Archive | October, 2012

City of God (2002)

24 Oct

What should have been swift revenge turned into an all out war. The City of God was divided.

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Network (1976)

23 Oct

I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!

Enter the Void (2009)

15 Oct

I can’t believe this is real.

Taken 2 (2012)

10 Oct

So, I saw Taken 2 and in short it was dogshit.

But, and I must caveat this, it was worth it, primarily because my review was published in Metro, a national paper with 3.6 million readers.  So for me, kind of a big deal.

See my review, in situ, after the jump…

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Corpse Bride (2005)

10 Oct

If I touch a burning candle, I can feel no pain. If you cut me with a knife, it’s still the same. And I know her heart is beating, and I know that I am dead; yet the pain here that I feel, try and tell me it’s not real, and it seems that I still have a tear to shed.

From the Archives: The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

1 Oct

 

Welsh author and documentarian Jon Ronson’s 2004 book “The Men Who Stare at Goats” examined the U.S. Army’s investigation of the psychological and paranormal and their potential uses in modern warfare. Utilizing this fascinating study of top-secret military research as source material, director Grant Heslov delivers an entertaining picture, albeit one which slightly trivializes the underlying seriousness of its content.

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The Time Machine (1960)

1 Oct

One cannot choose but wonder. You see, he has all the time in the world.