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  • Lawrence of Arabia [1962]

    Posted by admin on September 27, 2015 in Movies

    Lawrence of Arabia

    Genre: Drama, Biography Stars: Peter O’Toole (King Priam from Troy [2004]), Alec Guinness (Obi-wan Kenobi from the original Star Wars movie) Director: David Lean During the 1st World War, Britain’s high command saw a potential strategic advantage in using Arabs to fight their enemy – the Turks. However, the Arabs were a disparate assortment of […]






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  • Everest [3D] [2015]

    Posted by amaranta on September 19, 2015 in Movies

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    Genre: Adventure, Drama Stars: Jason Clarke (Terminator Genisys), Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men), Jake Gyllenhaal (Prince of Persia) Director: Baltasar Kormakur Ever since Tensing Norgay and Edmund Hillary summitted Mount Everest in 1953, mountaineers and adventure-seekers have tried to duplicate the feat. It’s no easy task though and over 200 people have died […]






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  • We Are Your Friends [2015]

    Posted by amaranta on September 13, 2015 in Movies

    We are your friends

    Genre: Drama, Music, Romance Stars: Zac Efron (17 Again, High School Musical), Wes Bentley (American Beauty, The Hunger Games), Emily Ratajkowski (Gone Girl) Director: Max Joseph Four childhood friends living in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles hustle to make money and find fame. One of them is 23-year-old Cole (Zac Efron) – a […]






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  • Hitman: Agent 47

    Posted by amaranta on September 5, 2015 in Movies

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    Genre: Action Star: Zachary Quinto (Spock from the latest Star Trek franchise) Director: Aleksander Bach The Hitman franchise is based on the video game of the same name. In it, a top secret group called The Organization trains potential candidates to become highly skilled but subservient assassins.  Their best assassin is known as Agent 47. […]






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  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E [2015]

    Posted by amaranta on August 30, 2015 in Movies

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    Genre: Spy, Action, Comedy Stars: Henry Cavill (Superman), Armie Hammer (The Lone Ranger) Director: Guy Ritchie (Snatch, Sherlock Holmes) It’s 1963, and the Cold War is in full swing. Russia and USA stockpile nuclear weapons while smiling politely at each other. And yet, when word leaks that Nazi sympathizers are planning to acquire nuclear weapons, […]






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  • Dr. Strangelove [1964]

    Posted by amaranta on August 22, 2015 in Movies

    Dr. Strangelove

    Genre: Drama, Comedy Star: Peter Sellers Writer/Director: Stanley Kubrick Stanley Kubrick was a hugely talented American director, producer and cinematographer and many of Hollywood’s greats (James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese) cite him as being their icon. It is small wonder therefore that the American Film Institute listed his Dr. Strangelove as one of the […]






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  • 5 Big-Budget Remakes that Hollywood is Buzzing About

    Posted by amaranta on August 15, 2015 in Movies

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    Great movies and franchises excite us the first time we see them, but also allow creative writers and directors to revisit the stories; to look at different facets of the tales and shine light on unexplored territory. 2015 will give us some great re-tellings. Here are 5 Hollywood movie remakes to look forward to this […]






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  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation [2015]

    Posted by admin on August 9, 2015 in Movies

    Rogue Nation

    Genre: Action Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Simon Pegg Director: Christopher McQuarrie It’s been 19 years since Mission: Impossible 1 first came out. There have been 3 other sequels. And Tom Cruise is 53 years old (gasp!). All very good reasons to think that the franchise is at death’s door. But not so! […]






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  • The Vatican Tapes [2015]

    Posted by amaranta on August 2, 2015 in Movies

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    Genres: Supernatural, Thriller, Horror Stars: Michael Peña (from Shooter [2007]), Dougrey Scott (from Mission Impossible III [2006]), Djimon Hounsou (from Blood Diamond [2006]) Director: Mark Neveldine This is one of the scarier movies you’ll see this year. Not because of any particularly frightening scenes or sequences . . . although there are enough of those […]






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  • Ant-Man [2015]

    Posted by amaranta on July 26, 2015 in Movies

    Ant-Man

    Genre: Action, Superhero Stars: Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas Director: Peyton Reed For anyone familiar with the work of actor Paul Rudd (I Love You Man, Knocked Up,Role Model), it may seem weird to see him cast in a superhero movie. And it’s a bit baffling to see him play his goofy self, but at the […]






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