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reviewed Shaun of the Dead. May 23, 2008
Shaun of the Dead
Like a true American, I think everything is better with a British accent, and this zombie spoof is no exception.  I'm not sure it would be as funny if it were American-made, but that's rather besides …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). December 19, 2010
Kick Ass (Movie)
I just saw this not an hour ago and I can safely say that it is one of the best comic book films of all time. The acting is great, the story (essentially about an amateur superhero's days in crime-fighting) …
reviewed Easy A. December 24, 2010
Easy A
Like I said in my review of Zombieland, Emma Stone is one of the big rising stars on screen today, and Easy A was made as her leading star turn. It definitely worked, because she did great and therefore, …
reviewed Easy A. January 17, 2011
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Easy A
*** out of ****     "Easy A" is one of the best teen comedies in years. It is less crude and more thoughtful than the premise suggests, and I found myself respecting it throughout. …
reviewed Princess Mononoke (1997 Japanese Anim.... January 18, 2011
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Princess Mononoke (Dub) (1999)
How do you review something so compelling, so engaging and so brilliant that to do so would make one seem like a boy with a huge crush? Roger Ebert placed the film as one of his 10 best films of all time …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). February 01, 2011
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Kick Ass (Movie)
***1/2 out of ****     "Kick-Ass" pretty much kicks ass in every way possible. It's profane, slightly irrelevant, and equally as entertaining to watch as it was to read when it was …
reviewed Drive. October 11, 2011
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Drive James Sallis
Holy shit! I'm still awake after watching this?! I've tried Valerian root, exercise, visiting testicular cancer support groups, shooting my partner in Alaskan fog and now I've endured …
reviewed Shaun of the Dead. April 11, 2012
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Shaun of the Dead
**** out of ****    Edgar Wright is the kind of guy who I would best describe as nice. A director of comedy films - always has, always will be, I hope - , it's surprising that one …
reviewed Hot Fuzz (2007). April 11, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
Hot Fuzz (Widescreen Edition) (2007)
**** out of ****    Nicholas Angel (Simon Pegg) finds himself the victim of "for-the-hell-of-it" logic. An intelligent, fast-talking police officer in London's Metropolitan Police …
reviewed Easy A. April 19, 2012
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Easy A
Easy A is a 90's movie. More specifically, it's a 90's teen flick in every possible respect. If it had been released in its proper time frame, it would have tacked itself onto a 1999 release, getting …
reviewed 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. July 19, 2012
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We Need to Talk About Kevin
**** out of ****    The first shot in Lynne Ramsay's "We Need to Talk About Kevin" is of an open window. What lies beyond that window shocked me more than anything I have seen so far …
reviewed Gangster Squad (2013 film). January 12, 2013
posted in Movie Hype
Gangster Squad
In light of the Colorado theater shootings last year, director Ruben Fleischer’s “Gangster Squad” was delayed for almost 5 months with its release. This was because the filmmakers wanted …
reviewed Gangster Squad (2013 film). January 13, 2013
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Gangster Squad
Gangster Squad is just the kind of movie you need every once in a while.  A true turn you're brain off experience.  It won't insult you're intelligence and it won't insult you …
reviewed 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'. June 03, 2013
We Need to Talk About Kevin
So this is another book to film adaptation. Considering I haven't read the book I cannot compare them (although I do plan on reading it eventually). The film was alright. I think Ezra Miller and Tilda …
reviewed Green Arrow. June 03, 2013
Green Arrow
You guys have to watch this!    Its about a guy called Oliver Queen who is presumed dead after his yacht crashes and he is stuck on an island for 5 years. His dad dies there but he leaves …
reviewed Divergent. June 03, 2013
I personally am I huge fan of dystopian set books. Divergent was another one of these, but I thoroughly enjoyed it. Think The Hunger Games meets The Princess Diaries. Young girl taken from her usual lifestyle …
reviewed City of Bones (Mortal Instruments). June 03, 2013
City of Bones (Mortal Instruments)
I was utterly disappointed with this book. With all the hype built up about it with the film and fandom I expected more. The lead character,Clary, is extremely boring, the story line never really takes …
reviewed The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Trilogy,.... June 03, 2013
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 1)
If you're going to read any book set in the dystopian future, read The Maze Runner.   I fell in love with The Maze Runner simply from the summary on, and it did not disappoint.   …
reviewed The I.T crowd. June 05, 2013
The I.T crowd
The series starts when Jen Barber, after claiming on her C.V that she has 'a lot of experience with computers' is promoted to head of the I.T department, knowing nothing about I.T. She works with …
reviewed Howl's Moving Castle (movie). June 03, 2013
Howl's Moving Castle
Definitely my favourite Studio Ghibli film so far. I thought it was a billion times more thought provoking and aesthetically pleasing than Spirited Away which everyone seems to love (even though that's …
reviewed Drive. June 03, 2013
Drive James Sallis
Ryan Gosling in this film is so perfect. He barely says a word yet all the emotions that come from him are awesome. Such a good, tense movie. Carey Mulligan was in it, who I HATE, but not even she could …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). April 16, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Kick Ass (Movie)
   Let’s get one thing out of the way; there is no way Hollywood can ever match the awesomeness that is Mark Millar’s and John Romita Jr.’s comic book mini series titled "KICK …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). April 20, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Kick Ass (Movie)
As a kid, when it came to the heroes that I liked to watch on television or the comics I read, there was always this sort of sense of wanting to be a superhero.  If you were one of those really dorky …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). April 21, 2010
Kick Ass (Movie)
I've had my fair share of watching comic book based movies (Spider-Man, Fantastic 4, Iron Man, X-Men, Watchmen, Batman) and each of them have unique ways of presenting the super hero and their heroic …
reviewed Kick-Ass (movie). August 05, 2010
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Kick Ass (Movie)
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero. Kick-Ass is about four very different people who take very different paths to become superheroes. With a few exceptions, they do provide some innovative fighting …
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