Movie Reviews

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Great

Alpha Dog

Like Larry Clark’s Bully or Tim Hunter’s excellent River’s Edge, Alpha Dog is a fascinating based-on-a-true tale about, ostensibly, the cheapness of teenage life.

0

Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars

Eleven years — that’s a long time in videogames and Command & Conquer has been the daddy RTS for all that time.

8

Great

Half Nelson

Dan (the deservedly Oscar-nominated Ryan Gosling) is a history teacher in an inner-city Brooklyn school. He’s also a drug addict.

4

Poor

The Reaping

What is going on with horror movies at the moment? First of all, we don’t appear to have had that many. Secondly, what we’ve had has been derivative.

0

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6

Fair

Shooter

I can see the Hollywood pitch meeting for this movie: “Imagine Rambo meets The Bourne Identity crossed with In The Line of Fire.” And that’s pretty much what you get.

6

Fair

6

Fair

Curse of the Golden Flower

What’s the old line? Never mind the quality, feel the width? For Zhang Yimou, the man behind martial art — with the emphasis on art — epics such as Hero...

4

Poor

Miami Vice

When an informant’s family ends up being relieved of their lives, the FBI sends Miami poilice officers Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs undercover in an attempt to root out the...