Film Review: Catwoman (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas. REVIEW: What is it about the film “Catwoman” that I really liked despite its noted failed arrival and circus of criticism? Of course the lovely Halle Berry lights up any screen whether you like the film or not. That much … Continue reading

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Film Review: Lost Highway (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. REVIEW: “Lost Highway” seemed to be a perfect title for this allegorical mind screw of a film. I remember first seeing this on its 1997 release date (ya I was hitting blockbuster big time then). It was also … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ultimate Avengers II (2006)

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SYNOPSIS When the Chitauri invaders are sighted in the African kingdom of Wakanda, the Avengers covertly enter the advanced nation to investigate. REVIEW: Sequel to “Ultimate Avengers“, arrives the 2nd Avengers team entry into the Marvel animation film series. It is also known by it’s more descriptive title of “Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther”. If you didn’t catch the new inclusion here, you’ll note that this sequel introduces the African American character of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ultimate Avengers (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: To confront an alien menace, General Fury assembles a team of superheroes lead by a recently resuscitated Captain America. REVIEW: And so it begins… One of Marvel comic book’s greatest teams comes together in this wickedly heroic animation titled “Ultimate Avengers”. We begin under the assumption that the Marvel universe is already in full swing. Heroes are doing heroic things, battles have been fought, and each has already earned a global reputation for their … Continue reading

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