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Movie Review - Mother and Child

Movie Review - Mother and Child

I went into this film not knowing anything about it other than knowing it starred Annette Bening, Naomi Watts and Samuel L Jackson, which I thought made for an interesting mix of actors.

DVD Review - Katt Williams: American Hustle

DVD Review - Katt Williams: American Hustle

I’ve seen a lot of stand up comedy routines over the years and also a lot of comedy movies, but I had never seen anything that was a mash up of the two.

Movie Review - Insatiable Moon

Movie Review - Insatiable Moon

I didn’t get to see many of the films at the 2010 New Zealand Film Festival, but two that I did get to see were New Zealand films, one of which was ‘Insatiable Moon’.

DVD Review - Once Upon A Time In China

DVD Review - Once Upon A Time In China

When I first got into Hong Kong action films back in the early 90’s I only followed two actors, which I guess made sense as only the top Asian action stars would have their films in New Zealand video stores.

Movie Review - Inception

Movie Review - Inception

It’s not often that films come under the radar and when their trailers hit screens, they build up so much excitement that even average movie fans are clamouring to make it to the cinema to see it when it’s released.

Movie Review - The Collector

Movie Review - The Collector

I’m a fan of horror movies but, over the years, I’ve grown away from the 'bad' horror films as often they are super violent just for the sake of it.  Now when I say ‘bad’ I don’t mean low budget, as sometimes low budget horror films can make their bigger budget

DVD Review - New Dragon Gate Inn

DVD Review - New Dragon Gate Inn

When looking for a film to review recently, I saw the title for this Hong Kong action film and read in the description that it had Donnie Yen and Tony Leung in it and, for some reason, I thought this was the name of a more recent film.

Movie Review - Toy Story 3

Movie Review - Toy Story 3

Pixar began the world of feature length CG animated films with ‘Toy Story 1’ way back in 1995 and they have continued to break new ground with every film since then, not only with box office takings but also in showing that great characters and stories can come from the world of anima

Movie Review - American: The Bill Hicks Story

Movie Review - American: The Bill Hicks Story

Bill Hicks is a name I’d heard many times over the years but I never really knew much about him other than having seen a few snippets of footage of his stand-up comedy routines.

DVD Review - Crime Story

DVD Review - Crime Story

In the late 80’s and early 90’s a Jackie Chan directed/starring film took nearly two years to make, which is a long time for the head of a studio when they know any film the star is in will pull in big dollars at the box office.