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      Citadel - a performance film I saw here

      Star – James Cosmo
      Genre – Horror
      Run Time – 84 minutes
      Certificate – 18
      Country – U.K
      Awards – 11 Wins & 7 Nominations
      Amazon – £ DVD £ Blue Ray
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      There have been quite a few tower block movies of late, from the excellent British Sci-Fi horror comedy Attack the Block to the rather silly but fun psycho thriller Tower Block, ALSO from the U.K., and the so-so screwball Ben Stiller comedy Tower Heist with Ben Stiller from America, oh and lets not forget the surprisingly good Judge Dredd remake and the superb The Raid, those two very similar films in plot but very different in action. Sadly Citadel is on mezzanine level of all these films alongside Ben Stiller. That doesn’t mean it’s bad or anything but the standard high in this genre. High Rise with Tom Hiddlston is comfortably the worse one I have seen of late.

      Citadel is from first time feature director Ciarán Foy, who got the idea for the story from an incident where he was attacked by a gang of feral kids at age eighteen in Belfast. The whole film was shot with a hand-held camera to bring that gritty urban realism and the director’s agoraphobia that he suffered after that attack for quite a few years also features heavily in the story.


      ===Cast===
      • Aneurin Barnard as Tommy
      • James Cosmo as Priest
      • Jake Wilson as Danny
      • Wunmi Mosaku as Marie
      • Harry Saunders as Elsa
      • Amy Shiels as Joanne



      ===Plot===
      Tommy (Aneurin Barnard) and Joanne (Amy Shiels), who is pregnant, live in a grotty dilapidated tower block complex in an unnamed city in the United Kingdom (it appears to be Govan, Glasgow) One day, when Tommy is in an elevator, Joanne is cornered by a group of hoodies on their landing floor and attacked, Tommy watching on helplessly through the lift viewing window as it descends. Rushing back up the stairs she has some bad injuries and a syringe stuck in her belly as she is rushed to hospital.
      Joanne survives and gives birth to little Elsa, a healthy girl. However, Joanne remains in a coma for several months, eventually being taken off life support. Tommy is grief-stricken and in a mess, re-housed in another rough area of the city and left to care for the baby alone on welfare. His guardian angel is pretty nurse Marie (Wunmi Mosaku), who attempts to help him with his baby and agoraphobia, the result of his traumatic experience.
      Joanne doesn’t make it and at her funeral, Tommy meets a foul-mouthed priest (James Cosmo), who warns him that the gang will be back for his daughter Elsa. The next day the feral kids in hoodies are back and over the week break into his council flat and trash the place looking for his daughter. Tommy calls Marie for help as his nerves can’t take it. The nurse finds Tommy barricaded in his bathroom and cowering behind the sink with his daughter with a hammer in his hand, looking terrified. Trying to calm him down, Marie does not think this is the same gang who killed his partner, instead suggesting that he's simply the victim of two random, violent attacks and these kids need love to stop being violent. Unconvinced, Tommy demands to see the priest again, and Marie offers to help. But these kids are not what they seem and the priest suggests Tommy has to fight his fears and confront the thugs, oh and blow up the tower block in the process.


      ===Results===

      It’s not a bad film but not particularly special. It’s a good idea to use the fear of agoraphobia around the scourge of the baseball capped, tracker wearing underclass in our cities and the fear that induces in us all but never quite exploits that visceral fear. The only thing the working-class has to level it up in our class system is violence, and the confidence to deliver it. Thy know Middle England, when confronted with it in the street will cower and back off to avoid confrontation and humiliation. I think this film is really about that, as it is fighting your fears, of course. I had bad mugging by a young lad with a machete and it took me a while to get over that, even though I thought I had.

      Horror wise there is tension as the film skirts around various genres. But it’s more suggested horror by Foy as we don’t quite see the faces and world of our villains. They are clearly not your regular chav feral runts and wield a good idea bar with extra strength. But it helps to have that hinted Sci-fi and supernatural horror element to move the film forward and keep you interested.

      The acting is good and although Cosmo ‘the star’ to sell the film , Aneurin Barnard is good in the lad and looks like a young Alistair Cook of England cricket fame.



      ===RATINGS===


      Imdb.com – 5.5/10.0 (5,748votes)
      Rottentomatos.com – 55% critic’s approval
      Metacritic.com – 60% critic’s approval

      ===Trailer===
      http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1641975/videoplayer/vi3501434649?ref_=tt_ov_vi
      ===Special Features===


      ===Critics===

      Guardian – ‘Foy's talent lies in suggesting horror, not delivering it’.

