Godzilla 2014

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The mega-monster, Gojira, is back on the big screen for the 29th or 30th time since its premiere in 1954. The early press screenings for Godzilla 2014 have already yielded good reviews and good ratings.  Besides the invincible big boy, there are the usual scientists, the nuclear reactors, the warfare, the crumbled cities, and lots […]

Need for Speed (2014)

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Whether you play video games or not, you would have heard of Need for Speed. Since its release in 1994, Need for Speed (NFS) has become one of the most successful racing video game series in the world and quite possibly one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. Electronic Arts, the video games developer giant […]

Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014)

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DreamWorks Animation have done it again. They have given us yet another treat. A wonderful feature length animation that will surely amaze young children and the kid in all of us older ones. Mr. Peabody and Sherman is an expansion of a segment found in the 50-60s immensely popular variety cartoon show, The Rocky and […]

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

Rising from the still-burning ashes and rotting flesh of the epic 2006 fantasy action hit 300, comes Rise of an Empire, another mega tale of a male testosterone super charged flick to douse the cinema screens with more blood, bone and guts. We have already heard the rousing speeches, tasted the sweat of the sparsely […]

I, Frankenstein (2014)

Stuart Beattie has been part of the equation for quite a number of Hollywood blockbusters for the past 10 years. He is one of the writers of the immensely successful, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. If you have watched and liked G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), Australia (2008), 30 Days of Night (2007), Derailed […]

Movie Review – Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Director James Wan and partner in crime, actor/writer , Leigh Whannell, are back with Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity franchise) as producer, to make a sequel to 2010’s hit horror flick,  Insidious. Aptly called Insidious: Chapter 2, the movie takes off the moment where the first one ended with the death of psychic, Elise Rainier. Elise, […]

The Conjuring 2013

James Wan has really made himself a name as, I dare say, a film auteur for the horror and thriller genre. In any of his movies, there is always a signature touch that stamps the finished product as his original work. The question on every one of his fans minds lately would be how will […]

The Wolverine 2013

Settling into my seat at the cinema, I am prepared to be wowed by 120 minutes of brawn, a wee bit of brain, and a super adrenaline charged, action packed movie. I am, after all, here to watch, The Wolverine. The show opens with an action sequence in Nagasaki.. its landscape is about to change […]

Movie Review: Turbo 3D (2013)

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So Hollywood has now moved down the animal kingdom pyramid to create a new kind of underdog hero with a gastropod. A typical garden snail with a penchant for speed. Would you or the younger ones be able to relate to a mollusc as an underdog hero who challenges all limitations of being a snail, […]

Movie Review: Despicable Me 2 (2013)

So the anticipation is nearly over. With numerous teasers released from a long, long, long time ago, featuring the cute yellow minions, and then eventual funny trailers, the second installment of the hit animation movie featuring Gru, his minions and his adopted kids is coming to a theater near you on 4 July 2013 (3 […]

Movie Review: White House Down (2013)

So the zombie apocalypse flick World War Z did not make a great impact on me. A movie that should have been really entertaining but that ended up being a let down, due to a silly plot and poor character development. This week I manage to catch the preview of Sony Picture’s White House Down, […]