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Tag Archive for 'Alex Pettyfer'

Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Five New Indie Titles

In between big budget outings it’s good to know that Indie flicks are still alive and well for the film fan who demands more movies.  This week sees five lesser known flicks hitting the big screen and thanks to continued cinematic diversity in smaller film fare there’s a little something for everyone.  (Well, almost everyone!)  […]

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‘Elvis & Nixon’ And The Delightful Badge Quest (Movie Review)

Casting really is everything sometimes. Whether playing an original creation or a fictional character, getting the right actor in the role will lead to an ultimate response from the audiences watching. I’m not sure Michael Shannon would have ever crossed my mind when it comes to casting Elvis Presley, but along with a game Kevin […]

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Lee Daniels’ The Butler (Blu-ray Review)

The Butler tells the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades. The film traces the dramatic changes that swept American society during this time, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family. Forest Whitaker stars as the butler […]

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Magic Mike Movie Review – Just Seen It

Mike is the headline stripper at a popular nightclub in Tampa. As he meets Brooke, he gets serious about starting his own business. But he finds the stripper like is hard to resist. This drama stars  Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Cody Horn, Joe Manganiello and Matthew McConaughey. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Written By Reid Carolin. […]

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The Exotic Adventures Of ‘Magic Mike’ Part 1: The Tampa Strip

Within the past year, director Steven Soderbergh has directed three very different films.  First was the biological disaster drama, Contagion; then there was the throwback action flick, Haywire; and now we have Magic Mike, a comedy-drama based around a group of male strippers in Tampa, Florida.  One thing is for sure, Soderbergh likes to dabble […]

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In Time (Blu-ray Review)

Every second counts in this sexy, stylish action-thriller starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Syfried. In a future where time is literally money and aging stops at 25, the only way to stay alive is to earn, borrow, steal or inherit more time. But when a poor, working-class man (Timberlake) is falsely accused of murder, he […]

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‘In Time’ Features No Aging Or Good Dialogue

I cannot imagine it being at all simple to develop a story set around a future society, with a specific set of rules in place.  For all the fun it must be to describe the ways characters must behave and dress and how the look of the world has changed, getting down to the logistics […]

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If You Have The “Time”: In Time (Movie Review)

So I somehow managed to double-book myself between press screenings for In Time and The Rum Diaries.  Bummer!  It was a hard decision to make between which one I would ultimately have to pass on.  In Time looked promising in the action department, where as The Rum Diaries features my new favorite, the beautiful Miss […]

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Hi, ‘I Am Number Four’ and I Have Problems

I have an embarrassing confession to make:  I have not seen Twilight.  I know, I know, but hey, I can’t catch everything right?  So keep your laughter down for a second.  While I may not have seen those movies, I am familiar with the details, so see if this sounds familiar; a desirable, teenage male […]

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