Monthly Archives: December 2011

Alien Quadrilogy

 In space no one can hear you scream The Alien Franchise is a pretty good example of how to make a successful film into a franchise and then destroy it. Ridley Scott’s Alien. By Gods is this a good film. … Continue reading

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The Lord of The Rings

The Fellowship of The Ring It was a cold December morning in Dublin City exactly 10 years ago that I went to see The Lord of The Rings first showing. It was close to Christmas and I had woken up … Continue reading

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The Lord of the Rings: Book

It took a while to read but it was well worth it. The Fellowship of The Ring I thought The fellowship of the Ring follows pretty closely to what we saw in the movie version although events take much longer … Continue reading

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Happy Together: All about my Dog

It seems every year we get a few sentimental Dog movies from Japan involving a family’s relationship with their treasured loved one. The pet Dog. ‘Happy Together: All About My Dog’ is a series of six short movies depicting the … Continue reading

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White Vengeance

Written and Directed by Daniel Lee starring Leon Lai and Anthony Wong. ‘White Vengeance’ is based on the Historical events ‘The Feast at Hong Gate’ and ‘The Chu-Han Contention’ that took place between 206-202 BC.But not knowing the Historical events … Continue reading

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Drive

Drive is pretty much my kind of film. Slick, cool, stylish. From the hot pink opening titles to the retro music soundtrack it’s got a very 80s vibe mixed with 70s Car flicks and is reminiscent of Nicolas Winding Refn’s … Continue reading

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

It’s hard to believe that the first Mission Impossible movie came out in 1996. While they are all under the same name I have found each film to be very different. This been due to the Directors having vastly different … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

I have just returned from the rather entertaining sequel to guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes. This time round the film has a faster pace, more action and it’s funnier. It’s a good time to be a Sherlock Holmes fan with this … Continue reading

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The Killer

The Killer is one of those landmark movies in Hong Kong cinema and especially important for introducing John Woo and Chow Yun Fat to international audiences. It cemented the theme of Heroic Bloodshed and gave rise to a whole slew … Continue reading

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