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  # 876451 13-Aug-2013 13:26
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i doubt it.
elysium looks even more hackneyed than oblivion - minus the pretty pictures.

but we shall see...

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  # 876689 13-Aug-2013 19:16
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ilovemusic: i doubt it.
elysium looks even more hackneyed than oblivion - minus the pretty pictures.

but we shall see...


For a start, Tom Cruise isn't in it, so it's already easily 10 times better.

 
 
 
 




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  # 876787 13-Aug-2013 22:28
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blakamin:
ilovemusic: i doubt it.
elysium looks even more hackneyed than oblivion - minus the pretty pictures.

but we shall see...


For a start, Tom Cruise isn't in it, so it's already easily 10 times better.


And it comes from the pedigree of District 9. So there's that.

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  # 876850 14-Aug-2013 07:40
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Blackfish 9/10

This is one of the Film Festival movies, and to be honest I wasn't sure what to expect....
Wow - It's a total eye opener, especially if you have experienced the Seaworld shows first hand.

I ended up feeling sorry for the Orca, and not the injured / killed trainers.


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  # 878323 14-Aug-2013 19:41
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gehenna:
blakamin:
ilovemusic: i doubt it.
elysium looks even more hackneyed than oblivion - minus the pretty pictures.

but we shall see...


For a start, Tom Cruise isn't in it, so it's already easily 10 times better.


And it comes from the pedigree of District 9. So there's that.

Re-watching that on friday night as the Mrs hasn't seen it. ;)

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  # 879726 16-Aug-2013 18:43
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  # 879732 16-Aug-2013 18:54
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Wouldn't pay to own a Apple product won't be paying to see a movie about Steve Jobs either (or watching it for free either). Please note I do still think the guy was a genius but really a movie about his life couldn't see me more uninterested.

 
 
 
 


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  # 880681 18-Aug-2013 18:51
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Just saw The Wolverine and unless you love seeing Hugh Jackman's biceps on the big screen I advise you save your money. I can't even really say it was a turn your brain off action flick as both me and my mate walked out with questions on our minds which neither of us could answer. The character development was practically non-existent and the chemistry between any of the characters was just awful to be blunt. This movie makes The Last Stand look good. 3/10


P.S. If you do go and see it wait for the mid-credits scene as it's honestly the best part of the whole movie.



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  # 880719 18-Aug-2013 20:38
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I really wish they would just give up on Wolverine

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  # 881197 19-Aug-2013 20:00
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Saw Elysium. Waaay better than Oblivion.
Good story. Good special effects. 7/10.
Matt Damon is good as usual and Sharlto Copley was awesome. 
Jodie Fosters accent was a bit weird, but she played a good part too.

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  # 881347 20-Aug-2013 08:38
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Saw Invasion Roswell last week. Yeah another SyFy original movie..




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  # 881585 20-Aug-2013 15:04
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The Silver Linings Playbook 10/10

Absolutely brilliant. Bradley Cooper is fantastic.

Mud 9/10

Matt Mc deserves at least an Oscar nod for this.

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  # 881619 20-Aug-2013 16:01
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Films from The Festival that I saw.

Cheap Thrills - 7/10
Entertaining enough black comedy, probing the question of what desperate people would do for money, had some good laughs throughout.

Omar - 8/10
quite captivating thriller set in the West Bank, the interaction between the characters was excellent and it was beautifully shot, it seemed almost like a snapshot of what life is like there.

Mud - 8/10

Great movie, some good laughs while being a relatively serious film about change and growing up.

Much Ado About Nothing 10/10

Filmed around Joss Whedon's home with a group of his friends done on a very low budget in Black & White.
I don't think I've laughed as much or heard as many people laugh during a film than this. Impeccable comic timing from Alexis Denisoff and Amy Acker as the lead's, The supporting cast more than held their own though. I'll be buying this when it gets a retail release just to share with others.

20 Feet from Stardom 7/10

I'm not a huge documentary fan but this was excellent entertainment and showed off some truly beautiful voices along the way.

Only Lovers left alive 7.5/10

Very slow moving romance film about a pair of Vampires who have been in love for centuries, some excellent subtle humour throughout. A contemplative film.

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  # 883320 23-Aug-2013 12:20
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I watched We're the Millers today, and it's one of the funniest comedies in 2013. Even surpasses Hangover 3. I recommend it.
8.5/10

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  # 883550 23-Aug-2013 18:50
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About to have a Kevin Smith marathon. Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Jersey Girl, Clerks 2, Cop Out (maybe) & Red State. I have a long weekend.

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