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Cowboys & Aliens

My number one thought from this movie is that Harrison Ford makes one heck of a grumpy old cowboy! Usually when I watch his movies I can’t help but think of him as, well, Harrison Ford. But this time around he was completely in character for me.

Daniel Craig also made a great cowboy. Walton Goggins was a familiar cowboy face from a very similar costume in Shanghai Noon. I’m one of those annoying people who’s not happy until I’ve found out what other movies I’ve seen every familiar face in :) Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2 is an action movie disguised as a family movie. It’s completely family friendly, but completely blockbuster at the same time. And hilarious! From the first scene to the climax, it barely pauses to catch its breath, seamlessly weaving the plot lines together into an epic finale where Po avenges his mother, his species and saves China all in one go! And of course, there’s a twist at the end to make room for another sequel ;) Continue reading

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

I had reasonably high expectations for this movie and I’m a firm believer that expectations play a big part in the enjoyment of a movie. If I expect a movie to be rubbish I’ll enjoy it if it’s even marginally not rubbish :) Anyway. This fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean wasn’t rubbish. But it wasn’t all that either.

The plot was fine. I followed the story from its premise to it’s conclusion with plenty of curiosity and suspense. I couldn’t have asked for more from the story. Despite some reviewers lamenting the lack of sea battles, I thought it was a really interesting concept! However there were some things that stopped it from being up there with the previous movies. Continue reading