Doctor Strange
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Aaron Tansey
November 15, 2016
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Last night was the first time in a long time that I got to go to the cinema to watch a a movie. I missed a lot of good movies so let me know what ones I should try and catch up on.

The movie I went to see was Doctor Strange now I was not looking forward to this movie what so ever. I hadn’t read any of the comics, all I knew about the film was that is was about sorcerers (I don’t know if that is the right word never mind if I spelt it correctly or not) So why did I go and see it I hear you asking and the answer is simple. I didn’t want to see Guardians of the Galaxy either because it have a talking racoon that love guns in the movie, but I went to see it anyways and the I loved the movie and the talking racoon that loved guns turned out to be the best part of the movie.

So what Im trying to say is that Marvel have a way of turning the ridicules into something everyone can enjoy, so yes I gave them the benefit of the doubt. As I was watching the first scene I was thinking o god what did I let myself in for. It looked like a cross between Inception and the Green Lantern.

So I settled in for the long haul. All I could do was think of bad things to say about the movie like Cumberbatch charter was a dick and how was he ever going to make a joke. (Marvel movies success comes partly from the humor in there movies) As the movie went on and it started to explain the world that it was set in I started to enjoy the movie. The fight scenes where very good and special effects were top class and with Cumberbatch playing the lead role I knew that Marvel had an other hit on there hands.

The rest of the world must think so as well because the world wide takings for Doctor Strange is nearly $500 million. Doctor Streang is a very good addition to the Marvel Universe and it will be interesting to see him interact with all the other heroes. we got a sneak peek of how an encounter would go at the end of the titles as Doctor Strange has a chat with Thor and the results are great. The little sneak peek also hint that we will see Doctor Strange in Thor: Ragnarok which is due out in 2017

Over all I loved this movie and would highly recommend it to any marvel fans and even if you not a marvel and have never seen any of their 13 movies beforehand don’t worry you will still be able to fellow along. Have you seen Doctor Strange yet if you have let me know what you taught about it but leaving a comment int he comment box below. You can also check out our last post here. Thanks for reading until next time keep on viewing.

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Bad Moms Review
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Aaron Tansey
August 17, 2016
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Hi and welcome, I think it is about time for an other review. This week I took a look at Bad Moms. Bad Moms has an all star cast made up of Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith,  and Annie Mumolo.

From the people that brought us the hangover, they now bring us Bad Moms.




Amy (Kunis) has a hectic life she has one overachieving  child and one underachieving child that makes her do her homework for him. she also has a husband that doesn’t want to help around the house and doesn’t appreciated what she does around the house as well as holding down a full time job. Amy find her husband cheating with an woman online and kicks him out of the house.

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This is the final thing to push Amy over the edge, She finally snaps and decides that she is going to have some fun and look after herself for once. She meets some new friends that have kids and starts to party, as well as getting into a fight with the mother that run the PTA.

From the outset you know things are going to go wrong but you keep watching anyways.

Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn are very funny together as the moms who decide to cut lose and look after themselves and have some fun.

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When I heard that this movie was made by the same guys that made the hangover movies it made a lot of sense, because the movie felt familiar to me like I have seen it before. This made me doing the review of the movie very easy if you liked the hang over then you will like this movie. It did do something that I wasn’t expecting It made me think about how hard my mother worked when I was growing. Now don’t get me wrong I knew she did a lot of for the family and I did appreciate it but I never really got how much stress that would put her under doing all that work which makes me appreciate her that much more.

This is defiantly a movie that a husband and wife can sit down and enjoy together, it is more so for the mothers out there. Here is the trailer take a look and see what you think.

Have you seen Bad Moms yet? if you have let me know what you taught about it by leaving a comment in the comment box below. You can also check out some of the other reviews that I have written up here. Thanks for reading until next time keep on Viewing.

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Suicide Squad Review
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Aaron Tansey
August 7, 2016
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On Friday night I got the chance to go and see the most highly anticipated movie of the summer Suicide Squad. It had already had its world premiere a few days before that. The reviews were out and it didn’t look good. Matter of fact it was nearly as badly reviewed as Batman VS Superman, and we all know how that ended up.




