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The Best of 2011 so far

We’re a little more than half-way through the year and given the plethora of films I, Remington Smith, and writer co-hort Ben Creech, review, we thought it would be a good time to chat about our favorite films of the year so far.   Here’s that conversation: Continue reading

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A sword-slashing trailer arrives for Takashi Miike’s “13 Assassins”

In 2002, Quentin Tarantino helped bring a marital-arts epic to the big screen, Yimou Zhang’s Hero. Starring Jet Li, the film featured a group of assassins desperately attempting to kill a tyrannical lord and in 2010,  Japanese director Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer) created a similar themed film, 13 Assassins.

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