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Multimedia Wrap Up (Week 48, 2013) 1

Multimedia Wrap Up (Week 48, 2013)

MOVIE REVIEW: Savages 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Savages

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively  Director:  Oliver Stone Genre: Drama Runtime: 131 minutes In Holland, weed is legal (except, strangely, for growing). We can go to a ‘coffee’-shop and buy the stuff. Not so in the United States....

MOVIE REVIEW: Everything Is Illuminated (2005) 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Everything Is Illuminated (2005)

Starring: Elijah Wood, Eugene Lutz Director: Leiv Schreiber Genre: Drama Runtime: 106 minutes You might’ve heard about Jonathan Safran Foer, author of  ‘Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close’. That was his second book, while ‘Everything Is Illuminated’ was his first. This...

MOVIE REVIEW: Lawless 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Lawless

Starring: Shia Lebeouf, Tom Hardy, Guy Pearce Director: John Hillcoat Genre: Drama Runtime: 116 minutes I like a drink or two. Or two dozen. And so do Americans. What do you do if booze becomes illegal? You make it yourself....

MOVIE REVIEW: The Bourne Legacy 0

MOVIE REVIEW: The Bourne Legacy

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Edward Norton, Rachel Weisz Director: Tony Gilroy Genre: Action Runtime:  135 minutes What do you do when a computer program fails? You close it. When that doesn’t help? You open the task manager, and force close it....

MOVIE REVIEW: 13 Assassins 0

MOVIE REVIEW: 13 Assassins

Starring: A lot of Japanese actors I don’t know Director: Takashi Miike Genre: Action/ Historic Drama Runtime: 141 minutes I’ve seen, prior to this one, exactly 1 other film by Takashi Miike. I once  went through a bargain bin and...

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Stranger Than Fiction (2006) 0

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

Starring: Will Ferrel, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman Director: Marc Forster Genre: Drama Runtime: 113 minutes What do you do when your life is being narrated? Would you freak out, or would you try to find a connection? Harold Crick (Will...

MOVIE REVIEW: Detachment 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Detachment

Starring: Adrien Brody, James Caan, Lucy Liu, Christina Hendricks Director: Tony Kaye Genre: Drama Runtime: 97 minutes What do you do if the school you teach has become an anarchy of violent students, harassing the teachers and other students alike?...

MOVIE REVIEW: Chronicle 2

MOVIE REVIEW: Chronicle

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russel, Michael B. Jordan Director: Josh Trank Genre: Superhero Runtime: 84 minutes I wasn’t convinced about the quality of this film before seeing it. A director without any credentials, and the lead-actor having only a few...

MOVIE REVIEW: This Means War 1

MOVIE REVIEW: This Means War

Starring: Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Reese Witherspoon Director: McG Genre: Action/Comedy Runtime: 97 minutes I had seen some trailers for this film in advance, and I must say, it looked like a good action-packed comedy. Girl meets boy, girl meets...

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Meeting Evil 0

MIDNIGHT MOVIE REVIEW: Meeting Evil

Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson, Peyton List Director: Chris Fisher Genre: Thriller Runtime: 89 minutes John Feltman’s (Luke Wilson) life sucks. Being a real-estate agent, he has been hit hard by the economic crisis. He can’t sell any house,...

MOVIE REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes; A Game of Shadows 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes; A Game of Shadows

Robert Downey Jr. had almost been forgotten, until he was cast as Tony Stark in the ‘Iron Man’-movies. After portraying a believable, gritty persona, he had offers flying his way. One offer in particular got his attention, Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock...

MOVIE REVIEW: Age of Heroes 0

MOVIE REVIEW: Age of Heroes

This one has been sitting in my download folder for ages. I didn’t find the motivation to watch it, due to the unfavourable rating on IMDB (which is a 5.5). Yesterday, my curiosity won from my scepticism, and I decided...

Movie Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 0

Movie Review: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

After Batman Begins, superhero movies were booming again. Because Marvell couldn’t stay behind to DC-comics, a barrage of semi-known Marvell heroes was fired at the audience. Ghost Rider was one of those. But it was horrible. It failed to do...

The first BBQ of the Year. 0

The first BBQ of the Year.

A few day’s ago, we had the first ‘teckelBBQ’ of the year. Although it cost me something in the vicinity of 80 €, it was worth it. The weather made it possible to sit outside and eat. We had burgers,...

Movie Review: The Muppets 0

Movie Review: The Muppets

I never grew up with the muppets. I did see the occasional movie now and then. ‘A Muppet Christmas Carrol’ is one of those movies that never gets old. I did, however, grow up with Sesame Street. The sketches with...

Movie review: Hugo 1

Movie review: Hugo

Martin Scorsese is one of the greatest filmmakers of our time. With movies like ‘Gangs of New York’, ‘Shutter Island’ and many, many more, how does he perform while making a family film loosely based upon one of the greatest...

Another movie review: Tower Heist 0

Another movie review: Tower Heist

It’s been a long time since Eddie Murphy was funny as an actor (as a voice-actor, he did okay. See Shrek). Dr. Doolittle, Norbit, The Nutty Professor… In each and everyone of them, he wasn’t funny. But that’s what he’s...

A closer look at the Superbowl movie trailers (part 2) 0

A closer look at the Superbowl movie trailers (part 2)

Well, here it is. Part 2 of the movie trailers which where shown during the halftime of the superbowl. Another four trailers for you to lay your eyes on, and some info to go along with it. I’ll dive right...

‘A Dangerous Method’, reviewed. 3

‘A Dangerous Method’, reviewed.

I stumbled upon this movie by accident. It has a 7.0 rating on IMDb and features Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender and Aragorn. Because it’s a costume drama, I didn’t really feel the urge to watch it. I decided to watch...