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Review: Prisoners

In recent years the horror genre has shifted from the torture porn films of franchises such as Saw and Hostel, to more traditional ghost story hauntings such as Paranormal Activity and The Conjuring. Like a good horror villain, however, you apparently can’t kill torture porn and it has moved over to roost in the thriller genre with Prisoners. Denis Villeneuve’s ... Read More »

Review: American Hustle

Former FBI supervisor John Good, who oversaw the Abscam operation that makes up the heart of American Hustle, said of the film’s plot, “If they just did it the way Abscam was done, it would be a very boring movie.” American Hustle is anything but boring, but simply not being boring is not the same as being interesting. David O. ... Read More »