Contents tagged with film

  • The Hunger Games

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    The Hunger Games is based in a world where the government keeps the peace by killing 24 subjects each year in something called the Hunger Games. Each of the 12 districts picks one boy and one girl … more

  • RockNRolla

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    Before I begin this review I have a public service announcement: Thandie Newton is HOT! That is all.

    So Guy Ritchie who wrote and directed Revolver wrote a new mobster type movie. This one is really … more

  • Kick-Ass

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    Yes it is. Do you need to know any more than that? Yes? Well, let’s see. This is the story of a looser, as most comic book stories are, and this looser has a crush on a girl. But this looser … more

  • The Jone$es

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    Working in advertising I sometimes wonder if what we sell products to people that don’t really need the product. Stupid idea I know, who needs anything really right? Well this movie takes the … more

  • Caprica

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    Anyone that knows me knows that I am a huge SciFi fan. 7 years ago Ronald D. Moore and David Eick made a spectacular production of a reimagining of Battlestar Galactica. This reimagining was an … more

  • Surrogates

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    Bruce Willis leads a cast of characters including James Cromwell and Ving Rhames in this Sci-Fi action/murder mystery. Written by Michael Ferris who also penned such wonderful movies like Catwoman, … more

  • Moon

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    Last year was a good year for movies. I however, haven’t had a chance to see all the really good ones (or any of the really bad ones either). So, I’m playing catch up here. So, this week& … more

  • Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball

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    There are times when you want to be entertained. You want to sit down and watch a 90 minute movie and not think about cinematography or blocking or direction etc. You just want to watch a movie. … more

  • Analog Hole

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    Yep, there sure have been a lot of people over the past decade or two complaining about Digital Rights Management. For the most part I’ve been a complacent monkey in the whole thing just … more

  • Ubik is Coming Soon

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    Philip K. Dick is undeniably my favorite Sci-Fi author. His stories have been turned into such great movies as Total Recall, Blade Runner, and Paycheck among others.

    One of my least favorite books … more

  • Donny Darko

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    Out of nowhere a movie started popping up. There was a director's cut and a lot of people I know were telling me how great it was. That movie was Donnie Darko. I had it on my Netflix queue for a … more

  • High Definition and Director's Intent

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    DJ and I just had a brief discussion about the visual quality of movies that have been transferred to HD-DVD. Specifically he was asking about movies that were filmed in 16mm that have a lot of film … more

  • My DirecTV HD HR-20 Upgrade Experience

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    Ah, the power of blogging... now if only I had an audience.

    So Leanne and I recently got a new TV for our living room. This was after giving my old Sony WEGA away as a house warming gift to Dave and … more

  • Shrek the Third

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    What happened to the movie going experience? There was a time when I worked for Lucas Films THX and I would go to movies on opening night and report back on the experience at the theater. That means … more

  • Lost: Would you be upset if Charlie dies?

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    I was watching the preview for Lost again today and I had to stop and ask myself the question: Would I really be upset if Charlie dies?

    I asked that question because Desmond, once again, has a … more

  • Changes to Ratings - Smoking Kills

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    The MPAA added a new criteria that it will look for when rating a movie. They will now look at the amount of smoking in the movie as an indicator to the rating they give it. More information here. … more

  • The World's Fastest Indian

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    Ah, back to what I know best, reviewing movies. This morning Leanne and I watched a true story about a 67 year old man from New Zealand named Burt Munro, played by Anthony Hopkins. The World's … more

  • Lost 3.20

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    Before we begin, this includes spoilers. Don't read if you haven't seen the 9 May Episode of Lost.

    Is John Locke dead? I think it's too convenient that Ben just left him in that pit to die. Possibly … more

  • Law & Order: The Bad Ending...

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    Elisabeth Rohm plays Assistant District Attorney Serena Southerlyn on NBC's Law & Order. Tonight's episode was her last on the show. Over the past year her character has had a few ethical … more

  • TiVo is not a Noun or a Verb

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    According to a News.com story you are no longer allowed to say "Oh I Tivo'd it last night." You are also not allowed to say "TiVo is the greatest invention of all time." According to TiVo you are … more