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Typical Hollywood Trash

10 years, 8 months ago at Oct 24 13:48
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Hollywood Blockbusters like this are main reason why I find myself looking more for independent releases. This movie had so much potential because it had an excellent book to back it as well as Spielberg, but two things ruined it: Tom Cruise, and major plot holes.

-Why did camcorder still work after electo-magnetic blast took out everything else?
-How come only Tom Cruise's... read more

Spielberg once again at the top of his game!

6 years ago at Jun 14 6:07
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"They defeated the greatest power in the world in a couple days. Walked right over us. And these were only the first. They'll keep coming. This is not a war any more than there's a war between men and maggots... This is an extermination."

Yet another adaptation of H.G. Wells' oft-visited alien invasion classic, Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds is a solid instance of summertime f... read more

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10 years, 4 months ago at Feb 11 14:19
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As a big fan of both the original book and even the musical score, I found myself highly disappointed by this film. I knew I was in trouble from the off, when I realised that it wasn't even set in England. Ok, I thought, England always gets overlooked for hollywood adaptations, but maybe it will still be ok.

But no. Aside from all of the flaws mentioned in a previous review, I was u... read more
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Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Release date: 29 June 2005
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