”All good stories deserve embellishment.” Said Gandalf the Grey to Bilbo Baggins on the eve of their great adventure. For Peter Jackson it’s a phrase to live by. Never more so than when he set out to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit, or There and Back Again’. The result was an unexpected trilogy, that has now come to definite close. 

Posted by Vince Christiaans 11 December 2014 READ FULL POST
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In ‘Fury’ we follow the fortunes of the titular tank’s crew during the harrowing last days of World War II. David Ayer is the director who brings this gloomy story to life. Manning the tank is a solid ensemble, headed by Brad Pitt as the haunted Sergeant Wardaddy. 

Posted by Vince Christiaans 5 November 2014 READ FULL POST

It’s not unusual for sequels to tread familiar ground instead of exploring new and interesting ideas. It’s understandable from a filmmaker’s point of view, since it’s a lot safer to recycle what has worked before. Unfortunately, it also turns sequels into tired, slavish rehashes that nobody really wants to see. Except, of course, if you’re a Transformers fan.

Posted by Vince Christiaans 25 August 2014 READ FULL POST

Marvel heads out into space for the latest entry in their shared universe: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. The film’s based on one of their lesser known comic book properties and to me it’s a bit of a mystery why these characters remained so obscure.

Posted by Vince Christiaans 19 August 2014 READ FULL POST

Godzilla lives! In his sixty years on the silver screen he’s been pitted against legendary monsters like Mothra, Gamera, Roland Emmerich and even King Kong. The franchise has gone from extremely bleak to incredibly silly but still Godzilla stomps on. You just can’t keep a good lizard down.

Posted by Vince Christiaans 15 May 2014 READ FULL POST
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Spider-Man returns in the second instalment in this rebooted franchise. As we’ve come to expect this sequel doubles down on the heroic antics, the villains and the amount of inane plot points.

Posted by Vince Christiaans 9 May 2014 READ FULL POST

Dr. Bruce Krenzler is a researcher at the University of California. He is doing revolutionary work with “nanomeds” with his colleague and former lover Dr. Betty Ross. Krenzler was adopted as a child and has no memory of his biological parents.

Posted by Stuart Avis 15 December 2013 READ FULL POST

Is ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ a return to form for Peter Jackson? Not completely. The film suffers from many flaws, most of which carry over from ‘The Unexpected Journey’ and the decision to stretch the story beyond its limits.

Posted by Vince Christiaans 12 December 2013 READ FULL POST

EDIT 04/01/14
Paul Walker’s scenes ARE going to be used however his character is not going to be killed off according to Hollywoodlife

Posted by Stuart Avis 4 December 2013 READ FULL POST

It’s another fight for the death for Katniss Everdeen in ‘Catching Fire’, the sequel to last year’s hit movie ‘The Hunger Games’. If you said this movie offers more of the same you’d be correct. However it improves upon the first film by focusing on the characters and their struggle.

Posted by Vince Christiaans 2 December 2013 READ FULL POST


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