Film Review: After Earth (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: A crash landing leaves a father & son stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after events forced humanity’s escape. With his father injured, the boy must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help. REVIEW: What would a summer blockbuster film season be without at least one film that tells the story of humanity leaving Earth due to some calamity that ruins the planet? Those of you who like this hackneyed plot line got … Continue reading

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Film Review: Men In Black 3 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Agent J travels in time to MIB’s early years in the 1960s, to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. REVIEW: When “MIB 3” was rumored to be going into production without a completed script I thought it was going to be just as bad, if not worse than “MIB 2″ which was really just plain awful. Lo & behold, not only is it quite a bit better than … Continue reading

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Film Review: I, Robot (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: “Set in a future Earth (2035 AD) where robots are common assistants and workers for their human owners, this is the story of ‘robotophobic’ Chicago Police Detective Del Spooner’s investigation into the murder of Dr. Alfred Lanning, who works at US Robotics, in which a robot, Sonny, appears to be implicated, even though that would mean the robot had violated the Three Laws of Robotics, which is apparently impossible. It seems impossible because, if … Continue reading

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MIB III does some cast shuffling

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Things from the MIB III camp have been pretty quiet for a while but today brings some interesting casting news. This one has been plagued with all kinds of production delays and because of that they lost what I felt was a genius piece of casting with Alec Baldwin being attached to the film. Because of his busy schedule he just couldn’t wait for thing to ramp up any longer and had to bow out. … Continue reading

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