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Vantage Point DVD Review

FILM REVIEW: “Vantage Point" is an effective thriller that manages to give a unique spin on the genre by showing the same event again and again from different points of view. However, before ..
(December 12, 2008)
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The Dark Knight DVD - Film Review

FILM REVIEW: “The Dark Knight" is one of those exceptional films that makes you believe in the full realisation of the magic that can Hollywood deliver on the silver screen. With a few very ..
(December 12, 2008)
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The Mothman Prophecies Film Review

If you can imagine “The X-Files" with Richard Gere and Laura Linney in the lead roles, then you have a fairly accurate description of what to expect from “The Mothman" Prophecies. Based ..
(December 12, 2008)
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Mamma Mia! The Movie Review

You cannot really be too harsh on a film like this; it's pure, escapist fun. I've never enjoyed musicals for the simple reason that when I see actors break out in to song, the suspension of disbelief .
(November 23, 2008)
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Die Hard With a Vengeance Movie Review

"Die Hard With A Vengeance" is a solid action film but it really is just a Die Hard film in name only. And sure, you have Bruce Willis being the smart-ass tough guy again taking out bad guys who for ..
(October 14, 2008)
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Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind - Movie ..

"Close Encounters of the Third Kind" was legendary director Steven Spielberg's second big successful Hollywood blockbuster after he broke through with the monster thriller Jaws in 1975. Released in ..
(October 02, 2008)
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Steven Spielberg's Catch Me if You Can - Movie Review

There's an old saying, “you can't make up real life. " If you were to look at the story for “Catch Me If You Can", you would probably think it's unbelievable, but it all actually ..
(October 01, 2008)
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A Love Song For Bobby Long Movie Review - John Travolta and ..

Some times a movie doesn't need to be big to be compelling and so is the case with “A Love Song For Bobby Long", a smaller independent film driven by its performances. Perhaps played by other ..
(September 03, 2008)
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27 Dresses - Movie Review

A romantic comedy which has as its central premise a woman who is always the bridesmaid but never the bride might seem like a run-of-the-mill idea but there's something much more genuine and ..
(September 05, 2008)
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A Few Good Men - Movie Review

"A Few Good Men" is first-rate drama and intrigue combined with a quality, super star cast. It gives you the feeling of how movies used to be made, where it was just story, characters and drama ..
(September 05, 2008)
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A Perfect Murder - Movie Review

There would be little point in comparing this film to the Alfred Hitchcock classic other than to say that aside from the basic premise, they really are two completely different movies. So in this ..
(September 05, 2008)
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Becoming Jane - Movie Review

At 127 minutes, “Becoming Jane" is a rather dull and insipid affair, requiring a knowledge of Jane Austen and her work for you to truly appreciate how she ‘became Jane’ in this film .
(September 05, 2008)
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Mel Gibson's BRAVEHEART - Movie Review

Mel Gibson has only directed a couple of films but each one has seemed to have had a lasting impression on the viewing public. “Braveheart" was probably the only one that was widely accepted by .
(September 05, 2008)
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Tom Hanks is Cast Away - Movie Review

If there ever was a monumental task put before any actor to ‘carry’ the film all on his/her own, it would be “Cast Away". Tom Hanks is for the most part all on his own in a film ..
(September 05, 2008)
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Seinfeld As a BEE - MOVIE Review

The combination of Jerry Seinfeld's comic talents and a large-scale CG animated movie about bees doesn't on the surface appear to be a natural fit. After watching it, I realised that although there ..
(August 15, 2008)
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Michael Caine and Jude Law in SLEUTH - A Movie Review

You'd be hard pressed to call “Sleuth" a film in the strictest sense, despite the valiant attempt by director Kenneth Branagh to give the film a dynamic visual look. Based on a theatre play, ..
(August 17, 2008)
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Spider-Man 3 Movie Review

If you're doing a follow-up to a film that was enormously successful, not just financially but critically, the pressure is on to produce a film that's even better. In the case of “Spider-Man ..
(August 13, 2008)
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Spider Man 2 Movie Review

After the lacklustre first film, “Spider-Man 2" proves to be a breath of fresh air and finally establishes Spiderman for the hero he really is. This film trounces every aspect that was lacking ..
(August 12, 2008)
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Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds Movie Review

For any of you who were waiting for an updated, big budget, serious Hollywood alien invasion flick to come along, especially after being immensely disappointed with the sludge that was ..
(August 07, 2008)
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2001 a Space Odyssey Movie Review

Stanley Kubrick is undoubtedly one of cinema's true visionaries, having made films for the better part of half a century that have stood out as being some of the most unique films in history: ..
(August 08, 2008)
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Spider-Man Movie Review

Aside from the first 45 minutes of this film which puts an easily identifiable adolescent spin on the superhero genre, there's nothing in this film that's been done any differently in other big ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Spielberg Meets Kubrick A Fascinating, But Uneven Artificial ..

"A. I. Artificial Intelligence" is in many ways a very bold film that tackles some big themes. It's wonderfully done, but at the same time, there's something a little odd about it; A. I. started life .
(June 17, 2008)
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Fools Gold is a Fools Errand A Review of Fools Gold

An odd things occurred to me when I was watching “Fool's Gold" and it happened about a third of the way through watching it. The film had all the components to make for solid, fun ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Charlie Wilson is a Covert Winner A Review of Charlie Wilsons ..

There's something quite remarkable about “Charlie Wilson's War"; it manages to portray an unknown political story from the 1980's about the biggest covert war in history that brought down the ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Star Wars Episode I the Phantom Menace Film Review

When news of a new Star Wars trilogy surfaced in the mid-90's, a collective cheer came from Star Wars fans everywhere. With George Lucas deciding to focus the new trilogy on the Fall of the Old ..
(June 26, 2008)
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