Film Review: Snowpiercer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The world has gone to ruin thanks to the second coming of the ice age. In the year 2031 those fated to have survived board the Snow Piercer a train designed to house society as it exists. A sociological hierarchy is set in place with the lower class citizens with mutiny in mind. Led by Curtis, anarchy explodes car by car until they receive the necessary redemption in the engine to live once again. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Host (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: A monster emerges from Seoul’s Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim’s loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches. REVIEW: Here we have a special effects-heavy monster movie from South Korea, in which a huge creature comes out of the sea and goes on a destructive rampage through the city. In case you were wondering, it was released two years before Cloverfield, but any comparison … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doomsday Book (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Doomsday Book is an anthology movie, split into 3 different chapters. The first Chapter, entitled Heaven’s Creation, is about a robot who comes alive and follows what happens afterward. The second Chapter, entitled The New Generation, is a story from the point of view of a boy who is now a zombie. The third Chapter, entitled Happy Birthday, re-interprets “The Christmas Gift” by O Henry REVIEW: “Doomsday Book“, well from the cover you might … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mother (2009)

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Synopsis: A mother lives quietly with her twenty-eight-year-old son, Do-joon, providing herbs and acupuncture to neighbors. One day, a girl is brutally murdered, and Do-joon is charged with the killing. Now, it’s his mother’s call whether to prove him innocent or to leave him imprisoned Review: “Mother” written and directed by Korean master Joon-ho Bong, who also brought us “The Host”, has crafted an incredibly tight film that uses old school techniques to thrill, entertain, … Continue reading

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