Browsing all posts from April, 2011.

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Sucker Punch

Did you think that 300 was excessively character driven? Did you find the plot of Avatar overly complicated? Did you think that the visual effects in Clash of the Titans were too subtle? Well, if so, you’ll find Sucker Punch to be the perfect movie. [...]

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Source Code

I went into Source Code with a certain trepidation. I’d really enjoyed Moon and so expectations were high, but that wasn’t the cause of my trepidation. The apprehension I felt was because of the trailer which, to me, made very little sense and looked like [...]

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The Lincoln Lawyer

Matthew McConaughey has become the butt of a lot of jokes. Are they fair? Well, pretty much everything that people think about him is true; the tendency to remove his shirt, that lazy Southern drawl, the less than discerning way in which he approaches picking [...]

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Whilst Werner Herzog’s recent output on the narrative front has been patchy (for every Bad Lieutenant there’s been a Rescue Dawn) his documentary filmmaking has been unparalleled. Herzog has secured for himself a niche in making creative documentaries that actually tell you nothing about the [...]