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Fight Club

4 Oct

“That old thing, how you always hurt the one you love. Well, it works both ways.”

Edward Norton plays the noname, who have suffered from insomnia for long time, his doctor refused to give him any medicine and advises him to join a support group where he met the “big boobs Bob”. This no name gut start to addicted to attending support groups, until he found out that he is not alone. Marla Singer, showed up in his life. During a flight home, no name guy met Tyler Durden, and he have to call him after he found out his apartment blew out and he has no place to go. This is how this movie and how fight club beginning.

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After the first fight outside the bar, Mr. Noname moved to Tyler’s dilapidated house. They have fight over and over until it become the “fight club” where brunch of men will meet up in a bar’s basement. It is a routine opportunity to fight with others.

“Gentlemen, welcome to the Fight Club. The first rule of fight club is you do not talk about fight club.”

Thing between Marla, Mr. Nomane, and Tyler became more and more complicate. She have sex with one and then another. She seems weird and both of two guys’ friendship seems changed after this girl and all those changes happened among fight club. Mr. Noname tried to shut down the project which started by Tyler and fight club. But he found out he can do nothing, and everything is under Tyler’s control. Until they fight for the last time, and Mr. Noname realized that Tyler is just exactly himself and he is Tyler. He shot himself in the face, and “killed” Tyler.

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“Most people…normal people…do just about anything to avoid a fight.”

Edward did awesome job in this movie, or you could say Edward Norton is really good at being a psycho. He can be as innocent as a young teenager, or being a super creepy weirdo. About Brad Pitt, he just act out how wild or crazy he is.

This movie is kind of arouse my feeling about have a fight with someone. I always  wrestling with my boyfriend, but since he is much bigger and stronger than me, been defeated feels terrible. Anyways, this movie give other people’s a feeling that they can not just simply suck everything up, they need to learn how to say no, or at least find a good way to let temper go, maybe not fight with some random people, since this is just a movie.

I like it a lot though.

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Kill Bill

4 Oct

Blood, gore, and more gore. Kill Bill: the perfect story of sweet revenge. The Bride shows no form of compassion, relent, or mercy to those she kills. From what started as a ruthless attempt on her life by her former boss and associates, she tracks down and destroys them all, one by one. The ultimate goal? Simple. Kill Bill, the mastermind behind her attempted murder. In the end, Kill Bill reminds us all that revenge is a dish best served cold.

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The director Quentin Tarantino has his own reputation as violence and classic quotes. Because in each of his movies, he kinda push the envelope, he gave the audience an expectation that his movie should be good and gore. Like in Pulp Fiction, there’s a sense of gay rape which you have never heard about. At the time of violent, there still have good theme or story behind it.

If you are a gore movie fun, you definitely have watch Quentin Tarantino‘s movie before. Also his foul dialogues are as famous as his gore.

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“The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he who, in the name of charity and good will, shepherds the weak through the valley of darkness, for he is truly his brother’s keeper and the finder of lost children. And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who would attempt to poison and destroy My brothers. And you will know My name is the Lord when I lay My vengeance upon thee.”

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“Revenge is never a straight line. It’s a forest, And like a forest it’s easy to lose your way… To get lost… To forget where you came in.”

Avengers

3 Oct

Plot
The avengers is a unique movie, because all these heroes from Marvels since maybe past 5 years, for example, iron man, hulk, Captain America, etc. But what we have in this movie? We have all these guys in one movie. What truly make it unique is that all these theme actors, those famous actors, they all come together for this single movie which makes it has great cast.
To some people who may do not like bunch of super heroes in one movie, Marvels also found a solution for this group people, they use the same actors and made their own movie which make Avengers even more awesome. Just like a TV Show which has the best quality ever. Like after each one somehow survived the world, not they formed into a super league, to defeat their same enemy Loki.

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Also Avengers is a killer movie which has good story and to the end it comes out the best. It is hard to have get such a good story from this long story line. Since as the sense goes, all these superheroes cannot get along with each other which give the bad guy, Loki, a good chance to depart this group. After the agent died, they realized against each other is not the way to solve the problem, so they start to fight like a team and watch each other’s back.

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About the iron man, Tony Stark is a man full of arrogant characteristic, for a long time, other avengers cannot go along with Tony Stark, especially Captain America who is the symbol of virtual, and loyal, justice. For the whole time, the avengers are trying to work as a group, but the iron man is seems doing something by his own which cause lots of tension for the group. However, iron man does came around, and at the end, the iron man or Tony Stark save the world by taking the nuclear missile into out space. He shifted from the self-absorb character, this “all about me” person into a self-sacrifice hero. Iron man gave me the feeling that he is one of the key part or major characteristic of this movie.

