Coming Soon!

July 28, 2010 at 4:10 am (Movies) (, , , , , , , , , , , )

Konting tulog na lang!

The Switch – Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman

The Adjustment Bureau – Matt Damon and Emily Blunt

Eat, Pray, Love – Julia Roberts

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Daniel Radclilffe

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Plain Alice

March 23, 2010 at 4:35 am (Movies) (, , )

Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland didn’t impress!  It fell short, very short, of my expectation.  Visual effects – outstanding. Storyline – from interesting to shallow, boring and predictable.  But the casts were all good, especially Helena Bonham Carter (as always). Sayang!

Gwyneth Paltrow dead ringer!

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On Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

February 26, 2010 at 6:33 am (Movies) (, , , , , , , , , , )

While writing this, I still haven’t decided if Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief has impressed me or not. I actually didn’t know about this book until I saw the movie trailer and researched on it.

I was intrigued. Its premise is really interesting…. a teenager who finds out that he is a Demigod (half human, half Greek god) and a son of Poseidon. His life was threatened after being accused of stealing the lightning bolt of Zeus. He was then brought to Camp Half-Blood by Grover, his protector and best friend and meets Annabeth, the daughter of Athena. Then the 3 decided to go to the Underworld to talk to Hades to appeal for the life of his mother.

Interesting storyline, right. But I think the movie lacks ‘magic.’ I remember watching Harry Potter for the first time, I was enthralled! Who could forget Platform 9 3/4, the Sorting Hat, Invisibility Cloak, the moving images of frames and the Quidditch Match! This movie didn’t also have a visually magical setting as compared to that of Harry Potter’s. I guess, for me, interesting storyline should be coupled with interesting visual effects to complete the experience.

And Annabeth.. yeah the character Annabeth. A strategist and a person with great wisdom? Didn’t feel it. But what can it actually do? Lemme check the book.

I guess the movie was just okay. It could have been great but it was just okay. If the other books will be made into a movie, then the people behind it should never forget about the ‘magic’ its story brings. It can spell all the difference. But I’d still recommend this movie though.

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