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In The Name Of The Son (2012)

A vigilante movie with a difference, In The Name Of The Son is a film with the potential to offend and alienate many viewers. I thought it was pretty great, but it's undeniably just as discomforting as it is entertaining. Astrid Whettnall…

Crazy Wisdom (2011)

AKA Crazy Wisdom: The Life & Times Of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Well, many people who already know plenty about me will be well aware that I'm not religious in any way. I'm a proud aetheist nowadays but I also like to think that I am…

Karma (2006)

Isn't it always the way. You wait for one Buddhist movie to come along and then you get four at once. Okay, maybe it's a rare occurence but it was the strange situation that I found myself in recently. And I had to start off by considering…

The Omen Pentology (1976 – 2006)

I don't think I need to say too much about The Omen before moving on to review the movies in the series. It's a very particular type of horror movie but it's quite possibly the best of that type and stands tall as yet another classic of the…

Red State (2011)

The latest movie from writer-director Kevin Smith is, for those of you who have remained unaware, something radically different from anything that he’s done before. Described by some (including Smith himself) as a horror movie, I would…