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Awards

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published April 5, 2007

    "Fight Club"

  • 2008 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 5, 2007

    "Rock 'Em, Sock 'Em"

  • 2007 - Southern California Journalism Awards/LA Press Club, published July 20, 2006

    "Unreal Estate"

2008 Stories by Luke Y. Thompson

Archives: 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Playing with Himself

    published December 17, 2008

    Fandom is a tricky thing for Bruce Campbell. He's been referred to as a "man-god" by Ain't-It-Cool-News' Harry Knowles, able to fill the halls... More >>

  • The Day the Plot Stood Still

    published December 10, 2008

    Flying saucers just aren't that scary anymore. Especially after Ed Wood and Mars Attacks, it's hard to take a threat from a giant... More >>

  • Capturing the Castle

    published December 3, 2008

    It really shouldn't have been so hard to make a decent Punisher movie.The Marvel Comics character, who shot to prominence in the late '80s... More >>

  • Eden Lake

    published October 29, 2008

    Gleefully demonizing both the British “chav” working-class and the horror genre's usual target audience of mid-teen males, Eden... More >>

  • The Brave and the Boll

    published May 28, 2008

    Uwe Boll isn't one to take criticism lying down. In 2006, the prolific German director, best known for his nearly annual output of poorly... More >>

  • Zombie Strippers

    published April 16, 2008

    During George W. Bush’s fourth term as president, the administration’s desire for crises and predisposition toward fuck-ups leads to the... More >>

  • Zombie Strippers

    published April 16, 2008

    During George W. Bush's fourth term as president, the administration's desire for crises and predisposition toward fuck-ups leads to the... More >>

  • Not Taylor-Made

    published March 19, 2008

    Rare is the star vehicle that is as poorly matched to its star as Drillbit Taylor, which casts Owen Wilson as a homeless army deserter... More >>

  • Meet the Spartans Lazy, Unfunny

    published January 30, 2008

    Perhaps the most oft-quoted line from Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic novel 300 is "Tonight we dine in... More >>

  • AVP Sneaks In

    published January 2, 2008

    Hey, Fox marketing people? If you have a cinematic franchise that you wish to keep vibrant, calling the latest installment Requiem is a bad... More >>

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