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Rant: Transformers: Age of Extinction

Instead of subjecting you guys to a long multi-tweet rant about Transformers, I made it a blog post.

transformers_age_of_extinction_FNL-poster-610x905So, this is more of a rant than a review and I’m just going to get right into it, starting from the obvious:

  • 166 minutes is too long for movie of the robot action genre, let alone for a Michael Bay one. No action plot line should need close to three hours to be told, and there’s no way anyone can justify the length of Transformers 4. I have no problem with long films, sometimes I think the longer…

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Bollywood Review: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya

Starring: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sahil Vaid, Gaurav Pandey, Ashutosh Rana, Siddharth Shukla Directed by: Shashank Khaitan…

Bollywood Review: Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya

Starring: Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sahil Vaid, Gaurav Pandey, Ashutosh Rana, Siddharth Shukla Directed by: Shashank Khaitan…

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The-Amazing-Spider-Man-2-New-Poster-spider-man-35222096-1024-1421Starring: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Campbell Scott, B.J. Novak, Paul Giamatti, Chris Cooper, Denis Leary

Directed by: Marc Webb

When The Amazing Spider-manwas about to release back in 2012, there was a lot of talk that it was too soon to reboot the franchise, after the successful Sam Raimi trilogy with Tobey Maguire in the title role. But the new version,…

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Review: Divergent

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, Ray Stevenson, Mekhi Phifer…

Review: Divergent

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Kate Winslet, Ashley Judd, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, Ray Stevenson, Mekhi Phifer…

Review: The Raid 2

Review: The Raid 2

the-raid-2-posterStarring: Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo, Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, Kazuki Kitamura

Directed by: Gareth Evans

The first film about Indonesian rookie policeman Rama was surprisingly good. I enjoyed it much more than I expected, especially because I’m not that big on all-out action films. Made by Welsh director Gareth Evans, the simple concept of

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Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Emily VanCamp, Frank Grillo…

Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Emily VanCamp, Frank Grillo…

Review: Starred Up

starred-up-movie-poster-jackStarring: Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn, Rupert Friend, Sam Spruell

Directed by: David Mackenzie

Going in, I had no idea how the title, Starred Up, related to what seemed to be a prison drama and so I looked it up beforehand. For those who don’t, the term is sort of explained early on in the film. Being ‘starred up’ is when a teenager is upgraded from a Young Offender’s Institution to an adult…

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Bollywood Review: Highway

Starring: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda, Durgesh Kumar, Pradeep Nagar, Saharsh Kumar Shukla Directed by: Imtiaz Ali…

Bollywood Review: Highway

Starring: Alia Bhatt, Randeep Hooda, Durgesh Kumar, Pradeep Nagar, Saharsh Kumar Shukla Directed by: Imtiaz Ali…

Review: HerStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde
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Review: Dallas Buyers Club
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Denis O’Hare, Steve Zahn, Griffin Dunne

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