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  • The Green Inferno

    The Green Inferno

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Eli Roth. Love him or hate him. You can't ignore him. Me i fall somewhere in the middle. I sat down yesterday to watch his (stuck in release limbo) love letter to the Italian Cannibal genre. I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew unlike the aforementioned genre it would not contain any scenes of animal cruelty. All the better for it. But why has it not yet found a distributor? Coukd it be so horrific that no one wants…

  • Penguins of Madagascar

    Penguins of Madagascar

    ★★★½

    In the somewhat average Madagascar 2005 it was always the Penguins that stood out, so no surprise that they have gone on to have their own spin off series. This latest installment in the series breaks no knew ground, Its more of the wise cracking, adventure seeking penguins going up against their nemesis in a sort of James Bond adventure for younger viewers. If your not a younger viewer fear not there is plenty for the adults. the gags come…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★½

    I liked it but didn't love it. From the reviews I read I was expecting something along the lines of Taxi Driver, Midnight Cowboy, Hardcore. Unfortunatly it was nowhere near as scuzzy and gritty as those films. Its not without merit though, The story is very compelling and Jake Gyllenhaal gives an Oscar worthy performance as the socially inept loner obsessed with trying to be somebody, Even if it is at the expense of other peoples misery. The best thing…

  • Into the Woods

    Into the Woods

    ★★

    Disappointed. I like musicals, I like Disney and I like much of the cast. So why was did I lose interest in this film so easily? Well its all a bit of a mess. The film sets out to merge the tales of Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and Red Riding Hood. The problem is the director can't make his mind up which story to focus on at any one time. The constant switching between tales gets rather tedious…