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THE HUNTING PARTY – Rolfe Kent

September 7, 2007 1 comment

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

The aftermath of the war in Bosnia still lingers, twelve years after the conflict officially ended. People there still remember the atrocities committed by the combatants, and some of the individuals who took part in them are still at large. This difficult political situation is the jumping off point of director Richard Shepard’s action/drama/thriller The Hunting Party, which stars Jesse Eisenberg, Terrence Howard and Richard Gere as a trio of journalists who, without the knowledge of the US government, embark on an unauthorized mission to Bosnia to find The Fox (Ljubomir Kerekeš), a notorious war criminal who remains free somewhere in the former Yugoslavia. However, once in the Balkans, the group finds itself in danger when they are mistaken for a CIA hit squad, and The Fox decides to wipe them out before they can find him. Read more…

IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON – Philip Sheppard

September 7, 2007 Leave a comment

Original Review by Jonathan Broxton

In the Shadow of the Moon is a critically acclaimed documentary directed by David Singleton, which chronicles the manned missions into space undertaken by NASA in the 1960s and 70s. The film features footage from the many Apollo missions, including the Apollo 11 mission which successfully landed on the moon, and the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, the events of which were chronicled in Ron Howard’s 1995 film of the same name. Actual astronauts – notably Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, two of the three men who were part of the first moon landing – feature in the film, lending it a great deal of credibility and historical importance. Read more…