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[Oscars 2013] – Predicting The Nominations

9 Jan

An actual Oscar statuette to be presented during the 79th Annual Academy Awards sits in a display case in Hollywood

I still have a few 2013 releases to catch up with, and I though I wanted to make my Oscar nominations predictions post having seen all of them, the nods are due early tomorrow morning so I’ll have to post them now.

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[Review] – Men In Black III

25 May

Title: Men in Black III
Year: 2012
Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Writers: Etan Cohen, David Koepp, Jeff Nathanson and Michael Soccio, based on the comic book by Lowell Cunningham
Starring: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Michael Stuhlbarg, Emma Thompson, Nicole Scherzinger, Alice Eve, Bill Hader
MPAA Rating: PG-13, sci-fi action violence, and brief suggestive content
Runtime: 103 min
IMDb Rating: 7.6
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 58

Men in Black, the 1997 film, is one that I absolutely love, probably one of the most entertaining summer blockbusters of the last twenty years or so, actually, and that was because it was ridiculously smart in how it was plotted out and written, because the set pieces were undeniably awesome, and because the lead performances, by Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith, had infinite amounts of charm. That was back when Will Smith was just becoming a movie star, and that was the third film in that streak he used in the mid-nineties to really consolidate himself as one of the biggest box office draws in the planet, after the success of both Bad Boys in 1995 and Independence Day in 1996.

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