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Straw Dogs: Another Underwhelming Remake

“They have re-made Straw Dogs?!” This fact is itself the most shocking and disturbing part of this movie. This film proves, once again, that film makers nowadays should leave well … Continue reading

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Shame: Startling, Provocative and Unyielding

Director Steve McQueen’s second feature Shame sees him pair up with Michael Fassbender once again. The duo worked together on McQueen’s directorial debut Hunger in 2008. Once again they have … Continue reading

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Puss In Boots: A Pun Filled Family Film

Following the last couple of Shrek films I had hoped that they would finally let it go to rest before they ruined everything that was great about the franchise to … Continue reading

21/11/2013 · Leave a comment

New Year’s Eve: Another Abysmal Garry Marshall Film

New Year’s Eve sees director Garry Marshall (Valentine’s Day) make another attempt at bringing together a somewhat impressive ensemble cast, pairing them with a big, annual event in the vain … Continue reading

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Moneyball: How Can You Not Be Romantic About Baseball?

“How can you not be romantic about baseball?” Billy Beane muses in Moneyball. Well, I wouldn’t have thought it was very hard at all. Still, after watching Moneyball I found … Continue reading

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Mission:Impossible – Ghost Protocol: As Fun & Exciting As The First

The notion of a fourth Mission: Impossible did not fill me with, well anything. The idea disinterested me entirely. I felt that they had gotten all they could out of … Continue reading

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Margin Call: Impressive, Succinct, Stylish

At a time when it is impossible to go one day without hearing about financial crises, the news of a movie about the origins of the downfall of Wall Street … Continue reading

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Happy Feet 2: Falling Short of Its Predecessor

They’re bringin’ fluffy back. Mumble and his Antarctic buddies return with new friends and new adventures in Happy Feet 2. Elijah Wood returns as resident groover Mumble who is all … Continue reading

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Dream House: A Nightmare to Sit Through

As the final credits begin to roll, I breathe a sigh of relief. At the end of a “mystery thriller”, this could be relief from ninety minutes of intense suspence. … Continue reading

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Demons Never Die: Not Your Standard Slasher Film

Writer/director Arjun Rose’s debut feature film Demons Never Die will undoubtably draw numerous comparisons to the ultimate slasher film of our generation, Scream. In fact, it has already earned reviews … Continue reading

20/11/2013 · Leave a comment
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