I chose to ignore all the reviews and go into the movie with an open mind, mainly because the first trailer I seen was so damn good. You know the one Im on about, it was the second trailer for Suicide Squad with Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. It was one of the best trailers i have ever seen for a movie.

On the back of that I wasn’t going to let a few bad reviews stop me from enjoying this movie.

I would like to point out that Suicide Squad is indeed better then Batman vs Superman (that wouldn’t be hard), but it is still a movie that I didn’t enjoy.

First of all the first half of the movie seems to be one big long music video as they are introducing the characters they have song after song, which is ok to a certain point, but when you get to the stage when your sound track is better then your movie you know you have done something wrong. I think they had such success with the trailer they tried to brig as much as that into the movie as possible, but less is more in some ceases.

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Next thing I didn’t like about the movie was Jared Leto’s Joker I seen what he was trying to do by been even crazier then Heath Ledger’s Joker in the Dark Knight. There was two problems with that first of all Heat Ledger played the perfect Joker in that movie and no one will ever be able to top that performance. Second was that Leto’s Joker seemed to be angry the whole time and that was why he was crazy where I think the Joker did all the evil stuff cause he enjoyed doing it and that is what makes the Joker crazy but that could be just me. Let me know what you think.

The next thing that I didn’t like about the movie was the bad guys. In the comics the Suicide Squad was fighting for the good side because they had a chip in their heads that would explode if they didn’t. In the movie this is the same way but the Squad also want to risk their lives for the greater good and that doesn’t sound like something the worst of the worst would do. The Squad are trying to atone for their actions it felt like.

Also the people that are controlling them are meant to be good guys (how good can they be if they stick a bomb in someones head so they will do as they are told) but throughout the movie you see the good guys are as evil or more so then the villains. I would of enjoyed the movie more if you had the Squad fighting their captures as well as the big bad but again that is just me.

This was the first time that Will Smith was to play a bad guy. I don’t think he did played a bad guy, he played a guy who wants to change for his daughter but in the comics he has a death wish and that is why he said he would join the team this would drastically change the way Deadshot should be played I think.I do think that Margot Robbie played Harley Quinn as the girls who was driven mad by the Joker and wants to get back to here love. I think that she stole the show from Will Smith.

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Star Trek Beyond Review
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Aaron Tansey
August 4, 2016
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I was ment to do this last week but I just didn’t get around to it so here we go, it’s the Star Trek Beyond Review.

First of all I would like to say that I am not a big Star Trek fan.




I have seen a few of the older movies but never watch the shows. In saying that I am really enjoying relaunch of the franchise. I taught the first movie was great. It looked great, it was well acted and it had a good flow to it. I also seen the second movie Star Trek Into The Darkness, which wasn’t as good as the first movie but still watch-a-bill.

That brings us to the latest instalment, Star Trek Beyond. First of all when I seen the trailer I taught this would be the end of the franchise. To me the Enterprise was as much as a character of the movies as the actors themselves, and as you seen from the trailers the Enterprise doesn’t last long in this movie at all.

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That was just the trailers and Im here to talk about the movie. First of all it starts off with a traditional captains log where captain Kirk lets us know what the crew has been up to since the last movie. They are 900 days into a 5 year journey and Kirk and the crew are feeling the strain of prolonged missions in space. Kirk is questioning his position as captain of the Enterprise and even looks into leaving and taken up a post on a deep space port.

Don’t worry lades and gentleman he has to go on one last mission before he can leave. His mission was to save the crew of a ship stranded on a planet. He embarks on a what should be a simple rescue mission. When they get to the planet they quickly find out it is no ordinary mission. The ship is attacked and crashes to the planets surface after the crew is captured, Kirk and few others manage to escape and start to plan on how to save their crew members.

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That is all of the plot I am going to give away I don’t want to ruin the movie for you. I enjoyed this movie a lot one of the main things I noticed was the fact that this is the first movie in the new series that moved away for the old movies and started to tell its own stories. The story is told at a fast pace you will not fell like over 2 hours has passed.

