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Riddick Rule the Dark… playing footsie.

August 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Riddick Rule the Dark… playing footsie.

Another clip from the upcoming film Riddick Rule the Dark – remind me never to play footsie with Riddick. I suspect he’d win. Ah, Katee Sackhoff…

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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters by Frank Ochieng (film review).

August 28, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters by Frank Ochieng (film review).

The refreshing twist about ‘Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters’ is that it is a children’s nautical fantasy geared to introducing the youngsters to a hearty taste of Greek mythology. After all, the majority of kiddie capers do not always have to include cuddly 3-D animated animals, talking cars, dancing dinosaurs or impish wizards and witches […]

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Elysium by Frank Ochieng (Film Review).

August 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Elysium by Frank Ochieng (Film Review).

There is no doubt about the majestic vision and scope that South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp holds for his illuminating sci-fi spectacles that skillfully hint at innovation and introspection. More important, writer-director Blomkamp’s hypnotic landscape narratives provide social commentary depth that is handily thought-provoking and profound. Naturally, Blomkamp proved this very same sentiment when he […]

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The Wolverine by Frank Ochieng (film review).

August 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Wolverine by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Finally the so-called breakout star of ‘The X-Men’ movie series gets to fly solo yet again (after ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’) and test the waters of his continued on screen popularity. After all, what is not to like about the charismatic Wolverine or the performer that portrays the metal clawed super specimen in the buffed form […]

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You’re Next by Frank Ochieng (film review ).

August 25, 2013 | By More
You’re Next by Frank Ochieng (film review ).

One can make the argument that the home invasion thriller feels rather familiar in the wake of this particular genre’s omnipresence at the box office. With offerings such as this year’s ‘The Purge’ or even referencing something as nostalgic as the Jodie Foster-Kristen Stewart vehicle ‘Panic Room’ from a few years back you would wonder […]

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The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones by Frank Ochieng (film review).

August 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones  by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Well, the search for the next ‘Twilight’ phenomenon continues desperately as Hollywood coughs up yet another pretender in the clunky supernatural serial ‘The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones’. When will the movie studios realise that these futile attempts to fill the void with these tepid teenybopper fantasy romancers featuring the arbitrary inclusion of ‘tween triangular […]

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The World’s End by Frank Ochieng (film review).

August 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
The World’s End by Frank Ochieng (film review).

The good news is that the savvy apocalypse comedy T’he World’s End’ is armed with the notorious wit from proven collaborators in writer-director Edgar Wright (‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’) and actor/writer Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The trio, known for their so-called ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ that includes the devilishly ditties ‘Shaun Of The Dead’ (2004) […]

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Monsters… Dark Continent time.

August 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Monsters… Dark Continent time.

There’s a little teaser-oonie for Monsters: Dark Continent, where the alien invasion action shifts to the Middle East and Africa.

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Evidence (2013) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

August 13, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Evidence (2013) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Mixing found footage with conventional camera footage, ‘Evidence’ tells of two detectives who have to solve a puzzle and play a game of life and death with a serial killer. The game pieces are video recordings left by the killer’s victims after they are stalked and violently killed at an abandoned gas station in the […]

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Jug Face (2013) (Mark’s movie review).

August 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jug Face (2013) (Mark’s movie review).

An effective and atmospheric backcountry horror film has a family who worships something in a pit that heals them when they are ill but which also requires human sacrifices. Chad Crawford Kinkle writes and directs a very atmospheric and unusual horror film. There is some violence, but primarily it is a dark mood piece with […]

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