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David Harris Friday 18th March 2011 Wizard World Toronto Comic Con held at the Direct Energy Centre Toronto, Canada

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'The Big Apple Comic Book, Art, Toy & Sci-fi Show' - day one, held at the Penn Plaza Pavillion

David Harris and Terry Michos from the film The Warriors - David Harris and Terry Michos from the film The Warriors New York City, USA - 'The Big Apple Comic Book, Art, Toy & Sci-fi Show' - day one, held at the Penn Plaza Pavillion Saturday 7th June 2008

A Soldier's Story Review


OK
Shockingly dated, this A Few Good Men precursor follows military justice in an all-black army regiment during World War II. The problem isn't the theme -- which is timeless -- or Denzel Washington -- who was 30 years old at the time but looks like a teenager. The problem is the photography and the schmalzy production values, which look like they're years ahead of the Hallmark era. Norman Jewison won copious praise for this film back in 1984 and even got an Oscar nomination, but the cheeseball '80s presentation of some serious subject matter (racially charged murder investigation) just doesn't fly today.

The Warriors Review


Excellent
There are certain films that by some unforeseen circumstance tap into a generation, a culture, a time, perfectly. The Warriors is just such a film. It is by no means a perfect movie. It is well crafted and dramatic, but what moves it beyond cult adoration and fanboy drooling is its epic storyline and intensely rendered narrative.

The Warriors isn't really a movie about a gang trying to get home. It's an archetypal tale of survival, of revenge, of power and corruption and the human spirit. Sounds like a load of over-educated/under-paid horseshit, I admit. But The Warriors really does have that kind of power.

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