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The Raid: Redemption
This Indonesian film truly has a nonstop glut of martial-arts action, so don't worry about the minimalist story and characters.
"...For once, the phrase “nonstop action” accurately describes the movie at hand...."

March 30, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Raid 2
This breathtaker is a relentless wall of action filmmaking that sets a new, bloody standard.
"...There’s a scene late in Gareth Evans’ The Raid 2,..."

April 11, 2014 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

'The Raid' Kicks On To Blu-Ray And Leaves A Mondo Dent
SXSW action fave gets home release and exclusive poster
"...decided to call it: Indonesian Martial arts mayhem machine The Raid rocked our skulls at SXSW. Now with the..."

Aug. 16, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Into the Night With Joe Taslim and Timo Tjahjanto
Indonesian action flick The Night Comes For Us pulls no punches
"...Want to make Joe Taslim happy? Tell the Indonesian action star that his fighting style is reminiscent..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Bruises Easily
The Raid opens a can of whupass
"...a band of humans trapped in a dilapidated building, their every exit blocked by an army of killers, their..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Mile 22
Wahlberg and company get bloody as a CIA black ops team
"...The internet has a lot of ideas (shocking, I know)..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Other Worlds Austin Adds Beyond Skyline
Companion to 2010 surprise success headlines first wave
"...Strap in for the future: Dedicated SF film festival Other Worlds Austin has..."

Sept. 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Horror anthology scares up few thrills.
" to see most of it. But following in the found-footage mode of horror storytelling (a mode that two..."

July 26, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

They're Here! Fantastic Fest Wave One Arrives
Overlord, Apostle headline fest opening salvo
"...wave of titles for 2018, and it's already bringing the big guns, with the announcement of the world premiere..."

July 31, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest 2014: V/H/S Viral
Third time the charm for found footage anthology franchise?
"...The V/H/S found footage horror series has almost passed beyond..."

Sept. 20, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

DVDanger: What's Your Point of View?
For Halloween, some beastly releases of the haunting month
"...There's a golden rule in the run-up to Halloween. If..."

Oct. 20, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Screen It and They Will Come
Sports-related films at SXSW Film
"...There are plenty of good picks for sports fans looking..."

March 9, 2012 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...The SXSW Film Festival announced today its 2012 feature film..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW Film Releases Full Feature Lineup
Slate includes everyone from Wes Anderson to the Zellners
" football to our communal spirit of filmmaking in the face of the bigwigs in New York and L.A...."

Jan. 30, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Unknown Territory
Writer-director John Sayles on why he returned to the border for his latest film, 'Go for Sisters'
"...once her closest friend – so close, folks said the two could "go for sisters" – to help her..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

The Outlaw Josey Wales
"...THE Outlaw Josey WalesD: Clint Eastwood (1976); with Clint Eastwood,..."

May 19, 2000 Screens Review by Louis Black

Book Reviews
"...The Marx Family Saga..."

July 23, 1999 Books Review

SXSW Film Conference and Festival '98 Further Reflections
"...Included here are more reviews of films screened during the SXSW Film Festival 1998. Additional reviews can be found..."

March 27, 1998 Screens Feature

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