Category: film review

Nov 01

Ender’s Game – Film Review

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Ender’s Game is a movie adaptation written by Orson Scott Card, that stars Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin, and Viola Davis. It focusses around this young, intelligent kid named Ender Wiggin, as he progresses through a new program strictly for kids to learn strategic ways to battle dangerous aliens that invaded Earth. These aliens invaded Earth 50 years before …

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Oct 26

The Counselor – Film Review

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A movie with a copious amount of star power, finally lands in theaters with director Ridley Scott at the wheel. How could this film be bad? I am still asking myself that pressing question even after I saw it. The Counselor has a pretty amazing cast, all led by a legendary director. The story follows …

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Oct 20

Escape Plan – Film Review

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Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger finally team up in Escape Plan…about twenty years too late. Yes, we all were yearning for this twenty years ago, but better late than ever. Stallone plays a man with a very interesting job. He gets sent into these maximum security prisons to try and escape, and once he does, these …

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Oct 11

Captain Phillips – Film Review

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Based on true events, Tom Hanks anchors away as Captain Phillips in this intense, gripping, emotional movie about Somali pirates taking over a cargo ship named the Alabama back in 2009. The movie is directed by Paul Greengrass, and is based off the book from the captain himself, “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, …

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Oct 07

Gravity – Film Review

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Gravity has been on the minds of us FIlm Junkees ever since the first trailer was shown before watching Pacific Rim. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and directed by Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity does not just show you a survival adventure in space. It surrounds you in it. I saw Gravity in IMAX 3D, which …

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