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Review of “Cloverfield” (2008) PG-13 85min

May 20th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Cloverfield (2008)

The plot: A monster attacks Manhattan. A guy at a go-away party has a camcorder and keeps filming the story of survival of him and his friends among the devastation caused by the monster.
The good: Lots of loud explosions and cool CGI effects. [...]

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Tags: Action · Cult Films · DVD · Movies · Sci-Fi · Thrillers/Suspense · USA

Review of “Shaun Of The Dead” (2004) R 1h 39min HD-DVD

January 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I wanted to watch this movie again after seeing Hot Fuzz for the second time and I wanted to see the work of same team of actors and director Edgar Wright again.
The plot: Thirty-something slacker electronics salesman Shaun (Simon Pegg) has no clue [...]

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Beowulf (2007) PG-13 113min

November 16th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Beowulf (2007)

Just came out of the theatre. Saw it in both regular and 3D. This movie should only be seen in 3D! Completely different experience.
The plot is based on the only known surviving Anglo-Saxon poetry manuscript about a warrior Beowulf, hero of Geats [...]

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Tags: Adventure · Animation · Drama · Fantasy · Movies