      Tim Out –‘Despite its defiantly un-PC 'fear-a-hoodie' message, the film nails its urban setting, filling every frame with a richly sustained sense of despair, decay and dread’.

      Empire Magazine –‘Plenty of pungent ideas and a nice line in urban terror. The final product falls short of the best in Brit horror, though’.

      Los Angles Times –‘"Citadel" attempts to transform mundane anxieties into the stuff of a horror film. But the initial tension of the premise dissipates like a slow leak.’

      Film Reel –‘Citadel slowly-but-surely squanders a promising opening to become a rather interminable thriller that feels endless even at 84 minutes’.

      The Mail –‘The film's pretty repugnant if taken as social commentary, but plays with contemporary fears and anxieties incredibly effectively’.

      Radio Times –‘Despite being innovatively directed and punchily edited, as a genre piece this is lacking in depth and genuine dread’.

      The Sun –‘The concept eventually turns into predictably contrived genre fodder with muddled sociopolitical undercurrents’




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      Not a regrettable purchase.

      I personally wasn't very interested in Demi's music before I purchased this album back in 2014. I completely forgot about the purchase, but was able to miraculously dig it back up around a year ago on my phone. I decided to listen to it (for the first time), since I was too lazy to pull up another album. To say that I was impressed would be an understatement. Demi's powerful vocals were showcased in several of the songs that were included, and the things that she sang about were things that anyone could easily connect with. Her voice contained so much emotion, and I felt like I was able to feel her anger or sorrow behind the lyrics. This was something that was kind of new, since many artists today don't sing as passionately or emotionally as she did. Furthermore, the tracks all had extremely catchy instrumentals and equally enthralling lyrics, so it was no surprise when I found myself becoming absolutely obsessed with Heartattack and Firestarter. I can literally put those songs on repeat for days on end, and not get tired of listening to them. In fact, I have listened and jammed out to these songs so much that I now know the lyrics by heart (remember: this is coming from someone who initially had no interest in Demi Lovato's music). In all honesty, this album was completely worth my money, and I wholeheartedly suggest others to buy and listen to it as well. Though the music is more aimed for teen girls, I believe that everyone of all age groups can truly appreciate this music.
      :) Have a good day.

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      21.04.2017 17:23

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      Star – Jason Bateman
      Genre – Comedy
      Run Time – 98 minutes
      Certificate – 18
      Country – USA
      Awards – 3 Wins & 10 Nominations
      Amazon – £1.66 DVD £8.99 Blue Ray
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      Horrible Bosses is one of those films that gets good rates on well known internet movie sites but you know deep down the film is not going to be your thing but you end up watching it anyway. This was one of those films. Its star packed with people like Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Aniston and tons of big names cameos. These people must want to be in this comedy for a reason, right? Wrong. It’s all about the paycheck.

      The clues were there. It’s from director Seth Gordon, who has bought us two other misfiring comedies, Four Christmases and Identity Thief, and has done a ton of TV and box set stuff. It also took $200 million dollars from its $40 million budget, another bum steer. Still, I didn’t pay much money for the Blue Ray on Amazon Marketplace to watch it so only the loss of my time and effort.


      ===Cast===

      Jason Bateman ... Nick Hendricks
      Kevin Spacey ... Dave Harken
      Charlie Day ... Dale Arbus
      Lindsay Sloane ... Stacy
      Michael Albala ... Mr. Anderton
      Colin Farrell... Bobby Pellit Jennifer Aniston ... Dr. Julia Harris, D.D.S.
      Jamie Foxx... Dean 'MF' Jones Jason Sudeikis ... Kurt Buckman
      George Back ... Kurt's Co-Worker
      Meghan Markle ... Jamie
      Donald Sutherland ... Jack Pellit
      Celia Finkelstein ... Margie Emerman

      ===Plot===

      Nick Hendricks (Bateman) and Dale Arbus (Day) are buddies who absolutely despise their bosses. Nick works for a financial firm for the sadistic David Harken (Kevin Spacey), who has been hinting at the possibility of promotion for Nick for 4 months now, only to obnoxiously award the job to himself, extending his office space some more for his ‘new responsibilities’ in the process to taunt Nick some more.

      Dale, alas, is less important and a dental assistant who has just got engaged but being sexually harassed by his horny dentist boss Dr. Julia Harris (Jennifer Aniston); threatening to tell Dales fiancée Stacy (Lindsay Sloane) that he had sex with her unless he actually has sex with her. Seriously?

