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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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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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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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NSFCCDP Movie Review: World War Z (2013) – The War that Hollywood is Losing


It feels like a long losing streak stretching back at least to Oblivion or perhaps all the way to The Avengers. What a crock of crapola sci-fi / fantasy / geek movies of late. Sheesh. I will go see Pacific … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Man of Steel (2013) – Super-disappointment :(


We went to see the long-awaited Superman reboot “Man of Steel” last night but were universally disappointed in the result. Perhaps the bar has been set too high by The Dark Knight and The Avengers. Or perhaps Hollywood is in … Continue reading

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NSFCCDP Movie Review: Star Trek Into Darkness – Where did all the good writers go? POLLS AT END!!


This was truly one of us geek’s most anticipated films this year. Well, this and Man of Steel I suppose. Well, I am afraid to say that for the 4 geeks last night, it was a disappointment. I’ll say that … Continue reading

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