Film Review: Reign of Fire (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting fire to everything, establishing dominance over the planet. REVIEW: Director Rob Bowman ( The X – Files, Elektra ) brings us “Reign of Fire”,  a post apocalyptic movie about man’s future co-existing with treacherous fire breathing dragons. Yeah, you read right. Dragons. The movie was released in 2002 with a trio of strong actors in Matthew McConaughey ( U-571 ), Gerard Butler … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dark Knight (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent launch an assault on the mob, they let the clown out of the box, the Joker, bent on turning Gotham on itself and bringing any heroes down to his level. REVIEW: “The Dark Knight” was the perfect on screen adaptation of the Batman lineage. Christian Bale held his ground continuing in his Batman / Bruce Wayne role AND like the Tim Burton version saw the perfect performance of … Continue reading

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FUNNY OR DIE Takes On AMERICAN PSYCHO

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This is definitely one of those “If you don’t get it, it’s not for you” moments. Fans of Christian Bale’s performance in AMERICAN PSYCHO are going to go ape shit over this one. Huey Lewis, yeah, that Huey Lewis re enacts one of modern horrors most famous and memorable scenes and freaking nails it! Weird Al is along for the ride and when you put it all together you get complete coolness destined to become … Continue reading

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Film Review: Velvet Goldmine (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: 1971: Glamrock explodes all over the world and challanges the seriousness within the flowerpower generation by means of glitter and brutal music. Brian Slade, a young rockstar, inspires numerous teenage boys and girls to paint their nails and explore their own sexuality. In the end Slade destroys himself. Unable to escape the role he created for himself, he plots his own murder. When his fans discovers that the murder is a fake, his star … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham’s finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy. REVIEW: It’s been four years since the second of director Christopher Nolan’s proposed trilogy of Batman films “The Dark Knight” was released. A masterful film that ended with Batman taking responsibility for the murder of district attorney Harvey Dent even though he didn’t do it. Wayne knew that … Continue reading

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Film Review: Batman Begins (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: “As a boy a young Bruce Wayne watched in horror as his millionaire parents were slain in front of his eyes, a trauma which led him to become obsessed with revenge but his chance is cruelly taken away from him by fate. After disappearing to the East where he seeks counsel with the dangerous but honorable ninja cult leader known as Ra’s Al-Ghul, he returns to his now decaying Gotham City overrun by organized … Continue reading

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Film Review: Equilibrium (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: In a futuristic world, a strict regime has eliminated war by suppressing emotions: books, art and music are strictly forbidden and feeling is a crime punishable by death. Cleric John Preston (Bale) is a top ranking government agent responsible for destroying those who resist the rules. Whe he misses a dose of Prozium, a mind-altering drug that hinders emotion, Preston, who has been trained to enforce the strict laws of the new regime, suddenly … Continue reading

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Film Review: American Psycho (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: “Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Controversial as it may be, this tale of a Wall Street high-flyer by day, loony killer by night, contains less violence than one … Continue reading

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