In many ways, life in China is almost incomprehensible to the average American. Lixin Fan’s documentary, Last Train Home, gives us a glimpse, a sometimes disturbing one, of life in China through the lens of one family of migrant workers.
TV Casualties Rating: out of 5
Run Time: 86 minutes [...]
Part serial killer thriller, part good teens gone bad, Australian indie “Acolytes” is the kind of horror movie they should be making more of. I’m pretty hard to please when it comes to this genre, and I was pleasantly surprised by this one.
“70% chance of rain? Yeah, right. It's absolutely GORGEOUS out here!”
Here’s a recipe for braised bullshit movie: one 12 oz. can of David Fincher’s “Se7en” (Up), one leg of “Silence of the Lambs“, and two squirts of pure Quaid sweat. (This recipe calls for Dennis. Randy is an acquired taste. Little gamey.)
Reminds me of that movie… Hook.
Yep. “Horsemen” is a blatant “Se7en“/”The [...]
The first clip of “Public Enemies” has been released. The gangster movie starring Johnny Depp and Christian Bale is due out July 1.
You can check out the theatrical trailer here:
This weekend’s theatrical releases ranked in the order I’d like to see them from most to least:
This is the first trailer that’s made me laugh in a while – thanks to David Cross. Jack Black and Michael Cera star as essentially the first lazy men in history.
Under Our Skin
Michael Moore has a new, as yet untitled, documentary about what caused the economic collapse – what Moore calls “the biggest robbery in the history of this country” – as well as the subsequent federal bailout. The film is due out October 2, 2009.
The trailer played in a few theaters this weekend, and [...]
Our objective at TV Casualties is actually pretty simple – it’s our duty to uncover the gems, what the British would call the “best bits.” This becomes especially crucial when dealing with TV series or movies that have been overlooked. The following movies will throttle you. Hard. (We actually suggest you sit as you watch [...]
Not a big week for new movies. Here they are, though, ranked in order of how much I’d like to see them (from most to least):
A thriller in space starring Sam Rockwell. The basic premise, a guy stationed alone in space for 3 years, reminded me a ton of the George R.R. [...]
Add yet another movie to the long list of recent feature films inexplicably reduced to straight to DVD affairs. J.T. Petty’s “The Burrowers” really saw no theatrical release outside of playing at a handful of film festivals last fall.
The movie combines an old West adventure with horror, drawing pretty equally from [...]