Elysium (2013)

Set in the year 2154, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.

Today is Action Saturday. And now I feature you the movie Elysium by Neill Blomkamp starring none other than Matt Damon.
The movie is set to a futuristic time where human race has been divided into two factions. The Earth citizens and the Elysium citizens which are more advanced compared to the citizens of Earth that's has been fallen to anarchy.

The movie focuses in the attempt of the Earth people to penetrate inside the city of Elysium to get healed/treated.

So far, the movies not too shabby, to too great, just right. The plot is somewhat weak, for me...and its quite predictable though.

Effects. The effects are nice, the phase beam, lasers, gun fires and stunts are amazing.

Storyline. The storyline is somewhat so-so, its like that there is something missing but you cannot just get your finger on it.

Overall, the movie is watchable and nice however do not expect too much though, for those who wants to kill time and has nothing much to do, go check out this film.


Jobs (2013)

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
From the book of the same title by Matt Whitely, directed by Joshua Michael Stern created a a movie depicting Job's life story in a movie. Steve Jobs as we know him, created the revolutionary apple computers... your iPhone.

The movie is a Biography, much like The Social Network of Mark Zuckerberg, this movie revolves as well in Jobs' struggle to get to the top...and I cannot even believed he was kicked out of his self built company.

Steve Jobs, after watching this movie is really a genius, tacky and a quick thinker, however he is also tyrannical when it comes to work which makes him look ''bad'' to his coworkers.

Overall. The movie is great, worth seeing guy and there's a lot of good lessons to absorb from this.


The Conjuring (2013)

The first Horror movie I'm going to watch this Year. The conjuring, directed by James Wan is said to be "based on true story" for which is, I don't really know if it really is. This movie, even though it is not yet showing in my country, I've already been hearing rumors, side comments and spoilers. I even heard that I'm one cinema here in Manila, after watching the movie, a girl became "possessed" inside the cinema! Hehe...such an effective way of Advertising a movie.

At the first 30 minutes i was like, "Guys, calm down, you're all being exaggerated." But when the Maid scene came out, HOLY SHIT I swear it creeped the shit out me.

Overall. The movie is--wait, Overall already? No plot? Well, anyways, Overall, the movie is HORRIBLE! in a sense it will make you scream, close your eyes, makes your heart pound and makes you go pee.


The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.
Plot. The movie is based from the novel of the same title written by Cassandra Claire and made into action by Harald Zwart thus creating an amazing portrayal of the book into a movie. The movie features a young girl who can see Shadow Hunters, who, themselves have devoted their existence in battling a war that cannot be won by any but must be fought.

The movie has a lot of twists and really much unpredictable. What I like most in the movie is the fight scenes and of course the magic stuffs. The effects are really good too, and for a moments in the Aviary of the institute, a scene there where the flowers bloomed and fireflies flew, that moment when I'm watching it feels like I'm watching a Disney original movie.


Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters (2013)

Today I'll be reviewing the movie Sea of Monsters directed by Thor Freudenthal.

If you've watched the first title, The Lightning Thief and thought t'was beautiful and great, well then you're right; but if you think the sequel will be the same as the first or even surpass it, you have it all wrong.

Unfortunately unlike the first, the hype for this "mythological stuffs" have disappeared somewhere, and speaking of mythological stuffs, there are only few creatures seen in the entire movie, the manticore like hybrid, the big ass sea monster, the  Khalkotauroi and the Cyclops and of course the Titan Kronus but hey, what about the action scenes? All I can say is that the son of Poseidon, Percy didn't utilize his power that much, no water bending stuffs and the swordplay is so cheesy, I didn't even caught up in the movie and come to think I like this kind of stuffs! Greek stuffs! But sad to say this one totally disappointed me.

The Wolverine (2013)

The Wolverine directed by James Mangold is I bet the sequel to the movie after the X-men were disbanded. I said "I bet" because I didn't watch the movie before this, plus I'm not much of an x-men guy but I'm starting though!

Plot. Normal. The movie is like a Chinese martial art film plus a mutant that instantly heals its wounds, yes, Wolverine.

I actually like the movie, the movie is packed with nice action scenes, the train scene, the bad ass king-fu battles and ninja warriors.

The plot is quite weak, for me. The story is like saving the princess from the bad guys and the bad guys finally gets the girl and imprison her in the castle and then then the hero comes and there the final confrontation will happen...boss battle.

White House Down (2013)

A Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.

Hmm, what more can I say about this movie, --AWESOME! Wow, I never been so at the edge of my seat when watching a movie and definitely, this one made me.

Today is Tuesday movie day and right now, I feature you an action, thriller movie starring Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum entitled: White House Down.


Pacific Rim (2013)

If you're into big stuff and Gundam, this is the movie for you! Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Torro is a movie that took place in a post-apocalyptic world where human race is being threatened by the Aliens by sending dinosaur sized aliens to do the genocide, BUT will the humans just sit like a duck seeing their race grow extinct? No, so they build this huge, cool looking Robots to exterminate these aliens and there the story of Pacific Rim is made...

Plot. The story is awesome I liked it. Something new in the eyes....oh wait what about Transformers? Hmm I have to say, comparing both movies, this time I'll go with Pacific Rim, MAN! Just look how detailed and realistic the movements of the Jaegers, and the graphics! Its as close to reality! And hey, I'm not downgrading Transformers okay? I just can't help to compare because both features Huge Robots, okay?

Monsters University & Despicable Me 2 (2013)

A prequel to the movie, Monster Inc., on a look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their early days at the Monsters University where they weren't necessarily best of friends.

Despicable Me 2 is the sequel of  the same title where this time, Gru, as an ex villain, recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a new Super Criminal. 

Actually, this is the first time I'm posting 2 movie review in one Post. Well, this will do anyways, plus to save time and I quite forgot some parts of the movies na eh haha.

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY is a such a great film. From the start of the movie, I was blown by the smooth graphics; the story is even better and unfolds the story behind the characters of Monsters Inc. I don't know if there is or not, but is there an Oozma Kappa member seen in the movie Monster Inc.?

When Dean Hardscrabble made an entrance, she automatically became my favorite monster. ^^

Meanwhile in DESPICABLE ME 2, this movie is a nice one, however I have to say, when comparing these 2 movies back-to-back, I have to say, Monsters U has an edge when it comes to the Graphics. Although the minions are cute and funny, that is not enough to make a great movie. Also the story line, in my point of view, I feel like the story is somewhat plain and simple, but the ending has a nice catch (I like the Minion music video)!


World War Z (2013)

Today we watched World War Z starred by Brad Pitt. I was really excited to watch this movie because not only that it's a Zombie Film, but also it is made by Max Brooks, author of the book of the same title and the Zombie Survival Guide.

I essentially no doubt, loooove Zombie film, EVER! I'm a huge fan and I've waited like months for this movie; I think t'was March or Feb when I first saw the trailer, I was really moved By it like, YEEAH another Z-film! Man this ones going to be awesome, plus the fact that Brad Pitt is the Bida.

Also, as a fan of Max, first of all, I have to say that this movie and the book he made (i.e. Zombie Survival Guide) totally contradicts. Especially on how the Zombies moves and stuffs, but oh well, I understand him, he made the Zombies more of a super zombie in this version.
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