Tank Girl Review

Tank Girl is a 1995 science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay, starring Lori Petty, Ice-T, Naomi Watts, and Malcolm McDowell.  Based on the comic series Tank Girl by Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett, the film is set in drought-ravaged Autralia and follows Tank Girl (Petty) as she, Jet Girl (Watts), and genetically modified supersolders called the Rippers fight “Water & Power”, an oppressive corporation led by Kessless (McDowell). Positives: Good amount of humor Great soundtrack Pretty awesome characters Good performance by Petty Good performance by Watts Good…

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Bandidas Review

Bandidas is a 2006 Western action comedy film directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), starring Salma Hayek (Everly), Penelope Cruz (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Steve Zahn (The Ridiculous 6), Sam Shepard (Black Hawk Down), Dwight Yoakam (Crank), and Ismael ‘East’ Carlo (Eraser).  In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. Plot: The story revolves around Sara and Maria who  attempt to exact revenge…

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Inside Out Review

Inside Out is a 2015 3D computer-animated comedy, drama adventure film directed by Pete Docter, starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Richard King, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, and Kyle MacLachlan. The film is set in the mind of a young girl, Riley Andersen, where five personified emotions-Joy, Fear, Anger, Sadness, and Disgust-try to lead her through life as she moves with her parents to a new city.

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Leprechaun 4: In Space Review/Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.36

Welcome to the 36th episode of Breaker Debates.  Leprechaun 4: In Space is a 1996 comedy horror science fiction film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, starring Warwick Davis, Brent Jasmer, Jessica Collins, Tim Colceri, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., and Debbe Dunning. It is the fourth installment in the Leprechaun series.  Resurfacing on an alien planet, the Leprechaun (Warwick Davis) abducts a member of the world’s royalty, Princess Zarina (Rebekah Carlton), in an attempt to wed her and become the supreme ruler.  

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Leprechaun 3 Review/Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.35

Welcome to the 35th episode of Breaker Debates. Leprechaun 3 is a 1995 comedy fantasy horror directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, starring Warwick Davis, John Gatins, Lee Armstrong, and Caroline Williams. Set as the third installment in the Leprechaun horror film series the story follows the vengeful leprechaun who is in Las Vegas searching for his stolen golden coin.

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Leprechaun 2 Review/Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.34

Welcome to the 34th episode of Breaker Debates.  Leprechaun 2 is a 1994 horror comedy directed by Rodman Flender, starring Warwick Davis, Charlie Heath, Shevonne Durkin, and Sandy Baron.  It is the second installment in the Leprechaun series and is set on the one thousandth birthday of an evil leprechaun who selects the descendant of one of his slaves to have as his bride, leaving it up to the girl’s boyfriend to save her.

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Leprechaun Review/Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.33

Welcome to the 33rd episode of Breaker Debates. Leprechaun is a 1993 horror comedy film directed by Mark Jones, starring Warwick Davis, Jennifer Aniston, Ken Olandt, Mark Holton, and Robert Gorman. Serving as the first installment of the Leprechaun horror film series following a vengeful leprechaun who believes a family has stolen his pot of gold. As he hunts them, they attempt to locate his gold and mollify him.

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One-Punch Man Review

One-Punch Man is a 2015 superhero action parody Japanese anime based on the manga of the same name created by One and illustrated by Yusuke Murata.  The story focuses on Saitama, a superhero who has grown bored as he has become so powerful that all of his battles end in a single punch. Positives: Saitama and Genos are great characters Great action Great soundtrack Great humor Good animation style Negatives: Poorly written characters Poorly written story Major plotholes Plot: The series follows Saitama, a superhero who is the strongest man…

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Get Out Review

Get Out is a 2017 comedy horror film directed by Jordan Peele, starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, Lakeith Stanfield and Catherine Keener.  The film follows a young interracial couple, Chris (Kaluuya) and Rose (Williams) who visit the mysterious estate of the woman’s parents. Positives: Great performances Good cast Great direction Good humor Interesting premise Negatives: n/a Plot: The film follows protagonist Chris Washington who goes to visit his girlfriend’s parents house.  He quickly realizes that things aren’t what they seem.  He then learns…

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Z Nation Review

Z Nation is a 2014 action horror comedy drama post-apocalyptic television series created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler, starring Kellita Smith, DJ Qualls, Keith Allan, Anastasia Baranova, Russell Hodgkinson, and Nat Zang.  The story follows a group of survivors escorting the only known survivor of a zombie bite to the last CDC office in California during a zombie apocalypse. Positives: Good performances by the main and supporting cast Interesting and compelling story Great, well-written characters Great humor Wity dialogue Great use of makeup, practical, and CGI effects Good, well-choreographed…

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