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Tag Archive for 'Brenton Thwaites'

‘Gods Of Egypt’ Goes All In On Goofiness (Movie Review)

To say Gods of Egypt is in a league of its own would be an understatement. This fantasy adventure, functioning as a combination of space opera an Ancient Egyptian mythology brought to life, is gloriously stupid in a way that should be fun-bad, but sadly becomes too repetitive to hold onto even that sort of […]

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The Giver (Blu-ray Review)

The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.  Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths […]

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Maleficent (Blu-ray Review)

Disney’s Maleficent was not only one of the biggest hits of summer, its one of the biggest movies of the the 2014 cinema-going year.  The film has grossed over $241 million just domestically and dominated worldwide taking in over $757 million.  Its another instance in helping prove that female-led and driven blockbusters should be more […]

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‘The Giver’ on Blu-ray & DVD November 25th!

The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment.  Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community’s memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths […]

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Received Lightweight Entertainment From ‘The Giver’ (Movie Review)

The Giver is the story of a young hero living in a futuristic society where a governing system has seemingly made everything perfect and free of chaos, with ruminating thoughts on possible corruption lurking just beneath the surface.  This seems like an interesting idea, were one not to realize how often it seems to come […]

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Set Your Sights on Horror as Oculus Arrives on Blu-ray this August

I always love being excited by a new and original horror movie, which is what Oculus turned out to be.  I was happy to see the film this past April and did what I could to sing its praises, as it was clever, scary, and well worth the time of those looking for some thrills (Review […]

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Tap Into ‘The Signal’ (Movie Review)

The Signal is the kind of movie I want to support, despite finding some issues with it.  It is an original science fiction story with mysterious aspects that unfold as the film goes along in ways that I found consistently engaging.  The film ends up biting off a bit more than it can chew, but […]

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‘Maleficent’ Wishes To Soar, But Comes Up Lacking (Movie Review)

On the surface, placing audiences inside the head of one of the more memorable Disney villains of all time seems like a pretty interesting idea.  Add to that a casting choice that has rarely seemed any less perfect and you have a high concept Disney film with built in appeal from multiple standpoints.  I only […]

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