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LINCOLN (2012)

When a 03 time Academy Award winning director teams up with a 02 time Academy Award winning actor one should anticipate a mesmerizing cinematic experience in whatever motion picture they conjure up. The outcome indeed is 11 nominations at the 85th Academy Awards which is simply a few hours away from the moment this is […]

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DREDD (2012)

DREDD is yet another comic book hero that has sprung to life again by the money hungry machine of the filming industry. Starring the Kiwi actor Karl Urban and Olivia Thirbly this movie is the super hero version of the Smith, Lawrence Cop flick BAD BOYS. Set in a distant future DREDD is a cop […]

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TWILIGHT BREAKING DAWN PART 2 (2012)

All good things must come to an end and so does all average things. Yes, it is the end of the Twilight Saga and personally it will not be missed by me since I have never been a fan. The same cannot be said about a majority of viewers who are simply in love with […]

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TLOTR: THE RETURN OF THE KING (2003)

The King returns fiercely to command and conquer not only the dark lands of Mordor but also to wipe the slate clean at the 76th Annual Academy Awards. Director Peter Jackson fashionably wraps up the great tale of THE LORD OF THE RINGS by securing 11 wins at the ceremony and joins the ranks alongside […]

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GLORY ROAD (2006)

Basketball coach Don Haskins made it into the books of fame with his NCAA victory during the 1966 season at Texas Western College. During a time where racial discrimination was a more serious issue, he started his team with 5 African-American players at the NCAA finals creating what is known to be one of the […]

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ARGO (2012)

Who would have thought that the minds behind THE GOOD WILL HUNTING will someday roll with the big fish in Hollywood, honestly, who would have? Matt Damon and Ben Affleck have since stood firm ground only to move if it’s for a step to advance. Affleck clearly got ahead of Damon after he took to […]

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LOOPER (2012)

How do I react to LOOPER? Did I like it? Was it Original? Was it worth the time? Hopefully by then end of this I may be able to provide valid explanations to justify my answers. LOOPER:  is definitely one of the better movies of Bruce Willis in the year 2012. It also indisputably is […]

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MAGIC MIKE (2012)

Co-financed by Steven Soderbergh and Channing Tatum, MAGIC MIKE is a comedy/drama/biography scripted by Reid Carolin.  As the mass media speculates the concept within the creation of MAGIC MIKE is based on the early life of Channing Tatum himself who was a male stripper in his late teens. Whilst this project is proposed and initiated […]

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ROCK OF AGES (2012)

136 minutes seem a long run time for a musical and ROCK OF AGES could have been better provided it did limit to 90 minutes. However this is one critic’s opinion and lovers of musicals may counter argue that the genre has habits of long run times owing to the rock and roll.   Directed […]

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HOME ALONE: LOST IN NEW YORK (1992)

“I won’t forget you; trust me” – Kevin McCallister These are the last words uttered by Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) in HOME ALONE 2 : LOST IN NEWYORK which is also the last movie of the HOME ALONE duo logy. There have been a few more installments following this to add up to the HOME ALONE […]

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HOME ALONE (1990)

Kevin McCallister is one of the most unforgettable, if not the only unforgettable 8 year old character to swoop through Hollywood. When he was left behind one Christmas nearly over two decades ago his story headlined all over the world and became an international phenomenon. His feats of fighting the Wet Bandits while his family […]

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS (2002)

When Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee left the fellowship that was sworn to protect the ring bearer they never would have expected to have Gollum as their guide. The Andy Serkis miracle which is Gollum is given much more prominence in THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS. As Frodo and Sam closes upon […]

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THE LORD OF THE RINGS : FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001)

Peter Jackson is once again at the brink of headlining with the motion picture THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY.  This is not about THE HOBBIT.  This instead is the first stepping stone laid by Peter Jackson over a decade ago. The motion picture that he brought to life based on the novel written J.R.R Tolkien. […]

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THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN (2012)

Let’s begin on a positive note shall we? THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2 is been booked for release for the 2nd of May 2014. Marc Webb is indeed spinning this web absolutely stylishly as the viewers want it to be. Personally this reinvention comes too soon to the wide screen following the Tobey Maguire trilogy that […]

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MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPES MOST WANTED

Never expected MADAGASCAR to become a trilogy. It’s not that the animated picture wasn’t great however it didn’t seem that Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria had it in them to go this far. They have and I am certain the fans are glad. Alex (Stiller) as usual will never rest until he goes back to […]

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ACT OF VALOR

Surprisingly the entertainment experience in ACT OF VALOR is not even close to what is expected. If one has seen the trailer of ACT OF VALOR and also had read a few previews on some gossip magazine and also some sound reviews of critics about the movie it is hard not be excited. Active duty […]

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THE EXPENDABLES 2

  Barney Ross (Stallone) and his rivet crapping tough mercenaries are neck deep in gunpowder as they infiltrate a terrorist camp somewhere in Nepal. Shooting, stabbing, punching and frying pan fighting (yes frying pans!) gets the team to their target. The objective is to extract a rich Chinese billionaire for reasons unknown. Much like Liam […]

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PROMETHEUS

Finally watched it, well overdue but finally did. Ridley Scott returns back to a genre defined by him decades ago. The making of PROMETHEUS has been by far one of the best kept secrets in movie making history and the suspense is frustrating. This critic is a fan of Ridley Scott and has read countless […]

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