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3 films in short

by Rob Friesel

28 Days Later. About as expected zombie-ish flick with a twist. Decent premise and a whole lot of suspense (though a bit over the top at times). Take that animal rights activists.
Hidalgo. Better than expected but still glad I didn’t catch it in the theater. Half-blood late-19th century cowboy tears ass across the Arabian desert on his half-blood horse. If it were a beverage it’d been served with a dash of surprise and a twist of irony.
White Oleander. Post-feminist “Cinderella” gone horribly wrong. Nevertheless, if you can make it through the second act, it’s worth seeing it through to the end. Moral: there’s no such thing as redemption.
currently playing: Nine Inch Nails “Ruiner”

About Rob Friesel

Software engineer by day, science fiction writer by night. Author of The PhantomJS Cookbook and a short story in Please Do Not Remove. View all posts by Rob Friesel →

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