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Edge of Tomorrow [based on the book] by dir. by

Major William Cage (Cruise) has made damn sure that he isn’t anywhere near the front lines. When the alien invasion…

The Village dir. by

For this year’s RIP challenge Carl has suggested that as well as reading horror-ific books we might also watch some suitable films and to get the ball rolling on my RIP films I decided to rewatch M. Night Shymalan’s The Village.

I quite enjoyed it the first time around. I don’t seem to recall having been all that surprised by any of the so-called twists or reveals, but it was an enjoyable film.

In Bruges dir. by

Ray and Ken are two Irish hit-men hiding out after a job. Hiding out in Bruges on orders from their boss, Harry. Ken is all set to relax and enjoy the medieval scenery and architecture. Visit the castles and churches. Harry says it is like fairy tale, coming in on the canal. Ray isn’t so sure of that, but when he comes upon a film shot he is much more interested.

The Village dir. by

Its been two years since this came out in the cinema, and I’m finally getting to see it. Given that I’ve liked most of what Shyamalan has done, and given that Joaquin Phoenix is a star I’m a little surprised that it has taken me this long. I really enjoyed The Sixth Sense, and loved Unbreakable, but I did hate Signs.

Troy [based on book] by dir. by

based on poem by Homer So the Iliad up on the big screen. The most expensive film ever made. Bound…

Cold Mountain [based on book] by dir. by

I’m going to start this review by saying that I loved this film, it was really great. And I had…

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