Posts Tagged ‘review’

The Amazing Spider-Man Blu-Ray Review

The Amazing Spider-Man Blu-Ray Review

It’s hard to talk about The Amazing Spider-Man without talking about the Hollywood remake machine. Or the reboot machine. Or whatever you would like to call it. The point is, no one was really asking for another take on Spider Man, and after the last Sam Raimi

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Cabin in the Woods Blu-Ray Review

Cabin in the Woods Blu-Ray Review

I live in a place that is more likely to play host to a film like The Cabin in the Woods than show it in a theater. That’s because we live in a remote wooded area filled with cabins and not a single theater. But that doesn’t

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Chronicle Blu-Ray Review

Chronicle Blu-Ray Review

I hate found footage films. The Blair Witch Project is probably the single reason for my disdain. I felt duped into seeing a horrible, horrible film due to all the talk about how scary it was. Being a horror fan, I was happy to see a film

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Blu-Ray Review

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol Blu-Ray Review

What happens when you combine a little bit of Pixar, a writing team from TV’s Alias, the creator of Lost, and a decent to good action franchise starring Tom Cruise? Movie gold, apparently. Brad Bird helms his first live action film after directing The Iron Giant, The

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Shame Blu-Ray Review

Shame Blu-Ray Review

Human emotions are difficult things to understand. Mix in the complexities of human relationships and it’s a wonder many of us function at all. Director Steve McQueen’s sophomore effort, Shame, explores these elements and delivers a film that is both difficult and worth watching. I must warn

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Martha Marcy May Marlene Blu-Ray

Martha Marcy May Marlene Blu-Ray

Writer and director Sean Durkin couldn’t have done much better with his feature film debut than Martha Marcy May Marlene. It’s a film that firmly understands its own identity and doesn’t try to do too much. While it has a pretty slow pace, the story and a

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