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Movie Review: HUNTED BY NIGHT (2012)

Posted by Jonathan Sullivan on January 31, 2012

Starring: Jencarlos Canela, Juan C. Bofill, Al Galvez, Seth Gordon, Sonya Smith

Written and Directed by: Juan C. Bofill

Distributed by: MTI Home Video

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Never steal bags of cocaine that fall from the sky. No good can come of it. Unless, you know, you’re a coke head.

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Movie Review: ANSWER THIS! (2012)

Posted by Jonathan Sullivan on January 16, 2012

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and smoking

Starring: Christopher Gorham, Arielle Kebbel, Nelson Franklin, Kip Pardue

Written and Directed by: Christopher Farah

Distributed by: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

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Although Answer This! is very predictable, following the story beats of both genres it mashes together almost to a tee, it’s still worth watching thanks to its strong cast and more importantly its relatability and resonance.

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Movie Review: THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST (2011)

Posted by Jonathan Sullivan on January 11, 2012

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Bonnie Somerville, Amy Sedaris, Jenna Stern

Written by: Josh Shelov & Michael Jaeger

Directed by: Josh Shelov

Distributed by: New Video Group

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The Best and the Brightest is a farcical take on the trials and tribulations of getting a child into a private kindergarten in the hustle and bustle world of New York City (the greatest city in the world, for those who’ve never been to any other city). In other words, privileged people with asinine problems played for laughs. Unfortunately, said laughs are few and far between and for those who don’t belong to/empathize with this world, it feels like a pointless endeavor.

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Movie Review: HOSTEL PART III (2011)

Posted by Jonathan Sullivan on January 3, 2012

Rated R for strong bloody sadistic violence and torture, sexuality/nudity and pervasive language.

Starring: Kip Pardue, Brian Hallisay, John Hensley, Chris Coy

Written by: Michael Weiss

Directed by: Scott Spiegel

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Hostel Part III marks the series’ first (and probably not last) foray into the straight to DVD realm and while you can definitely feel the difference in everything from the tone to the violence to the story, there are still some good moments that make it a worthwhile watch. Unless you’re a hardcore Hostel fan, that is. Then you might just end up pissed off.

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