Movie Review – The Martian

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All is well on the mission of the Ares 3. The manned mission to Mars, is on time and on schedule; nearing the end of their trip to the red planet. After a disastrous windstorm threatens the safety of the crew, the order is given to abort mission and return to the Hermes spacecraft, then Earth. During the evacuation Botanist and mechanical engineer Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is struck by flying debris and separated from the crew. During the height of the storm, Captain Melissa Lewis (Jessica Chastain) presumes that Watney perished in the storm and evacuated the planet safely.  Continue reading “Movie Review – The Martian”

Movie Review – Jupiter Ascending

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Long delayed Jupiter Ascending was supposed to be the answer to Marvel/Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy. With an original release date of July 25, 2014,  the latest from the Wachowski siblings (I guess) went through several script changes, before conceding to a 6 month delay. Rumoured to be delayed for graphical enhancements and IMAX conversions, Jupiter Ascending is finally released. I generally dislike space operas and I try to avoid any title that starts off “Star…”. But as bad as the critics and its 22% rating on Rotten Tomatoes would suggest, Jupiter Ascending isn’t as terrible as the press would like you to believe.  Continue reading “Movie Review – Jupiter Ascending”

Ali Larter Talks ‘Legends’ & RESIDENT EVIL Franchise

 

Ali Larter as Crystal in the Pilot Episode of "Legends."  Photo Credit: Richard Foreman
      Ali Larter as Crystal in the Pilot Episode of “Legends.”            Photo Credit: Richard Foreman

Set to make its debut this Wednesday on TNT, the television series, Legends, is poised to make quite a splash this fall thanks to its interesting premise and its impressive ensemble.  Including the likes of actors Sean Bean (Game of Thrones) and Morris Chestnut (BOYS IN THE HOOD, THE BEST MAN franchise), the show, which examines the world of deep cover agents, will also boast the talents of Ali Larter, who portrays the character, Crystal, in the upcoming series.  Continue reading “Ali Larter Talks ‘Legends’ & RESIDENT EVIL Franchise”

MOVIE REVIEW – Mirror Mirror

Movie trailers can be the death of a movie for me before the movie even begins.  From the minute I first saw the trailer for Mirror Mirror I was pretty sure I knew exactly how I was going to walk out of this movie.  I was going to be charmed by actress Lily Collins.  I would be amused by actor Nathan Lane.  And, I’d be slightly irritated that considering the talented cast that a better movie didn’t result.  And, as it turned out, I was pretty much exactly right with my anticipatory assessment.

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Mirror Mirror Trailer Debuts Online

Relativity Media unveiled the trailer for the highly anticipated film Mirror Mirror today. The film is a reimagining of the classic Snow White fairy tale and stars Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Nathan Lane, and many more. To find out more information and to view the trailer, continue reading.

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