      The trio of male protagonist is made up by Nick and Dale's accountant friend Kurt Buckman (Sudeikis) who enjoys working for his boss Jack Pellitt (Donald Sutherland) at a chemical company. But Jack unexpectedly dies of a heart attack and the company is taken over by Jack's coke head son Bobby (Colin Farrell), whose incompetence and disinterest in the business threaten the future of the company.

      In the pub the trio brood over their bosses and work situation as Kurt jokingly suggests that their lives would be a whole lot more fun if their bosses were no longer around to give them grief. Its beer talk but they eventually agree to kill their employers anyway. The next morning they are sobered up in search of a hitman to actually do the job, Dean "Motherf*ckah" Jones (Foxx) selected from a nefarious method. The ex-con agrees and after a meet at the bar demands 30 grand up front. The boys mistakenly – quite rightfully – believe he is going to do the deed but the mean looking dude announces he is their "murder consultant" and they are going to do the deed with his advice and he is not giving them their money back. The best advice can offer is making sure it looks like an accident.


      So thirty grand light the three first recon Bobby's house, stealing his phone. Next thy go to Harken's more palatial home, where Kurt and Nick break in while Dale waits in the car. But then someone ends up dead and the boys didn’t do the killing and the tension cranks up and gets serious.
      The next night, Kurt, the ladies man, watches Julia's the dentists home, but she seduces a more whiling Kurt. Nick and Dale reluctantly wait outside Bobby's and Harken's houses, respectively, to commit the murders, despite neither of them wanting to. But Harken is on to them and in hot pursuit, OJ Simpson style.



      ===Results===

      An expensive line up of footballers doesn’t always mean a good team and results. This is not a very funny film guys and coupled with poor unfunny script and a cast doing the bear minimum you have a film to avoid. How on Earth this took $200 million dollars is beyond me. I don’t think I laughed once and I don’t think the cast were either after they saw the finished product. It’s not terrible but just bland. I don’t want to be too cruel but I suspect the jokes were not aimed at me and very much a film for people who just want to go watch a date movie or a night out with friends. It had potential on paper but it wasn’t realized.

      The film idea of employees wanting to kill their bosses is a good one as you all want to do it at some point in your working lives and so a big audience out there ready to watch this. But there are too many implausible and silly plot lines going on here for you to care for and the idea just doesn’t produce the comic material it should. I was hoping for more Gross Point Blank in style but it ended up a fairly brainless screwball comedy. On what planet is the gorgeous Jennifer Anniston and her still killer body at 42-years-young going to want to seduce her bearded 5ft 7 and rather plain dental assistant when she could have any man she wanted? Its cynical gratuitous casting so we get to see her nearly naked. She has been doing a lot of that of late in films. There are just too many moments in this film that just don’t work.

      AS I said cast wise they are mostly big names and have done comedy. Never been convinced Spacey has ever been funny in a film or, indeed, a great actor and here he is a fish out of water pretty early on. The amiable Jason Bateman is the best thing in it and centers the movie but everyone else rather miscast. What is Donald Sutherland doing here? I thought he was dead! I just can’t recommend this guys and one to steer clear of. I know it’s on ITV2 at the moment if you want to try it but I can assure you it’s just not funny. Not that funny and teeth itching waste of time and talent.











      ===RATINGS===


      Imdb.com – 6.9/10.0 (367,234votes)
      Rottentomatos.com – 61% critic’s approval
      Metacritic.com – 57% critic’s approval


      ===Special Features===

      It’s a Blue Ray disc so some unwanted extras. It looks good in Blue Ray but not the sort of film you need to spend more for Blue Ray. Don’t spend yet more money on this movie in Blue Ray.

      -Audio commentary-

      Seth Gordon talks about his dull movie


      -Deleted Scenes-

      A lot and I’m not surprised.

      -Gallery-



      ===Critics===

      Empire Magazine – ‘These bosses cannot justify either murder or lasting comic memories, fatally compromising a farce that could have been great but ends up merely mediocre’.

      Independent –‘The sub-Porky's style humour elicits a few guffaws, but a little more wit and subtlety would have helped’.

      Little White Lies ‘-Yet another unoriginal and out-of-touch Hollywood comedy prizing its R cert status over substance’

      Cinephile –‘Like rats in a collapsed maze, these are characters struggling hard to find a path to comedic freedom, and are constantly getting lost in the ruins of an absurd plot’.

      Philadelphia Weekly -A ramshackle assembly of recycled characters and conflicting tones, duct-taped together at odd angles’

      Deadspin –‘With this cast, and this concept, it's just a shame that "Horrible Bosses" pulls up just when it should be taking off’.