There was a lot of character development in the movie and not just with Captain Kirk. The likes of Scoty and Bones got a lot more screen time this movie which I enjoyed as I like there characters and the way they interacted. There relationship is a really looked at throughout the movie. I think the fact that they got more screen time is down to Sean Pegg taking over the writing of the movie. I think he did a great job with it.

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I enjoyed this movie a lot. It did fell like it was a stepping stone for more stories to be told away for the original movies, which I am happy about because the old movies were good but it is time for new stories, what do you think, let me know by leaving a comment in the comment box below. Over all I would recommend this movie to and Sci-Fi fans and any Star Trek fans you will enjoy the ride. Let me know what you taught about the movie by leaving a comment below.

You can check out all our other reviews here. Thanks for reading until next time keep on Viewing.




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Central Intelligence Review
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Aaron Tansey
July 13, 2016
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Hi everyone I went to see Central Intelligence a few weeks ago but I forgot to write up the review about it (that might give you some indication on how this review is going to go). First of all the rock is one of the biggest action stars on the plant at the moment and Kevin Heart is one of the funniest comedians on the plant at the moment so it wold make sense to put them in a movie together and see what happens. well what happened was they took a ordinary script and turned it in big summer hit, pulling in over $150 million at the world wide box office, not a bad days work for the boys.




Here is the plot Kevin Heart plays Clavin Joyner who was good at everything in high school and was voted most likely to succeed and he went on to marry his high school girlfriend and become an accountant but Clavin always felt like he was destined for greater things and has become annoyed with his life. The Rock plays Bob who was the over weight kid in high school who didn’t have any friends and was bullied by the popular kids which all came to a head when he was throwing naked into the gym in front of the whole school. Well he turned his life around and lost all the weight and became an CIA agent. After 20 years Bob get in contact with Clavin and get him to help him with a case he is working and that is when things start to go wrong.

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At the start of the movie I didn’t think the Rock and Heart played well off each other but as the movie progressed it felt more natural. I think if any other two actors were cast in this movie it would have been a disaster, because the story line felt like it has being done before which it has been by every other buddy movie ever made all you have to do is look back at Kevin Heart in Ride A Long 1 and 2 which again they were funny to watch but just the once and I wouldn’t have being to mad if I didn’t see them.

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Now I could have been a bit harsh on this but just because you have some big names in a movie doesn’t mean you have an instant hit on your hands, you still need to work on a good script develop some of the supporting characters around the stars and so on but that could be just me. Let me know what you taught about Central Intelligence by leaving a comment in the comment box below. Thanks for reading, until next time keep on Viewing.

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Independence Day Resurgence Review
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Aaron Tansey
July 2, 2016
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Ok so as most of you might have noticed I give most movies mostly positive reviews mainly because I like it but some times I don’t like them and I try really hard to find some good points about the movie because I would hate if something I said stopped you form seeing a movie. This is something that I will not be doing wight this review of Independence Day Resurgence.




First of all the plot of the movie the Alines are come back (yet everyone is surprised) the Alines have more fire Power then the humans and all looks lots, ok well this is a waste of time if you have seen the first movies (which I still enjoy today) then you will have seen the second movies as they didn’t try very hard to change the story line at all they just got more money to make the movie. Right so you have the plot now time for the review.

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First of all not getting Will Smith back was a big mistake. Now I have heard it was down to scheduling issues but I have also heard it was down to not being able to afford him. If it was me making that movie I would have cut back on the special affects to cover his bill, but instead they broke up his sense of humer, his smoothness, and general presence into 3 different characters and it did not work. Second of all I have made a few short movies and one thing that I have noticed is that I get really attached to them and I want to make them as good looking as possible I put everything that I have into them ( now it doesn’t always work out but at least I tried), well I did get the felling that the director put any love into this movie it was simple, it was a money making exercise for both the director and the studio. made even more apparent with the way being cleared for more Independence Day Movies to be made.

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I could go on and on bashing this movie but my Granny always said if you haven’t anything nice to say don’t say anything at all (but i think she would even say that this movie sucked). I’m sorry if this review makes anyone made but I am made because I was looking forward to this movie and I was let down. Let me know what you taught about the movie by leaving comment below in the comment box. Thanks for reading until next time Keep on Viewing.

