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17 AGAIN MOVIE REVIEW

17 Again Rating: PG-13 Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz The year is 1989, Michael O’Donnell is a star athlete with a full college scholarship pretty much in the bag. Scouts have come out to watch him play in the championship game. Michael is pumped and excited, … Continue reading

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The Horde Movie Review

The Horde Movie Review Rated: R Brought to you by OBS Staff Member Rose Elle We should all be sick and tired of zombie movies considering the plethora of renditions out there, however foreign zombie horror movies always manage to have a few interesting twists that hold our attention. Case … Continue reading

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ELLA ENCHANTED MOVIE REVIEW

Ella Enchanted Rating: PG Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz When Ella was born her fairy godmother stopped by to pay a visit. Since Ella wouldn’t stop crying, the fairy godmother bestowed her with a gift of obedience. Ella grows up unable to control the need to … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU

Movie Review: The Adjustment Bureau (2011) Written by OBS Staff Member Rose Imagine if your life was predestined and no matter the supposed choices you make, your path in life is ultimately set in stone. This is the premise of The Adjustment Bureau (directed by George Nolfi), which was hailed … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: VAMPIRES: LOS MUERTOS

Movie Review: Vampires: Los Muertos Rated R Written by OBS Staff Member Rose Releases in 2002, directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, John Carpenter’s Vampires: Los Muertos feels like it was actually released in the late 80’s. Dated looking and cheesy in effects, this vampire flick stars Jon Bon Jovi as … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: MONSTERS

MONSTERS Movie review by Tyson Yates Monsters is a film that sees two American citizens journeying through the landscape of what has now become an infected Mexico, towards the sanctuary that is the American border. More than slightly altered, a monumental structure referred to as ‘The Wall’ is what separates … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: CASE 39

Case 39 Rating: R NOTE: Slight spoilers! Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Case 39 is centered around social worker Emily Jenkins (Renee Zellweger). She gets called to home to investigate possible abuse of a young girl, Lilith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland). The school believes she is being … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE BROTHERS GRIMM

The Brothers Grimm Rated: PG-13 Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz The Brothers Grimm takes place in French occupied Germany in the 1700s. The movie is set around the fairytales written by the famous brothers Grimm, Will (Matt Damon) and Jacob (Heath Ledger). The brothers travel around … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE LAST MIMZY

The Last Mimzy Rated: PG Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: When Noah (Chris O’Neil) and Emma Wilder (Rhiannon Leigh Wryn) discover a special box on the beach, they open it and unlock an exciting adventure beyond imagination. Inside they find Mimzy, a magical stuffed rabbit along with … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: JUST LIKE HEAVEN

Just Like Heaven Rated: PG-13 Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Just Like Heaven is centered around Elizabeth Masterson (Reese Witherspoon) who is consumed by her job at the hospital and her dreams of becoming a doctor. One night as she is heading to her sister’s house … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE DEATHS OF IAN STONE

The Deaths of Ian Stone Rated: R Written by OBS Staff Member Rose The Deaths of Ian Stone was released in 2007 as part of the After Dark Horror Fest 8 Films To Die For and directed by Dario Piana (who is directing The Lost Boys: The Thirst) I found … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: PREDATORS

Written by OBS Staff Member Rose If your looking to get your socks blown off by some fantastical upgrade in Predators directed by Nimród Antal, you’ll be disappointed.  In this sequel to the 1987 film Predator, no matter how things change they more they remain the same. Changes include the … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE

Bought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Warning–There are some spoilers in the review! Review: The movie begins with Balthazar Black (Nicolas Cage) narrating the story as he and his fellow sorcerer’s fight against the evil sorcerer Morgana (Alice Krige). Merlin, Balthazar’s master and teacher, falls due to … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE EVIL DEAD

Written by OBS Staff Member Rose Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods for a relaxing weekend.  They find an old tape recorder with recordings of demonic incantations from The Book of the Dead. Unbeknownst to them, as they listen to the tape they are in fact … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: SPLICE

SPLICE MOVIE REVIEW Written by OBS Staff Member Rose Rated: R The opening scene plays out visually through the eyes of ‘something’ being born. Stuck in a womb, it cannot come out by itself and it is slipping in and out of consciousness. Through this vision, we experience what it … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW- PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action. I’ll admit, when I saw the first pictures of Jake Gyllenhaal as the lead, I thought they had ruined the movie. Actually, I still think the poster of just him looks off; but in … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON

How To Train Your Dragon Rating : PG for sequences of intense action and some scary images, and brief mild language. Brought to you by OBS staff member Karolina Review: The viking island of Berk prides itself in having good, strong Viking folk as it’s citizens – ones who can … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: PONTYPOOL

PONTYPOOL REVIEW Written by OBS Staff Member Rose A film that shows us it is not necessary to have a large budget for a sizeable impact. From Canadian director Bruce McDonald comes this intellectual take on the done-every-which-way-from-Sunday zombie genre. McDonald is not the type of director to be typical … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEW: SPACEBALLS

Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose In a galaxy far far far far away, the Druish Princess Vespa has been betrothed to Prince Valium. As his name suggests he falls asleep at the drop of a hat due to a case of narcolepsy. Not happy with impending marriage, … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEWS: THE CRAZIES

Don’t drink the water! Brought to you by OBS staff member Rose Name: The Crazies Rated: R Running Time: 101 minutes Director: Breck Eisner Synopsis Ogden Marsh, with a population of 1,200, is just like any other small farm town, until the town drunk walks on the baseball field during … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEWS: DONNIE DARKO

As you have already figured out by now, it’s ‘time travel’ month here at OBS, so our first movie review of the new decade is the cult-classic film ‘Donnie Darko’, a film that received 10 nominations and has won 11 awards that deals heavily with the concept of time travel. … Continue reading

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