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Taking the Snowpiercer Train to Gaza, Syria and Iraq in the Company of Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes and Karl Marx

G. Roger Denson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment
G. Roger Denson

Some veteran cineastes may be wondering what all the fuss about a branded sci-fi entertainment can be about.

Dossier Fantastique Podcast: Snowpiercer; The Signal; Dan Curtis' Dracula

Dan Persons | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

I make my long-awaited return with an Hour of the Wolf review of Snowpiercer, the metaphoric science fiction film from Bong-Joon Ho (The Host). Lawrence French receives The Signal, an indie sci-fi flick. And Steve Biodrowski unearths Dan Curtis' Dracula from its new Blu-ray casket.

The Last Snowpiercer Review You Will Ever Need to Read

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi allegory Snowpiercer is one weird and hilarious trip. At turns campy and amateurish (with issues of ADR synching and logical con...

Snowpiercer: A Piercing Commentary on Modern Life Wrapped In Brilliant Sci-fi

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Thank the universe for the film Snowpiercer; finally, a dystopian sci-fi movie that someone can gush over, one that leaves a lasting effect and a certain dread in the viewer. Dread, because so much of it rings so true for today's times.

Week in Film: Begin Again, Whitey and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Begin Again comes from writer-director John Carney, who burst forth with Once a few years ago. This film, which stars Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo (among others), captures the same blend of wistful emotions and life-affirming musical energy as that 2006 hit.

NSFW 'Snowpiercer' Red-Band Trailer Will Make You Fight Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's apocalyptical film about life after global warming takes over the world, is coming to America in June and this new red-b...

Stoker, and The Last Stand Nuke American Pie

Brian Formo | Posted 05.04.2013 | Los Angeles
Brian Formo

Films like The Last Stand, and Stoker are a litmus test of international filmmakers; they are their first American films, and they use standard genre stories. If it these things feel too archaic and familiar, then you don't believe that American pie is better when nuked.

Top Ten Movies of 2010

Farihah Zaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

This past year saw many critics complaining about the lack of good film out there, but with a little digging, I found a lot to love.

2010: The Year in Non-Audience-Friendly Movies

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's that time of year when critics get all nostalgic -- or up on their high horses, depending -- about the year that is rapidly drawing to a close. ...

HuffPost Review: Fiercely protective Mother

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Everybody has a mother. One can only hope to have one as fierce and protective as the one in Bong Joon-ho's Mother. A surprising story from South Kor...

The Host: A Decent Monster Flick, But Nothing More

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

The Host is a well-constructed homage to classic monster movies that hits all the right notes, but never truly feels transcendent.