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Review – Donnie Darko (Blu-Ray)

Donnie Darko Release Date: February 10, 2009 Own it on Blu-ray Director: Richard Kelly Writer: Richard Kelly Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mary McDonnell, Holmes Osborne, Daveigh Chase, Patrick Swayze, Noah Wyle, Drew Barrymore, Seth Rogen MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Donnie Darko is a tricky film

Murphy’s Law – Grappling with The Wrestler

Joel Murphy [Disclaimer – People are oversensitive about movie spoilers these days, so I feel the need to warn you that I will be talking a bit about the plot of The Wrestler. So if you haven’t seen it, consider this an official spoiler warning.] To say

Review – The Dark Knight (Blu-ray)

The Dark Knight Release Date: December 9, 2008 Own it on DVD and Blu-ray Director: Christopher Nolan Writer: Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: With The Dark Knight

Review – Rest Stop: Don’t Look Back

Rest Stop: Don’t Look Back Release Date: October 7, 2008 Own it on DVD Director: Shawn Papazian Writer: John Shiban Stars: Richard Tillman, Joey Mendicino, Julie Mond, Brionne Davis MPAA Rating: Unrated HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Ghosts, torture, freaky twins, a freakier midget, a bag of eyeballs and an

Review – The X-Files Revelations

The X-Files Revelations Release Date: July 8, 2008 Own it on DVD Directors: Robert Mandel, David Nutter, Daniel Sackheim, Rob Bowman, Clifford Bole, Kim Manners Writers: Chris Carter, James Wong, Glen Morgan, Darin Morgan, Frank Spotnitz, John Shiban, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

Review – Batman: Gotham Knight

Batman: Gotham Knight Release Date: July 8, 2008 Own it on DVD Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka, Shoujirou Nishimi, Jong-Sik Nam Producers: Toshi Hiruma, Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, Masao Maruyama, Eiko Tanaka, Bruce Timm Screenwriters: Brian Azzarello, Alan Burnett, Jordan Goldberg, David S. Goyer, Bob

Murphy’s Law – Poor Man’s Movie Review – Ogre

Joel Murphy It’s no secret that movies these days are expensive. By the time you pay for two tickets, popcorn and drinks, you are out around $40 on a movie that is most likely a remake, sequel or poorly-executed sports comedy starring Will Ferrell. So why shell

Murphy’s Law – Old School Movie Review – Die Hard

Joel Murphy Because they secretly hate children and happiness, every year Hollywood studios unleash terribly clichéd Christmas movies in an effort to cash in on America’s collective holiday joy. While occasionally these movies turn out well (like Elf and … um … did I mention Elf?), for