Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Debt

The Debt is a spy revenge thriller with a twist of conscience and with all the action and deceit. It is about three Israeli Mossad agents who feel guilty for what they have not accomplished and have hidden the truth. … Continue reading

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The Help

The Help is a story of three women – Aibeleen, an African American woman who raises white children like her own: Minny, another African American woman maid whose smart mouth gets her into trouble; and :Skeeter” a white girl who … Continue reading

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a sci-fi movie directed by Rupert Wyatt (he directed the Escapist). This movie explains how Earth became overrun by apes. It stars James Franco as Will Rodman. He is a scientist who … Continue reading

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Bad Teacher

This is a raunchy, filthy and funny comedy starring Cameron Diaz as an acid-tongued middle school teacher and Justin Timberlake. She stars as Elizabeth, a middle school teacher trying to marry somebody rich. She is about boobs and a man. … Continue reading

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Larry Crown

Larry Crowne is an old-fashioned romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. This is a movie about second chances. Tom Hanks stars as Larry Crowne, a laid off (fired, downsized, shown the door) employee from a big box store. … Continue reading

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Tree of Life

Tree Of Life stars Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, written and directed by Terrence Malick, a reclusive director who have directed only a few movies. Tree Of Life got the top price at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The movie … Continue reading

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Super 8

This is a sci-fi movie written and  directed by JJ Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg. It is a typical summer movie and a very Spielberg movie. JJ Abrams directed the very succesful Lost TV series. Super 8, set in … Continue reading

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X-Men

This is the fifth installment of the movie series and stars James McAvoy as a telepathic and Michael Fassbender as Erik/Magneto and Kevin Bacon. Like the first installment, this latest installment starts with a scene in the Auschwitz concentration camp … Continue reading

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Thor

Thor is an action sci-fi, adventure movie starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman and directed by Kenneth Branagh. King Odin rules over Asgard and has 2 sons Thor and Loki. Another realm, Jotonheim is inhabited by Frost Giants in which … Continue reading

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The Beaver

The Beaver is a comedy drama starring Jodie Foster and Mel Gibson. Jodi Foster also directed the movie, it is her first directorial job in more than 15 years. It is about a depressed, eccentric man who finds hope in a … Continue reading

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Bridesmaid

Wedding is a symbol of love and dedication between 2 people but it can turn out into a nightmare for whoever is planning it. Bridesmaid is a funny romp to the altar. It is the female version of Hangover. Bridesmaid … Continue reading

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Jumping the Broom

The movie is comedy starring Angela Bassett and Loretta Devine. It is about two African-American families – one wealthy from Martha’s Vineyard, one working class from Brooklyn – join together for a wedding at Martha’s Vineyard where they produce a … Continue reading

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Water for Elephants

I finally went to see this movie. I did not went to see it as soon as it came out as most review I read was not favorable. I disagree with the reviews. The movie stars Reese Witherspoon as the … Continue reading

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