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Oblivion movie review: expansive, enticing and empty

Oblivion movie review: expansive, enticing and empty

Luke Buckmaster April 12, 2013 2 Comments

Tom Cruise and the director of Tron Legacy teamed up to make a US$100+ million art movie. It didn't quite go to plan.

Lights, camera, smut: the year Hollywood got its rocks off

Lights, camera, smut: the year Hollywood got its rocks off

Luke Buckmaster November 27, 2012

It's hardly a secret that in the movie business, sex sells. But this year Hollywood got its pants off -- and took crazy kink to another level.

Rock of Ages movie review: time to forget

Rock of Ages movie review: time to forget

Luke Buckmaster June 15, 2012 4 Comments

While I was watching Rock of Ages, director Adam Shankman’s film adaptation of the 80s-set off-Broadway production, something strange happened to my face. As the story of Sherrie (Julianne Hough), a small town gal living in a lone-lee world began to unfold and a star-studded cast sang anthems from the decade that taste forgot while […]

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol movie review: entertainment accomplished

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol movie review: entertainment accomplished

Luke Buckmaster December 15, 2011 2 Comments

After director J.J. Abrams and star Philip Seymour Hoffman gave the Mission Impossible series a shot in the arm in Mission: Impossible 3 (2006), two-time Oscar winning filmmaker Brad Bird arrives to turn that shot into a blood transfusion in the spectacular Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, which, despite its espionage gadgets and crazy techno-thingmebobs, […]