Film Review: Big Fish (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life. REVIEW: Tim Burton has a knack for creating compelling films. Big Fish” takes something as simple as a metaphor “the fish that got away” and gives life to a feature full of fantasy, comedy and quirky “fish tales”. The film was noted as being based on a 1998 novel of the same name by … Continue reading

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Film Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. REVIEW: The story of “Jack & the Beanstalk” is one of the most fabled of all fairy tales but it’s been awhile since Hollywood tackled it and it’s never seen a production as epic as director Bryan Singer’s latest film … 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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