      Concrete Playground –‘A star-studded black comedy for anyone who's ever fantasised about killing their boss’.
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    • Ebuyer.com / Online Shop / 1 Reading / 1 Rating
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      Product was as advertised, customer service quick and professional and I am very happy.

      Lois Hanney was very quick in resolving my problem (I had to cancel an order). In addition, when I ordered the right item, it arrived on the day it said it would.

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      Vespa GT200 is Awesome

      I used a Vespa GT200 from January 04 it is really very good shooter. Especially very Good handling, brakes and economy. I ride this bikes still not get any problem. But I had confusion before buy this bike, but now I am really happy with this model. If you are trying to buy a new bike my opinion you can buy it.

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      Acer Aspire 10 is really Awesome laptop

      I just bought this laptop really Acer Aspire Switch 10 is amazing. It is late and new Windows tablets I am very happy using this device. It is a best speed laptop 1.33GHz Intel Atom Z3745 quad-core processor running so fast. Also, this device running windows 8.1. and amazing design, you can use both the tablet and laptop.
      The special feature I found is Smart screen that is really amazing. Screen really good for as a tablet. Bright and vibrant also wide-angle viewing, also you can use a desktop look. They keyboard also very comfortable for typing when you are traveling you also can use as a notebook.
      I am using this laptop and very easy to carry to my university. Is one world the Acer aspire 10 really best now for new design and feature. It looks like the style. Personally, I am fun of another brand. In the past, I also use this brand. So my personally opinion is you can choose this new device of an acre

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      I think it is worth shopping there

      Very nice cards
      Colors were alive, very nice black and red.
      Staff was nice and helpful, although I heard about them bad reviews.
      The pack came pretty quickly, very nicely packed
      Cool design program, You can design your own card, write something and add your own logo.
      When designing your own card, you can show your imagination
      And add your own pictures or play in the program and create something equally interesting.
      I used to use photos of my friend, but next time I will try to make a card from mine, for example my pets.
      In smaller towns, it's hard to find a nice card showing the city, now you can take a picture and send it to your friends, I think this is a cool idea...
      I think I will still use their services and recommend this to a friends.
      I think it is worth shopping there.

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    • Revlon Colorstay Makeup / Make Up / 1 Reading / 1 Rating
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      Best foundation to date, number one

      This foundation is one of my go to beauty products, a desert island saviour! The foundation has the best evenest coverage I have found in a foundation to date and mixes so well with my darker shades for when I go on holiday and get that much needed tan!
      I find with a lot of foundations that they can break me out badly, but this one has done nothing but keep my skin beautifully moisturised and prevented any of those pesky spots making their appearance.
      Only downside to this product is probably the price and the fact it runs out so quickly, but other than, nothing but good things to say.

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      19.04.2017 20:45
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      "This just keeps getting better and better"-Dante.

      Dante's awakening...by what? His twin brother named Vergil.
      The story's follow up is that the both brothers have a nice little orb hanging around their necks and both orbs are required to open the hell gate once their father,Sparda sealed off.
      Dante... sitting in his newly opened shop(of which he doesn't have a name yet), a bald customer comes in and asks that are you Dante, son of Sparda?(usual thing ..the famous sparda). Then the story starts... Dante... in search of his brother Vergil but the twin brother actually tweaks Dante to come here..for what?... that little orb, to open the hell gate. Vergil succeeds in getting it with the help of that bald person. This bald person actually do have a part in this story as well. On his journey, Dante encounters a women,short-haired, containing odd eyes. Now this woman is not here for some demon hunting or for that hell gate stuff...the bald person is actually her father who had murdered his wife(that short haired woman's mom). Now we get that she's on her way to take avenge. Dante tries to ask her name but she answers "Lady" and believe me that in Devil May Cry 4, her name is already Lady...LOL
      Dante is offered many weapons in reward of fighting with different bosses on his way. Each of it has its own specs. The game was not only developed by Capcom but Ubisoft was in it too. The graphics are a bit choppy but the moments and in-game physics is quite amazing.
      In the end, when it all settles down, Dante comes up with a name for his shop and is..."DEVIL MAY CRY"...

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      19.04.2017 20:19
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      One of the best 3rd person shooting referenced game.

