Welcome back to Movie Duels, in which we watch two dueling movies and offer our eminently qualified opinion of which film, if any, has a reason for existing, and which one should have been left back...
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This is part of a series of reviews we’re calling Movies that Predicted Trump, where we discuss the films that foretold (in ways both large and small) the election of Donald J. Trump as President of...
Snowpiercer was almost a different movie in the US.
“It dangles the possibility of an extreme group taking over and placing anyone of certain ethnicities, religions, sexual orientation, and immigrant status into concentration camps which, thanks to the current presidential election cycle, doesn’t seem that farfetched at the moment.”
“2014 was a great year for movies. So much so that making my top ten list this year was torturous (well, more torturous than usual).”
“This is the mythology-inspired sword and sandals movie genre, and it’s not that far removed from its cape-and-tights cousin.”
“The handheld cameras and improvisational nature gives this lengthy sequence the feeling of an especially deranged episode of The Office.”
Oh, the spoilers! Did you like it? Did you love it? Did you hate it? Were you totally indifferent? Ursa talks Doctor Who, the 50th anniversary special, another fangirl stand-in, John Hurt, David Tennant, Billie Piper, Matt Smith, Christopher Eccleston, and Peter Capaldi’s Angry Eyes. Here’s to the next fifty years!
“Trust me, this is not a movie where the time simply flies by; you feel every last one of those 219 minutes.”
At long last, we reach the end of the Suspect’s extended takes on the entire Harry Potter film franchise with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2! Let’s take a gander and see how the final Harry Potter movie stacks up to its predecessors!
In the first review he ever posted, the Suspect takes a trip down
memory lane and revisits the first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Or Sorcerer’s Stone, for those of you on the other side of the
Ron Perlman is a young demon summoned from hell during WWII to be a secret Axis weapon, but instead gets captured by American forces to use his powers for good. When Nazis return sixty years later, Hellboy and his elite super-powered defense team are humanity’s only hope!
Full of rampant stereotyping of Brits and Americans, it’s a one-joke comedy that quickly degenerates into shameless Burger King tie-ins and covers of overplayed Little Richard songs.