Month: November 2012

Skyfall REVIEW

Of the 23 films in the series, many have been decent and some have been truly terrible – but only a handful have been great. Skyfall falls perfectly in the latter category.

Pitch Perfect REVIEW

Written by Guillermo Troncoso. Beca (Anna Kendrick), a university freshman, is convinced to join The Bellas, a singing group that is training to take part in an international a capella championship. Anna Kendrick (Up In The Air, 50/50, End Of Watch) continues her climb up the Hollywood ladder with yet another impressive performance. She is …

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The Sessions REVIEW

Written by Cassandra Singh. The Sessions  tells the inspirational true story of Mark O’Brien (John Hawkes), a poet/journalist who has an iron lung and is paralyzed from the neck down due to polio. At age 36 he decides to finally lose his virginity and – with the support of his friend/priest (William H. Macy) – …

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Seven Psycopaths REVIEW

 Written by Guillermo Troncoso. Martin McDonagh’s first film In Bruges has become somewhat of a cult hit over the years. Seven Psycopaths is bound to further cement his status as a unique filmmaker. The words ‘cult’ and ‘unique’ are definitely suited to his latest film but this doesn’t necessarily make this is a great movie. …

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Bachelorette REVIEW

 Written by Guillermo Troncoso. Bachelorette attempts to replicate the success of last year’s Bridesmaids. In terms of plot both are similar (bridesmaids dealing with the wedding of a best friend) but this film has nowhere near the smarts or humour that made Bridesmaids a box-office hit. It’s a run-of-the-mill gross-out comedy that tries hard to …

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