Johnny Depp’s name to any movie is going to land an audience. His last few films haven’t quite draw the “Pirates” level crowds, however. The directorial debut of Wally Pfister, the cinematographer of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight” saga “Transcendence” doesn’t look to mark much of a change in that trend. Continue reading “Transcendence”
The year of 2014 is shaping up for its fair share of biblical tales. The first blockbuster of these movies is “Noah,” based on the tale found in Genesis.
Based on, mind you. Darren Aronofsky has taken the, not quite outline of the flood tale, and filled it in with many a creative embellishment
That being said, the tale is still something worth seeing.
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Despite the fact actor Simon Pegg did not intend his final installment to the Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy to serve as a parody, “The World’s End” nonetheless serves to do just that, as it manages to poke fun at the apocalyptic genre that is a wild favorite in the early 2010’s.
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The movie with the worst reported production in the history of film, “World War Z,” hit theatres June 21, against the anticipated sequel “Monsters University.” The Brad Pitt film, plagued by rewrites and reshoots that went over-budget to the tune of $200 million, and over-schedule after reshooting the entire finale of the movie, was a surprise hit despite all the news surrounding it. Based on the Max Brooks book of the same name, Pitt stars as Gerry Lane, an ex-investigator for the United Nations. When humans begin behaving like rabid animals (the movie even opens with what appeared to be … Continue reading World War Z
The latest in the apocalypse themed movies, “This Is the End” stars Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill and Craig Robinson as themselves facing the apocalypse and all the craziness that happens with it.
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