Category: Movie Review

Dimitri shares his thoughts on the new movies opening in theatres as well as new DVD releases, long forgotten classics, and hidden gems from the vault.

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.0

Dream House (2011)

Back in the aughts, following the success of The Sixth Sense (1999), Hollywood assaulted horror fans with a slew of knock-offs featuring big-name actors and…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Dredd (2012)

A few months ago, audiences were subjected to Gareth Evan’s The Raid: Redemption (2012), a balls-to-the-walls Indonesian thriller in which a tactical police squad swarms…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Drive Angry (2011)

Ever wanted to see Bella’s dad (Billy Burke) in Twilight (2008) lead a satanic cult, kill a bunch of people, and coerce a young mother…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Easy A (2010)

Two decades after his last directorial effort, people are still talking about John Hughes. The writer-director didn’t just reinvigorate the high school comedy. For all…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Ever watched Groundhog Day (1993) and thought to yourself, “Hmm, needs more aliens and weaponised exo-suits”? If so, boy, does Doug Liman have a movie…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Elysium (2013)

I find myself somewhat ambivalent about Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium. On the one hand, the movie displays all the creativity and resourcefulness you’d expect from the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Ender’s Game (2013)

Conventional wisdom states that at the heart of every movie lies the question of whether or not people should see the film. Long-time readers may…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Escape from Tomorrow (2013)

Even before its release, Escape from Tomorrow gained notoriety for setting its perturbing story at Disney World and shooting on location, prompting bloggers from the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Escape Plan (2013)

A couple of years ago, when it was announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger would appear in Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables (2010), I imagined something akin to…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Evil Dead (2013)

In Scream 4 (2011), Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson posited that the first rule of reviving a franchise consists of respecting the original (or possibly…

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