TRAILER: Kick-Ass

Forget for a second that you see Nicolas Cage and focus on Hit-Girl instead. This character trailer (expect to see different ones) is all about "WIN" in my books. I'm a big fan of comic book heroes, loved the shit out of the hard R WATCHEMEN and KICK-ASS looks like it's delivering the same style of blood, language and hard hitting action. I loved the Con footage and the hits just keep on coming.

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TRAILER: Frozen

Okay, I get what they're trying to pull off here (though I don't much care for the advertising lean on JAWS), but I'm just not moved by this premise. Sure, it could happen, it would be cold and it would no doubt suck, but this trailer feels like they're using A LOT of suspension of disbelief here and totally relying on these characters to be stupid and reckless. I like Shawn Ashmore, but this looks like a rental to me.

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R.I.P Brittney Murphy!

"Another young star taken from us far too soon."

I seriously don't know what's going on these days, but these past couple years have been heartfelt ones with the loss Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson and now Brittney Murphy.

Brittany Murphy died early this morning after she went into full cardiac arrest and could not be revived, multiple sources tell TMZ. She was 32. A 911 call was made at 8:00 AM from a home in Los Angeles that is listed as belonging to her husband, Simon Monjack, the Los Angeles City Fire Department tells TMZ. We're told Murphy was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

I don't know what to say exactly, but this sounds an awfully lot like a Coke overdose, or something in that neighborhood and it's a damn shame. I'm huge of fan of JUST MARRIED, and as a matter a fact I watched it again the other day thinking about how funny Murphy is and how she should do more comedy. I hate hearing news like this and it's especially bad to hear it around the holidays. My heart and prayers go out to Ms. Murphy's family and know that she'll be missed.

My Two Cents: "I'm all about partying like it's 1999, but take this to heart folks and remember to abuse your poison in moderation this holiday season and New Years Eve."

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Penny Arcade!

"These guys crack me up."

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REVIEW: 9

"Looks can and are generally deceiving, this dark adventure was worth it."

When his greatest invention turns on man, a scientist brings nine last creations to life in hopes of saving what’s left of the world. Our main character 9 becomes the John Connor of his siblings and takes up the fight against the evil brain machine and its minions.

I can honestly say I had no idea what to expect from 9. I’m no stranger to animation, and nine times out of ten I enjoy the ones I watch. This was a crazy year for animation films though, with a lot of “off the wall” concepts like CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS for example, so I’ve become a bit hesitant. The trailer got me going with a heavy score, but the nine little characters looked childish (like dolls) and a bit lame. Thankfully, you get used to them and again I find myself pleasantly surprised as 9 was an original take on a world destroyed by war.

The story is part TERMINATOR in the way that our technology turns against us, but writer Shane Acker has much more to say. The problem here isn’t in the “saying”, it’s in the answers, of which we don’t get many. The technology in itself is unique, especially when it comes to the nine. My favorite was 8, simply because his weapon totally looks like my FINAL FANTASY 8 Gunblade. The brain machine was also very cool (he looks identical to a boss in the second MAXIMO game), and his minions were as especially well done as they were evil. Visually this film was mesmerizing, with a near flawless flow as far as animation goes. Impressive doesn’t even begin to say it.

The action sequences were nothing short of spectacular, and laced with just right tone and score to keep me on edge. I loved the attention to detail, and there were so many little things to pick up on here, my favorite being the penny they put over 2’s eyes when they send his body off in the water (reminiscent of paying the Ferryman to cross the River Styx). Elijah Wood and Christopher Plummer led the way in voice talent, but I was happy to see Jennifer Connelly in there despite the fact that her character in no way, shape or form seemed female.

9 did feel a touch short, but I have no complaints in the pacing area as time flew by. I dug the ending, I felt it did the concept proper justice and I was totally in love with the “Tim Burton” touch this flick sported from beginning to end. Like I said, this was a big year for animation, but 9 stands out for me, and takes a solid second place to UP (which was THE animation flick to beat). What makes 9 special was just like the commercial says, “this ain’t your little brother’s animated movie.” I liked the seriousness and am exceedingly thankful some writers/directors still make a point to take the road less traveled.

