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Screen Door Jesus Review


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When I lived in Austin, Texas a decade ago, it seemed like everyone was trying to make a movie like this. Drive out to a small town, use the local color, and tell a simple story about what life is like in the burg somehow or another.

Good to see they're still trying to make 'em. Screen Door Jesus is just one of these rural fables: A small film with a lot of emotion that struggles desperately to make a point. Unfortunately in this case, it's actually a whole bunch of points about Jesus, religion, race relations, poverty, and all manner of small town concerns.

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Man Of The House Review


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Friday, February 25, 2005

If you're looking for a review of "Cursed" or "Man of the House" in your newspaper this morning, you're not going to find one -- in any newspaper anywhere. Opening in theaters nationwide today, these two movies have been kept hidden from critics because, to be blunt, the studios think they're garbage and want to rake in as much money as they can before word gets out.

Of course, nobody will admit to this at Dimension Films or Columbia Pictures, which are releasing the junkers. But it's no coincidence that every movie Hollywood doesn't screen in advance -- either by not holding previews until the night before opening or not holding them at all -- is largely lambasted once critics and audiences have caught up with it.

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