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X-Men Apocalypse Review
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Aaron Tansey
May 18, 2016
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Last night I went to the premier of X-Men Apocalypse in the Sligo Omniplex. I don’t know where to start but as a wise man once said start at the beginning, so That is what I will do. X-Men Apocalypse is the third installment in the Bryan Singer reboot of the franchise.

The first set of movies were released was released in 2000 and was simply called X-Men. That original series of films had 3 movies in it. the first series of movies did alright for fox so they decided to continue on making movies about mutants which turned into spin off movies about fan favorite Wolverine and they also introduced a new character to the X-Men world in the form of Deadpool which became one the biggest R-rated movies in ever.

They also decided to reboot the X-men series and it was handed to Bryan Singer to direct but ended up producing it instead and the directors job fell to Mathew Vaughn. X-Men first class came out in 2011. The prequel was haled as a critical and commercial success. Up next in the thrillogy was X-Men Days of Future Past as of the first movie Days of Future Past was a run away success earning 740 million and it also was the best reviewed X-Men movie ever.

So now that we are all caught up lets get talking about X-Men Apocalypse, the last in the current series of X-Men movies. With First Class being set in the 60’s and Days of Future Past set in the 70’s it was only right to finish the prequel’s in the 80’s just before the original X-men movies stared.

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I cant put it off any longer I have to review it now. I don’t know what to think about this movie but I am hoping that by written this I can figure it out if not it will be a pretty bad review isn’t it. First of all the trailer was miss leading I was going into this film expecting a full on action from start to finish. That was not the case there was a lot of character development from the get go. We were introduced to the young X-Men and watched them grow from teenagers into heroes led by Mistique.

The main thing that stood out was how good the acting was with the always reliable James MaAvoy and Michael Fastbender giving great performance yet again and  new comer to the series Sophie Turner  (game of Thrones) was very good as the standoffish Jean Grey. The person that really made the film enjoyably for me was Even Peters as Quicksliver. He brought a lot of humor to the movie and was a breath of fresh air.

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Over all it was a good film (look at that I did like it after all) It wasn’t what I was expecting but I did enjoy the film. There is room for Singer to continue the story, to bring it back in line with the first movie in 2000 but I’m not sure if they will do that because  in X-Men Days of Future Past they change the time line so they don’t have to match up the two story lines. Plus they are look to start work on an other spin off movie X-Force so it could be a while before we see the X-men again.

Let me know what you taught about X-Men Apocalypses by leaving a comment below also let me know what is you favorite X-Men movie is. You can check out some other reviews on past movies here. Thanks for reading and until next time keep on Viewing.

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Batman vs Superman Review
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Aaron Tansey
April 4, 2016
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So I finally got a chance to go and see Batman vs Superman Dawn of Justice. My stance on comics and super hero movies is, I used to read comics when I was younger, but it was mainly Marvel. In saying that I did also read Batman, but that was the only DC comic I like I didn’t care about any of the other heroes at DC. Now I haven’t read comics in a long time (except for Y the Last Man which was a great comic) but that is off the point, even though I haven’t read comics in a long time I still really enjoy the films and it is shaping up a lot like when I read comics, I am enjoying the Marvel films over DC.

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I did really liked Christopher Nolan’s Batman Trilogy, like a lot of people out their. Now stay with me I am getting to the Batman vs Superman movie, but I wanted to talk about the Man of Steel first when I first saw it I didn’t know what to think about it because I felt like it was one big CGI movie with a little dialog in it but in saying that once I saw it for the second time I was like “I would watch the next one” fast forward years 3 years later, to Batman vs Superman. I was looking forward to this one more then normal I taught with Snyder at the helm this could be a good movie, but I was worried about Ben Affleck very worried we all still remember Daredevil.

