Movie-goers have every reason to be cynical about After Earth. The film is conceived, produced and co-written by Will Smith, one of Hollywood’s overrated and unabashedly narcissistic leading men.Friday, 14 June, 2013, 10:34am 2 comments
As in the original, The Karate Kid focuses on a new kid in town who is bullied, meets a mysterious caretaker who teaches him an ancient martial art using unexpected methods, then takes on his enemy in a tournament.14 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
Following in the footsteps of a string of 80s remakes comes The Karate Kid. Like the original, the story focuses on a new kid in town who is bullied, meets an mysterious caretaker who teaches him an ancient martial art using unexpected methods, then takes on his adversary in a tournament.8 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
This remake - or 're-imagining' as the movie-makers put it - of the 1951 film of the same name, The Day the Earth Stood Still is likely to disappoint even die-hard sci-fi buffs - not to mention fans of a weary, dead-pan Keanu Reeves. Featuring hi-tech visual effects, Day has a loosely 're-imagined' plot and lacks the cohesion of the original.20 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
A remake of the 1951 film of the same name, The Day The Earth Stood Still is a great investment for Keanu Reeves fans, but true sci-fi fans are likely to run screaming out of the theatre.
While the update features hi-tec visual effects, it lacks the strong plot and climax of the original. In fact, there is very little to hold the audience's attention throughout.21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
Unfortunately, The Pursuit of Happyness is bogged down by the ego of Will Smith, whose overwhelming performance overshadows everything else, until there is not a single shred of genuine emotion left in the movie.18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
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Ciara's The Evolution. It's a totally new Ciara, with music that flows through your blood, forcing your pulse to go faster, and making you get up and dance.
Mean Girls, starring Lindsay Lohan, looks at the dog-eat-dog world of high school.
movie18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am