      Resident Evil 4, also known as Biohazard in Japan is an action filled story-line featuring the most active and best looking character of the RE series, Leon Scott Kennedy.
      Everything was finished in its previous installment, Resident Evil 3, following the escape of Jill Valentines along with some Umbrella mercenaries out of the Racoon city and then, on the order of president, a missile for the clean-up of the city was sent to Racoon city and all was ended. But afterwards the daughter of the president, Ashley Graham is kidnapped by some unknown group and is taken to Spain for some particular reasons. For her, Leon is sent on the orders of the president but when he asks a villager showing the photo of Ashley, the villager grabs an axe and tries to kill Leon but he manages to dodge. After killing him, his co-workers on the mission are killed. Hunnigan, Leon's personal support from the base guides him to get Ashley safe and sound out of that place. Soon he finds that a head of some foundation named "los-illuminados" is brainwashing the civilians of that region using a new virus. When it is leaked that those civilians are holding a new virus, Wesker gets on the track and insists Ada Wong(another RE character) to bring that virus sample to him.
      The game graphics are quite amazing as it breaks the record of that choppy pixels of its predecessors. A lot of options and good in-game physics despite the game is made in 2005. Its developer, Capcom is still making HD versions of it as it is also available now on Xbox one and ps4.

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      19.04.2017 10:55

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      The Banshee Chapter - a film I saw here

      Star – Blair Erikson
      Genre – Horror
      Run Time – 87 minutes
      Certificate – 18
      Country – USA
      Awards – 1 Nomination
      Amazon – £9.98 DVD £15.28 Blue Ray
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      Americans are hot on conspiracy theories and there is a reason for that - the government does some serious wrongs with their own people from time to time. Kennedy was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald and aliens probably haven’t been here but the US government DID deliberately infect black Americans with syphilis to see what happened to them. The Tuskegee syphilis experiment was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service to study the natural progression of untreated syphilis in rural African-American men in Alabama. They also rigged taxis to seep low levels of radiation into Brooklyn to see what effect it had on that mostly immigrant population. It seems America has a history of doing medical experiments on its unsuspecting public, the subject of this low budget horror from talented director Blair Erikson. Those Polio and Tetanus drugs first had illegal secret trials in Africa to see if they had side effects before white people used them.

      Some say they went one step further in volunteer medical trails by giving people LSD in the 1960s, to see the effect on the subconscious. Some say that drug opens up untapped areas of the brain and even ‘other dimensions’. All atoms are joined together and there are no rules in quantum physics. It’s proven the same atom can exists in different places in the universe at the same time. Either way it’s a fiendish topic for a Sci-Fi horror.

      ===Cast===

      • Ted Levine as Thomas Blackburn
      • Katia Winter as Anne Roland
      • Michael McMillian as James Hirsch
      • Monique Candelaria as Patient 14
      • Chad Brummett as Dr. Kessle
      • Jenny Gabrielle as Callie
      • Alex Gianopoulos as Renny Seegan
      • David Midthunder as Raoul
      • Vivian Nesbitt as Olivia Kmiec
      • Cyd Schulte as Laura Henrik
      • William Sterchi as Henry Cale



      ===Plot===

      Post MIT Grad James Hirsch (Michael McMillian) is investigating Project MKUltra, another one of these shady government experiments. With a buddy filming him, James takes the drug used in the experiments, dimethyltryptamine-19 (DMT-19). Pretty soon, bizarre music and voices begin to broadcast from a nearby radio and James becomes extremely anxious and unpredictable, announcing that something terrifying is coming towards the house and that it wants to "wear them". A shadowy figure rushes past the window and the fond footage cuts in and out, ending with a shot of James with all-black eyes and a disfigured face.


      We meet Anne (Katia Winter), a pretty reporter who attended college with James. She is stressed over his disappearance. James's friend also mysteriously disappeared a few days after he was questioned by the police. Investigating James's house, Anne discovers a VHS cassette that contains footage of the MKUltra experiments as well as a book of notes about the project.

      She is curious about some of the stuff found in the house, especially the information about radio waves. Anne tracks down a local expert and discovers that the bizarre radio broadcast heard by James is a phantom radio station that others have heard which can only be tuned into in the desert, at a certain time of night. Anne, rather boldly, decides to drive out into the desert after dark and is indeed able to pick up the broadcast, but flees in panic when a monstrous form – only briefly - appears from the darkness, sending her racing back to safety.

      Back at her office Anne discovers a connection to counter-culture writer Thomas Blackburn (Ted Levine), a Hunter S. Thompson-esque figure, known for his drug use and unpredictable behavior with guns, girls and just about everything else. He is not that keen on journalists and doesn’t want to talk about Project MKUltra to some chick so she plots a way to meet him. It appears to work and she is soon in his cabin talking about all sorts and even taking the drug for research reasons. His friend Callie (Jenny Gabrielle) is also up for it and the hallucinations begin. It’s not long before they think there is something in the house and Anne’s eyes are blackened. Whatever is going on this drug is doing something dark and unknown and hallucination or not she will have to get to the bottom of this as its very big and mysterious.



