Film Review: The World’s End (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind’s only hope for survival. REVIEW: I’ll take a logical leap and assume that you’re familiar with the other films in Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg’s Three Flavours of Cornetto trilogy (Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz). I understand that they achieved some minor measure of popularity. By this point, we go in expecting … Continue reading

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Film Review: Doom (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines. REVIEW: Full disclosure: when I was assigned to watch and review the film, “Doom” , the 2005 release based on the popular eponymous video game, I was more than a little skeptical about it. Films based on video games rarely prove to be high quality in most departments other … Continue reading

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Film Review: Wrath Of The Titans (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world. REVIEW: It may surprise some of my acolytes to learn that the Black Saint is a big fan of videogames, a very big fan indeed. As a matter of fact I have been an ardent gamer since the 70′s when the Atari 2600 made it’s debut & one … Continue reading

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