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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

What We Want From the Next Superman Movie

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Believe it or not there was a time when super heroes did not exist, when the only protagonists in comics were cartoonish characters or violent vigilantes. That all changed when when two geeky… Continue reading

‘Superman Returns’ Retro Review

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Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Brendan Routh, Kevin Spacey Plot: Superman…um…returns and finds that the more things change the more they stay the same. Review: Although on the outset this seems like a pretty solid superhero tale it has… Continue reading

Websites We Love: ‘The Works’ Montages

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Thanks to the Daily What I have enjoyed a short series of montages, each dedicated to a different director. Assembled by one Joel Walden, there are great little examples of solid editing and… Continue reading

‘Bridesmaids’ DVD Review

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Director: Paul Feig Starring: Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne, Maya Rudolph, Ellie Kemper Plot: Annie (Wiig) is ecstatic when her best friend Lillian (Rudolph) gets engaged, but finds her new friend Helen (Byrne) is… 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