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The Dictator Review

For anyone that has a Netflix account you will know how easy it is to get lost in an endless amount of films and TV series so expect quite a few reviews to come out – although I am looking to change how these emails are sent out for those that ain’t interested in reviews.

Anyhow, this review is about The Dictator which is a comedy about a brutal Dictator of an eastern African country called Wadiya who is your typical sexist, anti-western and antisemitic leader who want to develop nuclear weapons to wipe out Israel … although he isn’t really good at doing anything and has an uncle that wants to kill him.  Continue reading

Superman V Batman: My Review

This review has spoilers – seriously do not moan about it if you read this.

The important peeps in the Justice League!

The important peeps in the Justice League!

I have finally had the chance to see the new Superman V Batman movie and while I do feel the movie was not bad and was an interesting watch I can not help but feel there was a couple of things that really annoyed it for me and ONE major thing that killed the movie for me – Lex.

So the plot is pretty simple which resolves around Bruce (Batman) feeling that Superman (Clark Kent) is an all too powerful creäture from outer space that even if there is a slight chance of Superman turning against people who it might be taken he will do and thus must be dealt with. At the same time Lex feels the same and tries to get a weapon created so that he kill Superman and other aliens that come down one day.

And well Wonder Woman and other meta humans are thrown in there somewhere and I’m pretty sure you already guessed but at one point Superman and Batman bro-hug each other and fight against Lex who has a final ace. Now the actors playing each role was believable and Ben did play Batman insanely well (he played a very good Bruce Wayne) but we now get into the main problem and that was the one that played Lex.

Lex … was horrible. He was like some playboy millionaire that got lucky during the Dot Com era and felt he needed to do something with his life and thought “LOL lets kill Superman”. During the thing he just wouldn’t stop talking and moaning while I understand the idea of the plot was for him to believe he was saving people and no where did he came across like a bad guy. If I was to have directed this movie I would have had a Lex like from Smallville which actually SEEMS to be a clever person who trying to save the world as a mission in life and not just a kid looking for something to do.

Don't expect anything like this.

Don’t expect anything like this.

The second problem although it goes with the problem with Lex but there was no real villain as they seemed to rely on making both Superman and Batman both looking like the good or bad guys depending in which side you agreed on but with them finally coming together (which everyone knew would happen) you was left with Lex who did not seem to have an idea what was going on at all and playing it by ear and Doomsday which fair point he kept mostly true to what he is but he still wasn’t a bad guy in the sense of the plot.

So overall if you are looking for a film where people beat each other up than you will enjoy this. If you are looking for a film with a good plot you will enjoy this but if you are looking for a film with conflict then you will barely find anything – everything happens within 10 minutes of each other between Superman and Batman and then you are left with a “bad guy” who seems to be in the wrong film.

Overall I would go and watch it but keep an eye out for the plot – a blink can miss it!<!

Pacific Rim Review

Pacific Rim

A film about giant robots beating up aliens … and it worked.

When I first heard about this film from my brother I originally thought it would be okay at best and surprisingly the film surprised me on how good it was. The film is about a “war” that is happening between humanity and what they call “Kaiju”.

When people first fight them they basically go all out and although they win they learn they need to create a new weapon and this weapon, the Jaeger, is what the film is about – a bunch of Jaegers and Kaiju beating each other up and to cancel the up and coming apocalypse of humanity.
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Man of Steel Review

The Man of Steel

The Man of Steel

So finally Superman has a reboot like Batman did and to sum it up in a few words – if you are a fan of Superman I would recommend to go and watch it.

The Man of Steel is the reboot of Superman who is an alien that comes from a planet called Krypton just before it blows up and ultimately ends up on Earth after being sent there by his parents.

With the Man of Steel reboot we get to see more of “Clark” then we do of “Superman”. What I mean is this film is not about Superman going around punching everything but rather seeing Clark as he focuses on what it is to be human and should you do the right thing or not – something that people can actually relate too.
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