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Film review – Pandora

Co-posted at Heroic Cinema Director: Park Jong-woo Cast: Kim Nam-gil Cast: Jung Jin-young Cast: Kim Dae-myung Cast: Kim Joo-hyun Prepare to be gruelled. This film will take every tender feeling you possess and run them through the mincer, then stomp … Continue reading

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Hugh Jackman – methadone for Armitage addicts

It’s not that I have anything against Hugh Jackman. But he’s not Richard Armitage. Which is a shame, because the world needs more Armitages. The two actors have a lot in common – they’re both 6 feet 2 inches tall, good actors, … Continue reading

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Siusin loves X Men

I’ve finally broken down and watched the X Men films, thanks largely to the Honest Trailers trailer for the most recent one. Not because I really enjoy Hollywood craptastic action films, because I mostly don’t, but for another reason altogether. … Continue reading

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My life on Heroic Cinema

I used to be funny, you know (eerily reminiscent of “I could have been a contender”). I’ve just found myself wiffling on interminably on another blog (Jordan and Eddie) about a  few of my favourite Asian films, and then spent … Continue reading

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Hollywood remakes of Asian films are bollocks

I refuse to even look at the cover of the remake of Old Boy, at least partly because I made the mistake of watching the Hollywood version of Ring. The original Korean Old Boy (trailer here, although it’s not great) is … Continue reading

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Worst vampire movie ever made? *

If you put all the horror stories of the past few hundred years through a shredder, then gave the remains to a 12-year-old comic nerd to write and direct, the result is the execrable Van Helsing. I could live with … Continue reading

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Vlad the impala **

I’ve just sat through the interminable Hollywood crap-pic Dracula Untold – if only it had been untold, I’d be a lot less cranky right now. Or at least if someone had given the scriptwriters a good slap upside the head … Continue reading

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