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Iron Man 3

The 7 Fails of Iron Man 3

I admit, I’m often behind the times when it comes to viewing movies, and I hadn’t planned on reviewing Iron Man 3 but after viewing it I just felt compelled. […]

After Earth

Review: After Earth (2013)

I didn’t find After Earth to be a bad movie, it’s just not a good movie (yes, that’s praise). I paid matinee prices and came out of it mildly entertained. Value propositions still …

Star Trek Into Darkness

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

STID is a very mixed bag for me. A movie can still have major problems and I can come away entertained. Looking at it as a Trek fan, it’s an ineffective …

Review: Oblivion (2013)

Should you go see Oblivion? Yes, and here’s why. It’s not often these days that fans of science fiction (and speculative fiction) are presented with movies like this (eg. standalone, original works). If you …

Retro Review: Star Wars: Attack of the Clones

Is Attack of the Clones a perfect movie? Hell no. It is without doubt a much better movie than The Phantom Menace which I still enjoy. Attack of the …

The Fellowship of the Ring

Retro Review: The Fellowship of the Ring

Weighing in at very close to three hours, The Fellowship of the Ring is already a classic, without a doubt. I knew in my nerdy heart of hearts, walking out …

Retro Review: John Carpenter’s Vampires (1998)

There’s really no compelling reason to watch Vampires . . . not even as time wasting entertainment. It doesn’t matter if you like vampire movies of any kind. It isn’t a hard-core action …

The Cell

Retro Review: The Cell

Like it or hate it, no one can say that The Cell isn’t original. Yes, it’s very experimental and disturbing, which means that it’s not for everyone. I admire the film for it’s …

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

Retro Review: The Lost World: Jurassic Park

I dug this old review up because I recently watched Jurassic World on Blu-ray. One thought that kept crossing my mind was “Don’t these people ever learn!!!” It goes all the way back to The Lost World when humans first re-opened Pandora’s genetic box and tried to control natural mutation. [Original publication: Nov 29, 2000]

Jurassic Park

Retro Review: Jurassic Park (1993)

Jurassic Park does have it’s plot holes and can strain credibility at times. Pfffft, who am I kidding?! Jurassic Park is an amazing, groundbreaking adventure film filled with…

Retro Review: Red Planet (2000)

Retro Review: Red Planet (2000)

In Red Planet a team of astronauts makes the first manned expedition to the Mars and must struggle to overcome the differences in their personalities.

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