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TRAILER: The Bounty Hunter

I guess I should first point out that I'm not a huge fan of Jennifer Aniston. Sure, FRIENDS had it's moments, and I dare say she was hot back then, not so much now though. I am however a big fan of Gerard Butler, and though many people are giving him shit over THE UGLY TRUTH, I personally liked that flick a lot (feel free to still give him shit over P.S. I LOVE YOU though). Butler can pull off an R rated comedy as far as I'm concerned, which leads me to my case in point observation about this film: If it's not rated R, it's probably going to suck.

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Prince of Persia behind the scenes look!

This film continues to look better and better in my eyes. Above and beyond the superb visuals, exotic locales and well translated concept, the more dialogue I hear, the more impressed I become with the writing as well. Bruckheimer's a solid guy, as I've mentioned before, so that makes me confident. I'm also a Jake fan, so seeing him in the lead (and from what I can tell, nailing the part) is also cause for celebration. This is definitely one of my top five to look out for of 2010.

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REVIEW: American Pie Presents The Book of Love

"Definitely the best of the straight to DVD sequels."

Three more sexually frustrated virgins are on hunt for love, sex, a reach-around, peanut butter sandwich…basically anything they can get. Their dire situation takes a turn for the better when the discover “The Bible” hidden in the school library.

It wasn’t so long ago that I was debating the sad fate of the AMERICAN PIE series when I sat down with the direct to DVD installment BETA HOUSE. One of my girlfriend’s best friends was in it so I said I’d give it a whirl. Dear Athena was only in it for about five seconds (at the end no less, but at least she made the cover), and by then I had already been exposed to my topless cousin Melissa, a surprise nearly as disturbing as the rest of the film. With that in mind, the idea of watching BOOK OF LOVE (the fourth direct to DVD romp) didn’t instill me with a whole lot of confidence. But ironically enough, I’m happy to report that this slice of pie was pretty damn tasty.

Just as there’s no substitute for Sean William Scott’s incarnation of Stiffler, there’s also no way in hell any of these new films will top the original three. I loved the first two, and enjoyed AMERICAN WEDDING, but the train stopped for me after that (refer to paragraph one for the exception to this rule). This time around it’s my job, but I’m not complaining. BOL’s “Jim” character played by Bug Hall (that name even beats the time I actually met a Frank Rizzo) was a solid lead, and his two chums were all right as well (despite the fact that Lube was a total Jonah Hill knockoff). I dug the boys and their plight, which can easily make or break a film like this for me.

The story goes back to the series roots (though arguably each incarnation is fueled by a quest for T&A), but instead of merely reading from “The Bible”, they ruin it and as a result go on a hilarious adventure to rewrite the lost stories. The cameos alone make this one worth a look, good ol George Jefferson and Thomas C. Hall being my personal favorites. The writing here is also solid, despite the few times they go a touch overboard, but then again, this IS an AMERICAN PIE film so that’s to be expected. Speaking of which, there’s a rated and unrated version here, but let’s be honest, nobody would ever watch the rated version of an AMERICAN PIE flick, and why would you? These nude chicks are to die for.

THE BOOK OF LOVE does steal a page from ESCAPE FROM GUANTANAMO BAY’s playbook with the strip joint out in the middle of nowhere, but I’ll forgive them because it shows the boys cross over into CANADA to get there. One of the things that makes me so proud of my country (yes, I’m Canadian) is how easy it is to get into our strip clubs (I experienced my first lap dance at the tender age of sixteen). Fans of the series will love this installment as it doesn’t seem like such a drummed out sequel, and as for the reserved fans of the original trinity, believe me when I tell you there’s more than a few laughs to be had. I know I’m just as shocked as you are.

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TRAILER: Iron Man 2

By all accounts this should be everything the first one was and more, following in the same footsteps of X-MEN 2, except of course, IRON MAN was better than X-MEN. In Fav's I trust, so I'm not worried about the writing, which looks good thus far here and with what I saw at Comic Con. I'm still iffy on Whiplash as a serious threat, he's just not impressing me as a villain. My only concern is that they're trying to fit too much in with Black Widow, Whiplash, Fury, War Machine and so on. The trailer looks good though, and I'm gonna lean towards the end product being nothing short of amazing.

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TRAILER: Alice in Wonderland

Okay, my first complaint about this film is that I was originally under the impression this would be based upon the dark satire themed video game called ALICE. Such is not the case. Second, although I'm a fan of Tim Burton and know beyond the shadow of a doubt he can pull off fairytale based films, this is a far cry from the perfection that was SLEEPY HOLLOW. Something about this thing feels off to me. The only way I could possibly enjoy it would be if I watched it on acid, and even then I'm not so sure.

