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Archive for April, 2013

Izzy’s Steak & Chops (Eat/Drink)

IzzyRating: Mixed impression
Where: Marina District, San Francisco, CA (3345 Steiner Street)

Review: Always go for quality, not quantity when it comes to dining out. Remember, quantity does not add up to a good experience.

Despite the fact that this is an old school, traditional fare, (more…)

Pain & Gain (Movie)

Pain & GainMain Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), Tony Shalhoub (Monk), Ed Harris, Anthony Mackie

Review: 8 out of 10 stars.

This movie is based on a true crime story but as a violence infused gory comedy.

The initial base about the main characters was true to the story, and a few major events were close (more…)

Angels’ Share (Movie)

Angels' ShareMain Cast: Paul Brannigan, Siobhan Reilly, John Henshaw, Gary Maitland, Jasmin Riggins, William Ruane, Roger Allam

Review: 9 out of 10 stars.

One of the funniest movies I have seen for a long time. The whole audience was bursted into laughter and awes and shocking moments, (more…)

Oblivion (Movie)

OblivionMain Cast: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko

Review: 6 out of 10 stars.

This is a movie with a plot that was like classical music, it’s got a cool beginning (pay attention to Cruise’s character’s monologue), then with multiple long movements (when you would question where it’s going) intertwining (more…)

Trashed (Movie)

TrashedMain Cast: Jeremy Irons

Review: 9 out of 10 stars

The documentary was at times a bit unorganized. Granted, it’s a complex global problem but a slightly better flow will make the audience understand better.

The film was 1 hour 38 minutes and while it’s a bit dry it does have some shock value. It showed the garbage gyre, the (more…)

The Company You Keep (Movie)

The Company You KeepMain Cast: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nick Notle, Chris Cooper, Terrence Howard

Review: 7 out of 10 stars.

A decent thriller with a seasoned cast. Many of the big names that Redford was able to recruit made the movie a tailored tale (more…)

To The Wonder (Movie)

To The WonderMain Cast: Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams

Review: 3 out of 10 stars.

If you had watched Tree of Life, then this would be just dissatisfying.

There’s no real plot in the movie or message. It’s about how the 2 main male characters who do things for the (more…)

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