Tag: movie

History of the World in Two Hours

History of the World in Two Hours

| March 12, 2012

The History Channel creates another exciting adventure with their documentary special History of the World in Two Hours. This program provides a thorough chronology of the entire universe, from the infinitesimal flash of the Big Bang to the introduction of the Space Age. While I could have done with a little less emphasis on how […]

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Immortals

Immortals

| March 12, 2012

Ever since movies like Sin City and 300, the level of style in action movies continues to increase. Some filmmakers, like Michael Mann and Christopher Nolan, try their best to keep their action grounded in plausibility, whereas others simply take each successive stylized actioner as a challenge to one-up them the next time out. So […]

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

| March 12, 2012

The documentary series, In Their Own Words, compiles incredible archival footage of BBC interviews with influential “British Novelists” and the world’s “Great Thinkers.” Through six, hour-long episodes, the series provides a surprisingly thorough survey of the major 20th Century advancements in philosophy and British literature. Captivating, concise, and surprisingly quick-paced, In Their Own Words functions […]

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My Week With Marilyn

My Week With Marilyn

| March 12, 2012

Chances are, even if you haven’t seen My Week with Marilyn you’re at least familiar with its iconic subject and its breathtaking leading lady. The film tells the story of 3rd Assistant Director Colin (Eddie Redmayne) and his intimate affair with Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl. It […]

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

| March 11, 2012

The wait is over. Paul W.S. Anderson’s newest film has arrived! Fans of his other work (Mortal Kombat, Resident Evil, Alien vs. Predator) will have to come to terms with that on their own time. Personally, I think he’s one of the worst directors working right now, but of all the many terrible directors currently […]

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Spellbinder

Spellbinder

| March 11, 2012

Spellbinder is a really weird, really fun ’80s film that is equal parts The Wicker Man and Angel Heart with some Poltergeist sprinkled on top because. . .well. . .why not? Directed by Janet Greek (she went on to be an active television director, but more importantly, she wrote two episodes of Renegade, which means […]

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The Brief – Complete Collection

The Brief – Complete Collection

| March 10, 2012

As broadcast on England’s BBC television in 2004 and 2005, the legal drama series The Brief stars Alan Davies as Henry Farmer, a criminal practice barrier whose life is a mess. The beloved Alan Davies (Jonathan Creek) stars in the seriocomic misadventures of clever criminal law barrister Henry Farmer. With a mountain of gambling debts, […]

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The Snowtown Murders

The Snowtown Murders

| March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Not many things are as twisted, disturbing, and debilitating as murder. The Snowtown Murders chronicles the case of the same name. From 1992-1999, John Bunting and his crew lived on the low and took the lives of nearly a dozen men in Australia, all of which Bunting disliked for a personal reason. Though grisly and […]

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Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings Season 2

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings Season 2

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings 2 continues the fine tradition that season one set up of delivering non-stop thrills and action that knows no bounds. Taking place shortly after season one, all of the gererals go back to fighting one another, until another major threat looms its head. Hideyoshi Toyotomi has amassed a giant army to […]

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House of Five Leaves: Premium Edition

House of Five Leaves: Premium Edition

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

When frequently watching anime TV shows, no matter how long they are, they usually have a tendency to make one feel incomplete. Whether the series in question ran out of steam midway, dragged its feet to the finish line or just stopped abruptly to just leave fans scratching their heads and patiently want until next […]

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