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True Detective S02 E01: The Western Book of the Dead

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“True Detective” kicked off its second season with an almost impossible task:  How do you successfully follow up a first season that mystified and enraptured audience with an original, gordian-knot of a story, lush scenery and a score that translated onto the screen as visual poetry, and actors playing at the top of their game, bringing characters that still resonate a year later.  The short answer is, ‘you don’t.’  Find out why after the break.

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Trailer Time – Daredevil on Netflix

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Everyone is usually talking about the Marvel movies and the television, about Avengers: Age of Ultron or “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” but really those aren’t your only options. The next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is taking place somewhere else, Netflix, starting with “Daredevil” on April 10th. Meet me after the jump for the awesome trailer!

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Saturday At The Movies: Steampunk Granny Talks Full Metal Jacket and Marines

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I had watched the 1987 war film, Full Metal Jacket, a few years ago with my husband. The title refers to the bullet used by the infantry riflemen. At the time, I considered the film which was directed and produced by the amazing Stanley Kubrick and starred Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, Arliss Howard and R. Lee Ermey as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, too brutal to enjoy.

Jim with Dad & Grandpop

Jim with Dad & Grandpop

Strange isn’t it… that I can watch all kinds of horror and gore in zombie movies, but when a movie centers around our military boys and girls getting killed or maimed, I cover my eyes; afraid to watch. On December 15th, 2013 at 3 PM my grandson Jimmy, left for Parris Island to become a marine. So… I’m guessing you’re wondering what I think of Full Metal Jacket, now. Find out after the jump.

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Jennifer Lynch’s Chained Reviewed

I love movies that sneak up on you. The ones that you haven’t been waiting years for, been prejudging and speculating about over breakfast with your friends. I love those ones that you put into the player and press play on and that immediately capture you. Disturb you.

Such is the case with director Jennifer Lynch’s third film, the captivating and horrific Chained. Check out the trailer below and then find out why I’m enamoured with the film after the jump.


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31 Days Of Horror: Something Sinister…

A good horror movie is hard to find these days and Sinister is no exception. From the producer of please-let-it-end Paranormal Activity this fright fest was not all bad but it was almost more frustrating seeing what potential it had and watching it fall on its face. Check out the trailer below and then hit the jump for my review!

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