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Monday, June 7, 2010

Releases for the Week of 06/01/10 - 06/06/10 (Ratings Out of Four Stars.)

This remake is faithful in setting and tone to the 1941 original. One sure indication are forests shrouded in a crawling mist. The new storyline adds a twist, and features more werewolves, but is remarkably uninspired. Lawrence Talbot (Benicio Del Toro) returns to his family's English estate in the wake of his...
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010

Solid acting helps wayward plot

Through a foggy forest of bare branches, over cold ground where twigs snap underfoot like broken bones, runs a man carrying a lantern. “Show yourself!” he cries into the darkness. Moments later the blow of an unseen creature fells him, fatally wounding him with its razor claws. The Wolfman gets off to a smashing start, and as it lopes toward its climax, it’s possible to see the film that someone must have...