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The lovely bones [based on the book] by dir. by

I read the book this was based on a long time ago. So long ago that I don’t really remember the details. But I do remember thinking that it wasn’t the most film-friendly of novels when I heard that it was to be adapted. But of course neither was The Lord of the Rings and look how well Jackson et al did there. This, however, is a very different kettle of fish from LOTR

The Happening dir. M. Night Shyamalan

The Happening dir. by

IMDb ; Other reviews I just don’t know. I really wanted to like this film. The few trailers I saw really seemed …

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The Guardian dir. by

Grizzled old veteran teaches impudent new pup how to be a rescue swimmer.And that is about it. But if that was all …

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Green Street dir. by

Just so you know, this film is called Hooligans, Green Street Hooligans and Green Street depending on where you are. Football has …

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Last Days dir. by

Opening with a scene of Blake stumbling and mumbling his way through the woods this film almost always looks great and interesting. …

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Eragon by

ISBN: 0552552097Eragon is the story of a boy and his dragon, and his quest to save the world. In a way, I …

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Subverting fantasy!?

Do you know why I really hate labels[1], especially genre labels? Well it is because everyone has their own definition of what …

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Flight of the Phoenix dir. by

You know this is the sort of film that doesn’t really deserve a review. It is cliché-ridden, the dialogue is terrible, you’ll …

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Van Helsing dir. by

After seeing the trailer for this film for what seems like years (I’m talking to you to bloody day after tomorrow trailer …