Tag Archives: adaptations

Cinderella: A Review

The family went to see Cinderella on the weekend. I have to admit I was looking forward to this, given that I generally enjoy Kenneth Branagh’s work. Unlike Thor, Cinderella seemed much more in the laneway of a Shakespearean director, … Continue reading

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Dredd, A Review

I recently re-watched Dredd on Netflix in Canada. I was really looking forward to this movie when it was in production, but as is usual for me, waited for it to be released on DVD/blu-ray before I got a chance … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer, a Review

Given that I’m a fan of South Korean cinema, I was very interested to hear that Bong Joon-ho, the award-winning director of the speculative fiction movie the Host, was set to direct a post-apocalyptic action movie based on a French … Continue reading

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47 Ronin: A Review

So I saw 47 Ronin. I don’t hate it. That’s all you need to know. Move along. You’re still here? Okay, let’s get into this: the movie is a pretty good sword & sorcery story, not as good as the … Continue reading

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Those of you who have been following this blog any length of time know that I very, very rarely get out to see a movie in the theatre. Guardians of the Galaxy was one movie I was adamant I would. … Continue reading

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Late Nights with Flash Gordon

Already have a coffe in my hand because this morning is starting slow. Why, you might ask? Because those bastards at Netflix were diabolical enough to stream the 1980 Flash Gordon movie to me last night. Oh, the sweet, sweet … Continue reading

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Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

I can’t even remember if I ever saw Ghost Rider. I’m pretty sure I haven’t. I had no intention to see the sequel – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – but it was one of very few English language choices … Continue reading

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Star Trek Into Darkness

In one of those rare occurrences, like an eclipse or Haley’s Comet, I saw a movie in the theatre. Fate conspired to get my but into a cinema seat for Star Trek Into Darkness. In brief: this is a fun … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!

Me and Skyfall have a strange relationship. I loved the movie. I really did. But it’s not a good BOND movie. It’s a great spy movie. Great action movie. But there is so much about it that isn’t Bond . … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Last night, through the careful machinations of Accidental Chris and his lovely wife, my lovely wife and I were able to go see the Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 3D at our local purveyor of motion picture entertainment. Let me … Continue reading

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