Month: March 2013

G.I. Joe Retaliation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLR3HrV71yM So I have mixed feelings for the sequel to the G.I Joe franchise. On one hand it is just the cartoon fun that you’d want from a film about a range of action figures, but the story is so unbelievably stupid that it’s too much for a film that is ment to be just dumb…

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Good Vibrations

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DruhJkZU4EI Good Vibrations tells the story of Terri Hooley, an owner of a record shop in Belfast in the 1970’s. When he attending a local punk band, he falls flat out in love with punk music and decides to get create  a recording label by his own means, to get these unsigned punk bands out to as…

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Trance

The new film by Danny Boyle starts of as a cool, slick thriller about a robbery of a painting. When Simon (James McAvoy), an art auctioneer who’s involved with the gang of criminals, makes a switch and receives a knock on the head. After recovering from hospital, he is found by Franck (Vincent Cassel) and…

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True Romance : Inglorious Bastnerds Podcast

                  This weeks guest is Kat Moir @kathrynmoir and fresh of this weeks bonus podcast Scott Allden @Celluloidical as we talk about the late great Tony Scott film True Romance. Also Ian Nesbit  @i_nesbot gives his two cents on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtals  and Raghav Modi @raghavmodi astonishes us all with his thoughts on the Toy Story series…

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Rocky (Bonus episode) : Inglorious Bastnerds

Here a special bonus podcast all about Rocky films. Joining me @CinemaTronix is two cool dudes Jade Lindley @Podcastration and Scott Allden @Celluloidical as we all talk about montages, homoeroticism and the American dream in what is the ultimate  underdog franchise. Please check out the Jade and Scott’s kick ass blogs blogs at  http://celluloidical.wordpress.com and http://podcastration.blogspot.com.au/ We may have to continue with…

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Maniac

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md0sQlkJRTU   Aren’t we all just sick of all these re-makes that have nothing new to give us other than repeating what the original did without being anywhere near as good. It’s not that re-makes aren’t a great idea. All you need to do is watch John Carpenters The Thing to realise how brilliant a re-make…

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Welcome to the Punch

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr-O_v0mlx8   Being a massive fan of the action genre, I always thought, “Why is it that us brits has never attempted an overblown action flick? Sure we have our Rom-Coms, crime dramas and you include the Bond franchise as an action movie, so why not just go all out and add a ton of…

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