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War for the Planet of the Apes got a ‘Bad Ape’.

June 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
War for the Planet of the Apes got a ‘Bad Ape’.

Ahead of the release of War for the Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century Fox has debuted a new clip from the film entitled ‘Bad Ape’. Caesar and his band of Simian brothers discover an unknown, newly evolved ape named “Bad Ape” (Steve Zahn) – an escapee from a zoo. For the first time in […]

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Write! Shoot! Edit!: A Complete Guide To Teen Filmmakers by Deborah S. Patz (book review)

June 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Write! Shoot! Edit!: A Complete Guide To Teen Filmmakers by Deborah S. Patz  (book review)

As the title, ‘Write! Shoot! Edit!: A Complete Guide To Teen Filmmakers’, suggests, Deborah S. Patz’ book is aimed at teen-agers who have a yen to become film-makers. Patz describes how she started that way herself so her lessons aren’t out of other books but her own experience. The book is divided into three sections: […]

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Aaron’s Blood (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

June 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Aaron’s Blood (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

What is a father to do when his beloved son is becoming a vampire? A father has to choose the lesser evil of betraying or allowing his son to kill. Writer-director Tommy Stovall gives us a complex vampire film that delves more deeply into its characters than most modern horror pieces. Rating: high +1 (-4 […]

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Black Panther roars (first trailer).

June 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Black Panther roars (first trailer).

And the first trailer for the Marvel movie Black Panther drops, with the backdrop of the secret tech-advanced African super-state revealed in more detail. The film’s official blurb reads: Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed […]

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Wonder Woman interviews: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Patty Jenkins and Charles Roven.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman interviews: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Patty Jenkins and Charles Roven.

Via the wonder of the intertubes, we bring you interviews with the people behind the new Wonder Woman film. Yes, DC have actually gone and made a decent superhero flick (if you discount the occasional non-Turkey Batman movies – usually featuring the Joker). Gal Gadot and Chris Pine interviewed. Robin Wright interviewed. Patty Jenkins interviewed. […]

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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (first trailer).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (first trailer).

Casper Van Dien and Dina Meyer return as Johnny Rico and Dizzy Flores, alongside Comedian DeRay Davis in Sony Pictures’ Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars, a new animated military feature from the writer of Starship Troopers and Robocop, Ed Neumeier. “C’mon You Apes, You Wanna Live Forever? I have only one rule. Everybody fights, no one […]

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Be Afraid (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Be Afraid (2017) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

Director Drew Gabreki manages to create an atmosphere of dread from a cliché-ridden plot supplied by scriptwriter Gerald Nott. A successful doctor escapes the big city and goes to live in a small idyllic Pennsylvania. The results are just about what horror fans would expect. The story is more complex than it at first appears, […]

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Seven Sisters: scifi movie trailer for Noomi Rapace’s clone flick.

June 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Seven Sisters: scifi movie trailer for Noomi Rapace’s clone flick.

Seven Sisters is an upcoming science fiction movie where actress Noomi Rapace gets to tread the path set by TV series Orphan Black – with a dark dystopian future (is there any other kind?) where global population is tightly controlled across the world by a UN-like body, and a scientist must clone his grandchildren in secret, […]

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) (DVD film review).

May 29, 2017 | By | Reply More
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) (DVD film review).

As the 2016 film title says, ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ is the sixth and final film in the franchise. Interestingly, the recap at the beginning will bring you up to speed and you can follow what is going on without the previous five films, although in this instance, I have seen them. I also […]

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Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm V: RaVager (2016) (part 5 of 5) (Blu-ray film review).

May 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Phantasm blu-ray boxset: Phantasm V: RaVager (2016) (part 5 of 5) (Blu-ray film review).

The fifth ‘Phantasm’ film, ‘Ravager’ (2016), is a direct continuation from the fourth film and the first to be directed by someone else, David Hartman. Reggie (actor Reggie Bannister) is out to regain his equilibrium and car and still has to battle against the pursuing silver balls. Along his journey, Reggie gives Dawn (actress Dawn […]

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