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Storage 24 (review)

Crosses the line into misogy-wah! territory, and conflates an attack by an alien monster with an attack by mean ol’ bitches on innocent men who didn’t do nothin’ to deserve it.

Fast Girls (review)

Tales of underdog athletes getting the shameless cinematic rah-rah don’t get more wholly unsurprising than this… and yet it’s wholly winning thanks to its abundance of good cheer, generosity of spirit, and refusal to go too easy on its protagonist.

trailer break: ‘Centurion’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… A new movie from Neil Marshall, who gave us Dog Soldiers and The Descent? And starring Michael Fassbender and Noel “Mickey The Idiot Smith” Clarke? Yes, please. It’s just a bonus that it’s set in Roman Britain and features awesome Pictish chick warriors. Centurion is now playing … more…

dream cast: hypothetical ‘Taxi’ movie

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to remake an 80s classic TV show or movie with an all-new cast. This week: Taxi, the 1978-83 ABC-then-NBC sitcom about New York City cab drivers and their abusive dispatcher. (If you have a suggestion for an 80s TV show or movie we should play with, feel free … more…

Kidulthood (review)

Before he was Mickey “the idiot” Smith on *Doctor Who* — though not long before — actor Noel Clarke wrote a script for a movie about how urban London teenagers really live.