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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 Mutant Chronicles dir. by

See also: IMDb ; Elsewhere Okay so I knew this was going to be rubbish. But then again look at…

The Happening dir. by

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

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…

If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work

Well I’m off home for christmas. Laden down with a rucksack full of presents and a “giant elephant[1] bag” full…

Green Street dir. by

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

Last Days dir. by

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

Eragon by

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

Subverting fantasy!?

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

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…

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…

Million Dollar Baby [based on book] by dir. by

The critics have been raving over this film. Don’t know why, I found it overlong, boring and more than a…

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