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TRAILER: Robin Hood

Well first off I should say that regardless of the fact this is Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe trying desperately to rekindle some of their GLADIATOR fire, I see no reason whatsoever to retell this story. Add to that a horrendous amount of setbacks, rewrites, and cast changes to the long list of tribulations this film has seen and one might wonder why on earth they bothered. Now we get a dull minute and a half trailer that in no way makes you think of ROBIN HOOD. Sure there's a forest and dudes fighting with swords on horseback, but this looks more like KINGDOM OF HEAVEN. Sadly, I'm very much disappointed at this point and hope to God they more up their sleeve.

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REVIEW: Californication S03

"This is exactly why I wouldn't last long as a college professor."

Hank can't seem to catch a break in the writing world. First Mia steals his new book, and now there's no takers on the Lew Ashby biography. On the bright side, by way of a mischievous mishap, Hank's offered a job teaching at college.

I was never wooed by David Duchovny during his X-FILES stint, though I totally dug his comedic side in the underrated flick EVOLUTION. And being a writer myself, how could I resist the temptation of show like this one? All it took was one episode and I was hooked. Now I did find Hank went a little soft this season with Karen away in New York, sure he slept with a handful of women from campus, but he didn't have the hound dog mentality I loved so much in the first and second season. That said, he's living with Becca this time around and trying to be a good boy, or at least as good as possible.

I liked the teaching angle, and was overjoyed by the addition of Susan Sarandon's extremely hot daughter Eva Amurri. The other flings Hank had on the go paled in comparison. Hank does wrestle with the idea of change this time around, thinking it's time to get things in gear as far as his "happily ever after" dream with Karen is concerned. On the one hand, we (me especially) enjoy Hank's out of control side and though the idea of him doing the family thing is nice, you almost welcome these disasters that come between them. One of the most enduring aspects of this show remains the idea of showing adults acting like adults do in these real life situations, as well as showing the dark sides of life, regardless of how perfect you think your job, family, friends or intentions may be. Life has a never-ending supply of monkey wrenches and will not hesitate to throw one into your plans.

I was rather mortified by Kathleen Turner's presence and or appearance...at first. She soon became the dirty mouthed, laugh out loud hilarious part of the show I found myself waiting for with each passing episode. Some of the stuff she says is pure gold, and I admire her for getting behind this role. Becca still bums me out though. No matter what happens in that kid's life, she walks around with such a glum look on her face and such a gloomy overall presence that I keep thinking she's gonna jump off a bridge or slit her wrists. I don't think she needs to be all sunshine and rainbows, but I do feel her character if by far the weakest of the bunch. Runkle continues to amuse me though, I mean seriously, where the hell can I find an agent like him! The guy would take a bullet for Hank, and that's a bond you can't buy. I can't help but love their relationship, as I'm looking for an agent as we speak (no easy feat let me tell ya), and would be overjoyed to find my Runkle.

This season felt a little touch and go at times, like it wasn't truly going anywhere. Runkle's marriage is falling apart, but he and Marcy have been on shaky ground for awhile, just like Hank and Karen. The finale brought about an old issue that could have easily stayed swept under the carpet, but instead was handled in a smart, emotional and even disastrous fashion. Yes, Mia came waltzing back into the picture and Hell seemed to follow with her. The surreal dreamlike trance Hank goes in and out of in the final episode was a perfect metaphor for his life and gave the end of this season a distinct emotional depth. I won't give it all away, but the final moments with Hank and Karen are fiery, especially when weighed with the rest of the drama that's unfolded between them this season. I think we all knew they wouldn't be riding off in the sunset for New York to live happily ever after, and I feel for him because of it, but at the same time it makes me excited to see where this goes next season.

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REVIEW: Dexter S04

"I hated this season's "baby" advertising gimmick."

Whether he (or we) like it or not, Dexter is now married with three kids, living what most would call the dream. But Dexter will soon learn it takes more than a white picket fence to live happily ever after.

