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Guardians of the Galaxy [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Chris Pratt
Guardians of the Galaxy [DVD] DVD ~ Chris Pratt
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
After all the hype, GotG has proven to be yet another mindless morass of SFX, phoned-in performances, and mass violence (not so subtly covered with humour) so as to enable as wide an audience as possible. Hugely popular, it has added to the domination of the ever-expanding Marvel universe, but all the ticket sales in the world can’t hide the essential shallow nature of what is offered here. Screen luminaries such as Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, John C.Reilly, Glenn Close, Zoe Saldana and Karen Gillan (late of Doctor Who fame), do their best, whilst leading-man Chris Pratt is arguably the best thing about the movie with his laid-back charm and wise-cracking demeanour, however Marvel is all… Read more
The Congress [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Robin Wright
The Congress [DVD] DVD ~ Robin Wright
Ari ‘Waltz with Bashir’ Folman follows up his groundbreaking debut with this loose satire on ageing film stars and the gradual digitalization of Hollywood. Robin Wright stars as herself, however in this parallel world she is a washed-up version, whose behaviour has pretty much alienated all the big studios and whose life now consists of looking after a spunky teenage daughter and a son who has a degenerative eye and ear disease, in their converted aircraft-hangar home. When Wright’s agent – played here by Harvey Keitel, brings her a startling proposal, she is forced to give up her acting career forever, in exchange for having herself digitally scanned, in order that the studio (the none too… Read more
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Gary Oldman
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Never ape an ape man, 13 Aug 2014
After the deserved success of the 2011 franchise reboot ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ set some solid foundations for a new series of movies, it was inevitable that a second film wouldn’t be long in coming. Fortunately, DotPotA is even more impressive than its predecessor, combining strong performances from the likes of Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke and Keri Russell at the forefront of the oppressed human contingent, with motion-capture magnificence from the indomitable Andy Serkis as Caesar, leader of the ape community.
The film’s real strength lies in its emotional intelligence however – more than simply a crowd-pleasing, effects-laden blockbuster, director Matt Reeves has crafted a… Read more

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