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[ Aug 2013 ]
The Incrementalists

MOVIES — DYSTOPIA
KATE NAGY
Written by: Kurt Wimmer
Directed by: Kurt Wimmer
Starring: Christian Bale, Sean Bean, Taye Diggs, Angus Macfadyen, William Fichtner, Emily Watson
Movie Marathon: Martial Arts
In Short: In a world where all forms of emotion are …

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[ Jul 2013 ]
Only God Forgives

MOVIES — ALTERNATE REALITIES
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Written by: Nicolas Refn Winding
Directed by: Nicolas Refn Winding
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Burke
US Release Date: Friday, July 19, 2013
In Short: Ugh.
Recommended: DIE FIRST!!!!
CRYSTAL: I know it’s hard for you, …

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[ Jul 2013 ]
The Wolverine

MOVIES — COMICS — ADAPTATIONS
BY RACHEL HYLAND
Based on the comic character created by Roy Thomas, Len Wein and John Romita, Sr.
Based on the comic arc by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller
Written by: Mark Bomback, Scott …

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[ Jan 2013 ]
The Crow

Based on the graphic novel by James O’Barr
Written by: David J. Schow
Directed by: Alex Proyas
Starring: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Ernie Hudson, Bai Ling, Rochelle Davis, David Patrick Kelly, Angel David, Laurence Mason, Michael …

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[ Nov 2012 ]
Iron Fists

Written by: RZA, Eli Roth
Directed by: RZA
Starring: RZA, Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, Cung Le, Byron Mann, Rick Yune, David Bautista, Jamie Chung.
US Release Date: Friday, November 2, 2012 
In Short: A Western Eastern flick that surprises …

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[ Nov 2012 ]
Kung Pow Enter the Fist

Written by: Steve Oedekerk
Directed by: Steve Oedekerk
Starring: Steve Oedekerk, Jennifer Tung, Nasty Nes
(Tiger and Crane Fist written by Ni Kuang and starring Hui Lou Chen, Chia Yung Liu, Fei Lung , Ling Ling Tse)
Movie Marathon: Parodies
In …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
KK

From fighting for your life to fighting for a cool $10 mil to fighting for the respect of Cobra Kai, we pay tribute to all the underdogs who ended up champions…
by K. Burtt, Rachel Hyland, …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
jackiechan

Many months – in fact, I would go so far as to say most months – our “Geek vs. Geek” has been privileged to offer you, the reader, some of the most passionate and thoughtful …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
Tony Jaa

A Shaw Brothers classic, AVENGING EAGLE (1978)

Let it go on the record that I have a deep seated passion for movies from this particular genre. From early Shaw Brothers films, through to modern day blockbusters, …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

From Bruce Lee to Crouching Tiger to the upcoming Man with the Iron Fists, a look at the history, and future, of martial arts in film.
by Kim Sorensen
Ever since Alexander the Great conquered much of …