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The Next Three Days (2010)

I enjoyed Anything For Her (aka Pour Elle), upon which The Next Three Days is based, so I was initially unsure abut this. Added to that, the director is Paul Haggis, who used to have a solid career writing TV shows before creating preachy atrocities like Crash and Million Dollar Baby. Anyway, I decided that I’d give him the benefit of the doubt… Continue reading

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The Crazies (2010)

Elegant remake of Romero’s 1973 classic, throwing away the politics and concentrating on the central characters. Timothy Olyphant stars as a small-town sheriff (surprise) who is the first to realise what’s happening to the residents. As he’s married to Radha … Continue reading

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The Omen (2006)

The original version of The Omen never struck me as a particularly good movie, and I couldn’t see much point in doing it again. Having seen the remake, I’m even more puzzled. It’s more or less a straight copy, with … Continue reading

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