There was a distinct intensity attached to the first season of DEXTER, especially the first episode. I'm also a huge fan of the visceral opening credits which have a subtle way of pulling you into Dexter's mindset. I'll be honest and say that I loathed the idea of adding a baby to the mix, and after the episode where he falls asleep at the wheel and starts making all sorts of mistakes (though I loved the reverse play of the credits intro they did with that episode), I was starting to get worried. Luckily Dex bounced back and we moved right into the world of The Trinity Killer.

John Lithgow was a phenomenal villain, giving us a seriously tormented soul in Arthur Mitchell. I enjoyed Dexter's brother very much, I sorely miss Doakes, and loved the Jimmy Smits angle, but it was high time that Dexter got another challenge from a villain and Trinity gave him one. Other than that, Dexter fights a rather interesting battle with his dark passenger this time around. His raw hunting nature isn't quite as sharp here (one of the main reasons I disliked the wife and kids move), and on some levels I don't think he wanted it to be. Dexter wants to change, and the idea of it haunts him this entire season.

It was good to see Lundy back for a couple episodes, though I do admit that the idea of he and Deb being intimate on any level repulses me. I dug the supporting efforts of Quinn the most, and I liked the subplot of he and Dexter being cross with one another. It was only a matter of time before another cop got too close like Doakes did, and in the name of originality, there are plenty of ways to go about that revisiting that story arc. Deb's CI obsession felt a touch overblown, especially considering it didn't amount to much. Sure, she finds out the truth (all the while making us think it's gonna be a HUGE bombshell), and then it quickly fizzles and we move on.

This season was a return to evil as far as Dexter's nemesis was concerned, and with it came a slew of lessons, none bigger than the season's heart stopping ending. Naturally I won't give it away, but it blew my mind as for all the ways I was thinking it would go, the way it went wasn't one of them. The announcement for the season four came as a two season bundle, so with that in mind I thought they might connect this season and next season story wise. I don't think that's the case, but I'm hoping season five picks up directly where four ends (you'll understand why once you watch it). I continue to be thoroughly entertained and intrigued by this show, it's easily one of the best things to happen to TV in a long time and doesn't appear to be losing steam. No complaints here, I'm looking forward to many more seasons, and will be counting down the days until season five.

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GAME TRAILER: Batman Arkham Asylum 2

This teaser isn't about to give us too much in the way of details, but if you played and loved BATMAN ARKHAM ASYLUM as much as I did, the title alone is enough to get your explicit attention. I knew they'd make another one, how could they not? The first game was a dream come true and as long as they don't get greedy and rush the next one, giving us a half-ass installment purely to make money, we'll be alright. I for one am willing to hope for the best, so enjoy the first taste of the upcoming sequel.

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TRAILER: Carriers

I know this is a late bloomer, but I watched CARRIERS over the weekend and I'm a little disappointed with the lack of promotional exposure it got. This film was a grade above most of it's sub-genre (see my review), and so I'm going to do all that I can to promote this bad boy now that it's out on DVD. Admittedly, if Horror's not your bag, then this flick might not be for you. That said, if you like epidemic flicks about the end of days, the my friends you're in for a treat.

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REVIEW: Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction

"Back to his old tricks, and still just as funny."

Robin Williams unloads his latest arsenal of jokes on HBO with his first stand up comedy act since his 2002 LIVE on Broadway show.

Growing up on earlier gems like CADILLAC MAN, GOOD MORNING VIETNAM, BIRDCAGE and so many others, I found it heartbreaking to lose this veteran of comedy to the countless throwaway Family films he's unleashed into the world these past few years. Sure I loved him as the Genie's voice in ALADDIN, and he was also great in GOOD WILL HUNTING, MRS. DOUBTFIRE and WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, but it's just not the same. I was all but ready to give up on the guy until I watched his LIVE on Broadway show back when it hit DVD.

I own and LOVE his Broadway stand up show, there are so many ball breaking hilarious jokes that I'm drawn back to it again and again. It's only fair to mention that of all the stand up I've watched, other than Eddie Murphy's RAW and DELIRIOUS, Robin Williams and Russell Peters are my two favorites. WEAPONS OF SELF DESTRUCTION was Williams back to his old tricks and still getting roars from the crowd (and me). Sure, his jokes about heart surgery and alcoholism (based on his own life experiences) may seem a touch more tragic than funny, but he bounces back rapidly with a slew of solid jokes and stories.

