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  • Jean-Claude Van Damme never appeared in any of the official sequels to Kickboxer, but he's back for the remake, albeit in the mentor role of an incongruously Belgian Muay Thai master living in Thailand. Still in fantastic shape and...

  • Yoga Hosers stands as the second in Kevin Smith's promised (threatened?) "True North" trilogy of movies set in Canada for no apparent reason other than that he appears to find the accents hilarious. (The first was the walrus-themed horror...

  • Nepotism is occasionally a positive, and not just for the direct beneficiary. Ridley Scott gave us Alien, with heroine Ripley and a memorable cast of ne'er-do-wells and villains with defined personalities. And now Scott's son, Luke, who's...

  • It's 2 A.M. Do you know where your children are? In Ace the Case, on a night of especially lax babysitting, 10-year-old Olivia (Ripley Sobo) witnesses the heiress next door getting kidnapped. No one believes her, except for Detective...

  • The breakthrough with studio horror films in recent years, since the found-footage boom, is a welcome environmental immersiveness. It's a testament to the craft of production designers and camera operators that the movies now so persuasively show...

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