Tag Archives: CGI

I, Frankenstein (2014) Rated PG-13

Frankenstein’s creature is caught between two immoral clans. Starring Aaron Eckhart, Yvonne Strahovski, and Miranda Otto. This film isn’t as bad as it could have been. Sure, it follows the book in the beginning, but it’s not Mary Shelley’s story. … Continue reading

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Rated PG-13

The island’s volcano begins to come back to life; Owen and Claire begin a campaign to save the dinosaurs. Starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Rafe Spall. This film is a typical action film and what you would expect from … Continue reading

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Oblivion (2013) Rated PG-13

 A veteran is assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko. The CGI and special effects are the true stars of this film, and Cruise seems made for his role. Unfortunately, the story lacks cohesion and … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Rated PG

When Prince John and Norman Lord begin oppressing the Saxons, a Saxon lord fights back with a rebel army. Based on the book by Howard Pyle. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone. This is a classic adventure film. Brilliantly shot in … Continue reading

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Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012) Rated NR

Days before his execution, Apostle Peter recounts his life with Jesus to a jailer. Starring Robert Loggia, Bruce Marchiano, Laurence Fuller. This film was a surprise. It tells the story of Jesus through Peter’s eyes, without directly focusing on Jesus. Loggia is wonderful … Continue reading

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Rogue One (2016) Rated PG-13

The Rebel Alliance works on a strategy to steal the plans for the Death Star. Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen. This film takes places after the Rebel wars but before A New Hope. Although … Continue reading

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The Jungle Book (2016) Rated PG

A boy raised by wolves is threatened by the tiger, Shere Khan, and now he must decide whether he will live with humans or remain in the jungle. Starring Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) Rated R

Abraham Lincoln has discovered vampires are planning to take over the United States, so he plans to hunt them down. Based on the novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith. Starring Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Rufus Sewell. … Continue reading

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The Green Berets (1968) Rated G

 A Colonel takes two groups  of Green Berets on two missions in South Vietnam. Based on the book by Robin Moore. Starring John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, George Takei. The one thing about this movie that I struggled with … Continue reading

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Rated PG-13

Based on the story of the  whaling ship Essex that was sunk by a whale, which in turn inspired the story Moby Dick. Starring  Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Cillian Murphy, Brendan Gleeson, Michelle Fairley, Tom Holland. This is a compelling story, obscured … Continue reading

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