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Nash, a documentary

Nash, a documentary

By Curtis J Phillips Not many Canadians may say that they have had a one-on-one face-to-face meeting for five minutes with USA President Barack Obama. Michael …

The ‘Gravity’ of the movies

The ‘Gravity’ of the movies

Gravity is, in my humble opinion, one of the best two-character movies ever to hit the silver screen. Yes, we see a third person, body only. Yes we hear his …

Riddick

Riddick

The title says it all in that the script also called for the lead Vin Diesel, the anti-hero, to speak single syllable words, make that sentences, for majority …

Based on a true story

Based on a true story

By Curtis J Phillips Never…never….never….ever…believe that a movie will be accurate or even close to being accurate when the titles on the movie screen …

Kick Ass 2

Kick Ass 2

By Curtis J Phillips When the genre of film is Vigilante the first thing you must know before walking into the theatre  is that there will be a high body …

Elysium

Elysium

By Curtis J Phillips All movies need not have a message or make usage of social commentary. Sometimes though, the allegations are lost in transition. Such is …

The Wolverine

The Wolverine

By Curtis J Phillips The Wolverine is the sixth installment in the X-Men film series and the second with character Logan/Wolverine which actor Hugh Jackman, …

Red 2

Red 2

By Curtis J Phillips  Helen Mirren is one mean gun-toting mamma. Not since the late Shelly Winter, who was 50 years-of-age when she played the tough as nails …

White House Down

White House Down

By Curtis J Phillips Funny, frantic, fake, farfetched and fony. Had to take liberty with the word phony to keep in rhythm. In this 131-minute over-the-top …