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Dredd is the best reboot in a long time

I just re-watched Dredd (hadn’t seen it since it came out) and I just had to mention it here.

Probably my favorite shot in the whole movie. Such a perfect head splatter. Really done well.

I’ve always been a fan of the original “Dredd” movie in the way I’m a fan of the movie Commando. I know it’s silly, over the top, and insults my intelligence story wise, but it’s fun. The reboot “Dredd” staring Karl Urban (Star Trek, Priest, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King) and Olivia Thirlby (The Secret, United 93) is in a few words “fucking totally awesome”. The film takes itself much more seriously and is geared much more for adults than Stallone’s. Although I can’t argue with Armand Assante’s accent, this new version smashes the old one. Continue reading Dredd is the best reboot in a long time

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The Devil’s Rejects

This sequel to “House of 1000 Corpses” is one of my favorite horror films. I really dig Rob Zombie’s style, dirty, shocking and real. “The Devil’s Rejects” abruptly starts with sheriff Wydell (William Forsythe) and his deputies about to face of with the murderous backwoods Firefly family led by Otis (Bill Moseley) who’s enjoying a nice little nap with a dead female. Continue reading The Devil’s Rejects