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Review: The Man With the Iron Fists
RZA's debut feature isn't just a kung-fu film, it's an abstract collection of everything he loves about the genre, from flat-voice acting to gruesome decapitations.
| November 09, 2012
You must think first... before you movie
It's a snowy night in late 2006, and Hostel director Eli Roth is stranded at Logan Airport with RZA. The two are bound for Los Angeles, on their way home from hanging with Quentin Tarantino in Iceland.
RZA and Roth: Behind The Man with the Iron Fists
| November 02, 2012
Review: The Last Exorcism
We can thank The Blair Witch Project for a stream of fake documentaries aspiring to be edgy horror films.
Be afraid . . . to pay full price for this mess
| August 27, 2010
WTF, Dr. Drew, MRTPQ and Eli Roth
Two WTF Lines, Dr. Drew, the MRTPQ and Eli Roth all in todays The Sandbox Podcast! Listen here! Put us on your iPod.
| September 16, 2009
Interview: Quentin Tarantino
Quentin Tarantino began writing the screenplay for Inglourious Basterds more than 10 years ago. When I got him on the phone, he talked about the film's long gestation and how he chose his actors.
The director talks Basterds
| August 21, 2009
Review: Inglourious Basterds
From the beginning, Tarantino's obsessive self-referentiality and movie allusions never let you forget that you're watching a film.
Payback for Hitler in Inglourious Basterds
| August 21, 2009
Quick — name a world-class film-festival administrator willing to reveal that at age 12 he was titillated by the sight of clodhopper-shod Minnie Mouse stomping on Mickey's tail in a French comic book.
Tarantino, Antichrist , and well-lit genitalia show why the French film festival is like no other
| May 29, 2009
Drowning in a sea of red
As a film critic, I'm obliged to approach every film with an open mind.
| November 05, 2008
The seemingly endless final shot of Michael Haneke’s CACHÉ|HIDDEN might have shocked some viewers into an almost forgotten skill: watching.
The films of Michael Haneke at the HFA and MFA
| October 15, 2007
Hostell: Part II
Cut a guy’s dick off and feed it to a dog? Just more leftovers.
Ocean's Thirteen is the better sequel
| June 13, 2007
The girls of summer
It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
| May 18, 2007
Fractured fairy tales
Times are tough when the Dream Factory has a better grip on what’s going on than the people in Washington.
Fantasy and reality compete for the box office in 2007
| December 28, 2006
Quentin Tarantino has given a nod to Eli Roth’s gorefest about three horny twentysomethings high-fiving their way across Europe searching for hash and babes.
| January 17, 2006
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