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Tag: historical period piece

300: Rise Of An Empire (film review by Frank Ochieng).

March 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
300: Rise Of An Empire (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Ask for a pointless and testosterone-driven banal bloodbath and you shall receive…at least the monotonous and myopic ‘300: Rise Of An Empire’ is satisfying in that respect. Fanboys worldwide may cry foul when detesting the so-called insufferable and humorless movie reviewers that dare to tear into this ancient carnage caper that looks to continue stroking the favorable […]

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Pompeii (2014) (film review by Frank Ochieng).

February 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pompeii (2014) (film review by Frank Ochieng).

Filmmaker Paul W. S. Anderson’s misguided molten-driven melodrama Pompeii is not as explosive in conception as one would imagine based upon its manufactured, boisterous presentation. The heavy-handed histrionics involving ‘Pompeii’s main ‘rock’ star (yes, that would be the infamous Mt. Vesuvius that spewed its way into legendary mythology) meshed together with the customary presence of wayward gladiators, a toothless […]

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