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How Grand Theft Auto Became one of the Most Popular Brands Ever

How Grand Theft Auto Became one of the Most Popular Brands Ever

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The Grand Theft Auto series is one of the most prominent game series in the world. Ever since the first game was released in 1997 it has been the talking point of the community. But what has made it so popular. Let’s run through the major elements of the GTA franchise that make it one […]

Ranking Our Favourite Episodes of Extreme Home Makeover

Ranking Our Favourite Episodes of Extreme Home Makeover

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Extreme Home Makeover is an American reality TV series, the show is really popular and had been running since December 2003, it ended in 2012 but still filmed some network specials after this. It was aired on ABC and reruns were frequently shown on Discovery Family. The premise of the show is that a great […]

7 Fantastic Animes You Need to be Watching Right Now!

7 Fantastic Animes You Need to be Watching Right Now!

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Something that you have probably noticed is that the world has become completely obsessed with anime. In the past, anime was just something enjoyed by ‘nerdy’ people, but we have all quickly discovered that a lot of anime is actually very good. Though anime can be fantastic, it can feel almost impossible to find a […]

REVIEW – CINDERELLA

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CINDERELLADirector: Kenneth BranaghWritten by: Chris WeitzStarring: Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Holliday Grainger, Sophie McShera, Derek Jacobi, Helena Bonham Carter Rising above one’s station and breaking away from unjust oppression is the prototypical fairy tale made famous by Charles Perrault’s CINDERELLA. In the years since the Disney animated classic arrived, many have put their own […]

LA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW – ECHO PARK (2014)

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ECHO PARK (2014)Directed by: Amanda MarsalisWritten by: Catalina Aguilar MastrettaStarring: Mamie Gummer, Anthony Okungbowa, Maurice Compte, Ricky Rico, Helen Slater, Gale Harold We’ve all thought of moments left unlived. You know, where we drift off and imagine living elsewhere – like in a dream-like bubble where happiness is valued above all, where “follow your bliss” is gospel and […]

SCREAMFEST REVIEW – THE HUNTED (2013)

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THE HUNTEDWritten and Directed by: Josh StewartStarring: Josh Stewart, Nikki Deloach, Skipp Suddath, Ronnie Gene Blevins By now, we’ve seen tons of found footage horror films flood our cinematic landscape. From 1999’s THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT to the latest PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, there’s no place the cinematic subgenre hasn’t gone. Triple threat Josh Stewart writes, directs, and stars […]

DVD Review – WILFRED: THE COMPLETE ORIGINAL SERIES

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WILFRED: THE COMPLETE ORIGINAL SERIESRating: The US version usually rates TV-MA and the original is no different.Studio: Shout FactoryMSRP: $29.93 but Amazon has it for $22.83.Running Time: 400 mins What’s Going On? Adam is invited home by Sarah after a concert. When he meets her dog, Wilfred, he can’t believe what he sees: a man in a dog suit. Wilfred is […]

AFI FEST REVIEW – THE IMPOSSIBLE

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THE IMPOSSIBLEDirected by: J.A. BayonaWritten by: Sergio G. SánchezStarring: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, Johan Sundberg, and Geraldine Chaplin Both Hollywood and audiences love a good, real-life tear-jerker. After all, it allows us to work out our pent-up emotions whilst plunking down our hard earned cash to see these intensely felt stories play […]

Mel’s Top Ten Films of 2011

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It’s that time of the year again. That time of the year when movie critics left, right, high, and low post their year-end favorite lists. Any year-end list is, by definition, subjective, a list that reflects the writer’s biases, prejudices, and real/reel-world experiences, but we can also agree that our choices in film reflect certain […]

REVIEW – MONEYBALL

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MONEYBALLDirected by: Bennett MillerWritten by: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin and Stan ChervinStarring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt Not every movie has to be an Oscar darling. Sometimes a picture can be successful just by achieving its goals and telling its story well. MONEYBALL is one of those movies. It’s not going to be a Best Picture […]