Immortals

I waited to write about Immortals for a while after watching it.  I think I was hoping it would grow on me, but it didn’t. If you go into the movie wanted to see an action movie with innovative special effects, you’ll probably like it.  There were some really nice effects, especially the ones used for…
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Quote Quiz 11.18.11 – ANSWERS

1.  “In the name of King John, pay or burn.” – Godfrey, Robin Hood 2.  “Come on, Yaskov. You running, me chasing? We’d look like Laurel and Hardy.” – Kendig, Hopscotch 3.  “In his enchanted gardens, men and girls came and went like moths, among the whispering and the champagne and the stars.” – Nick,…
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Casting Issues?

I was rather confused when I first heard that Meryl Streep was cast to play Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady.  I’m still confused, actually.  It’s not that I doubt Streep’s acting ability, it’s that I find it odd that she was chosen when there are brilliant British actors who could fill the role.  Then…
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Courageous

The movie Courageous models its title in more ways than one.  In an age where many people seem to enjoy fluffy action-driven movies or vulgar comedies, Courageous tackles the issue of the importance of faith and fatherhood. A movie that is driven by a message is often lacking in other areas, so I was not expecting…
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Puss In Boots

I’ll admit that one of the main reasons I wanted to watch Puss in Boots is that Antonio Banderas is the voice of Puss.  He’s got a great voice, and I’ve liked him since I watched The Mask of Zorro and 13th Warrior. So why not capitalize on the popularity of the character that first appeared…
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