      ===Results===

      The older ones reading this will know all about the numbers stations we heard as kids when you came across them tuning the radio in when looking for Radio Luxembourg or listening into police radio or taxi callers etc. Even today there are still some operating where a list of numbers are read out over and over again for unknown reasons on SW radio. Some say its spy agencies but you would think there are easier ways to do that in the digital age. Either way it’s all rather odd and certainly an enigmatic and interesting subject for a movie. Problem is this movie doesn’t really dig intelligently into that and it just becomes another conspiracy element added to many in this mash up of a film. We do the medical experiment thing and then the numbers thing and then humans in altered states thing and you don’t know where you are. Because of this it looses its edge and not the movie you want it to be.

      I did enjoy it enough, mainly because you don’t know what sort of film its going to be, but once you get into it and it starts to lose any intellect on its chosen intriguing subjects it becomes an above average but run-of-the-mill Sci-fi horror. It’s OK, don’t get me wrong, but could have been so much more. Christopher Nolan was attached to this at one point and what a movie that would have been.

      The acting is good fun and the writing so-so and so all down to the thrills and scares. There are one or two ‘why would you do that’ moments around the female character that don’t fit right and the horror make you jump moments, when they come, are not that creepy. It’s very much for a younger audience. It’s not particular bloody or gruesome either and much more Sci-Fi than horror. The music adds atmosphere but a better movie on the cutting room floor for me. It’s not for kids though.

      Its low budget so you should give it a chance and I’m sure Blair Erikson will come up with something better with more money. He has proved himself he can make a decent creepy indie for not much money, the real test of a good director. Most great Sci-Fi directors start somewhere. I would give it a go if it pops up on TV or a movie channel as it’s a dam site more ambitious than most American movies in the genre.

      ===RATINGS===


      Imdb.com – 5.5/10.0 (6,824votes)
      Rottentomatos.com – 75% critic’s approval
      Metacritic.com – 61% critic’s approval

      ===Trailer===
      https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_banshee_chapter/


      ===Special Features===

      -Deleted Scenes-

      Quite a few.

      -Film Premier-

      The Toronto Film Festival gave them some red carpet action.

      -Gallery-



      ===Critics===

      The Mail –‘The Banshee Chapter can't seem to decide if it wants to be a found-footage horror movie, or a more traditional one. To its detriment, it splits the difference’.

      What the Flick –‘Not scary. And you can't have the non-found-footage part be as wobbly as the found-footage parts’.

      Eye for Film –‘Although no single strand within it can be called original, Banshee Chapter blends them flawlessly, delivering the most convincing piece of otherworldly horror for years’..

      Film.com –‘’A moody horror film from an immensely talented new director’.

      Slant Magazine –‘Director Blair Erickson surely has style to burn, even if he oftentimes betrays his atmospheric shorthand and gets cold feet at the most inopportune moments’.

      The Horror Show –‘A smart, clever, and diverting little mash-up of numerous sci-fi and horror tropes’.

      Contactmusic.com –‘More unsettling than actually scary, this slow-burning horror movie is directed and acted with style even though the script feels rather under-developed’.


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      18.04.2017 21:02
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      MATURE STORY BY TOM CLANCY.

      Tom Clancy's splinter cell conviction developed by Ubisoft is another serie in the famous Splinter Cell series (all written by Tom Clancy). This game is linked with its previous serie, SC Double Agent. Conviction continues the event of the murdering of Sam Fisher's daughter but it turns out that it was just a bluff to fly him back to the Third Echelon. Also in this part he comes to know that his only best friend, Lambert, gave his life for the sake of Sam and his daughter
      and Sam feels the burden as CONVICTION.

      According to me and my friends, the game graphics were very good and thanks to Ubisoft for putting up much effort to create a realistic part of Splinter Cell. Another plus point for it is that the game was made in 2010 so, in my opinion we may hesitate to say that it was clearly impossible to create such a prototype back there.

      This part changes the gameplay of it previous versions as the perspective of the camera becomes more 3rd person shooting and also I think that its the first game to have move from cover to cover option as we see in Watch Dogs and Assassins Creed (those are late).

      Enhanced interrogation physics. the player has the option to interrogate in many stylish ways. As the game is powered by Unreal engine so it also contains real time effects as well as the realistic environment.

