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 Jan 28 - Feb 3, 2010 

Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

DVD Release

Flicker, the independent horror thriller shot here in Albuquerque by director Aaron Hendren, should be available on DVD starting this Friday, Jan. 29. It’s a perfect opportunity for lovers of offbeat slasher films to support local cinema. You can pick up a copy through Amazon.com. For more info, log on to eggmurders.com.

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“Where is my   preeccioussss  ?”

Film Review

Antichrist

Do I really have any interest in discussing the symbolic use of firewood as a weapon? ... No. No, I don’t.

By Devin D. O’Leary

Sometimes, I think Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier is a genius (The Kingdom, for example). Other times, I think he’s just an asshole (let’s go with Dogville). His newest film, the controversy-baiting horror whatsit Antichrist, is a coin toss.

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“Aaaaand ... Jeans ad, everybody!”

Film Review

Legion

Why don’t more films choose God as the villain?

By Devin D. O’Leary

Angels with machine guns: Doesn’t that sound bad-ass? It’s like tigers with switchblades. Or sharks with lasers. It’s awesomeness squared. And it’s pretty much the entire concept behind the action/horror/fantasy Legion. Unfortunately, this idea of diminishing returns makes for a wicked-cool poster, a mildly intriguing trailer and an incredibly mediocre film.

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Idiot Box

Big Bang Theory

“Human Target” on FOX

By Devin D. O’Leary

You probably don’t recognize “Human Target” from its original comic book run. (That’s OK; it was an obscure back-up strip in ’70s-era DC stuff like The Brave and the Bold and Detective Comics). You may not remember “Human Target” from its brief, two-month stint in the summer of 1992 as an action drama starring Rick Springfield. (Trust me, it sounded like a good idea at the time.) But you might want to get familiar with it now that FOX has revived the concept as a splashy, explosion-filled weekly series.

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.

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