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kiss kiss bang bang | movie review

March 28, 2012

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Not since Shane Black gave us Lethal Weapon has there been a comedy, thriller, action, buddy cop movie that I’ve enjoyed so much. Robert Downey Jr plays Harry Lockhart, a petty thief who inadvertently finds himself being cast in an acting role and is carted off to shadow Val Kilmer’s cop, ‘Gay Perry’. Soon Harry […]

machine gun preacher | movie review

March 23, 2012

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Let me start by stating what director Marc Forster [Monster’s Ball, The Kite Runner] gives us with Machine Gun Preacher. Don’t let the title mislead you into thinking this is an exploitation movie of the Tarantino Grindhouse mould or the Rodriguez beast of a movie that is Machete. What we have here in fact is […]

Our way vs God’s way

March 15, 2012

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Back in the 60s, illegitimacy and cohabitation were relatively rare and frowned upon. As government and society chose to accept this new “awakening to modern ways” people were adamant that it would have no negative effect on society and that it was just progress. We see all around us now the negative social effects which […]

quick movie review catch-up

March 5, 2012

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There have been a shed load of movies recently that I’ve watched that I haven’t had time to review. So, while I’m laid up after a knee op I thought I’d play catch-up. There are far too many for me to be bothered going into great detail in their own dedicated posts, so here’s a […]

the thing | movie review

March 2, 2012

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I have just finished watching both of “The Thing” movies. It was recommended to me to watch the 1982 movie then follow it with the 2011 release rather than the other way round. I have to say it worked. Released in the same year as Spielberg’s ET, The Thing really couldn’t have been a more […]

the sunset limited | movie review

March 2, 2012

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Cormac McCarthy’s books make for great movies. No Country for Old Men and The Road both making bold statements about the human condition. For me, The Sunset Limited is better than both of those – and possibly one of the best performances by two of the movie industries greatest actors. Cormac adapted The Sunset Limited […]

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