Archive for the ‘Movie Reviews’ Category

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Movie Review- How to Train your Dragon

April 3, 2010

As the village’s unluckiest and most accident-prone citizen, Hiccup has no real friends save for maybe the blacksmith Gobber, who also serves as the dragon training instructor. Hiccup soon finds himself at a crossroads when he begins dragon training with the other youths in his tribe: Astrid, Fishlegs, Snotlout, and twins Ruffnut  and Tuffnut. Even as he secretly befriends and cares for a wounded dragon which he names Toothless. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Movie Review- Repo Men(2010)

March 23, 2010

The story takes place in a near-future where people can buy replacement body parts and organs to prolong their existence and cheat the Reaper. If they fall behind on their payments, however, they can expect to have these parts repossessed by a debt recovery firm that can strike at any moment.

Law plays one such repo man, who gleefully carries out his trade with the help of his best friend and former army colleague (Forest Whitaker). But when an on-the-job accident leaves Law’s anti-hero with a new heart of his own and struggling to keep up payments, he’s forced to go on the run with his best friend in hot pursuit. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland 2010

March 12, 2010

So we finally got the chance to go see Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland… or should I say Phantasmagoria. Lewis Carroll wrote a poem before he created Alice in Wonderland. This poem, known as Phantasmagoria, is about the night in which he wrote the novel Alice in Wonderland. In this poem, he is visited by a ghost named Alice. Who tells him a fantastic story about down the rabbit hole…. yeah THIS MOVIE IS NOT THE ALICE IN WONDERLAND YOU ALL KNOW AND LOVE!!  Tim Burton’s version is a very confusing mixture of the book, the animated film and his poem Phantasmagoria. Read the rest of this entry ?