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Eyes Like A Hawke: Sinister Reviewed


Sinister wasn't screened by WW press deadlines, but in the spirit of the spooking season, our critic has since braved Scott Derrickson's supernatural chiller.Critic's Grade: B-
The most frustrating aspect of Sinister, the new ghost story from Exorcism of Emily Rose director Scott Derrickson, is how good it is. Were the film a standard Hollywood fright fest, it...   More
Friday, October 12, 2012 by AP KRYZA


Flash Gordon travels to Iran.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Halfway through Ben Affleck’s Argo, the main characters stage a script reading for a Flash Gordon rip-off they claim to be prepping for the screen. It’s 1980, and there are green Wookies, gold   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 AP KRYZA

Protect Ya Neck: Taken 2 Reviewed


The second installment of Liam Neeson's throat-chopping world tour wasn't screened by WW press deadlines, because who cares? It's Liam Neeson throat chopping vaguely ethnic European scumbags in track suits, so it's gotta be awesome, right? To quote Arnold Schwarzenegger: "Wrong."Critics Grade: D+ When last we ...   More
Friday, October 5, 2012 by AP KRYZA


The nail-biting sequel to Betamax!

Movie Reviews & Stories
The horror anthology has long been a staple of sleepover parties—the modern-day equivalent of sitting around a campfire listening to people tell eerie stories. Trouble is, some stories simply su   More
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 AP KRYZA

Another Star is Bourne: The Bourne Legacy Reviewed

The sorta-reboot of the Bourne series—goodbye Matt Damon, hello Jeremy Renner—didn't screen by WW's print deadlines, which made us so angry we could've hammer-punched a stranger in the mouth. Fortunately, we calmed down and wrote a review instead. 
Critics Grade: B
The greatest gift Tony Gilroy, the screenwriter of the Bourne series, ever brought to the audience...   More
Friday, August 10, 2012 by AP KRYZA

Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

Samurais talking...now in 3-D!

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Japanese director Takashi Miike has never met a provocation he didn’t want to amplify. Films as diverse as the terrifying Audition, the grim Ichi the Killer and the absurdist Zebraman are soaked w   More
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 AP KRYZA

Primer: Franz Ferdinand

Music Stories
Formed: 2001 in Glasgow, Scotland.  Sounds like: The Strokes’ artsier, scrappier Scotch cousins; the real-world incarnation of an unlikely Velvet Goldmine love child.  For fans of: Bowie   More
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 AP KRYZA

Attack the (Gated) Block: The Watch Reviewed

the watch

The Vaughn-Stiller-Hill alien bro-vasion flick screened after WW press deadlines. Or maybe before. We're not quite sure, as our critic barely remembers seeing it.
Critics Grade: C+
Nobody plays Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Ben Stiller better than Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Ben Stiller, so luckily that's who shows up for The Watch, the suburban commando pic in which four goofy, f-bomb lovi...   More
Friday, July 27, 2012 by AP KRYZA

Step Up Revolution

Occupy Daaaammnnnn!

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 Occupiers: Step it up. Your campouts are for Cub Scouts. Y’all need to...    More
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 AP KRYZA

Oh, What a Tangled Webb

Marc Webb respins a franchise with The Amazing Spider-Man.

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Peter Parker has come unstuck in time. Only five years ago, our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man was a grown-up who looked a lot like walking homunculus and worked as a photographer. Five years    More
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 AP KRYZA

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