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The Matrix Reloaded

Whoa It takes my old computer about five minutes to restart, so it’s no surprise that it took the Wachowski brothers a few years to reload the Matrix. They’ve spent their time well, producing a sequel that feels more like … Continue reading

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Die Another Day

The spy who went into the cold Pierce Brosnan continues to bring his gifts to the role of James Bond, and for that we can be thankful. However, the screenwriters have let him down a bit this time. To be … Continue reading

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Jeepers Creepers

A new Boogeyman in town It may be a bit early to call this one a horror classic, but Jeepers Creepers has a lot of the same spirit of invention and old fashioned scare tactics as Halloween, if you can … Continue reading

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The Fast and the Furious

Two men. One dream. Strapped into monster machines fired out of God’s slingshot. Gone in 60 Seconds? Suck Diesel fumes. Driven? Yo mama’s callin’. With The Fast and the Furious, Rob Cohen (Dragonheart, The Monster Squad) has blasted far ahead … Continue reading

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The Omega Code DVD

The NEW New Testament The Omega Code stars Casper Van Dien as Dr. Gillen Lane, a dashing self-help guru whose public success – and habit of leaping over furniture – hides his private failure to keep his family together. He … Continue reading

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Mission: Impossible 2

Woo 2 I was disappointed in Mission: Impossible, mainly because it tossed aside most of what made the original TV series great, replacing it with an overcomplicated plot and action movie heroics. So I went into the sequel expecting little. … Continue reading

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Maniac / Narcotic DVD

Esper classic double feature This pair of exploitation roadshow features from producer/director Dwain Esper happily makes their DVD debut in a definitive deluxe double feature from Kino on Video. Esper was one of the notorious “40 Thieves”, a group of … Continue reading

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The Mummy

Ancient Tomb, Shallow Grave A strange twist of fate, but I like it. For years, Universal has been considering a remake of the classic Boris Karloff gothic horror romance, but couldn’t figure out what to do with it. Who’d ever … Continue reading

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The Mask of Zorro

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Anthony Hopkins as Zorro? They’re not kidding, and the versatile star of such films as Silence of the Lambs and Howard’s End¬†acquits himself surprisingly well as the Robin Hood of Old California. Wearing a thick layer of bronzer to … Continue reading

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Mr. Nice Guy

Rumble in Oz Jackie Chan is back as a TV chef in Melbourne who gets deeper and deeper into troubler as a result of a good deed. When he sees gangsters attacking a TV journalist Diana (Gabrielle Fitzpatrick), he intervenes, … Continue reading

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