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Ultra-violent “13 Assassins” satisfies samurai film needs

Ultra-violent “13 Assassins” satisfies samurai film needs

By Hank Brown

May 26, 2011

Before “13 Assassins” I could honestly say that I hadn’t seen another movie that opened with a guy making filet mignon out of his own entrails. While you don’t actually see any of the action in the scene, you are forced to view the man’s pained facial expressions while the pleasant sounds of fle...

Immaturity and boredom plague CGI coated “Sucker Punch”

Immaturity and boredom plague CGI coated “Sucker Punch”

April 4, 2011

As an 18-year-old male, I should be the type of person who would enjoy a movie about prostitutes battling it out with samurais, Nazi zombies, orcs, and robots. Sounds like every teenage boy’s most epic fantasy, right? That’s what I thought when I first saw the trailer for Zach Snyder’s “Sucker Pu...