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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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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Kick Ass 2 (2013) – a rare case of a good sequel


I missed Kick Ass in the cinema – heard about it from fellow geeks and had to watch it on DVD. I really did enjoy it. The Watchmen-like premise of superheros devoid of superpowers but far more lighter and fun. … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Elysium (2013) – Not bad, but not District 9 either


The latest SciFi movie to hit the screens, Elysium, from the director of the fabulous District 9, Neill Blomkamp created some contradictory feeling in this particular viewer. I agreed with fellow geek, Mr. Instagram, that the aesthetics and effects of … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Pacific Rim (2013) – It came from the depths…and should have stayed there…


Continuing its current losing streak, Hollywood‘s latest scifi thriller, Pacific Rim, failed to impress me. m.poulet was more forgiving, primarily because of the homages paid to Japanese robotophilia and the classic scifi elements employed. I found it to be overbearing. … Continue reading

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