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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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 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, 11 months ago
9 votes
The King's Speech
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"If I am King, where is my power? Can I declare war? Form a government? Levy a tax? No! And yet I am the seat of all authority because they think that when I speak, I speak for them." Essentially the Rocky of speech impediment movies, Th... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
7 votes
No Country for Old Men
Reviewed by propelas
In «No Country For Old Men» action placed on today but it could also act as a classic westerns. Set against the vast deserts of Texas deals with issues such as greed, the amorality, the brutalization of society and belief in values and me... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
13 votes
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Reviewed by AgentLexi
''The force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet.'' While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke. Mark Hamill: Luke Sky... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
6 votes
The Breakfast Club
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?" During the decade of the 80s John Hughes certainly had his share of classic teen flicks. Among some of his classic was Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Sixteen Candles and of course The Brea... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
4 votes
Big Trouble in Little China
Reviewed by The Flagship
This film epitomises the 80's action genre. It is nothing short of a hilarious master-piece with some of the most memorable characters of my childhood. The plot follows the All American trucker, Jack Burton, through the streets of China tow... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
8 votes
Closer
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"Where is this love? I can't see it, I can't touch it. I can't feel it. I can hear it. I can hear some words, but I can't do anything with your easy words." For veteran filmmaker Mike Nichols, Closer is not unfamiliar terrain. Comparison... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
20 votes
Inception
Reviewed by PvtCaboose91
"You're asking me for Inception. I hope you do understand the gravity of that request." The critical mind boggles when confronted with the challenge of reviewing Inception. It's not that this is a particularly difficult movie to review, ... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
7 votes
Doubt
Reviewed by propelas
Shanley never gives a clear answer to that question. It leaves the viewer to decide, while giving him a sly hints, but without the leave no room for a no-doubt 'solution of the mystery. Thus composes a very interesting film enigma that is e... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
5 votes
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Reviewed by Prelude
This movie was great!.... when I saw it 4 years ago, as a Canadian-made film called 'The Last Casino'. That's Hollywood for ya - no more original ideas left. They had to steal all Canadian actors, now they're stealing our movies too.... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
7 votes
True Grit
Reviewed by propelas
The film has violence, black humor, eccentricity. Plays but a very safe and simple dashboard. It has no trace of surprise. At the beginning you know how to finish what relations will be established between the key characters and what the wh... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago
8 votes
The Fighter
Reviewed by lotr23
If there's something I've said in several other reviews of movies that are inherently cliche-based that deserves to be repeated here, it's this: if you can do something interesting with the conventional material you're working with, or if y... More
Promoted 3 years, 11 months ago