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Seventh Son has a wizard time.

July 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Seventh Son has a wizard time.

The first trailer for the movie Seventh Son, based on the Wardstone Chronicles novels by Joseph Delaney hoves into view. Looks like a fantasy epic in the making, although the cinema-going public’s acceptance of the fantasy genre has been spotty at best (Hobbits and Tolkien works aside). Here’s the official bumf… In a time long […]

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World War Z (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

July 3, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
World War Z (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

An intelligent Zombie Apocalypse film, starring Brad Pitt no less. Boy, I sure did not see that one coming. This is a film that asks some absorbing questions and its answers are more intriguing than the questions. A big expensive film, costing $200M, it also is the best zombie film I have ever seen – not […]

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Carnival Of Souls (1962) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

June 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Carnival Of Souls (1962) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

These are notes I made on a recent viewing of the film ‘Carnival Of Souls’. This very low-budget but atmospheric film has become a horror film classic. The full film is embedded here from YouTube where it has been legally made available. Excerpt from my Utah and Four Corners Trip log: After we were done […]

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones… first trailer.

June 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones… first trailer.

Clary Fray (Lily Collins) thought she was an ordinary teenager living in Brooklyn until one night in a downtown nightclub she encounters the mysterious, charismatic Jace. Upon witnessing Jace hunt down and kill a demon in the crowded club, Clary begins to wonder if she is that ordinary after all. Especially as she appears to […]

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Riddick… a man of his word.

June 17, 2013 | By | Reply More
Riddick… a man of his word.

Here’s the new Riddick movie, and it looks a lot closer to Pitch Black than the second rather odd film. Bounty hunters are trying to bring him in on an an alien world filled with nasties. Added Katee Sackhoff goodness included in every pack!

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After Earth (film review by Frank Ochieng).

June 14, 2013 | By More
After Earth (film review by Frank Ochieng).

The practice of nepotism in Hollywood — as in other areas of industry — can be a mixed bag of sorts. On one hand, who would not want to take advantage of a handmade opportunity and seize the golden moment for loved ones if given the chance? On the other hand, favouring your own party […]

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Elysium – new mega-trailer shows the brilliance.

June 14, 2013 | By | Reply More
Elysium – new mega-trailer shows the brilliance.

Jodie Foster and Matt Damon rarely star in complete turkeys, which is good, because Neill Blomkamp of District 9 fame has been given some serious Hollywood money to show what he can do with Elysium. Can it be? An original science fiction film that ISN’T based on a comic-book or an old movie/TV series given […]

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MOLD! (2012) (dvd review).

June 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
MOLD! (2012) (dvd review).

From the USA, released by the MVD Group which specialises to some extent in unusual, to put it mildly, DVDs of movies which don’t come on general release in the cinema, we’ve got an offering called ‘MOLD!’ which is a low-budget affair with a shock horror theme. Directed by Neil Meschino, it is 90 minutes […]

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Snowpiercer… ice cold in second class.

June 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Snowpiercer… ice cold in second class.

A rather odd-looking science fiction film, Snowpiercer, with some well known faces such as John Hurt, Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell and Octavia Spencer, by Bong Joon-ho of Old Boy fame. For this one, imagine Orwell’s 1984 set on a train circling the world holding the last remnants of humanity long into an ice […]

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The Wolverine… slicey slicey.

June 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Wolverine… slicey slicey.

Possibly the first good standalone Wolverine movie is heading our way, as this trailer suggests. Thrill to the Silver Samurai and very vicked Viper!

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