Posts by Ian Murphy

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About The Author

Ian Murphy is a full time writer and amateur charlatan. When he's not trolling dive bars for redheads with low standards, he can be found watching classic horror movies, reading the graphic novels of Alan Moore, and writing his next hit screenplay (most likely the sequel to Six Days Seven Nights).
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Movie Review: ‘3rd Street Blackout’

"3rd Street Blackout" is as confusing to itself as it is to an audience that, much like the characters in the film, are left waiting for the light to come back on.

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Movie Review: ‘The Legend of Tarzan’

At the end of the day, "The Legend of Tarzan" is cinematic junk food -- fun, tasty, empty, but easily forgotten.

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Movie Review: ‘Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made’

What happens when you take those dreams chronicle them into an accidental cult smash? You get "Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made," that’s what.

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Movie Review: ‘It’s So Easy and Other Lies’

As a cautionary tale about the wild days of '80s rock and roll, "It’s So Easy" is a mixed bag. Ian Murphy reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘The Curse of Sleeping Beauty’

Ian Murphy reviews "The Curse of Sleeping Beauty," a horror take on the classic fairy tale.

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Interview: India Eisley Talks ‘The Curse of Sleeping Beauty’

India Eisley graciously sat down with Screenpicks to talk about her performance in the upcoming film "The Curse of Sleeping Beauty" and her tendency to be drawn to dark, compelling roles.

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Movie Review: ‘Papa Hemingway in Cuba’

"Papa Hemingway in Cuba" captures Hemingway’s spirit of adventure. Ian Murphy reviews...

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Why ‘Terror Birds’ Should Be Considered for the Best Picture Oscar

A Best Picture candidate is here to shake things up. Ladies and gentlemen of the Academy I give you… "Terror Birds."

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Movie Review: ‘Remember’

"Remember" is a movie that manages to step carefully between the toes of the behemoths to deliver a profound and gigantic message of its own.

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Movie Review: ‘God Loves the Fighter’

For fans of films such as "Traffic" or "Reservoir Dogs," "God Loves the Fighter" will be right up your alley, a completely engaging film.

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Movie Review: ‘Minions’

"Minions" is a prime example of how difficult it is for side characters to have a film of their own. Ian Murphy reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘The Real Miyagi’

This elegant and precise "The Real Miyagi" reflects the highlights of Fumio Demura's life, one of karate's greatest masters.

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Interview: Lauren Holly on “After the Ball”

Lauren Holly speaks with ScreenPicks about her film, "After the Ball."

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Short Film Review: “Kiss Kiss Fingerbang”

Ian Murphy loves the SXSW Film Midnight Short Film Award winner Kiss Kiss Fingerbang.

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Movie Review: “Cinderella”

Cinderella has some shining moments beyond those of just the glass slipper.

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