Category: MOVIE REVIEWS

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Movie Review: Gone Girl No Job, No Money and Now, No Wife

Genre: Thriller Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris Director: David Fincher Gone Girl, the latest from that dark lord of cinema, David Fincher, opens with a man softly talking about his wife’s head. The image of his hand caressing a woman’s sleek blond hair in close-up indicates that it’s a lovely head, a lovely wife, too. Yet the violence of his words – he speaks of cracking her skull open and “unspooling” her brain – wakens an unease that trembles...

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Review: Annabelle What An Evil Doll

The most awaited horror movie has caught the attention of many, most especially those who have seen the aforementioned movie because of the untold story behind it. Directed by John R. Leonetti, the movie is set in late 1960s and has slight similarities with the movie “Rosemary’s Baby”. Starring: Alfre Woodard, Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton Story: It all started with a young couple, John (Ward Horton) and Mia (Annabelle Wallis) Gordon, who are expecting their first baby. John is pragmatic and...

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Movie Review: The Hundred-Foot Journey

The Hundred-Foot Journey is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström from a screenplay written bySteven Knight, adapted from Richard C. Morais’ 2010 novel The Hundred-Foot Journey. The film stars Helen Mirren, Om Puri,Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon and tells the story of a feud between two adjacent restaurants; one operated by a recently-relocated Indian family and the other managed by a Michelin-starred French chef (Mirren). The film was produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey for DreamWorks Pictures through their respective production companies, Amblin Entertainment andHarpo Films, in association with Participant Media and Image Nation. The film was released by Touchstone Pictures on...

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Movie Review | Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

The first film in the new reboot, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ set the bar pretty high, giving the new series a fresh look and an engaging back story. The next installment was supposed to build off of the high, and explore what happens next. And it does exactly that, and more. While the film has a different overall feel than its predecessor, it is as engaging and explores the evolution of the sentient apes much more, allowing for a fuller, richer story. Now while, ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’...

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Movie Review | LUCY

Scarlett Johansson plays the title character in the 2014 science fiction thriller ‘Lucy.’ Her character is an American studying abroad in Taiwan who had a week long relationship with the wrong kind of guy; The kind who will cuff a locked briefcase with unknown contents to your arm and send you into the offices of a murderous mob boss. Lucy is then kidnapped, stuffed with a new, but certainly illegal drug and sent to board a flight back to the U.S....

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Transformers | Crushes Tammy Evil | To Lead Weekend Box Office

  LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: Transformers: Age of Extinction collected $36.4 million in ticket sales over the three-day July 4 weekend, storming ahead of new films Tammy,Deliver Us From Evil and Earth to Echo to lead the U.S. and Canadian box office for a second consecutive weekend. The special effects-laden blockbuster, starring Mark Wahlberg and a cast of form-changing robots, had the year’s biggest opening weekend a week ago with $100 million in sales. The comedy Tammy, starring Melissa McCarthy as a fast food worker who has a very...