The crime thriller genre may not be as well-worn as the coming of age tales or romcoms, but there’s enough out there to forge a predictable path. Writer/director Aaron Harvey’s latest film Into The Ashes has the look and feel of a straight ahead revenge drama, but it takes a left turn and makes a pretty big gamble. From where I sit, the gamble pays off from the get go.
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Lots to cover on Episode 99 of CinemAddicts, as Anderson Cowan and I review two films (Skin, Mike Wallace Is Here) and I tackle a couple of other solid indie flicks (Into The Ashes and The Mountain). First things first, however, as Quentin Tarantino is on our respective minds . . .
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