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The Master (2012) (film review).

October 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Master (2012) (film review).

In the years after WWII Freddie Quell, an unbalanced and misfit Navy veteran, finds and comes under the sway of an American cult led by charismatic demagogue Lancaster Dodd. Quell becomes a fanatic believer in the cult, but can never get the full approval from Dodd that he desperately seeks. Selective in its appeal, the […]

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Get away clean by being dirty! Jason Statham’s Parker.

October 3, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Get away clean by being dirty! Jason Statham’s Parker.

Here’s the trailer for Jason Statham’s new vehicle, ‘Parker’. He plays a crook that is just slightly nicer than the gang he falls out with and then tries to kill him. He goes back for revenge. Jennifer Lopez is on his side. Michael Chiklis certainly isn’t. Cue explosions and kick-ass thumping all round. Hope we […]

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The Croods trailer.

October 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Croods trailer.

A new animated movie from DreamWorks… this one about a family of cavemen (and cavewomen/girls) who lose the cave where they have lived all their lives, and have to go off into a very strange world to make their way. Not sure if half these odd animals actually existed in prehistoric times (and I know […]

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Lone Ranger trailer.

October 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Lone Ranger trailer.

So, this is what Johnny Depp has been up to? Yes, the Wild West’s answer to Zorro is back… The Lone Ranger, in the first trailer for this 2013 movie.

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Resident Evil: Damnation (2012) (film review).

October 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Resident Evil: Damnation (2012) (film review).

Directed by Makoto Kamiya, ‘Resident Evil: Damnation’ is an animated feature film. It’s a continuation of the long-running videogame based series which started life many years ago as a conventional movie. Now, after several transformations it has become a pinnacle of computer graphics presentation, an example of what can be done with the latest technology […]

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Solomon Kane film review (Frank’s Take).

October 1, 2012 | By More
Solomon Kane film review (Frank’s Take).

Writer-director Michael J. Bassett’s brooding and bloated fantasy adventure ‘Solomon Kane’ is rather ambitious in its fire-and-brimstone presentation. The bone-crushing and blood-splattering spectacle is indeed committed to its rousing showcase pertaining to a fearless warrior, wicked sorcerers, curvaceous harlots, revolving thrones, discarded bodies and relentlessly murky battles — all set in the background of Merry […]

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The Hole film review (Frank’s Take).

September 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Hole film review (Frank’s Take).

The arrival of the family-friendly horror adventure ‘The Hole’ on the big screen in 2012 is rather puzzling considering that the movie was originally shot in 2008 (with a European release in 2009). Anyhow, fans of filmmaker Joe Dante (‘The Howling’, ‘Gremlins’, ‘Explorers’, ‘Small Soldiers’, ‘The ‘Burbs’) will get re-acquainted with his latest narrative that […]

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Hotel Transylvania film review (Frank’s Take).

September 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Hotel Transylvania film review (Frank’s Take).

Checking out at ‘Hotel Transylvania’ is definitely a preferable prospect as opposed to checking in. This lackluster 3D animated feature may be chuckle-worthy for the kiddies particularly when its enticing makeup is a hybrid of pop cultural reminiscences that combines ‘Twilight’ with ‘Monsters, Inc.’ As for adults, ‘Hotel Transylvania’ is just another lame excursion for […]

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Spider 3D trailer.

September 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Spider 3D trailer.

Spiders3DTrailer from Heather Wixson on Vimeo. It’s been a while since we’ve had a film where giant monsters smash up large cities like New York – although if you live in Japan, there was probably one of these on the cinema last week. In Spiders (3d, groan), you have the spectacle of giant mutant spiders […]

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Looper film review (Frank’s Take).

September 29, 2012 | By More
Looper film review (Frank’s Take).

Mind-bending time travel movies routinely have a robust and surrealistic edginess that caters to the absolute essence of science fiction fanatics. Still, that is not always enough to convey the concrete convictions of a sci-fi time travel tale that percolates beyond its visual mastery. Sometimes one needs the inclusion of a challenging plot, thought-provoking characterizations, […]

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