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"EDGE OF TOMORROW" (2014) Review [18 Aug 2014|08:06pm]

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"EDGE OF TOMORROW" (2014) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "EDGE OF TOMORROW", the recent adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka's 2004 novel called "All You Need Is Kill". Directed by Doug Liman, the movie stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.
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"MOONRAKER" (1979) Review [14 Aug 2014|06:41pm]

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"MOONRAKER" (1979) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "MOONRAKER", the 1979 adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1955 James Bond novel. Directed by Lewis Gilbert, the movie starred Roger Moore as 007.
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"A FREE SOUL" (1931) Review [10 Aug 2014|08:27am]

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"A FREE SOUL" (1931) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "A FREE SOUL", the 1931 adaptation of Adela Rogers St. Johns' 1927 novel. Directed by Clarence Brown, the movie starred Norma Shearer, Lionel Barrymore, Leslie Howard and Clark Gable.
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"CONDUCT UNBECOMING" (1975) Review [05 Aug 2014|08:47am]

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"CONDUCT UNBECOMING" (1975) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "CONDUCT UNBECOMING", the 1975 adaptation of Barry England's 1969 stage play. Directed by Robert Enders, the movie starred Michael York.
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"GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY" (2014) Photo Gallery [04 Aug 2014|08:41am]

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"GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY" (2014) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the latest Marvel film, "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY". Directed by James Gunn, the movie stars Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana.
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"ANGELS AND INSECTS" (1995) Review [31 Jul 2014|09:10am]

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"ANGELS AND INSECTS" (1995) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "ANGELS AND INSECTS", the 1995 adaptation of A.S. Byatt's 1992 novella, "Morpho Eugenia". Directed by Philip Haas, the movie starred Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott-Thomas and Patsy Kensit.
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"MALEFICENT" (2014) Review [28 Jul 2014|08:36am]

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"MALEFICENT" (2014) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of the Disney live-action fantasy-drama, "MALEFICENT". Directed by Robert Stromberg, the movie stars Angelina Jolie in the title role.
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Movie Review - Gimme Shelter [21 Jul 2014|02:18am]

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Title: Movie Review for Gimme Shelter
Author/Artist: islandgirl_246
Notes/Warnings: Contains some spoilers of the movie and at least one major one, but it’s indicated.
I used to write reviews for an online newspaper, but I haven’t done one in quite a while and since I’m up at 2 a.m., what else is there to do.
Here goes . . .

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Gimme-Shelter (Vanessa Hudgens as Apple)

I’ve never much rated Vanessa Hudgens as an actress. Most of the hype around her for some reason has always seemed contrived, and the films I’ve seen her in since her career started its upswing – Beastly (2011), Sucker Punch (2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) – never convinced me I was wrong in my summation.
It’s not that she was horrible in them, it’s just that she was ordinary. Most of the hype it seemed stemmed from her days in High School Musical and her pretty face. It always is a shame when mainly US movies seem to pay such attention to looks and so little to genuine acting chops; and that essentially was my problem with Vanessa Hudgens.
Then I saw her in Gimme Shelter (2013) and I said “Oh?!” Read more...Collapse )
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"THE BOURNE IDENTITY" (2002) Photo Gallery [17 Jul 2014|08:32am]

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"THE BOURNE IDENTITY" (2002) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "THE BOURNE IDENTITY", the 2002 adaptation of Robert Ludlum's 1980 novel. Directed by Doug Liman, the movie starred Matt Damon as Jason Bourne.
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"X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST" (2014) Review [17 Jul 2014|08:29am]

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"X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST" (2014) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST", the latest entry in the X-MEN movie franchise. Directed by Bryan Singer, the movie stars Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence.
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"THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD" (2000) Review [30 Jun 2014|07:56pm]

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"THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD" (2000) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD", the 2000 television adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1926 novel. David Suchet starred as Hercule Poirot.
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"A FREE SOUL" (1931) Photo Gallery [28 Jun 2014|08:52am]

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"A FREE SOUL" (1931) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "A FREE SOUL", the 1931 adaptation of Adela Rogers St. Johns' 1927 novel. Directed by Clarence Brown, the movie starred Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Lionel Barrymore and Clark Gable.
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"EDGE OF TOMORROW" (2014) Photo Gallery [24 Jun 2014|07:00pm]

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"EDGE OF TOMORROW" (2014) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY of images from "EDGE OF TOMORROW", the 2014 adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka's 2004 novel called "All You Need Is Kill". Directed by Doug Liman, the movie stars Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.
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"ANGELS AND INSECTS" (1995) Image Gallery [19 Jun 2014|08:46pm]

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"ANGELS AND INSECTS" (1995) Image Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from "ANGELS AND INSECTS", the 1995 adaptation of A.S. Byatt's 1992 novella called "Morphia Eugenia". Directed by Philip Haas, the movie starred Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott-Thomas and Patsy Kensit.
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"THE STING" (1973) Review [15 Jun 2014|09:44pm]

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"THE STING" (1973) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "THE STING", the 1973 Best Picture Oscar winner. Directed by George Roy Hill, the movie starred Paul Newman and Robert Redford.
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"MALEFICENT" (2014) Photo Gallery [14 Jun 2014|12:45pm]

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"MALEFICENT" (2014) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the new Disney film, "MALEFICENT". Directed by Robert Stromberg, the movie stars Angelina Jolie.
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"PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST" (2006) Photo Gallery [09 Jun 2014|10:32am]

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"PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST" (2006) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the 2006 movie, "PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN'S CHEST". Directed by Gore Verbinski, the movie starred Johnny Depp.
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"THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2" (2014) Review [07 Jun 2014|11:58am]

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"THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2" (2014) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2", the sequel to the 2012 hit film, "THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN". Directed by Marc Webb, the movie stars Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker aka Spider-Man.
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"REAP THE WILD WIND" (1942) Review [05 Jun 2014|05:55pm]

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"REAP THE WILD WIND" (1942) Review

I wrote this REVIEW of "REAP THE WILD WIND", the 1942 adaptation of Thelma Strabel's 1940 novel. Directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, the movie starred Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard and John Wayne.
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"GODZILLA" (2014) Photo Gallery [22 May 2014|11:22am]

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"GODZILLA" (2014) Photo Gallery

Here is a GALLERY featuring images from the new movie, "GODZILLA". Directed by Gareth Edwards, the movie stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen and Bryan Cranston.
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