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reviewed The Matrix. September 16, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
DVD front
**** out of ****    What would you do if you were in the place of hacker Thomas Anderson (Keanu Reeves) - popularly known by his in-movie online alias of "Neo" - in that you woke up …
reviewed The Matrix. May 17, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
DVD front
You may be wondering what exactly I mean by that title. What I mean is that it's widely-believed that the Matrix is one of the best sci-fi action films ever made. Oh what a grand lie that is. By the …
reviewed 13 (2010 movie). February 09, 2012
13 (2010 movie)
"13" is the first movie, I can recall, since "The Deer Hunter" that uses Russian roulette as a plot device. I would go out on a limb and say that "13" utilizes Russian roulette …
reviewed Brick (2005 movie). February 08, 2012
Brick
Film noir has to be one of my favorite genres in the realm of story weaving. As a mixture of crime drama, mystery, German expressionism, thriller, melodrama and even a few drops of horror film noir has …
reviewed Fight Club (1999 movie). December 25, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Fight Club
NOTE: This was formatted for my blog, so just in case you plan to waste your time reading(as in the pictures and spacing won't be correctly placed) , follow the link :http://rantsofadegenerate.blogspot.com …
reviewed 13 (2010 movie). December 23, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
13 (2010 movie)
This film is along the lines of Fight Club, Lion Heart and Taken. Vince Ferro is a struggling electrician. We see glimpses of him with his mother and sister and niece. He is working at a house with for …
reviewed Pet Sematary Special Colletor's Editon. December 04, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Pet Sematary Special Colletor's Editon
      PET SEMATARY      I am a huge Stephen King fan and it is no secret, form his books to his films I like them all. That includes both versions of this story …
reviewed 13 (2010 movie). October 29, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
13 (2010 movie)
Star Rating:         There are scenes in 13 that successfully elicit a terrifying visceral thrill. There can be no other reaction to a plot that centers on underground Russian …
reviewed Dark City (1998 film). July 08, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
DVD front
I heard about this movie several years back and it looked pretty interesting and I was fairly impressed by the large amounts of positive reviews it got, and luckily for me, I found the whole movie on …
reviewed Inception. July 04, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Inception teaser poster
For months, just like everyone else on Earth, I've been hearing and seeing the buzz surrounding Christopher Nolan's newest film, Inception. However, due to time constraints caused by college and …
reviewed The Godfather: Part III. June 23, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Poster for the movie
*** out of ****     It's been a long three nights. In this time, I watched a "Godfather" film per night. I was blown away by "The Godfather" and astounded by "The Godfather: Part II", …
reviewed The Godfather: Part II. June 23, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Poster for the movie
***1/2 out of ****       I think what makes Francis Ford Coppola's "Godfather" films so intriguing is the fact that the mobsters portrayed within the film's story are not …
reviewed The Godfather. June 23, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
The Godfather
**** out of ****     The most overrated word is most definitely "overrated". Recently, I've heard the word been used in the most peculiar of situations; one of them being to describe …
reviewed Inception. June 18, 2011
Inception teaser poster
At present, both the demand for and expectations of Christopher Nolan's big-budget conceptual genre offerings are equally high, and he still hasn't failed to deliver. Nolan possesses a rare talent …
reviewed Pulp Fiction. May 31, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Original Film Poster
**** out of ****     If there's anyone to take pop culture and flip it to a whole other side, it's Quentin Tarantino. In a world of darkness and unoriginality in the film industry, …
reviewed Dark City (1998 film). May 17, 2011
DVD front
I once read a story by Philip K. Dick - I can't remember the name of it for the life of me - in which a large organization would periodically stop the world and a team would go in and make adjustments, …
reviewed Sunset Boulevard (movie). April 17, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Sunset Boulevard
Sunset Boulevard is set in Hollywood during the 50s. Joe Gillis (William Holden) is a screenwriter, not one that is very well known, and is loaded with debts. He plans to return to his hometown and get …
reviewed Gone Baby Gone. April 16, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Gone Baby Gone
Gone Baby Gone drops more F-bombs than dogs in a public park drop pooch poop. That's only part of the problem with this movie, which contains within a lot of wrapping a clever, complicated mystery. …
reviewed Shutter Island (movie). March 25, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Shutter Island
How far are you willing to fall down the rabbit hole?  What would you do if you started hearing voices that weren't really there? How would you react if you saw something standing before you …
reviewed Inception. March 04, 2011
posted in Forbidden Planet
Inception teaser poster
Modern movies, when they want to be appear more clever than they actually are, rely on the famous twist ending. The problem is, most of them can be seen miles away. Even before I'd seen the movie …
reviewed Brick (2005 movie). February 21, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Brick
Here's what the deal is: "I'll have my boys check your tale. Seeing how it stretches, we'll either rub or hire you. You'll know which by the end of the day tomorrow." And, "Drop …
reviewed Inception. February 20, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Inception teaser poster
Inception is a movie directed by the talented and genius director Christophor Nolan. The film deals with this concept called "Inception" the ability to go into another persons dreams and steal …
reviewed Inception. January 22, 2011
Inception teaser poster
Inception is a rare breed of movie. Firstly, it came out in July and thus can classify as a summer blockbuster, and secondly, it does not insult the intelligence of the audience and actually takes a …
reviewed 13 (2010 movie). January 18, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
13 (2010 movie)
There is NOTHING surprising in this movie. You get to know ahead how it will end. So, plot-wise, nothing spectacular.       What is amazing is the array of emotions that one could …
reviewed Shutter Island (movie). January 11, 2011
Shutter Island
Pros: DiCaprio and Scorsese, a great duo      Cons: none for me      The Bottom Line:    "Lord, this bitter earth   Yes, can be so cold   …
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