Van's Cine Blog

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Location:Columbus, Mississippi

Movie reviews and television reviews



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  Freshman director Denys McCoy's post American Civil War western "The Last Rebel" with Joe Namath, Jack Elam, Woody Strode, and Ty Hardin isn't as bad as I first thought. Indeed, "Beyond the Law" scenarist Warren Kiefer and co-scenarist Rea Red...

French writer/director Frédéric Petitjean makes his feature film debut with “Cold Blood,” (** OUT OF ****) a somber but suspenseful, low-budget, crime thriller set in the snow-swept wilderness of rural Washington state.  Veteran actor Jean...

You can’t enjoy some sequels unless you’ve seen the original film that inspired them.  Finnish director Timo Vuorensola’s imaginative science fiction, fantasy farce “Iron Sky: The Coming Race” (*** OUT OF ****), the follow-up to his ea...

Villains make a movie memorable.  If the villains are smart, you’ve got “Die Hard.”  If the villains are stupid, you’ve got a comedy. A stand-alone spinoff of the “Fast & The Furious” franchise, “Hobbs & Shaw” (**1/2...

Taron Egerton delivers an electrifying performance as Elton John in "Eddie the Eagle" director Dexter Fletcher's "Rocketman," (*** OUT OF ****) a 'warts and all' musical biography about the British singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer who has so...

Abysmal best describes "Nazi Overlord," (* OUT OF ****) another of the Asylum's dreadful knockoff movies that desperately lacks humor. This 91-minute, straight-to-video release amounts to a particularly pale imitation of J.J. Abrams' "Overlord," with...

Hollywood makes three kinds of sci-fi flicks. First, epics that occur in space. Second, stories that transpire on Earth. Third, yarns that utilize both settings. "Abduction" (** OUT OF ****) qualifies as the second. The premise of "Assassination Game...