      The most important of all that it completes the actual desire of a man for an action filled story.
      There are many advanced gadgets as well including remote mines and portable EMPs.
      The game also includes the "Deniable Ops" mode which is another play-line to score your kills and other stuff.
      Another mode, the "CO-OP", is yet another good mode so that you can play with your friend using the other controller (note:this option lacks in PC version).
      Literally my best game ever. I still got it on my PC and I will never make my mind to remove it.
      Tom Clancy Splinter Cell Conviction...a must play!!!
      Thanks.

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      18.04.2017 18:57
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      It is a ok game

      This game is a fun game to play with friends on the go or at home.it is quite expensive for what you get but it is light and portable. You can use this as a therapy tool to help kids with concentration and coordination skills. I had it a few years ago and it is very competitive. I have had a few difficulty s with it as it is made out of cheep material so you can't let kids throw it around. Furthermore the string gets tangled a lot and it creates knots which are hard to untie. This problem could of been reduced if the toy was a bit bigger. i would also like to say there are better similar toys on the market which are bigger and let the fish have way more movement. This is a game which requires a relitavly strong flat surface like a table,chair,wooden surface, marble surface and finally carpet. If you would like to buy this toy consider that it isn't a toy that you play with for hours. It is a toy that you can play with an hour a week. This game is good for ages 6-8 otherwise the player will get bored.there are easy instructions and a quick set up. Parts are easy to loose. This is a good gift to give a child and for them to be happy. But if you want this for your self buy a better quality version and not the cheap kind.Read more reviews to help

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    • Good Vibrations (DVD) / DVD / 0 Readings / 0 Ratings
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      18.04.2017 11:56

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      "If they can't buy you, they can't own you."

      Star – Richard Dormer
      Genre – Comedy biopic
      Run Time – 103 minutes
      Certificate – 15
      Country – U.K
      Awards – Wins & Nominations
      Amazon – £5.99 DVD £7.99 Blue Ray
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      Quixotically: ‘Caught up in the romance of noble deeds and the pursuit of unreachable goals; idealistic without regard to practicality’.


      So Good Vibrations, the name of a record company and this biopic of sorts of colorful Belfast music impresario and socialist Terri Hooley, who created that very record label but the film far more glamorous than his real life, apparently. He was the guy who discovered The Undertones at the height of The Troubles, determined to keep the music scene vibrant by nurturing talent and putting on punk nights as the bombs blew out the shops and sectarian boozers across Belfast and beyond.

      While Terri knew his music he was never noted for his business acumen. The only record he backed that was a hit was "Teenage Kicks", and he sold the rights to the song to an American label for just £500 (in cash) and a signed photograph of 60s band The Shangri-Las. He never got the photo. John Peel loved that record and claimed it was the best pop record he ever played, so much so that he never stopped playing it.


      ===Cast===

      Richard Dormer ... Terri Hooley
      Jodie Whittaker ... Ruth
      Liam Cunningham ... Davy
      David Wilmot ... Eric
      Adrian Dunbar ... Andy
      Dylan Moran ... Pat
      Killian Scott ... Ronnie Matthews
      Mark Ryder ... Greg Cowan
      Karl Johnson ... George
      Andrew Simpson ... Getty
      Kerr Logan ... Feargal Sharky
      Conor MacNeill ... Schoolboy Executive
      Ruth McCabe ... Mavis
      Diarmuid Noyes ... Brian Young


      ===Plot===

      Terri Hooley: When I look out at ‘youse’ all gathered here, it confirms something I always felt.
      Terri Hooley: When It comes to punk: New York has the haircuts, London Has the trousers, but Belfast has the Reason!



      Its 1970s Belfast and The Troubles are raging. Terri Hooley (Richard Dormer) and his Soul, Ska and Reggae nights are empty now as the young either keep their head down or throw rocks at the cops. One night slow dancing with his new girl Jodie Whittaker (Ruth), radical idealist Terri and his social collective of activist and music lovers decide to set up a music shop on the most bombed half mile in Europe, Great Victoria Street, Belfast. The owner is more than keen on the year long lease, not surprisingly, as its surprising the banks wants to lend him money to help set up the business.

