Posts Tagged ‘movies’

The Remi Review Episode 17 – Copyright

August 28, 2012

Copyright law – everything to do with free speech, nothing to do with protecting art and artists. Its the monetization of speech and ideas. Also this time: Licks Nature Burgers, Kim Dotcom and Megaupload, Sam Ting, Ian Martin. This one came out on Tuesday- This is still a weekend show if you’re into really big weekends. Nothing but problems getting this one to render…Also featuring some errors i can’t be bother to go back and fix including a misplaced bit about GMOs and improper use of the word: “Through” for “Threw”…

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The Remi Review Episode 9

July 2, 2012

Loud, obnoxious, poignant, this is The Remi Review! Sex and Violence – oh my god! BBC News Fails. Mr Clean. Madonna. American voters gearing up to support their favourite type of state sanctioned marriages. Other issues? What?! You think America has other issues, who do you think you are?

 

 

“Sex and Violence”…Trying to drum up some google following.

The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard

October 22, 2011

I had the honour of attending a preview screening of this independent flick- the success of this review site gets me invited to a lot of Galas so don’t be surprised! (more…)

Stupid 8

September 7, 2011

I was excited to see this movie and then entirely disappointed. Big budget movies; the preview is a better film. The preview had suspense, intrigue, mystery- the movie has very little of these. I won’t give anything away, but i will tell you what this flick isn’t. Its not a thought provoking intelligent sci-fi centered around a super 8 video recording. There just happens to be a super 8 camera present in the film, but its clearly tacked in for the purposes of title. All an attempt to prop up a very tired, very very familiar plot. Audio and video effects are stunning though, so down a few whacko caps and pretend this one’s worth watching once.

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Jim Smetchland’s Rating: C+

Kokoda and Takers

July 5, 2011

I was emptying a dresser full of old junk drawers on the weekend and I watched Kokoda and Takers. Takers had Charles Miner from the office and that Matt guy, not demon, the other one. (more…)

Space Attack!

May 3, 2011

This was a great flick. Scientist Kevin Spacey discovers something. Attack is imminent, no one would believe him, no one except veteran FBI agent Bruce Willis and hot shot Keanu his new partner. Its gripping to watch these pros in action, scene after scene they just stare at each other blankly and so much tension and emotion is implied (more…)

Jim Smetchland Reviews: Buried

January 26, 2011

Fuck, newsflash, its just Van Wilder stuck in a box for 2 hours. What a goddamn mystery, thrilling (more…)

Smetchland Reviews: Pirate Radio

April 26, 2010

PSHoffman is good as usual, I just can’t be bothered to write his full name out. These actors and their goddamn 3 part stage names, if you don’t use your fake middle name you will never win an award for your acting. How about Joseph Manwell Flatulence someone should start calling themselves that to get respect (more…)

Smetchland Reviews: Green Zone

April 21, 2010

Matt Affleck tromps around Baghdad as an army Sargent just following the invasion of Iraq (Bush II). Before each scene they karate chopped his neck to gruff up his voice disguising his pansiness somewhat (more…)

Smetchland Reviews: Sherlock Holmes (2009)

March 31, 2010

Robert Downey Jr. stars as Johnny Depp in Sherlock Holmes. Spoiler Alert!!! (more…)