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This is a very special episode of Why So Serious? Movie Reviews, where we pay tribute to The Dark Knight Rises and give it it’s own show; for a multitude of reasons. Continue reading
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Eight years after the defeat of The Joker and Two-Face, Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) has hung up his cape. When a new threat – Bane (Tom Hardy) – comes to town, hell bent on causing chaos, Batman resurfaces to protect the city that drove him into hiding.
Warning, it is rather difficult to review The Dark Knight Rises without giving away some plot points, so if you wish to remain in the dark, stop reading now.
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Boardwalk Empire has a lot to answer for; the gangster movie seemed to have died in 2009 with Johnny Depp’s misstep Public Enemies. Martin Scorsese makes an admittedly brilliant TV show about prohibition era Atlantic City, and suddenly the gangster movie is back in style. Continue reading
When two CIA agents are ‘grounded’ after a mission goes wrong, their boredom means that they look at their personal lives. Tuck (Tom Hardy) is a man who believes in love and sets out to find it, FDR (Chris Pine) is a man who believes in sex and sets out to find it. Enter Lauren (Reese Witherspoon); a beautiful woman who has had rotten luck with men. Before long she is dating both friends and as they compete for her affections, their friendship hits the ropes. Continue reading