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Tuesday Releases: Carrie, Riddick, & You’re Next

JANUARY 14TH, 2014 YOU’RE NEXT // A perfect blending of horror and comedy, “You’re Next” is a prime example of the Adam Wingard we have come to know and love through his shorts in “V/H/S/2” and “The ABCs of Death”. Producing a natural dark comedy out of the home invasion sub-genre of horror, the film is one-half throwback to classic horror specifications, one-half present … Read More Tuesday Releases: Carrie, Riddick, & You’re Next

Quick Review: Riddick (2013)

RIDDICK BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 7, 2013 Returning to most of its former glory, “Riddick” is a decent science fiction action film with a spirited showing from lead Vin Diesel. This third installment follows a similar plot to “Pitch Black” and abandons the shlock that was “The Chronicles of Riddick.” It brings back the survivalist element as Riddick (Diesel) attempts to adapt to an abandoned … Read More Quick Review: Riddick (2013)

Quick Review: Pitch Black (2000)

PITCH BLACK BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLSEPTEMBER 7, 2013 Entirely at home in this role, Vin Diesel delivers yet another stellar anti-hero performance, this time as Riddick, a man that can see in the dark, in his debut film, “Pitch Black.” Held captive on a spaceship that crashes on an unknown planet and forced to search for refuge, the crew discovers that there is more on … Read More Quick Review: Pitch Black (2000)

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Theatrical Releases: Riddick

The story Freda Kelly, the Beatles’ secretary for 11 years, “Good Ol’ Freda” is the ultimate story behind the band. However, dodging the biggest questions, even in the trailer, I’m not sure how interesting the story of fan mail and super-stardom really is. PASS Kudos to a film featuring Academy Award nominated Bêrênice Bejo starring in the supporting role, rather than at center stage. … Read More Theatrical Releases: Riddick