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Devil’s DVD Advocacy: Contagion

Contagion, Steven Soderbergh’s return to “mainstream” cinema, boasts a lot of big-named Hollywood stars, but at what cost? For each plot thread picked up by a Damon or a Fishburne just as many are left to flounder without consequence or reason.

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Contagion

Contagion, Steven Soderbergh’s return to “mainstream” cinema, boasts a lot of big-named Hollywood stars, but at what cost? For each plot thread picked up by a Damon or a Fishburne just as many are left to flounder without consequence or reason.

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Devil’s DVD Advocacy: Predators

“This planet is a game preserve. And, we’re the game.”

Predators is the latest sequel in the Predator movie series and is something of a reboot for the franchise. It still has the same Predators and basic premise of the first two movies. An alien creature is hunting a group of people one by one. This time we have Adrien Brody in the badass lead role (Arnold Schwarzenegger in Predator and Danny Glover in Predator 2). We also have new people behind the scenes of this Predator movie. The movie is produced by Robert Rodriguez (El Mariachi and Planet Terror) and directed by Nimrod Antal (Vacancy and Armored). Their style of low-budget, gritty storytelling makes this the best action movie of the year and my favorite of the Predator movies. Read the rest of this entry

Armored (Devil’s Advocates Review)

A while back I reviewed Stomp The Yard for the Naperville Sun and I was pretty harsh to the film.  I did, however, decide that I enjoyed Columbus Short as an actor and vowed to watch his career and act as a sheperd, guiding him in his career.  Now, Short isn’t taking my calls, so the best way I can think to reach him is through this site.  Read the rest of this entry