Archive | August, 2013

The Wolverine

20 Aug

The WolverineFreed from the typical save the city/world antics that have too often plagued comic books films, Director James Mangold manages to showcase a film which fans of Claremont’s Wolverine would celebrate. A clear diversion from the first Wolverine origins film which was a mishmash of 4-scene cameos and glossed up action; ‘The Wolverine’ is a character driven story that borrows strongly from the comic.

The story is chronologically placed after the previous X-Men film, i.e. The Last Stand as we find Logan (Hugh Jackman) haunted in his dreams by Jean Gray (Famke Janssen) living out a life cursed with immortality. On Master Yashida’s (Hal Yamanouchi) orders, Yukio (Rila Fukushima) finds Logan and flies him to Japan for a final goodbye. Being the man saved by Logan from the nuclear bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Yashida offers Logan mortality in gratitude as he lies on his death bed. With a prompt refusal, a kidnapping attempt and a volatile granddaughter Mariko (Tao Okamto); things seem like anything but black and white. Continue reading

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Grown Ups 2

15 Aug

Grown Ups 2Competition:

For a chance to win two pair of tickets to the premiere screening of “Grown Ups 2” simply answer the following question (in the comments section) :

Tells us who directed the original ‘Grown Ups’ film?

The winner will be announced at 2pm on the 20th of August.

Premiere Details
When: August 20th 2013, 9:00pm
Where: Grand Cinemas, Festival City

Winners are Ashley John and Tariq Mirza. Thank you for taking part.

The Wolverine

4 Aug

The WolverineCompetition:

For a chance to win pair of tickets to the special screening of “The Wolverine” simply answer the following question (in the comments section) :

Tells us who directed the film?

Winner will be announced at 4pm on the 5th of August.

Premiere Details
When: August 5th 2013, 8:00pm
Where: Grand Cinemas, Festival City

Winners are Rahul Negandhi and Jasmine P. Thank you for taking part.