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The Book Of Eli. Fails to Deliver

Director: Albert & Allen Hughes Starring: Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis By far my favourite actor of the past ten years, Denzel Washington has been in some kick ass movies. American Gangster, De Javu, Inside Man, Man on Fire, the man is a legend. Denzel’s last flick Pelham 123 however was a bit of […]

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Daybreakers

Director: The Spierig Brothers Starring: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, Isabel Lucas, Sam Neill In a boom of vampire movies, surely we have seen enough of them. Twilight, Cirque De Freak, Dorian Gray, Jennifer’s Body, the list goes on. Do we really need to see another vampire film? Yes we do. Daybreakers is revelating […]

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Avatar… Brilliant, but Slightly Over rated.

Director: James Cameron Starring: Sam Worthington, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Sigourney Weaver By now you have probably heard all you want to hear about Avatar, but I only got to see it at the weekend, so ill put my views on show. Finally after 10 years of not hearing from James Cameron, Director of Terminator […]

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Nights in Rodanthe. A chick flick

Director: George C. Wolfe Starring: Richard Gere, Diane Lane From the best selling author of The Notebook, comes Nights in Rodanthe. It’s not often i watch a wee romantic film, but on occasions I whip out a bottle of wine and the popcorn and stick one on. I seen the Notebook and it was an amazing […]

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The Darjeeling Limited. A Bonding Trip

Director: Wes Anderson Starring: Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman Overview: India is one place I would love to visit, to take in the scenery and learn their culture. The Darjeeling Limited is set on the rail roads through India, following three brothers trying to find themselves on a spiritual journey. Wes Anderson, writer and […]

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Good Morning Vietnam.

Director: Barry Levinson Starring: Robin Williams, Forest Whitaker, Bruno Kirby, J.T Walsh Overview: ‘GOOD MORNING VIETNAM’. Where ever you say that, people are going to say Robin Williams. The comic genius over the years has gave us some clever and hilarious characters like, Miss Doubtfire and Patch Adams, but Williams is not only known for […]

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Gran Torino. Muscle & Brawn

Director: Clint Eastwood Starring: Clint Eastwood, Bee Vang, Anney Her, Christopher Carley Overview: Eastwood has been in the acting business for over 50 years now and he has gave us many icons. Icons that i wasn’t even born to see, but I still know of, such as Dirty Harry. More recently i have seen many […]

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Inglourious Basterds. Bloody Brilliant

Director: Quentin Tarintino Starring: Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Michael Fassbender, Eli Roth, Diane Kruger Overview: Well known for his violence in his films, Tarintino has invited us to watch Inglourious Basterds. A World War II fictional movie starring Brad Pitt and Christoph Waltz as two of the many main characters. Waltz a less well known […]

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Fargo. A Coen Classic.

Director: Joel & Ethan coen Starring: William H Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormore Overview: ‘Anything can happen in the middle of nowhere’. Your damn right it can. In this dark comedy the Coen brothers bring violence and comedy together to make this little gem of a movie. Joel & Ethan always had a […]

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Sherlock Holmes. Downey Smashes!!!

Director: Guy Ritchie Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong.  Overview: In 1887 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had an idea of a series of short stories featuring a detective called Sherlock Holmes. Holmes became famous for his skills in exploring and solving mysterious police cases. Director Guy Ritchie took on the task […]

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Star Trek. Rebooting the Fanchise.

Director : JJ Abrams Starring: Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Zoe Saldana. Overview: Having always been a Star Wars fan, i never liked Star Trek. I thought it was tacky, uncharismatic and dated. So when i heard there was a new Star Trek being released, I didn’t think […]

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Into The Wild. An Emotional Rollercoaster.

Director: Sean Penn Starring: Emile Hirsch, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden, Hal Holbrook, Cathrine Keener, Vince Vaughan, Kristen Stewart. Overview: ‘Freedom’, What would you call freedom?, There are many answers to this and none of them are wrong. Everyone has their own definition of freedom. Based on a true story about a remarkable man, Christopher […]

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Eagle Eye. A Technological Thiller

Director: D.J. Caruso Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Billy Bob Thornton Overview: Technology has evolved  tremendously in this last 20 years. Mobile phones, wireless internet and online gaming. Eagle Eye opens your eyes even wider to new heights and if everything could be done in this movie, i would watch what i’d say, watch where […]

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New Moon

 THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON DIRECTOR: CHRIS WEITZ STARRING: KRISTEN STEWART, ROBERT PATTINSON, TAYLOR LAUTNER Overview. If I were a 13-year-old girl I would love New Moon before I’ve even seen it, but I’m not so lets look at it from a different perspective. New Moon’s predecessor ‘Twilight’, the first instalment of the saga was a […]

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Ironman, The man of steel.

Director: Jon Favreau Starring: Robert Downey Jr, Jeff Bridges, Terrenance Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow In a long line of super hero movies, we get our next dose in the form of ‘Iron Man’ first saw in 1963 created by Stan Lee. From comic books to the big screen, marvel brings this bad boy to cinemas in style, […]

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2012, A CGI frenzy extravaganza

2012 DIRECTOR: ROLAND EMMERICH STARRING: JOHN CUSACK                         CHIWETEL EJIOFOR                       WOODY HARRELSON                       JIMI MISTRY Overview. ‘We were warned’, the tag line for 2012. Myths and theories of the end of days or Armageddon if you like, says that in December 2012 the world, as we know it will come to an […]

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