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Blade Runner 2049 review

It's been 5 years since I wrote about the Blade Runner sequel but the wait was worth it! A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. — IMDB TL;DR —...

Time for a change

It's been years since I posted. Mainly due to a lack of time. So it's time for a change. I'm going to focus on photography. The look of the site will change. Which means some older posts will be out of context a little but I'm going to leave...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Ethan!

  To my darling Ethan Though you're far away, not a day goes by when you're not in my thoughts. I wish things were different so that I could see you every day. One day, I hope you can visit me during your holidays. Your sister and I miss you very much. So I hope you...

Superman promises to be realistic

An alien infant is raised on Earth, and grows up with superhuman abilities. He sets out to use these abilities to guard his adopted world. — IMDB Ever since George Reeves donned the cape on TV, I've been a fan of Superman. In 2013, we'll see Man of Steel,...

Mental

A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls. - IMDB Mental is a wonderfully funny film. Written and Directed by P. J. Hogan (who brought us Muriel's Wedding), it presents mental illness with humour that...

Killing Them Softly

Jackie Cogan is a professional enforcer who investigates a heist that went down during a mob-protected poker game. IMDB The story is interesting because it's not just about crime, it sets the story against the backdrop of harsh economic times. The script...

Blade Runner sequel

In an interview with Metro, Ridley Scott revealed three things sci-fi movie fans will appreciate. Deckard is a replicant! A sequel to Blade Runner is happening. A Prometheus sequel is in the works. When asked about the Blade Runner sequel, Ridley Scott...

Looper

In 2072, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by transporting back Joe's future self (Bruce...

Tai Chi 0 mixes Wushu and Steampunk

Tai Chi 0 (zero) brings the old school Wu Xia genre to life with spectacular martial arts and steampunk! The film tells the story of Yang Lu Chan (played by Yuan Xiaochao), who has a growth on his forehead, which,...