[REC] (2007) Director: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza Genre: Horror The spanish horror shown as found footage and shot with a handheld camera immediately demands attention from the viewer. It follows a television reporter named Angela and her cameraman Pablo who are covering a shift at a local fire station for a documentary when the fire […]

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L: Change The World

L: Change The World (2008) Director: Hideo Nakata Genre: Thriller/Fantasy/Action-Adventure  L: Change The World is a spin off film from the successful Japanese Death Note series. After Death Notes sequel; Death Note: The Last Name hit the big screen it was time for Death Note to end, or at least until another director named Hideo Nakata […]

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Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows (2012) Director: Tim Burton Genre: Comedy/ Drama/ Fantasy With Tim Burtons reputation of brilliant dark but magical gothic films such as Corpse Bride and Edward Scissorhands I was incredibly excited to watch Dark Shadows with the leading role played by Johnny Depp who goes hand and hand with Tim Burton and his films. […]

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The Dark Knight Rises

 The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Director: Christopher Nolan Genre: Action/Thriller/Crime After enjoying The Dark Knight mainly for Heath Ledgers performance but also for the refreshingly dark narrative of the film, I had fairly high hopes for The Dark Knight Rises.  The lack of Batman himself is probably what I enjoyed most about this film and […]

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Ted (2012) Director: Seth MacFarlane Genre: Comedy This risky comedic flick featuring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis took me by surprise when there were actually moments I laughed out loud to during this film. For what I really thought would be a dumb humorless comedy was actually… well a dumb humorous comedy for the most […]

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Prometheus (2012) Director: Ridley Scott It’s easy to say that if you’re going in expecting another Alien, you’re going to walk out disappointed. I did keep an open mind for this film, and with its own title Prometheus, why should it have been another Alien anyway? The prequel to Alien has its own story and […]

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John Carter

John Carter (2012) Director: Andrew Stanton Genre: Fantasy/ Adventure/ Sci-Fi Knowing that Andrew Stanton who played a huge part in many Pixar films makes the fact that this film was so terrible all the more disappointing. The story had potential and with Stanton on board why did it go wrong? Firstly the title. John Carter? […]

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