slaughter brings Sara Linton back to Grant County …
reviewed Broken: A Novel. May 27, 2010
Broken: A Novel [Hardcover]
Former coroner Sara Linton hasn't visited her hometown in Grant County, Georgia since the death of her husband, Police Chief Jeffrey Tolliver. Almost four years later, she returns, planning to spend Thanksgiving …
reviewed Max Payne (2008 movie). June 17, 2009
Max Payne
I never expected MAX PAYNE to be particularly good. The video game was pure, first-person shoot-`em-up excitement, with the usual negligible plot, but with great locations, a cool, snowblown look and …
reviewed The Rook. February 16, 2009
The Rook
FBI Agent Patrick Bowers is baffled by his latest case in San Diego. An arsonist has been wreaking havoc on the city leaving no clues as to motive or identity. Meanwhile, a shark researcher from a local …
reviewed Max Payne (2008 movie). February 03, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Max Payne
A review of the Unrated Director's Cut: Video game to movie adaptations are almost a dime a dozen. Sure, there have been more misses than hits. I liked the movie adaptation of "Silent Hill", have very …
reviewed Max Payne (2008 movie). January 21, 2009
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Max Payne
I remember seeing the trailer for this movie and still not having a clue what it was all about, I was confused by it but then saw the movie anyway because my boyfriend really wanted to, bad mistake...after …
reviewed Max Payne (2008 movie). December 19, 2008
Max Payne
Max Payne: I don't believe in Heaven. I believe in Pain. I believe in Fear. I believe in Death.     Short Attention Span Summary (SASS):   1.   This is an action movie based on …
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