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” Is this a good movie? ”, the common question for the movie geek.

With movies being as embedded as they are in our current day society, the question ‘is this a good movie?’ always seems to pop up in everyday conversation. Ever since I started to study the subject of film, this question has been popping up even more often. Friends or family will come to you asking … Continue reading

Godzilla (2014)

The world’s most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Summer is here and as per good tradition, our (proposed) summer blockbuster is here as well as Gojira stomps into theaters. Directed by Gareth Edwards who made his name with the small independent movie ‘Monsters’ … Continue reading

Nurse 3D (2013)

By day Abby Russell is a dedicated nurse, someone you wouldn’t hesitate to trust your life with. But by night, her real work begins…using her smoldering sexuality she lures cheating men to their brutal deaths and exposes them for who they really are. There are some horrormovies who get a pass with horrorfans for simply … Continue reading

Big Bad Wolves (2013)

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings – a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder. … Continue reading

Captain Phillips (2013)

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The new ‘Tom Hanks’ movie or the new ‘Paul Greengrass’ movie, fill that one in as you please. In either case, it’s a … Continue reading

You’re Next (2011)

When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. You’re Next, the movie horrorfans have been raving about ever since it hit the festival circuits back in 2011, is finally, and I do mean … Continue reading

Rush (2013)

A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Directed by Ron Howard, ‘Rush’ is the story of two heroes, each vastly different from one another, yet both have equal goals. James Hunt (played by Liam Hemsworth) is a playboy, women gather around him like bees to honey, … Continue reading

Blackfish (2013)

“Blackfish,” is a documentary film about the multiple incidents, including the three deaths, that prompted the ongoing court case between Sea World, and OSHA, the “Occupational Safety and Health Admissions”. These 3 deaths, which included 2 Orca trainers, were caused by Sea World’s infamous bull Orca “Tilikum.” I first came across this documentary when it … Continue reading

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug (2013)

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. When ‘The Hobbit’ came out last year I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Would it be as magical as the original ‘Lord of … Continue reading

Unexpected Friends

Being passionate about movies (amongst other things) in this day and age, leads you to books, comics, college and sooner or later: the internet. Because I’m literally obsessed with film, you don’t tend to come across a lot of people who are as crazy about it as you are, or who ‘get it’. When I … Continue reading