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Captain Phillips

Captain Phillips is the real life story of the US containership Maersk Alabama, captained by Richard Phillips (Tom Hanks), the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years. The hijackers are a small band of Somali pirates led by Abduwali Muse (Barkhad Abdi) who sought out to initially steal some basic supplies and cash. […]

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American Sniper

American Sniper is directed by Clint Eastwood and is the real life story of Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), a US Navy SEALS officer who serves his country for 4 tours in Iraq and later becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history with over 160 confirmed kills. However during his endeavours to battle terror […]

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The Founder

This is going to be a shorter review than normal because in all honesty I’m struggling to come up with logical sentences to describe this movie. The Founder is the true story about how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling milkshake salesman from Illinois, successfully managed to acquire and grow one of the largest fast food franchises […]

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Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby is not your everyday sports/boxing movie. Directed by Clint Eastwood, Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) is a veteran coach in Los Angeles who trains professional boxers. When Maggie Fitzgerald (Hillary Swank) arrives in Frankie’s gym to seek training from him, he is reluctant to train the young woman due to his distaste for training […]

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Looper

Directed by Rian Johnson, Looper is about a futuristic society where time travel exists. When the crime mobs of this society want to get rid of a body, they transport the body thirty years into the past where a Looper is waiting to kill and dispose the body. Joe (Joseph Gordon Levitt) is one such Looper. One day, his bosses […]

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia has been on my watchlist for quite a while, so I was glad that I was able to finally watch it yesterday night. Directed Jonathan Demme, director of The Silence of the Lambs, this movie is a classic court case drama dealing discrimination at the workplace. Andrew Beckett (Tom Hanks) is a homosexual who works for […]

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War for the Planet of the Apes

Alright folks let’s talk about the much acclaimed War for the Planet of the Apes. Directed by Matt Reeves, War for the Planet of the Apes tackles the aftermath of the previous movie, where the apes are forced into a deadly conflict with the humans after their attack on San Francisco. After about 5 years of battle, the apes […]

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