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‘The Bank Job’ Retro Review

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Director: Roger Donaldson Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows Plot: A team of petty crooks take on a job to rob a bank from an old associate, unaware that the British Government set it… Continue reading

‘The Loved Ones’ DVD Review

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Director: Sean Byrne Starring: Xavier Samuels, Robin McLeavy Plot: A teenage boy, struggling with the death of his father and home life, finds himself trapped in a nightmare when the girl he turned… Continue reading

No longer a member of the “George Lucas Hate Club”

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by Randy I never liked George Lucas, every time I saw him in interviews or behind the scenes, even way back before the rerelease of the original Star Wars trilogies I could only… Continue reading

Classic Scene: “Look at the camera…with intensity.”

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“Look at the camera…with intensity” from Lost in Translation by Sophia Coppola, 2003 The Scene: Tired and depressed actor Bob Harris has arrived in Tokyo to create an ad campaign for Suntory Whiskey… Continue reading

Who’s The Best Batman?

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Michael Keaton: Best Batman the Man Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992) Michael Keaton was the original and he brought the most humanity to the character of Batman. He was the man you wanted… Continue reading

10 Things That Would’ve Saved the ‘Pirates’ Sequels

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Many years ago Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer took a gamble. Not two productions companies known for taking risks, they’re more likely to base their decisions on market research more than creative ingenuity, so… Continue reading

‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ DVD Review

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Director: Rob Marshall Starring: Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush Plot: The misadventures of Capt. Jack Sparrow continue as he is recruited by Blackbeard to seek the Fountain of Youth. Review:… Continue reading

‘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