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‘Oranges and Sunshine’ DVD Review

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Director: Jim Loach Starring: Emily Watson, David Wenham, Hugo Weaving Plot: A British social worker, Margerat Humphreys is incredulous when a woman comes to her with a story about having been taken from… Continue reading

‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’ Retro Review

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Director: Stuart Beattie Starring: Soap stars and high-school drama club graduates whose names I can’t be bothered googling. Plot: For those who didn’t attend English class in Australia, a group of young people… Continue reading

‘Paranormal Activity’ Retro Review

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Director: Oren Pell Starring: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat Plot: A young couple set up a series of cameras around their house in order to capture unusual happenings that occur in the night. Review:… Continue reading

Classic Scene – “It’s…it’s a dinosaur…”

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“It’s…it’s a dinosaur…” Jurassic Park (Spielberg, 1993) The Scene John Hammond (Attenborough) has done the impossible on the Ilsa Nubla, but he’s making his lawyers nervous. To gain support for his project he’s… Continue reading

‘Contagion’ Review

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Director: Steven Soderberg Starring: A whole bunch of brilliant, talented actors. And Gwyneth Paltrow. Plot: A mutation of a virus finds itself into the human population. With no vaccinations, antibodies or treatments it… Continue reading

‘Source Code’ DVD Review

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Director: Duncan Jones Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Vera Faminga, Michelle Monaghan, Jeffery Wright Plot: A soldier is sent back into time to relive the eight minutes preceding a devastating terrorist attack again and again… Continue reading

‘Across the Universe’ Retro Review

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Director: Julie Taymor Starring: People who can’t sing. Plot:¬†Some talentless fuckspods butcher classic pop music. Review:¬†With the massive range of songs available in The Beatles library, and their ingraining into pop-culture over the… Continue reading

‘Water For Elephants’ DVD Review

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Director: Francis Lawrence Starring: Christolph Waltz, an elephant. Plot: Following a family tragedy, a young vet student winds up working for a roving circus during the Great Depression. He become infatuated with the… Continue reading

Top 10 Most Over-Rated Movies

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The popularity of movies can be driven by many things beside the entertainment value of the movie. Sometimes its the popularity of a star, sometimes it captures a trend at the time and… Continue reading

Classic (Terrible) Scene #4: “Go Anny!”

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A scene doesn’t have to be fantastic to stand out…sometimes it can be terrible. Here’s a scene that goes down in cinema history as moment ‘Star Wars’ turned to the Dark Side. Go… Continue reading