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Drive: Review

August 15, 2014 9:14 am3 comments
Drive: Review

Never in a million years did I think in a scene full of naked women, the only thing I would watch were two men conversing with each other in the middle of the room. That in itself deserves some sort of award. Drive is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and […]

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Fight Club: Review

August 4, 2014 12:14 pm0 comments
Fight Club: Review

As a pack of burly, restless men roll their necks and crack their knuckles, Brad Pitt’s Tyler Durdren utters the immortal lines, “The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club…The second rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club.” You […]

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The Quiet Ones – Review

April 25, 2014 10:25 am0 comments
The Quiet Ones – Review

Hammer Films rarely produce a horror film that isn’t that scary. The Quiet Ones is the execption to their rule. In a way, however, Hammer Films does succeed in making an okay-ish film, despite its inherent lack of truly ‘jumpy’ moments. Sporting the ‘based on a true story’ tagline that […]

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Forget bones, let’s throw them an Oscar

January 16, 2014 7:45 pm0 comments
Forget bones, let’s throw them an Oscar

One of the hardest questions to answer: what makes a great actor? Talent, looks, popularity: all of which are important tools in making money as a movie star. However, to be an award worthy thespian, one must be above all believable. Believability is incredibly complex, convincing an audience of a […]

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The Way Way Back – Film Review

November 7, 2013 1:42 pm2 comments
The Way Way Back – Film Review

At times, this summer time, teen romance coming-of-age story is a little bit of a sweet n’ sickly affair. A mopey teenager spends his time moping around a beach town moping about his Mum and Step-Dad. Then the mopey teenager meets another mopey teenager and develop a holiday romance of sorts. […]

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How to Reboot the Iron Man Franchise

August 28, 2013 12:23 pm0 comments
How to Reboot the Iron Man Franchise

As we all (unfortunately) know firsthand, all good things must come to an end. In a decent amount of time, such will ring true to the Iron Man franchise as we know it. Star Robert Downey Jr. will eventually have to pass the mantle down to someone less adequate for the role. […]

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Film Review: The Wolverine

August 14, 2013 6:25 pm0 comments
Film Review: The Wolverine

The Wolverine might just be the superhero film that fans of the character have been waiting for. Peeling off the porous scab that was Origins, James Mangold’s film focuses on Wolverine’s Japan saga created by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller in the 1983 miniseries. It does a good job of […]

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The Heat – A Review

August 2, 2013 8:18 am0 comments
The Heat – A Review

‘The Heat’ is Paul Feig’s latest cinematic release since ‘Bridesmaids’ in 2011. ‘The Heat’ buddy-cop film follows convention and has a script that was clearly funny, but that humour did not seem to translate all that well. Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is an extremely talented and skilled FBI Agent, seemingly […]

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