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Most Overrated Films of 2005

Sometimes movies come out that are good… but for some reason a bunch of people jump all over it and proclaim it “BRILLIANT!!!!” I don’t know, maybe the film industry has pumped out so much crap the last few years that we’ve all started to settle for celebrating mediocrity. But … [Read More]

Your review of 2005

You can see the 2005 reviews all over the Internet, they’re everywhere and some are just downright wrong. So rather than for me or John to write out a review of 2005 for you, I thought why not let you readers out there tell us what you thought of 2005. … [Read More]

New HD DVD format threatens

I’ve just picked up a story concerning a new High Definition DVD format in the continuing idiotic next generation DVD format war. It’s claiming that new EVD/VMD hardware and discs will be available by spring next year. This may well be connected with a story I wrote a while ago … [Read More]

Oscars excludes foreign film

This latest story about the Oscars banning a movie is probably the most silliest, and it’s something that just goes to show how absurd the need to categorise movies has become. This time it’s because the Singapore film Be With Me which has been excluded from the Foreign Language Film … [Read More]

DVD Flashback: Gremlins

Title= Gremlins (1984)
Score= 6
Summary= Steven Spielberg presents this Christmas tale of torment and mischief. Little green monsters terrorize a small town during Christmas, breaking things, killing things, and watching a little Snow White. Zach Galligan, the cute as hell Phoebe Cates, Corey Feldman and we can’t leave out Judge Reinhold, all star in this fun movie.

DVD Flashback: Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Title= Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Score= 6
Summary= Ron Howard brings this classic Seuss story to the big screen in a big way. He gets big names like Jim Carrey who plays the Grinch and a list of stars. This light movie is perfect for all ages, and is especially perfect for the Holidays. Howard and his team set the bar for Seuss interpretations with this movie.

DVD Flashback: Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas & The Muppet Christmas Carol

Title= Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Score= 5
Summary= This creation of Jim Henson’s is a Christmas treat. A great family movie that the kids will love. Join Kermit and Robin as they tell the story of a young Otter who along with his friends, try to have the best Christmas ever.

Title= The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Score= 7
Summary= One of the best Muppet movies to date, this rendition of Dickens A Christmas Carol will please both Muppet and Dickens fans alike. With Michael Caine playing Scrooge and the rest of the Muppet cast filling in the rest of the parts, this movie is perfect for pumping up the Christmas spirit.