Post Tagged with: "Movie Review"

The Tale of Princess Kaguya: an animated wonder about answering back with life

The Tale of Princess Kaguya: an animated wonder about answering back with life

Movie review: Studio Ghibli’s newest animated film, “The Tale of Princess Kaguya,” is dynamic, beautiful and full of uniquely modernized folklore, though still a little weak in plot.

November 19, 2014 · Features
Interstellar: a mission into different worlds

Interstellar: a mission into different worlds

Director Christopher Nolan once again amazes the cinematic world with Interstellar, a mind blowing film that rivals the best of his blockbuster movies.

November 12, 2014 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
The "Gone Girl" film was released Oct. 3 and is currently in theaters.
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Review: ‘Gone Girl’ leaves a lasting impression

“Gone Girl,” which was released released as a film on Oct. 3, has been on the New York Times Best Sellers fiction book list for 98 weeks. Two reporters give side-by-side reviews on both the novel and film versions of this notorious thriller story.

October 22, 2014 · Features
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Movie Review: the monster is redeemed in Dracula Untold

In a unique spin on a classic tale, Dracula Untold,which premieres Oct. 10, tells the story Bram Stoker never explained: how Dracula became a vampire.

October 10, 2014 · Features
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‘The Winter Soldier’ is a Marvel fanatic’s dream

If you’re a Marvel junkie, then the upcoming sequel, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, will give you a fix.

April 2, 2014 · Features, Movie Reviews
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2014 gets off to a mediocre start with Lone Survivor

January is nobody’s favorite month in movies as it has been the traditional dumping ground for films Hollywood could care less about. Surprisingly, there have been quite a few critically acclaimed pictures that came out on this first month of the new year. Unfortunately, Lone Survivor didn’t prove to be one of them. Lone Survivor […]

January 30, 2014 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
The thrills of Formula One racing: Rush

The thrills of Formula One racing: Rush

Rush thrills viewers with realistic cinematography and an epic score as two rival race car drivers compete to the top.

October 9, 2013 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
Elysium proves to be the sci-fi thriller it's hyped up to be, with a great plot and strong acting.

The future looks bleak in Elysium

After having success with his last film, District 9, writer/director Neill Blomkamp is back with another movie, Elysium, depicting the traditional haves versus the have-nots story in a refreshing way. The visual effects, acting and plot are all strong, making Elysium another successful film to add to Blomkamp’s collection.

August 24, 2013 · Media, Opinions
The film 2 Guns falls flat in several different ways, and serves as another example why buddy cop movies should stop being made.

2 Guns has terrible aim, no ammunition

Buddy cop movies rely on strong on-screen chemistry and dynamic action scenes, 2 Guns has neither. The movie comes off as cliche and forced.

August 24, 2013 · Movie Reviews, Opinions
The Conjuring does a way with the cheap theatrics that have become common in recent horror films, and offers the genuine thrills an audience seeks.

The Conjuring: a good old fashioned ghost story

Director James Wan stikes fear into the hearts of many again in The Conjuring. The film is scary good to its core without the implementation of cheap scare ploys or too much phony CGI.

August 4, 2013 · Media, Opinions