Film review: Pompeii

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In Pompeii, Paul W.S. Anderson brings us another action adventure movie that, like Anderson’s Resident Evil franchise, does what it does best: action. Fast-paced and action-packed, Pompeii gives us a somewhat familiar look into the life of a slave-turned-gladiator. Anderson tries to accurately depict everyday life in Pompeii but obviously it isn’t every day that… Continue reading Film review: Pompeii

Film review: The Wolverine

While leaving the theatre after The Wolverine, I felt mildly disappointed. There was nothing particularly wrong with the movie and it was better than X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but the film adaptation of Wolverine’s “Japanese saga” did not live up to my expectations. And to be fair, the film had the… Continue reading Film review: The Wolverine

Monster Mayhem

When it comes to fighting giant monsters, no one does it as well as the Japanese. That still holds true after Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro’s tribute to giant-robot anime, though it was a worthwhile attempt. Pacific Rim is Gundam Wing, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Full Metal Panic and, of course, Godzilla — for which the… Continue reading Monster Mayhem

Film review: The Purge

What’s worse than dumbing down an intelligent concept for an audience? Ignoring it altogether. This is the crime of The Purge, a horror movie which could have been one of the best films of the year and is instead is one of the most disappointing. The movie’s premise has almost limitless potential but is used… Continue reading Film review: The Purge

Film review: Revolution

In his new documentary film, Revolution, Rob Stewart takes us on a deep-water dive into the Coral Sea surrounding Australia and Papua New Guinea and on a trek through the jungles of Madagascar to demonstrate the effects of Earth’s changing ecosystems. While he succeeds in capturing the vulnerability and beauty of our oceans and forests,… Continue reading Film review: Revolution