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Sigourney Weaver and Carla Gugino Come to USA Network

In news that has fans of strong women everywhere very excited, badass actresses Sigourney Weaver and Carla Gugino are teaming up for a TV show on USA. Sadly, as this show has a political focus, Weaver (probably) won’t be fighting aliens and Gugino (probably) won’t be strapping on a gun and catching bad guys, but [...]

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Little Girl Lost—Sucker Punch

I had not planned to write about Sucker Punch, Zack Snyder’s latest offering. After viewing it, I left the theater impressed by its visual brio, but overall underwhelmed. Full of spectacular yet dry set pieces, my one-line was “a big, loud, beautiful mess.” I assigned Snyder points for execution, though none for conception, after which [...]

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Horror Noir—Tell-Tale

I love noir. On film or on the page, it makes no difference. Its stories take place in world just left of our own, a reality that’s at once both heightened and concrete. Webster defines noir as “crime fiction featuring cynical characters and bleak settings,” and while that’s accurate, noir is so much more. It’s [...]

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Threshold

You think an alien invasion is the stuff of make-believe? Well, look around you. Our little extraterrestrial friends seem to be everywhere these days. Let’s see, on the big screen there’s the pending Alien prequel; the upcoming Avatar; the upcoming The Fourth Kind; not to mention last spring’s Monsters vs. Aliens and last summer’s District [...]

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