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ACT OF VALOR poster

Act of Valor

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 No Comments

Act of Valor, with all its picturesque locales, was a visually stunning adaptation of Call of Duty, with actual Navy SEALs! It showed off the fascinating intricacies of tactical maneuvers (often times from a first person perspective), with all the glorious gunfights and explosive goodness that you’d expect from a first person shooter. Unfortunately, the […]

Submarine

Submarine

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 No Comments

Like I’ve mentioned in reviews past, narration can often times denigrate the experience of movie watching as, in many cases, the plot is told rather than showed. And that was the big qualm I had with Submarine. It’s hard to get immersed into a story when I’m being talked to. Also, the movie seemed to […]

GungaDin

Gunga Din

Thursday, August 25, 2011 No Comments

I’ve mentioned in previous rantings how actions movies today suck. And I usually, if I’m discussing an older film, show how a good movie doesn’t need special effects. But I don’t think I ever actually referenced a specific movie that encompasses what a great action film would be. Well, as it so happens, I watched […]

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Death Race 2

Death Race 2

Thursday, January 13, 2011 No Comments

Review I don’t think it needs to be said, but I’ll say it anyways. Death Race 2 was stupid with a side of stupid covered stupid. But this type of movie isn’t meant to be a masterpiece; its purpose is to entertain the viewer with explosions, violence, hot girls, and adrenaline pumping music. Unfortunately, the […]