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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] – Rise Of The Guardians

30 Nov

Title: Rise of the Guardians
Year: 2012
Director: Peter Ramsey
Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire, based on the book series by William Joyce
Starring: Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher, Jude Law, Dakota Goyo
MPAA Rating: PG, thematic elements and some mild scary action
Runtime: 97 min
IMDb Rating: 7.5
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 57

If I’m to be perfectly honest, I’m quite disappointed by Rise of the Guardians. Not because it’s bad (it’s not) but because a part of me was really looking forward to it and thinking that it would be in contention for the title of best animated feature of the year. Granted, that would be a hard title to get considering how amazing Wreck-It Ralph was (I gave that one an A), but this one’s not even in the Top 5 and it just looked so cool to me from the trailers I’d seen.

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[Trailer] – Rise Of The Guardians

30 Mar


Yes, we all know The Avengers are assembling this May, and that’ll no doubt be awesome, but the Marvel characters aren’t the only team of iconic characters gearing up to save the world this year. Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and Jack Frost are also teaming up to protect the children of the world in the upcoming Rise of the Guardians, the trailer for which you can watch above.

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