This is where Im going to warn you about spoilers so If you don’t want to know what happens stop reading now you have been warned. It turns out I didn’t need to worry about Affleck that much (more on that later) It was Snyder. I taught the whole film was rubbish First of all it is called Batman vs Superman well there was only one fight scene (in a 2 and half hour movie) where Batman and Superman bet the hell into each other which to me left me like “what the hell man I want to see them fight let them fight” The next thing that pissed me off was that once again they portrayed Superman as the man that can do no wrong, you cant relate to that sort of charter. I taught they would dig into Clark Cent more and how he is dealing with living on earth and try to be human but no they just glossed over it and mad him like everyone else has made him unrelatable so that sucked.

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Ben Affleck as Batman was good I liked him playing it so no complaints their. Now Lex Luthor  is a different story altogether from watching shows like Smallville and other Superman movies Lex Luthor was a little bit crazy like “I want to kill superman and take over the world” type of crazy but Lex, played by Jesse Eisenberg, was straight up nuts talking to himself and I just didn’t like it but that could be just me.

Going forward the I find most wrong with the movie universe is how it totally blocked out the TV universe that WB has going for its self with the likes of Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, and its most popular show The Flash which has millions of viewers each week, and for them to turn around and start over with new unknowns doesn’t make sense to me. Over all I give Batman vs Superman 2 out of 5.

If you liked this review check out our last one we did on London has Fallen

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New Releases USA
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Aaron Tansey
December 10, 2015
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Hi and welcome to this weeks New Releases USA. Take a look at this weeks top 10 here. There is 7 new movies out this week. As always we are going to take a look what I think the top 3 are going to be, so lets get started.

First up is the Chris Hemsworth and Cillian Murphy epic, In the Heart of the Sea. Based on the true Story about the event that inspired Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. Chris Hemsworth is captain of a whaling ship that messes wight the wrong whale. This has the makings of a big blockbuster and I think it will be a big hit. I really liked Hemsworth in Rush and I am looking forward to see him in an other role out side of the Marvel Universe.

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Next is The Big Short. It tells the story of a group of financiers who seen the credit and housing collapse and how they used it to make they selfs rich. i have been keeping an eye on this movie for some time. The cast is full of heavy hitters like Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pit, and to top it all off the Anchorman director Adam McKay is bring it all together to make what looks like an entertaining black comedy. It is only getting a limited releases to start with but when it is released nationwide it will be a big blockbuster I think myself.

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Last up is the British crime thriller Legend. It is about real life gangsters the Kray brothers who ran the crime empire in east London with an iron first. Tom Hardy plays both brothers in this movie and reviews of his performance are very good. This movie was released in a limited amount of cinemas 3 weeks age but now it is being released nationwide and after its performance in Europe and its limited releases I think it will do well in the charts this week.

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Other movies out this week are The Lady in the Van, Don Verdean, Boy and the World, and Bleeding Heart. if you see any of these movies let me know what you taught of them by leaving a comment bellow.

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Weekend Box Office Results USA
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Aaron Tansey
November 24, 2015
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Hi Viewers and welcome to this weeks Weekend Box Office Results USA. It was a big weekend  so lets dive in and see how things shape up.

  1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 $102.6 M New
  2. Spectre $ 15 M
  3. The Peanuts Movie $13.2 M
  4. The Night Before $9.8 M New
  5. The Secret in Their Eyes $6.6 M
  6. Love the Coopers $4.1 M
  7. The Martian $3.7 M
  8. Spotlight $3.5 M
  9. The 33 $2.3 M
  10. Bridge of Spies $2 M

There you have it The Hunger Games blowing everyone out of the water with that huge opening weekend taking. While Spectre fell one place to second, while 2 new entries The Night Before and The Secret in their Eyes opens 4th and 5th respectfully. The Martian falls 3 places to number 7 while at number 10 Bridge of Spies looks like it will end its 6 week run in the top 10 next weekend. (check out last weeks top 10 here) Next week will be an other big week in the charts with Pixar’s fallow up to the huge hit Inside Out in the form of The Good Dinosaur and with all sings of this movie being just as big as Inside Out. Also out this week is Creed and with talk of Oscars for Syl this is one to watch out for.

If you have seen any of the movies in the top ten let me know what you think of them by leaving comment bellow.

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