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Super - UICA FIlms review

by (biblyotheke)

Submitted 05-05-2011 under OPINION

With the upcoming summer releases of Thor, Green Lantern and X-Men: First Class, there is certainly no denying the era of geek films is in its golden age. Perhaps with this in mind, director/writer James Gunn conceived of ...

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Waste Land - UICA FIlms review

by (biblyotheke)

Submitted 02-26-2011 under OPINION

"There is so much excess that it becomes art." - Vik MunizOK, I’ll admit it. I like stuff. A lot. The Husband, as I refer to him, detests the accumulation of stuff for stuff's sake. So we’ve agreed to this rule: For every one thing we (well, I...

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - UICA Films review

by (scott warren)

Submitted 06-18-2010 under OPINION

Frequently cited as “the most popular European film of 2009”, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, is based on Stieg Larsson's international best-selling novel. The story begins with the multitude of legal problems facing Mikael Blomkvist, a well-...

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Casino Jack and the United States of Money - UICA Films review

by (scott warren)

Submitted 06-03-2010 under OPINION

 CASINO JACK AND THE UNITED STATES OF MONEY is a 120 minute documentary starring a veritable dream roster of the elite super-criminals and/or movers-n-shakers of Washington DC. In the central role is the infamous Jack Abramoff, “the most...

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The Art of the Steal - UICA Films review

by (scott warren)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under OPINION

 The Art of the Steal is the story of The Barnes Foundation and it’s founder, Dr. Albert C. Barnes, a cantankerous philanthropist of Philadelphia. With a fortune derived from the development of the antiseptic drug Argyrol in the early 1900...

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NORTH FACE - UICA Films review

by (scott warren)

Submitted 03-19-2010 under OPINION

 North Face is a drama based on real events prior to the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Two renowned mountain climbers,  Andreas Hinterstoisser and Toni Kurz, are reluctantly spurred into tackling the Eiger, “the last great problem of the...

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Police, Adjective - UICA Films review

by (scott warren)

Submitted 03-05-2010 under OPINION

  Police, Adjective is the story of Cristi (Dragos Bucur), a detective struggling with something of a moral dilemma in the city of Brasov, Romania. During the course of his daily routine, Cristi finds himself spying on a local teenager, and his...

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A Town Called Panic - UICA Films

by (scott warren)

Submitted 02-25-2010 under OPINION

 A Town Called Panic, or "Panique Au Village" if you are looking to impress your date, is a riotous little film based upon the popular characters of the Belgian animated series of short animations   The trio of main characters consists of...

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