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  • Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

    Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films

    ★★★★

    Really dug " Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films", Mark Hartley's feature doco-trilogy rounding-out offering.

    Like "Not Quite Hollywood", and "Machette Maidens" before it, "Boogaloo" delivers a deftly edited oral history of a niche, cult segement of film history, this time from a slew of people involved with Cannon Films during their rise, and ultimate fall.

    Well worth scoping out if you're a bit of a film buff, or fondly remember the flash of the Cannon logo…

  • How to Train Your Dragon 2

    How to Train Your Dragon 2

    ★★★★½

    A more exciting, engaging, and emotional, ride in 100 minutes than four entire seasons of Game of Thrones.

    Such a beautiful looking film.

    You know...what I could see when I wasn't quietly weeping.

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  • The Dark Knight Rises

    The Dark Knight Rises

    ★★★½

    "Review contains spoilers"...well, no it doesn't...but I don't want to detract from your enjoyment with my gripes.

    Short version:

    Good. Parts were great, the last 45 minutes especially, but the whole...good.

    More complete thoughts below the line!

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    I went in with really high, hyped up expectations...and it didn't meet them. It's by no means a *bad* film.

    The word that constantly comes to mind is "messy". I think Nolan just tried to get too many plates to spin at…

  • Iron Maiden: Behind the Beast

    Iron Maiden: Behind the Beast

    ★★★★½

    Absolutely loved this 88-minute doco which essentially serves as "Flight 666" part 2, this time following the "Final Frontier" tour around the globe.

    Unlike F666, this film spends a lot of time focused not on the band members, but more on the crew and techies that put the show on each night.

    Seriously great companion piece you should definitely watch if you enjoyed "Flight 666" at all.

    Note: This documentary is found as an extra on the "Iron Maiden: En Vivo!" live DVD/BD.