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MEN IN BLACK III

Let us discuss the summer buzz of 2012 shall we? AVENGERS ASSEMBLE, THE AMAZING SPIDER MAN, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, THE AMAZING SPIDERMAN, PROMETHEUS & MEN IN BLACK III. These are the most anticipated titles this year. . This summer is Elysium compared to the horrendous motion pictures we had to sit through during the […]

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SAFEHOUSE

Denzel Washington is the Godfather of the Black American actors of today. There is not an argument that Denzel is on the pinnacle of the list along with Freeman, Whitaker, Murphy & Smith. Something obvious in all Denzel movies is that he likes being the underdog who fights for a cause or the normal average […]

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THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

An absolutely wondrous cinematic experience and a heart tugging story is director John Maddens THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL. Watching the trailer to movies is a habit I try to quit but it’s like the bad habit of smoking. It isn’t all that easy to give up and stick by. Never the less I was […]

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HAYWIRE : AN ABSOLUTE WASTE OF TIME!

First things first; let’s get the obvious out in the open before I rip to shreds the disaster that is HAYWIRE. Director Steven Soderbergh thrills working with Hollywood royalty. How he convinces some of his cast to sign up with his productions is indeed one of the greater mysteries to this enthusiast. As the saying […]

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30: MINUTES OR LESS

A comedy lover’s next best Utopia, a farce that will keep you laughing on your belly every time Aziz Ansari comes on screen and every moment Nick Swardson brings on his bad boy character Travis to life. 30: MINUTES OR LESS is a wondrous stress buster for any time of day.  A lunch time movie, […]

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GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE.

Are you familiar with the song Crash and Burn by Savage Garden? The song ideally discusses a theme of togetherness for good or for bad come what may. Nicolas Cage did not learn the first time with GHOST RIDER back in 2007 although co –star Eva Mendez did. Instead, the action-hero (of the yester years) […]

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GANGS OF NEWYORK

The streets unveil in the year 1846 in Five Points Manhattan. The Native Americans led by Bill “The Butcher” Cutting (Daniel Day Lewis) go head to head with the immigrant communities led by Priest Vallon (Liam Neeson) of the Dead Rabbit Gang. Priest Vallon is butchered at the hands of the butcher (Pardon the Pun) […]

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BATTLESHIP

  May Contain Spoilers This piece is certainly one that is going against the tide and up the river against the most popular and common perception that; BATTLESHIP should stay where she belongs; as scrap metal on the seabed of the North Pacific. Against all odds this movie enthusiast has seen the silver lining. For […]

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MONEYBALL : A fantastic bio-pic direction with brilliant performances for the serious audience.

KNOCKED UP, SUPER BAD, FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL all have one thing in common and that factor is Jonah Hill. The almost lavishly round Jonah Hill is widely known for his appearances in movies with involving teen seduction, intimacy and drugs abuse in some degree. Jonah Hill who is now 28 years old is seeking to […]

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THE VOW

Channing Tatum is on a roll; it is absolutely 2 for 2 for him with his 2012 releases as of date. 21 Jump Street while is the undefeated of the 2 in my opinion, THE VOW; a movie of romance tags along close behind. With 2 more productions due for release in 2012 Tatum could […]

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AMERICAN REUNION

I have been a fan of the trilogy since the first movie back in 1999. AMERICAN PIE is a trend setter for all high school comedy movies that discuss matters of adolescents in high school.  For fans of the trilogy this is a massive comeback and is largely welcome after 9 years. The teaser campaign […]

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CONTRABAND

Everyone likes a happy ending? An idiom quite popular, a trail of thought that most viewers are already preprogrammed to, this is why when there is a twist or a cliff hanger at the end of the worst of movies it gets high ratings. A majority of Hollywood hits tread this same path and CONTRABAND […]

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My Girlfriends Boyfriend

In an attempt to stretch too far Daryn Tufts almost capsizes his debut full length directorial. A script that is written on a basic platform Tufts explores his minds creativity by adding in a twist that which certainly is clever. My Girlfriends Boyfriend isn’t the obvious tale of a girl torn between 2 men as […]

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Sleeping Beauty

The age old fable says that SLEEPING BEAUTY was cursed on the day of her christening since the King and Queen mistakenly skipped inviting a particular wicked witch to the special occasion. The wicked witch set a curse upon the princess; a curse that says she would die by pricking herself by a spindle. One […]

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21 JUMP STREET

I have not laughed as hard in a long time for an action/comedy ensemble since BAD BOYS wrapped up back in 2003. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence although rumored to come back have not got on the BAD BOYS wagon as yet. Serving it clean with unmistakable talent, precision writing and ambitious direction 21 JUMP […]

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THE AVENGERS : AVENGERS ASSEMBLE

Following 5 solo movies the team is finally here, suited up and ready to take on Loki, Thors adopted brother; a demigod. Loki who is conjuring a devious plan to let all hell run riot on dear earth that we all sincerely love has bad things coming his way. The NÚMERO UNO Tom Hiddleston super […]

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JACK & JILL

Jack and Jill Sadelstien are twins with very different lifestyles. While Jack is a wealthy commercial advertising director who runs his own company and has beautiful family with a gorgeous wife (Katie Holmes) Jill is a small town girl who grew up and lived with her mother all her life. Jill has not had any […]

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J.Edgar

An attempt on a biography is indeed a perilous task. To take on a bio-pic indefinitely requires heightened attributes of courage and confidence. Veteran director Clint Eastwood takes on the life events of John Edgar Hoover and spins out in my opinion a rather compact and fathomable angle of the widely feared gentleman’s life.  The […]

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