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NEED FOR SPEED (2014)

NEED FOR SPEED (2014)

Cinema Knife Fight: NEED FOR SPEED (2014) By L.L. Soares & Michael Arruda (The Scene: A long stretch of highway. L.L. SOARES and MICHAEL ARRUDA are racing each other in separate cars, both wearing radio headsets so they can talk to each other. Several other cars are also in the race) LS: Hello everyone, and(…)

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THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013)

THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013) Review by Michael Arruda & L.L. Soares (THE SCENE: A brokerage firm. The scene is a wild one, with people shouting, dancing in the aisles and singing. There are strippers running around, and all sorts of lewd behavior ensues. MICHAEL ARRUDA & L.L. SOARES are in(…)

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GETAWAY (2013)

GETAWAY (2013)

Movie Review by L.L. Soares As GETAWAY opens, Ethan Hawke comes home to his apartment, days before Christmas, to find the place a mess, and blood on the floor. He then is able to somehow imagine, quite accurately, the struggle that took place as thugs entered his home and kidnapped his wife. Why? The phone(…)

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Cinema Knife Fight COMING ATTRACTIONS for AUGUST 2013

Cinema Knife Fight COMING ATTRACTIONS for AUGUST 2013

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT – COMING ATTRACTIONS: AUGUST 2013 by Michael Arruda and L.L. Soares   (The Scene:  An amusement park.  MICHAEL ARRUDA & L.L. SOARES sit eating cotton candy and fried dough.)   MICHAEL ARRUDA:  I love Cinema Knife Fight Land.  Zero calories here.   L.L. SOARES:  So, why did you choose to bring us(…)

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JACK REACHER (2012)

JACK REACHER (2012)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: JACK REACHER (2012) By Michael Arruda and L.L. Soares (THE SCENE: A Shooting range. Strangely no one is there shooting.  All is silent.  MICHAEL ARRUDA & L.L. SOARES approach.) MICHAEL ARRUDA:  Today’s movie, JACK REACHER, has as its villain a sniper who shoots some innocent people in a rather jarring opening scene.(…)

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SKYFALL (2012)

SKYFALL (2012)

CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT: SKYFALL (2012) By Michael Arruda & Nick Cato (The Scene: On top of a moving train, MICHAEL ARRUDA is fighting with a thug.  On a hill in the distance, NICK CATO aims a high powered rifle at them.) NICK CATO (speaking into a headset):  I don’t have a clear shot. L.L. SOARES’(…)

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Bill’s Bizarre Bijou: THE OUTSIDE MAN (1972)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou: THE OUTSIDE MAN (1972)

Bill’s Bizarre Bijou William D. Carl This week’s feature presentation: THE OUTSIDE MAN (1972) Welcome to Bill’s Bizarre Bijou, where you’ll discover the strangest films ever made.  If there are alien women with too much eye-shadow and miniskirts, if papier-mâché monsters are involved, if your local drive-in insisted this be the last show in their(…)

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“MY BOTTOM FIVE” BEST OF 2011 By L.L. Soares

“MY BOTTOM FIVE” BEST OF 2011 By L.L. Soares

As I have done in previous years, I wrote up a Top 10 List of the Best Movies of the Year, but we only touched on the first five in our big end of the year CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT BEST OF THE YEAR column. So Here are the rest of the movies that filled out(…)

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FAST FIVE

FAST FIVE

FAST FIVE Is Good for Cheap Thrills and Not Much Else Movie Review by John Harvey When I told people that I was going to review the fifth installment in the THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS franchise, FAST FIVE, a friend emailed me a video clip from The Onion website titled “Today Now! Interviews The(…)

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DRIVE ANGRY 3D!

DRIVE ANGRY 3D!

Cinema Knife Fight: DRIVE ANGRY 3D By L.L. Soares (and Michael Arruda) FADE IN (The scene: A long stretch of highway. LL SOARES is driving a Dodge Charger as fast as it can go, miles of desert on either side of him. Motorhead’s song “Ace of Spades” plays loud over the car stereo) LS (shouting):(…)

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