Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31

Movie Review: Monsters vs Aliens (2009)

What is the movie about?

When Susan Murphy (voiced by Reese Witherspoon) is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day, she is transformed into a giant and it first appears that her life from then on will be ruined. However, the government soon find a need for Susan (renamed to her ‘monster …

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Jan 25

Movie Review: The Bourne Legacy (2012)

What is the movie about?

The Bourne Legacy is an expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum’s novels and runs as a parallel story to the previous Bourne film, The Bourne Ultimatum. The lead character Aaron Cross (played by Jeremy Renner) is part of another op group known as Outcome, which the …

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Jan 21

Matt’s Film Soundtrack of the Week (21st Jan) – Das Boot

Known for its extreme subject matter, length and budget, Das Boot was one of the key second world war films to have its narrative told from a German perspective. The epic story of the crew of a large U-boat plunging to uncertain depths in the Atlantic Ocean is accentuated by a chilling, brooding soundtrack of …

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Jan 16

Movie Review: The Expendables (2010)

What is the movie about?

The Expendables is about a group of highly skilled mercenaries who are hired by a CIA operative to assassinate the cruel dictator of Velena, a small South American Island. Barney Ross (played by Sylvester Stallone) is the leader of the group, but when he and Lee Christmas …

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Jan 09

Free eBook Download – Camera Shot Guide

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This free eBook contains the names, descriptions and examples of the most common shots used in movies and television productions. It is ideal for the aspiring filmmaker or director, …

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Jan 04

Movie Review: Days of Thunder (1990)

What is the movie about?

Days of Thunder is a motorsport movie, centered around the NASCAR series. The young, ‘no-fear’ stock car driver Cole Trickle (played by Tom Cruise) gets the chance to compete in the series but although he is fast, he also has a very hot temper which will go …

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