The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Oct 312012


Many teen coming-of-age stories come are released every year – it takes a rare and special to make a lasting impression. Adapted by the novel of the same name, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is certainly something special and it has left its mark on me. Review after the jump.

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Robot & Frank

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Oct 282012

Robot and Frank

Frank Langella plays a retired jewel thief in the near future who is given the gift of a robot to help him around the house and keep him in line. However, instead of being a mere appliance it becomes a friend and partner to Frank, and proves to be as good a cook and cleaner as it is a thief. Is Robot & Frank a sweet and endearing tale of friendship or just another American indie with road trips and a guitar strumming filled soundtrack? Find out after the jump.

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Oct 262012


When the first of a close-knit group of high school friends is set to get married, the others from the group fly in to be part of the wedding party. However, these girls aren’t exactly the sweetest loving of friends and they bring their own agendas, issues and hang-ups from the past, to what turns out to be a far from smooth lead-up to the big day. Review of Bachelorette after the jump.

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Film Link Goodness: Late October Edition

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Oct 252012


The dreaded or delightful (depending on your view) awards season is in full swing, with many of the likely contenders starting to be released in cinemas around the world. This means there is plenty to watch, review and dissect! Check out the late October edition of Film Link Goodness after the jump.

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The Master

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Oct 242012

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Paul Thomas Anderson is quite possibly the greatest living director working today. After five [long] years since his last film (which many believe to be his best) There Will Be Blood, Anderson returns with The Master starring Joaquin Phoenix and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. The anticipation and high expectations surrounding this film have been greater than that for most blockbusters. Many people (myself included) have been excited for this film since the moment the premise was announced. With that said, is The Master a great and monumental entry into the world of cinema, or is it just another film you’ll forget the minute the credits roll? Find out after the jump.

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Oct 232012


Remember when Sylvester Stallone played Judge Dredd, the incredibly popular comic book anti-hero who along with judge was also jury and executioner? Well me neither! This time round, Karl Urban has taken the roll of Judge Dredd; but does he kick enough ass to make for an awesome comic book action flick? Find out after the jump.

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End of Watch

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Oct 192012


Police Officers Brian (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Mike (Michael Peña) are partners who patrol one of the most crime-ridden areas of LA. They are regularly faced with life-threatening situations, and often discharge their weapons. But when they stumble upon Mexican drug cartel business, the situation quickly escalates, and the streets become an extremely deadly and dangerous place. Review of police action-drama End of Watch after the jump.

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