The Master, movie review

Written by  Sal Kapoor
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The Master, movie review

The Master, movie review. Pre production rumors surrounding The Master suggested a film revolving a around cult leader. Half expecting to see a guru defraud his flock and amass a collection 99 Rolls Royces or a wild tussled charlatan graffiti the walls with political piggy, I watched the latest film offering by Paul Thomas Anderson, […]

End of Watch 2012 full movie review

Written by  Sal Kapoor
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End of Watch 2012 full movie review

  End of Watch 2012 full movie review. The found footage trope transverses different genres since 9/11 when real life horror was captured on the public’s mobile phones and documented the worst attack on American soil. Since 9/11 and the Rodney King affair it has appeared in various guises, most aptly, in the horror genre. […]

Sinister 2012 movie review

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Sinister 2012 movie review

Sinister 2012 movie review. Sinister follows Ellison Oswalt, (Ethan Hawke) as a true crime writer as he uproots his family and moves them into a house where the previous inhabitants were brutally murdered. We are pre-warned of events to come as the movie opens with a ritualistic gallows execution of a family. As Oswalt and […]

Looper a Pinstripe must see movie 2012

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Looper a Pinstripe must see movie 2012

In Hollywood, concept is king. The Matrix spawned a generation of Neo and Morpheus clones living out what if scenarios. Now comes Rian Johnson‘s Looper, a Pinstripe must see movie 2012 – a what if moment that largely follows the blueprint of The Terminator with regards to plot and structure. In a HG Wells universe, […]

Killing them Softly, a Pinstripe must see movie 2012

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Killing them Softly, a Pinstripe must see movie 2012

During the height of the recession, in an attempt to stay afloat, members of the banking oligarchy like Price Waterhouse booked their staff into economy. Gone were the days traveling in luxury leather cradled seats and flat beds in First or Business class, this privilege was reserved for the highest serving board members. Apparently, the […]

A Separation: Best movies of 2011, pick 9

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A Separation: Best movies of 2011, pick 9

With his latest feature, A Separation, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi joins the pantheon of great directors reserved for the likes of Bresson and Kurosawa. Told in a dramatic unfolding narrative, this World Cinema classic makes Pinstripe Magazine‘s best movies of 2011, pick 9. Introduced as a Kramer versus Kramer styled drama, the story centers around […]

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Best movies of 2011, pick 8

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Best movies of 2011, pick 8

David Fincher’s update of the best selling Larsson book is essentially two movies for the price of one. The first is a breathtaking credit sequence where snippets of Nordic mythological dragons morph with Terminator styled liquid shape-shifters. Punctuated by a Trent Reznor’s cover of Led Zeppelin’s, Immigrant Song, Fincher might well consider entry into the […]

Kill List: Best movies of 2011, pick 7

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Kill List: Best movies of 2011, pick 7

Following a failed job in Kiev, Jay and Gal take on a contract killing as supplied by The Client. Venturing deeper into unexplored occult realms, the duo realizes they are facing a cryptic adversary that has marked them both. Sitting somewhere between Leon, Angel Heart and The Wicker Man, Kill List owes its success to […]

We Need to Talk About Kevin: Best movies of 2011, pick 6

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We Need to Talk About Kevin: Best movies of 2011, pick 6

We Need to Talk About Kevin: Best movies of 2011, pick 6 The subject of high-school killings has been covered by several filmmakers such as Michael Moore (Bowling for Columbine) and Gus Van Sant (Elephant). It’s a very difficult subject and not easy viewing. We Need to Talk About Kevin is, however, essential viewing. Directed […]

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