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Trailers: Godzilla, The Expendables 3, Maleficent, Jessabelle, The Quiet Ones

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Every Single 47 Ronin #Trailer, Starring Keanu Reeves, Ken Watanabe… #UK Release 26 Dec 2013

Rōnin = masterless samurai Below is possibly the most famous quote from Hakagure (The Book of the Samurai), quoted in Ghost Dog (1999), but also almost entirely appropriate here. I say “almost” because I’m sure the author (Yamamoto Tsunetomo) never … Continue reading

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Whispers Under Ground (2012)

Met copper/apprentice magician investigates weird stuff in London. And that is why I found it impossible not to buy it in Foyles a couple of weeks ago. I have now almost finished this novel from a series by ex-Doctor Who … Continue reading

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Trance (2013)

Danny Boyle’s twisty crime caper focuses on the aftermath of a heist, when the whereabouts of the loot is locked in the amnesiac mind of the inside man. Nothing special, but a mildly fun movie with a slightly labyrinthine plot. … Continue reading

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RIPD (2013)

Dead cop gets back on the job. Whole lot of zzz and I really can’t make out a thing that Jeff Bridges is saying. Okay, I can, I just don’t want to as he speaks throughout the whole movie as … Continue reading

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The Purge (2013)

A near future government in America allows the citizenry one night per year free of any laws. They can steal, murder and maim without legal repercussions. For twelve hours they can, as is mentioned in the film, choose to “unleash … Continue reading

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Only God Forgives (2013)

US gangster based in Thailand is forced to seek revenge for dead brother by moll-like mother. The odd combination of a very, very violent movie that’s still meh. Also unintentionally funny in places. For example, there is one torture scene … Continue reading

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Now You See Me (2013)

Four wannabe magicians hit the big-time with the help of a mysterious benefactor. Roundly panned by critics, but I’d have to say that this was fairly good fun. Yes, if you go in expecting some fantastical movie like The Illusionist … Continue reading

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#Movie #Review: Plunkett & Macleane (1999)

Jonny Lee Miller is Captain James Macleane and Robert Carlyle is highwayman Will Plunkett. The first a broke louche, the second a, sick-of-class, commoner gathering together a fortune so that he can start anew in the America.  They team up … Continue reading

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Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse: #Horror and #Action #Movie #Reviews: Kill List and RED

Kill List (2011), stars Neil Maskell as a hit-man and an even more “off-his-trolley” hit-man than the one he plays in Utopia (2013). This low-budget British horror movie from newish director/writer Ben Wheatley is about a couple of hit-men working … Continue reading

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Standby, Roy's Rocket Radio #Podcast Episode 10 Coming… #movies #tv #scifi #action #tech

News: Jobs, Moving, Boat, Movies: The Expendables, Get Carter, The Taking of Pelham 123, What My Mum Likes To Watch, Trailers: Star Trek: ITD, TV: Touch, Tech: Clean your specs with vodka.

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Latest 2013 #Movie #Trailers: Pacific Rim, Mortal Instruments, GI Joe 3, Iron Man 3, Die Hard 5, Now You See Me

Pacific Rim The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones GI Joe: Retallaiation Iron Man 3 A Good Day To Day Hard Now You See Me

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