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'Walk Among the Tombstones' runs right into torture porn zone
'Walk Among the Tombstones' runs right into torture porn zone

"A Walk Among the Tombstones" is the creepiest film I've seen in quite some time, and that's not meant as a compliment. This old-school thriller starring Liam Neeson as an unlicensed private investigator trying to right the world's wrongs has a very modern emphasis on the graphic torture and mutilation of women. It may make me behind the times and out of touch to say it, but how did we get to a place where watching that kind of activity is considered entertainment? In a movie universe where torture porn maestro Eli Roth (whose reprehensible-sounding films I hope never to see) has never lacked for articulate critical support, both writer-director Scott Frank and...

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