Film Review: Before I Go to Sleep (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her. REVIEW: Within five minutes of Before I Go to Sleep starting, it sets up its stall and asks you to buy into what it’s selling. You can either indulge or you can go and see what else is on the market. Every … Continue reading

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Film Review: Kingsman The Secret Service (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. REVIEW: Director Matthew Vaughn continues to weave his magical and highly entertaining touch in his translating comic book properties from page to screen with his latest bombastic blast, Kingsman The Secret Service. Following on the heels of Neil Gaiman’s Stardust (2007), followed by Millar’s Kick-Ass (2010) and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Anna (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: John Washington, a “memory detective,” is assigned a seemingly simple case: he must make Anna Greene, a disturbed sixteen-year-old on a hunger strike, eat. Difficulties ensue, though, as he finds Anna could be much more dangerous than she seems. REVIEW: What if a sixteen-year-old girl was a diabolical genius? For real, imagine what that would be like. For real. And such is the spirit of Jorge Dorado’s new psychological thriller, ANNA.

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Film Review: John Carter (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior. REVIEW: “John Carter” is a 2012 science fiction movie released under Walt Disney Pictures. It was reported to have filmed in 2009 while wrapping up in 2010. Those who are more familiar with its background recognize … Continue reading

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Film Review: Green Lantern (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Test pilot Hal Jordan is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with super powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron whose job it is to battle evil within the universe. REVIEW: Over the last few days The Black Saint has been hearing nothing but negative comments regarding “Green Lantern“. I begrudge no one their opinions of course but I had high hopes for this one & they were being dashed … Continue reading

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