      It’s a slow start and so Terri decides to branch out and set up an indie record label, asking local bands to pop in with their demo tapes. Punk is raging and Terri recognizes the energy and rebellion around the genre and decides it’s the way to go. But he is a spontaneous guy and finds it hard to organize his time on the shop, bands or the new wife. But when a young band called The Undertones drop their tape off and Terri blags them some studio time, the third track they lay down is about to change the lives of Terri, Ruth and Belfast music scene forever, ‘Teenage Kicks’…


      ===Results===

      Directing team Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn have put their own spin on Hooley’s life and produced an entertaining little film here. It’s a comedy and nothing more with the occasional bit of pathos and thought and not as dark as the Ian Dury one ‘Sex Drugs and Rock n Roll’ and much more like 24 Hour Party People, the Steven Coogan take on the 80s Manchester music scene of Tony Wilson and Factory Records. I did laugh now and then and you do get sucked into the story and the time and Richard Dormers charismatic and joyous lead turn the clincher. He is the movie and as enthusiastic and reckless as the real Hooley in his performance. In fact Holey says so in the extras.

      The film has a nice flow to it and manages to even make light of the paramilitaries that were always around the pub and club scene back then. It was a crazy time and the city partitioned pretty much overnight as the hate was encouraged between Catholics and Protestants. As we have seen with Islam, religion is divisive political stuff and designed to be exactly that. But most people are scared of death and so if the promise of heaven, how ever much stupid crap you do, is still on the table then there will always be plenty of followers.

      Jodie Whittaker is no more than token totty here and the orbiting moon to Hooley’s, Jupiter and rather two dimensional but one very pretty girl on screen. Everyone else is just ‘in the movie’ and that’s pretty much it as Dormer takes over. How much of this story is true is debatable but the point of a film is to be entertaining and this is certainly that. The movie suggests he created the cities music scene and not afraid of the terrorists and gave them free albums to placate them. Everyone is afraid of terrorists as they are unpredictable and killers.

      It’s not as funny as The Commitments and not really about The Undertones and so becomes just a film about music and the scene. There are some Spinal Tap moments and some clichés; the rusty Transit Van to get to gigs, the landlords that won’t pay the money for the bands and the lucky coincidences to move the film forward but all good fun. But what there is in spades is passion, joy, hope and enthusiasm, as much from Hooley back then as there is the directors to get this film made. One to look out for on TV.



      ===RATINGS===


      Imdb.com – 7.3 /10.0 (3,721votes)
      Rottentomatos.com – 94% critic’s approval
      Metacritic.com – 67% critic’s approval

      ===Trailer===
      https://www.timeout.com/london/film/good-vibrations

      ===Special Features===

      -Deleted Scenes-
      A few

      -Behind the scenes-

      We meet cast & crew


      -The real Belfast Hooley-

      We interview the real Terri Hooley and amazed they made a film about him.


      ===Critics===

      Toronto Star –‘A love song to both the power of both music and determined political resistance.’

      The Australian –‘The team behind Good Vibrations have made a film that is determined to live up to its title, and does so’.

      Film4 –‘An engaging portrait of a lovable, shambolic music fan turned reluctant impresario’.

      Daily Telegraph –‘Richard Dormer is a hairy tuffet of charisma in the lead role, and Colin Carberry and Glenn Patterson's script gives Hooley some lovely lines to say, while perhaps cutting him a little too much slack’.

      Herald & Sun –‘If the recent Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith was too sugar-sweet for your liking, this relatively ragged affair will do the trick just nicely’.

      Time Out –‘An impassioned, funny and monumentally likable myth-making comedy’.

      The Mail –‘An extraordinary labour of love about an even more extraordinary labour of love’.






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      17.04.2017 22:52
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      NEXT GEN GAMING CONSOLE.

      Sony entertainment always did better for the development of its consoles. No doubt ps4 is another console which is to be listed in the next generation gaming. It completes the actual desire of a gamer and that are the graphics, the controller, the UI and the other stuff. Its memory is quite amazing as it does not stop while many games being played in the background. The user has the option to customize the PS4 as he likes. He can change the color, themes and much more. He can even mute the volume of the game and play any music of his choice in the background while playing the game.
      The controller is very sleek designed and there's the upgrade of it as it contains a touch pad in the centre. It can be connected to an Android device as well via Bluetooth.
      PS4 can render 4k streaming as well which leaves the gamers on their edge of the seats.
      There are many PS4 titles by now including FFXV,UNCHARTED 4,THE LAST OF US...to name a few.
      It's design is quite good but it's a lot bigger (the normal version) but the slim version was soon announced and it's smaller than the original one. One thing more...and that is it does not contain that same blue light decoration as the original one got. Oh and I forgot to mention it that is controllers are pressure sensitive which makes the physics of the vehicles more realistic in the games like NFS and GTA and others. No doubt... PS4 is made for games of the present as well as of the future.

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