Now Playing: A Review of Castlevania: Lament of Innocence

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Castlevania: Lament of Innocence is an action-adventure video-game developed by Konami for the PlayStation 2 console. As a series, it is the first installment to be released on the PlayStation 2 and only the third to make use of a 3D style of game-play. Lament of Innocence received positive reviews from […]

Now Presenting: A Review of Frozen

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Note: This review was written August 3rd, 2014. Frozen is a 2013 American animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney. Now, I don’t need to head into any information about what they have done, but I will say that it was directed […]

Now Presenting: A Review of Mad Detective

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Note: This review was written July 10th, 2014. Mad Detective is a 2007 Hong Kong psychological thriller film produced and directed by Johnnie To and Wai Ka-Fai. The film stars Lau Ching-Wan, Andy On, Lam Ka-Tung, Lee Kwok-Lun, Jo Kuk, Jay Lau, Lam Suet, Cheung Siu-fai, and Eddy Ko. You […]

Now Presenting: A Review of Oldboy

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Note: This review was written July 8th, 2014. I’m hoping to revisit this film later on. Oldboy is a South Korean mystery thrilled film directed by Park Chan-wook. The film is loosely based on the Japanese manga of the same name that was written by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya. […]

Now Presenting: A Review of The Skin I Live In

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Note: This review was written July 3rd, 2014. The Skin I Live In is a 2011 Spanish psychological thriller film written and directed by Pedro Almodovar. Other-wise known for a bunch of other well-acclaimed Spanish films that I have never seen. The film stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, […]

Now Presenting: A Review of I Saw the Devil

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Note: This review was written July 1st, 2014. I intend to revisit this film down the line. I Saw the Devil is a 2010 South Korean psychological thriller directed by Kim Ji-woon. This director also had a hand in directing films like A Tale of Two Sisters, and the American […]

Now Presenting: A Review of Godzilla (2014)

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Note: This review was written May 17th, 2014.     Godzilla is an American 2014 science fiction monster film, and acts as a reboot for the franchise of the same name. The movie is the first stab that America has made at Godzilla since the 1998 movie that was, well, … not very […]

Now Presenting: A Review of The Family

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Once upon a time, there was a movie called The Family, starring the studded cast of Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfieffer, as well as actors that I haven’t heard of yet, such as Dianna Agron and John D’Leo. The directer was Luc Besson, who did work for […]

Now Presenting: A Review of Kick-Ass 2

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Kick-Ass 2 is a 2013 British-American superhero action comedy serving as a sequel to the first Kick-Ass, as well as an adaptation of the comic-book of the same name. The film is written and directed by Jeff Wadlow. The director has considerable chops when you consider that he also directed […]