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awesome flicks (vol.3)

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(This review contains some spoilers so if you still haven’t seen the movie yet, I suggest you stop reading this now… or, whatever.)

Today, let’s talk about the latest franchise of Marvel’s X-Men. Last Sunday, I was invited by 2 of my high school friends to watch the movie. I’d have to say, X-Men: First Class was entertaining. I’ve been a fan since I was a kid, I got tons of collectible cards, and I never missed an episode when they were still airing the Uncanny X-Men. I even bought a dvd compilation of the series.

Now, I’m here to point out some concerns from the people who have seen the film. I heard a lot of different opinions about the movie and here are some of them:

*X-Men: First Class came out strong though the cast aren’t the usual Hollywood big shots.

*A cameo appearance from Hugh Jackman was unexpected. I heard a lot of excited giggles from the audience after the scene.

*I really appreciated how they managed to give the movie a 1960’s feel.

*It was awesome seeing how Xavier and Magneto came together as a team and fell apart because of their differences.

*I think a lot of comic book fans would agree with me on this: It’s not smart to enlist Havoc as one of the first members of the X-Men. For those of you who don’t have an idea with what I’m trying to say, Havoc, or Alex Summers, is Cyclops’ younger brother.

*I think the movie was a bit long for the non-X-Men fans.

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June 8, 2011 at 10:37 am

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awesome flicks (vol.2)

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Let’s get down to business, shall we? Today I’m here to scrutinize Thor. NOT! Who am I kidding, the movie is friggin’ awesome! I wasn’t expecting to watch it in 3D because I don’t welcome the thought of it being less cooler in a normal cinema, but when we arrived at the movie house, they’re only showing it in 3D so might as well go with the flow. The first few moments in Asgard was amazing. I knew it to be very promising. But what’s awesome is when he’s on earth, trying to be mortal and all. I didn’t expect to get a few laughs from the God of thunder himself. Natalie Portman is as charming as always.

I’ve bee noticing that a lot of film adaptations from comic books and graphic novels are have been bombarding the big screen lately. And I heard there’s more to come. The Dark Knight rises, Green Lantern, Captain America, X-Men: First Class, Avengers and a whole lot more. To start off with Thor, I think we’ll have a great year ahead of us comic book geeks!

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May 6, 2011 at 6:36 am

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awesome flicks (vol.1)

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haven’t been excited for a movie in a while. Today, the crew and I are planning to hit the cinemas and watch Thor. I’ve been hearing a lot of feedbacks about it and I guess it’s about time to see for myself. The last time I went to a movie house was back when The Dark Knight was still on the big screen. That was I guess a couple of years ago. I prefer watching movies at home.

Speaking of movies, I’ve been busy downloading a lot of torrent flicks lately. Last night, I watched 13 Assassins. It was amazing. 13 Assassins is a Japaneses movie and considered as one of the best action flicks of 2010 though it was underrated. The movie is about 13 samurai and their mission to eliminate a power tripping lord. What’s great about the movie is that they did not use a lot of special effects. They barely rely on the story itself and the traditional fight scenes where a lot of katana slashing took place. I’ll stop blabbering to save myself from spoiling the movie for you guys.

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May 5, 2011 at 7:19 am

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