Robin William is now pushing sixty, so who knows if we'll get another stand up show from him (hopefully we see one more), so in that regard, I consider this a MUST SEE presentation. After watching the Broadway show, I began checking out similar stand up flicks from other comedians. Some were hit (Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle but not his Block Party, that sucked), but most were miss (Martin Lawrence, Kings of Comedy). If you're an old school fan of Williams like I am, you'll love this latest stand up show. It's rude, it's crude, but it's also smart and relevant on many levels. They're not all gems, but I'm dying to use the pickup line, "Hey baby, are your parents retarded, because you sure are special." Priceless.

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TRAILER: Clash of the Titans

Well, one thing is for certain, this second trailer throws everything the film has at us and I can only assume it's because they're unsure of how audiences are feeling about it. My biggest fear is that they're showing way too much (are there any monsters left we haven't seen after this?), but don't think for a second that I didn't love the HELL out this trailer! This thing looks like 300, if the Spartans were fighting the Greek Gods themselves and all their minions. "Epic" doesn't even begin to describe my feelings on CLASH OF THE TITANS.

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REVIEW: Carriers

"So much for man's best friend."

Somehow the world's gone to shit again by way of another epidemic which is highly contagious, spreading rapidly by touch or breath if you're infected. Two brothers and a couple chicks are willing to do whatever it takes to survive.

I'd heard a couple things here and there about CARRIERS, but to be totally honest I had no idea Chris Pine was in it, so clearly I didn't hear enough. I picked this baby up tonight and had virtually no expectations (I like it when that happens), and was blown away by a powerful script and solid acting, not bad for a concept that been done to death (no pun intended).

The characters here are definitely what sell the movie. These situations are emotionally driven almost always, but more often than not are executed sloppily by one dimensional characters you don't give a hell about, which in turn means you aren't terribly moved when or if something happens to them. The beginning reminded me of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE remake, but thankfully these four characters had a story to tell and got me to care. Chris Pine continues to impress me, and I think the guy will do just fine in Hollywood. It was also nice to see Piper Parabo still kicking around, she looks just as good as ever.

CARRIERS at first glance looks like another notch in old "end of days" epidemic belt, but believe me when I tell you, it's much more. This film is unquestionably an emotional roller coaster ride, but again, that's good, it means you've become emotionally attached to the characters which by definition means the movie has succeeded in what it was trying to do. Was it a happy ending? You'll have to watch it and see for yourself, but I guarantee this overlooked gem is well worth it and will no doubt end up finding a place in my movie collection.

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REVIEW: The Canyon

"I knew we should have just stayed in Vegas..."

A couple newlyweds decide to take a trip into the Grand Canyon, problem is they can't seem to get a permit. An eccentric local offers to be their guide, only to get bitten by a rattlesnake and die mid-venture leaving the couple lost in the mountains.

If you caught the trailer you'll know exactly what you're in for here, a film that in my opinion is OPEN WATER in the Grand Canyon rather than the ocean, and with wolves instead of sharks. Personally, I'd rather take my chances dancing with the wolves, but I think I'd have played this game a little smarter than our protagonists did. That said, this is definitely one of those movies that will have you cursing "WHY THE FUCK DID YOU DO THAT" at the screen more than once.

Any streetwise person would have quit while they were ahead the second their quest for adventure landed in the hands of a sketchy drunk eavesdropping on your conversation at the local bar. Of course, I'm not so sure I'd have been able to resist Will Patton's charm either, he's a hell of an actor and I really wish he'd had a juicier role in this flick. Our two leads aren't bad in the acting department and I would have to say the script here is smart, and though I don't agree with some of their moronic decisions (who tries to scale a mountain when they don't have to?), I suppose the film just wouldn't be the same without them.

On the surface this film reminds me of THE EDGE with Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin, though it does lack the thriller aspect of that film, and replaces it with a do or die, us against the great outdoors angle. The wolves were a nice touch and definitely added some spice to the soup, I wasn't crazy about the ending (I won't ruin it, but think THE MIST and relish in how happy or angry that made you and prepare to most likely feel the same way). I dug this movie overall and would highly recommend taking a look, but rest assured that the mental holiday you've been planning in the mountains might not seem as enticing after this.

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TRAILER: The Crazies

This second trailer has all the punch the previous one did, but I still prefer the first one for its fantastic score. This story, in my mind, still comes off as an original angle on epidemics, with what looks like a solid script so far and a serious cast (love Timothy Olyphant). I'm very much excited for my trip to crazy town!

