Browsing all posts from April, 2012.

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Transformers Syndrome

Transformers Syndrome

Symptoms: Massive fist fights between insentient objects. Explosions. Women in extremely tight clothing/fetish outfits. Screenplays that have 15 page long action sequences. Characters that don’t seem to feel pain. Major cities being destroyed. Explosions. History: Transformers Syndrome was first discovered 2007 after the release of [...]

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The Avengers

The Avengers
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I was excited about The Avengers. I didn’t hate Iron Man, Thor or Captain America which, for me, is a pretty lengthy winning streak. So what would there not be to love about seeing them all on screen together? And with Joss Whedon scripting it [...]

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Trailer Review!

Trailer Review!

First up is The Five-Year Engagement starring everyone’s favourite Muppeteer Jason Segel and that-British-girl-what-went-to-school-with-my-sister (aka Emily Blunt). Even the inexplicable Britishness and some slightly off comic timing can’t stop this trailer from being pretty decent. And it has some good music in it too, so that’s [...]

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American Pie: Reunion

American Pie: Reunion
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If you feel any genuine cultural nostalgia for the American Pie films then there’s probably something wrong with you. The first one is an above average teen movie and managed to hit some sort of zeitgeist through a combination of masturbation jokes and Shannon Elizabeth’s [...]

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Skyfall Hits Shanghai…

Skyfall Hits Shanghai…

A new update from the set of Skyfall has emerged and it shows the Bond crew filming on what appears to be the set of Blade Runner. That set is actually the city of Shanghai which casts a blue light over proceedings like it’s pretending [...]

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Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror
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I have a problem with Tarsem Singh’s filmmaking and, I think, this comes from being an English Literature major who always keeps one eye on story telling. I’m not sure that this is an unreasonable thing to do but some filmmakers (*coughZachSnydercough*) don’t seem to [...]