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Paperhouse (1988)

Young Anna (Charlotte Burke) leads a lonely life: her mother (Glenne Headly) works all day and her father (Ben Cross) is working abroad; Anna doesn't get along at school, starting fights with classmates and teachers. To make matters worse,…

The Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)

There is a folklore legend in Chile about a ghost ship that sails the seas with the souls of the drowned on board. It's called the Caleuche. Chilean filmmaker Raoul Ruiz uses this legend as the basis of this movie. One night Tadeusz, a…

Robin Hood (2010)

Ridley Scott, who will be 73 later this year, knows how to direct a movie. He is a master craftsman, and must necessarily be a perfectionist. He may not quite have the drive and vision of Stanley Kubrick, but he is almost in the same…

Ninja Assassin (2009)

Back in black to attack the bad pack . . . . . . Well, this is one of the easiest reviews I have ever written in my entire life. If this movie had a more appropriate title it would have to be something like "Punchy Stabby Kill Kill Man"…

Daybreakers (2009)

It's a bleeding drought which could lead to a feeding frenzy . . . . . . The Spierig brothers follow up their enjoyable zombie debut feature, Undead, with an equally enjoyable, yet altogether different, vampire movie. A plague has…

Moonraker (1979)

It's not unusual for James Bond to save the world from masterminded-imbeciles (a fitting contradiction, wouldn't you agree?), so you shouldn't expect anything less from a mission that takes Roger Moore out into Space for, probably, the…

Amélie (2001)

Amélie (original French title: Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain "The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain") is a fun and beautiful film which follows the journey of Amélie Poulain (Audrey Tautou) from a life of anxious isolation, to that…

Halloween II (2009)

Rob Zombie has said he doesn't like sequels, but so far he's two-for-two in the sequel department. The first time around, the sequel (The Devil's Rejects (2005)) was better than the original (House of 1000 Corpses (2003)). Unfortunately,…