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TRAILER: Cabin Fever 2

I'm not a devoted Eli Roth fan but CABIN FEVER was a bad ass flick that I really dug, despite negative reviews. CF2 has been in the pipeline for awhile and I've been keeping tabs waiting for a day like today. My impression? This looks horrible! Of all the ways this film COULD have gone, a prom night massacre is what they landed on!? I know creativity's in the bag lately but give me a fucking break. I may very well watch this out of drunkenness or boredom, but rest assured I would never pay money to see it.

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GAME TRAILER: Dragon Age Origins

I know I'm a little late with this one, especially since I've already reviewed the game but for some reason or another I missed this fantastic trailer which is highlighted in the music video. Truth be told, I'm a little disappointed that these trailers weren't taken from actual game cinematic sequences, but they do look phenomenal nonetheless. If you love RPGs and you have yet to try DRAGON AGE ORIGINS, I recommend picking it up or asking for it for Christmas.

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GAME TRAILER: Final Fantasy XIII

Nothing gets me in better spirits than that time every couple years when a new Final Fantasy comes out. I've been a serious RPG fan since as far back as I can remember and have come to treasure these wonderful games that quite amazingly redefine themselves with each and every title. The heroes are the stuff of legend and villains always something to behold, with a rich and enticing storyline that keeps me glued to the TV until I've made it to the end. Long live Final Fantasy and I can't wait to get my hands on this game. March feels like an eternity away.

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TRAILER: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

I don't know about this one...I just don't know. On the one hand I'm all for anything that has Jerry Bruckheimer's name attached to it, and it's not like he and Nic Cage haven't made some cinematic gold in the past, but that was then and this is now. The effects could go either way here, but off the top of my head this looks a bit childlike in appearance and tone. I'm all for the theme of magic, but for now, I'm not sold on this as anything more than a rainy day DVD rental.

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BLU RAY: Terminator Salvation

"Don't believe the haters, this was a solid action flick."

The war against the machines rages on, though this time in humanity's bleak future as John Connor begins to realize that not only has something changed, but that his enemy may be more cunning than he originally thought.

The TERMINATOR franchise is an old one, and has seen its share of ups and downs. The first one was light years ahead of its time story wise, from a technological standpoint and even conceptually. The second one reinvented the action movie as we know it, with an even bigger story, insane special effects and unbelievable battles. And then the third one set the franchise backward on its heels with an unprecedented amount of suckage. But that was then, and this is now. I may be in the minority here, but I seriously dug TERMINATOR SALVATION and couldn’t wait to oogle it on Blu-ray.

McG did the ground work, thought this through and mapped out a great plot line featuring a slew of characters, both old and new. Linda Hamilton's voice over and Arnie's likeness added much needed perspective to an already confusing situation. Now I say that from a non-fan perspective (my girlfriends). As a fan of series, I found this flick sensational and a good step in the right (and probably only) direction this film could have successfully gone in. There were a great deal of winks and nods to the past films (the most fun for me being the G&R song from T2), and though some critics are saying the TERMINATORS were lacking in their supremacy as far as being unstoppable killers, I would have to disagree. The TERMINATORS were just as vicious and relentless as ever, only this time there were multiple kinds to look out for.

The extended Director’s cut is a measly three minutes longer, which I can sum up with two words: Moon’s breasts. At least that’s all I really got out of the “ahem” extra three minutes. Was this a marketing ploy to sell DVDs and Blu-rays? Most definitely (a fact made more obvious by the lack extras). Do I mind personally? Hells no, I’ve been looking forward seeing Moon reveal the goods as I think she’s one of the hottest chicks out there these days. I just wish she got better roles, because I feel she deserves better.

Christian Bale and Sam Worthington were sensational, and both essentially key components to making this a successful character driven story. The Resistance is the Resistance, but these guys gave them hope and purpose. Moon Bloodgood continued to be a goddess, and the rest of the support cast did just fine. This film was made to be a trilogy, and after seeing this one, I'm a little curious as to where they can go from here and how they'll keep the edge. Of course, seeing as how the rights are still in limbo, we may never know. Either way, McG doesn’t deserve the insane amount of shit he’s been getting over this, and I for one am on board for two more installments.

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