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Fantasia 2014: ‘The Infinite Man’ Review

Fantasia 2014: ‘The Infinite Man’ Review

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We all strive for those perfect moments in our lives (especially in romantic relationships), but what lengths would you go to achieve that perfection? In The Infinite Man, a man learns the consequences of trying to achieve the impossible… over and over again. Josh McConville (who looks like a...

First Look at Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’

First Look at Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’

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While District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp’s first two films very much action and drama driven, his third feature film is going in a different sci-fi direction, it’s a comedy.  His next film, titled Chappie, is set to be released in 2015 but today we are getting our...

Japan Cuts ’14: ‘Maruyama, The Middle Schooler’ Review

Japan Cuts ’14: ‘Maruyama, The Middle Schooler’ Review

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While I’ve seen many ridiculous films throughout my Asian film kick over the last month, I usually know which films are going to be crazy since word gets out about them from other festivals, but I couldn’t believe what I was reading when I read the Japan Cuts synopsis...

Blu-ray Review: ‘Sabotage’

Blu-ray Review: ‘Sabotage’

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During a DEA raid of a cartel safe house, legendary task force leader Breacher Wharton (Arnold Schwarzenegger) and his team use it as an opportunity to steal $10 million, but when they return to collect the money they’ve hidden, it’s gone missing. Eventually the higher-ups discover money has disappeared...

‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer – Benedict Cumberbatch Tries to Decipher the Enigma Code

‘The Imitation Game’ Trailer – Benedict Cumberbatch Tries to Decipher the Enigma Code

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There are plenty of films that I’ve been excited about this year but there are a bunch that I’m keen on seeing that didn’t make my most anticipated of the year.  One of the titles that didn’t make my list is Morten Tyldum‘s The Imitation Game starring Keira Knightley,...

NYAFF ’14: ‘Au Revoir L’Ete’ Review

NYAFF ’14: ‘Au Revoir L’Ete’ Review

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The complicated issues of adulthood are on show here in this warm comedy drama from the POV of a teenage girl in Au Revoir L’Ete. This thoughtful film is seen through the eyes of 18 year old Secondary-school girl, Sukuko (Fumi Nikaido) as she takes a 10 day holiday with...

Japan Cuts ’14: ‘Hello! Junichi’

Japan Cuts ’14: ‘Hello! Junichi’

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Like many adults out there, I’m a sucker for childish comedies, the type of over-the-top kid film that, as an adult, you can’t help but laugh at yet also find some random emotional connection to. That’s exactly the type of film Katsuhito Ishii’s comedy Hello! Junichi is and, while...

NYAFF ’14: ‘Firestorm’ Review

NYAFF ’14: ‘Firestorm’ Review

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The world’s most inept police force takes on a gang of criminals in the Hong Kong action film, Firestorm. Billed as throwing logic out the window; the tagline for Firestorm isn’t lying as we see sloppy action sequences, cheesy dialogue and bland characters at centre stage for this high stakes...

The Full Trailer for Sion Sono’s ‘Tokyo Tribe’ is West Side Story on Acid

The Full Trailer for Sion Sono’s ‘Tokyo Tribe’ is West Side Story on Acid

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Ever wanted to know what West Side Story might look like if it was made by Sion Sono? Well, imagine everyone is Japanese, they’re rapping and there is no filter on violence or raunchy behavior, that’s the only way I can describe Sono’s latest effort, Tokyo Tribe.  The full theatrical...

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