Category Archives: Movies

NSFCCDP Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014) – Cruise in yet another SciFi Thriller


m.poulet and I went this week to see the latest Tom Cruise SciFi flick with Emily Blunt – Edge of Tomorrow. While not incredibly original – kind of a mashup of Groundhog Day, Elysium, and District 9 – it was … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Godzilla (2014) – Slow-paced but beautifully shot just missing some charisma


After a long lapse, the NSFCCDP headed out to the cinema this week for the French premier of Godzilla. There were four of us and for once, I was probably the most enthusiastic about the movie. I enjoyed the fact … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Captain America 2 – The Winter Soldier (2014) – Just your average superhero flick


There have been some terrible superhero flicks of late and there have been a few standout good ones. Cap’n USA 2 is pretty much average. The Winter Soldier (our super villain) looked slightly like Bane with the mouthpiece (or even … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: 300 – Rise of an Empire – hmm, can you wake me up when it is over? UPDATED


After the graphical brilliance of 300, I had slightly decent hopes for this sequel that would follow the Athenians against the Persian navy knowing that Leonidas and his 300 were slaughtered in the former film. Well, it was pretty much … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: My Top SciFi Films for 2013


In what should have been a banner year with so many huge titles, 2013 was a bit of a disappointment. My ordered list below: Gravity was my favorite film because of the mind-boggling special effects and the original story. Would have … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews: Oldboy (2003) and Pulp Fiction (1994) – two incredible classics


I guess after Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, my tolerance for excessive violence has dropped considerably. I say that because I recall flinching during Resevoir Dogs and being incredibly tense during the hard scenes of Pulp Fiction and avoiding … Continue reading

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NSFCCDF Movie Review: The Hobbit 2 – Lame Plot but Badass Dragon


M.poulet and I reluctantly went to see the second Hobbit instalment. Reluctantly, because we were both very disappointed with the first one (too much liberty taken with respect to Tolkein, crappy music, mediocre acting and what are orcs doing in … Continue reading

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NSFCCDF Movie Review: Ender’s Strategy – Quidditch in Space?


The SciFi this year has been, well, disappointing to say the least. Some had hinted that Ender‘s Strategy would continue the upward shift since the great Gravity helped make up for the disasters of Star Trek Into Darkness and Elysium. … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Gravity (2013) – Best SciFi Film so far this year


M.poulet, Phi, and myself went to see the new Alfonso Cuarón film Gravity a little while ago and I am just now getting around to blogging about it. Admittedly, my memory might be a bit foggy, but I’ll give you my impressions … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Metallica Through the Never – Soon-to-be-classic Concert Film


I know that it had its detractors and that the promotion has been a little over the top by the Four Horsemen themselves. But, I was really entertained. The concert footage was awesome – I loved the camera angles, the … Continue reading

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