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Archive for August, 2014

The Trip To Italy (Movie)

TheTripToItalyMain Cast: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon

Review: 6.2 out of 10 stars.

In recent years there have been a number of food movies, that food is no longer bottom of the necessity, but (more…)

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Sin City: A Dame To Kill For / Sin City 2 (Movie)

SinCity2Main Cast: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordo-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven

Review: 8.2 out of 10 stars.

Movie surrounded those who are depressed, hated those but cannot live without them, or simply were not (more…)

Hercules (Movie)

HerculesMain Cast: The Rock (Dwayne Johnson), Ian McShane, Joseph Fiennes, Reece Ritchie, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Ingrid Bolso Berdal

Review: 7.3 out of 10 stars.

Hercules is a bit of a mixed feeling. It was overall enjoyable with the storytelling being straightforward and without too many characters introduced at the same time. Each scene was (more…)

The Giver (Movie / book)

TheGiverTheGiverMain Cast: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skargard, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Tremblay

Review: 8.7 out of 10 stars.

The Giver was a fairly dark movie/book, definitely not an early teenager series because it deals with pain, physical pain, death and ultimately emotional pain. This is especially true as the main character Jonas was only (more…)

Get On Up(Movie)

GetOnUpMain Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis

Review: 7.5 out of 10 stars.

Bio pic of James Brown in a rosy way. There were no hard feelings and was highly (more…)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Movie)

TeenageMutantNinjaTurtlesMain Cast: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson, Johnny Knoxville

Review: 6.8 out of 10 stars.

Sequel / Prequel how the ninjas were born and the story of a little girl April (Fox) who once saved them and (more…)

If I Stay (Movie)

IfIStayMain Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Jamie Blackley, Mireille Enos, Joshua Leonard, Liana Liberato, Stacy Keach

Review: 7.2 out of 10 stars.

Sappy little flick more about a love story than a girl to determine if she will stay on earth or to die after a car accident with her family.

The movie is based on the same name book by Gayle Forman. It is a teenage fantasy love story on top of a (more…)

Calvary (Movie)

CalvaryMain Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, M. Emmet Walsh

Review: 7.2 out of 10 stars.

The movie might have a small identity crisis. During Q & A with director/writer John Michael McDonagh (see second picture), he said that it was originally written as more of a dark comedy but since actors and actresses would prefer more than gags, the film took to become more of a serious drama. And that is very (more…)

The Hundred-Foot Journey (Movie)

TheHundredFootJourneyMain Cast: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal, Charlotte Le Bon

Review: 7 out of 10 stars.

Don’t come hungry as it is the cheesiest feel good movie of the summer so far. It portrays an Indian family who owned a restaurant but was forced to leave after unrest back home and traveled to Europe. Because their (more…)

What If (Movie)

WhatIfMain Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Rafe Spall, Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis, Megan Park

Review: 6.7 out of 10 stars.

Harry Potter fans would enjoy a modern nerdy Harry falling / failing in love.

What If surrounds those who are not afraid of telling the truth when in love, and those who were on the verge of (more…)

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