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6 votes
Hancock
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"People should love you. They really should, okay? And I want to deliver that for you. It's the least that I can do. You're a superhero. Kids should be running up to you, asking for your autograph, people should be cheering you on the stree... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
11 votes
Paul
Reviewed by lotr23
The ad campaign for PAUL has wittily informed us that this film was directed by "the earthling who brought you SUPERBAD," Greg Mottola. Of course, since PAUL is largely a comedy, there won't be a single ad that'll allude to the director's m... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
7 votes
Caché
Reviewed by propelas
Having received the directing prize at Cannes Film Festival, the «Cache»-like other movies by director, addresses the issue of violence in everyday heroes. The Haneke, this time avoiding the 'excesses' of «Funny Games», again takes the ... More
Promoted 3 years, 3 months ago
15 votes
Twilight
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"I'd rather die than to stay away from you." Adapted from Stephenie Meyer's best-selling novel (the first of four books), Twilight is a sloppy, anaemic tale of forbidden teenage love. Perhaps the biggest fault with Twilight is that the f... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
9 votes
The English Patient
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''New lovers are nervous and tender, but smash everything. For the heart is an organ of fire.'' At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in ... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
11 votes
The Fighter
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"I'm just grateful to be here and have the shot for the title." From Rocky to Raging Bull to Million Dollar Baby, boxing films have existed as Oscar staples for decades. Suffice it to say, it's challenging - if not impossible - to find a... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
5 votes
What Happens in Vegas
Reviewed by Claudia
What Happens In Vegas... was a mediocre comedy that was by no means an essential viewing. At times it can be enjoyable and entertaining to watch, but there wasn't a time in What Happens In Vegas... that I really thought were better than the... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
6 votes
The Adjustment Bureau
Reviewed by lotr23
Water is such a powerful thing (when you think about it, it can save your life but it's also powerful enough to kill you) that it doesn't surprise me that it's often used as a contrivance in movies, or as a way for movie heroes to overcome ... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
10 votes
Restrepo
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Deadliest place on Earth: The Korengal Valley" Shot and produced by photographer Tim Hetherington and journalist Sebastian Junger, Restrepo is one of the most powerful filmic examinations of modern warfare. While embedded in Afghanistan... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
7 votes
The Town
Reviewed by propelas
Ben Affleck in this new film, which unfolds again in Boston, based on the book by Chuck Hogan, 'Prince Of Thieves'. It is a compact heist movie that rightfully brings memories of a film as a modern virtuoso type, Michael Mann, allocating ap... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
7 votes
Paranormal Activity 2
Reviewed by lotr23
There's an important warning to be issued for anyone interested in watching PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2: if you did not see the first film, or if you saw it but don't remember the plot details very well, you may be a little bit confused about thi... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
44 votes
Kick-Ass
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"With no power comes no responsibility..." Adapted from the comic book of the same name written by Mark Millar, and under the direction of British filmmaker Matthew Vaughn, Kick-Ass quite simply kicks ass. While this particular analogy m... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
8 votes
Paul
Reviewed by Rossjm
Good, cinematic entertainment? You can count on it. A good, fresh comedy? Far from it. Paul is full of forced jokes, based on unnecessary vulgar language and ridiculous, hasty set ups. On top of this, the visual gags are pointed out by the ... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
8 votes
V for Vendetta
Reviewed by propelas
The brothers Wachowsky, after «Matrix», the (re) puts the power less distinctive this time. Both the script and from the insight of James McTeigue burst the 'V' (Hugo Weaving), an angry Don Quixote who hates authority and the average pers... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
7 votes
Sicko
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''So there was actually one place on American soil with free, universal healthcare.'' [cut to ariel picture of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba] ''That's all I needed to know.'' A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health car... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
16 votes
Commando
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"All fucking hell is going to break loose..." Though I walk through the valley of shadow and death, I shall fear no evil; for lord John Matrix will protect me; his big fucking guns and huge muscles, they comfort me. In the beginning, ... More
Promoted 3 years, 4 months ago
12 votes
Munich
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''We are supposed to be righteous. That's a beautiful thing. And we're losing it. If I lose that, that's everything. That's my soul.'' Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the o... More
Promoted 3 years, 5 months ago
6 votes
Blue Valentine
Reviewed by propelas
In the first flashback of the movie we meet him, indescribably beautiful and carefree, full of vitality and hope to look for work. And then we see that even a student, unpretentious and full of pretty confident about the future, studies and... More
Promoted 3 years, 5 months ago