These are interesting times indeed when we get to the end of October and the last weekend of the month (or the first weekend of November, depending on how you're looking at it) and we have two lower-key thrillers, neither of them horror movies, being released by relatively new distributors. And then along comes Lionsgate and says "F you, America, we're gonna rerelease one of the biggest Halloween hit franchises of all time for its tenth anniversary and you're gonna go see that instead!"
Even with the combined starpower of Jake Gyllenhaal, Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth and the added awesomeness of Mark Strong, it's hard to think that either of the two new movies can take on Lionsgate's 10th Anniversary rerelease of James Wan and Leigh Whannell's debut film Saw
(Lionsgate) for a variety of reasons, but read on, and see if you agree or not.
This week's "CHOSEN ONE" is Jon Angio's rock doc Revenge of the Mekons
(Music Box Films), looking at the '70s punk band who took an unconventional tangent in their career.
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