Film Review: Oldboy (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason REVIEW:

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Film Review: Open Grave (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A wounded man suffering from amnesia, awakens in a large open grave full of dead bodies. Upon his escape he encounters a group of fellow “lost” individuals; he does not know who is friend, who is foe or if he himself is good…or evil. As memories slowly return, he may not want to know the whole truth. REVIEW: Open Grave begins with an incredible, shocking and inherently frightening concept: waking up in a pit … Continue reading

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Film Review: Elysium (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The Earth is a hive of poverty in 2154 where the wealthy and powerful live in an orbiting space station called Elysium, free from disease and hunger. Where the majority of humanity lives in crowded cities struggling to keep low paying jobs and finding their next meal on the ruined planet below, the population above live a life of luxury, peace and freedom. Max DeCosta dreams of reaching Elysium with his childhood sweetheart, Frey … Continue reading

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Film Review: Europa Report (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter’s fourth largest moon. REVIEW: At a time when the found footage films have been done to death, one comes along that does away with any preconceptions I may have had of the gimmick and hits the audience with a healthy dose of mystery, beauty, and fear. This is all accomplished in the vast openness of space. This is … Continue reading

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Film Review: District 9 (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: When aliens land on Earth, global business conglomerate Multi-National United forces them into rigid containment zones where they are compelled to labor, even as MNU commandeers their otherworldly technology for profit. As tensions build between human and non-human races, a rogue agent leads a resistance movement against MNU’s ruthless consolidation of power. Neill Blomkamp directs this cinema verité-style sci-fi thriller. REVIEW: District 9 is a 2009 science fiction film starring Peter Jackson as the … Continue reading

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