My Humble Thoughts On a Classic

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My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I must admit, this one was not even on my list of books to read. The only reason I ended up reading the classic tale of the infamous vampire, was because I completed my previous book while on holiday and neglected to carry a new one. And since this one was already downloaded on the kindle (free of cost apparently) I decided to give it a go.
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My Views On Suicide Squad

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DC and WB are trying hard to appease the fans. So hard that they maybe alienating the fans that truly did appreciate the darker take on the Superhero genre they started. Succumbing to the criticism that both previous DCEU movies (Man Of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice) were too dark for audiences, the studio execs commissioned reshoots to Suicide Squad in an effort to lighten the tone and make it a tad more action packed. It seems that their gamble may not have paid off as expected. Critics review of the latest DCEU flick are anything but positive and with future projects from rival studios already making the movie yesterday’s news, Suicide Squad is not really delivering what the bigwigs possibly hoped.

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Why I Loved Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice

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Marvel has pretty much set the tone for comic book movies set in cinematic universes. Ever since Iron Man smashed its way through box office success back in 2008, MCU movies have brought our favourite Marvel superheroes to the big screen and loads of moolah to the  studio heads.

DC and WB obviously wanted to replicate Marvel’s success. And with iconic super hero titles such as Batman, Superman et al who could blame them. But if 2013’s Man Of Steel was a rocky start for the DCU, 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice is proving to be an even worse launch pad for the larger DC universe. Critics have almost unanimously panned Snyder’s latest directorial venture in the DCU, even comparing it to the abysmal Sucker Punch.

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Kylo Ren Is Good

With the latest villain in the new Star Wars movie revealed and parodied across The Internet, I felt the need to voice my opinion on the matter.

Personally I think Ben Solo aka Kylo Ren is an excellent antagonist to kick start the new Star Wars Trilogy. In many ways his inner conflict is reminiscent to that of his maternal grandfather, Anakin Skywalker. Continue reading

My thoughts on Jurassic World

In the summer of 1993, as children, we were wowed by Steven Spielberg’s cinematic adaptation of Michael Crichton’s book about dinosaurs running amok on an island. Fast forward 22 years, as adults we are still excited to witness pretty much the same thing on a larger scale in the visual spectacle that is Jurassic World.

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Set 22 years since the events of the first movie, (the movie completely ignores the events of JP2 and the horrible JP3), this movie starts with the audiences being introduced to the fully operational and quite profitable dinosaur amusement park that is Jurassic World. Continue reading