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Aside from the superheroes, this movie still have good theme to it. What we can get from this movie is not only about how important group working is for normal people or superheroes, but more about self-accomplishment. And overall, avengers is a pretty clean movie, which do not have too much blood or violence in it. You can take your kids to see it.

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R.I.P.D.

3 Oct

Boston Police Department Detectives Nick Walker and Bobby Hayes stole a chest full of gold found during a drug bust, and Nick buries his share of the gold in his backyard, intending to use it to create a better life for himself and his wife, Julia. However, he regrets his decision and informs Hayes he intends to return the gold. Later, during a raid on a warehouse, Nick and Hayes get into a shootout with criminals, and Hayes kills Nick to prevent him from returning the gold, framing one of the criminals for the murder.

While ascending through a tunnel in the sky to the afterlife, Nick is pulled into the office of Mildred Proctor, director of the Boston division of the Rest In Peace Department (R.I.P.D.), an agency that recruits deceased police officers to patrol the afterlife and capture “Deados”, spirits that failed to cross over and return to Earth as monstrous ghosts. Nick agrees to join the R.I.P.D. after Proctor explains that it would stave off a potentially negativefinal judgment for at least a century, and meets his new partner, Roy Pulsipher, an ex-U.S. Marshal who lived in the 1800s.

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Nick and Roy return to Earth to attend Nick’s funeral, where Nick learns R.I.P.D. officers are assigned avatars, which is how humans perceive them. Nick’s is an elderly Chinese man, Jerry Chen and Roy’s is an attractive Russian woman, Opal Pavlenko. After failing to communicate with Julia, Nick accompanies Roy to the apartment of a suspect, Stanley Nawlicki, who tries to escape and is killed by the duo. Pieces of gold identical to the ones Nick stole are found in Nawlicki’s possessions and logged into evidence.

Nick and Roy then meet with Elliot, a dealer set to make an exchange with someone, revealed to be Hayes. Nick and Roy follow him to Nick’s house, where Hayes retrieves Nick’s share of the gold, leading Julia to believe Nick was corrupt. From there, the duo tails Hayes to an abandoned warehouse where he gives the gold to a Deado, Pulaski, who escapes and causes enough destruction due to Nick and Roy’s intervention that it makes national news. Proctor, infuriated, takes them off the case, but they decide to continue the investigation on their own after learning the pieces of golds are components of the Staff of Jericho, a mystic device that could reverse the tunnel that transports the dead into the afterlife, returning them to Earth.

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Nick and Roy visit Hayes, who quickly finds out who they are and reveals himself to be a Deado. He is arrested and brought to the R.I.P.D. headquarters, where he and other Deados manage to escape after stealing the components of the Staff of Jericho and return to Earth. While the Deados assemble the Staff of Jericho, Hayes kidnaps Julia to use her as a human sacrifice to open the portal. Nick and Roy arrive and after killing the Deados, including Pulaski, Nick goes to save Julia while Roy destroys the Staff of Jericho and saves the city. Although Nick manages to kill Hayes, Julia succumbs to her wounds and she and Nick share a tearful goodbye.

Julia is revived in the hospital and begins recovery, granted a second chance by Proctor as a favor to Nick. She also reinstates Nick and Roy into the agency, in addition to providing Nick with a new avatar, which is soon revealed to be a 10-year-old girl scout, much to Nick’s disappointment. Nick and Roy then get into their car and drive away.

Everything in this post is from Wikipedia, except this sentence. Ugh, this is the first time I hate movie, or don’t even want to hear about “movie” this word.

You could call this Bug…

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

3 Oct

Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a good movie. I like it. And most of my friends like it. I think you are going to like it.

Click to play this theme music while you are reading this post.

 

The movie beginning with the Ms. and Mrs. Smith answering questions during marriage counseling. And the next beautiful sence is how they met each other and how their love story beginning in Colombia with this music as background.

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In general, this movie is about how an assassins fake married couple tried to kill each other until they find out they still love each other.  Yeah, I know, it sounds funny, and actually, this is a good funny movie. They talk about fake daily work, eat fake homemade dinner, they praise on each other’s taste of art, have real sex. They ruined their own house, tried to kill each other in a fancy restaurant. I believe all the couples have those time want to “kill” each other, but this Smith couple, they do it in the action which is awesome. I still remember when Brad Pitt said “I love my wife, I want her to be happy, I want good things for her, but there are times (I really want to kill her).” my boyfriend said “me too” and I said “same here”. Don’t laugh, you are the same.

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I love the part they realized they still love each other just like when they first met while they tore their own house apart and then have sex over the broken glass and furniture. It give me feeling that people are not going to cherish each other until they lose them. For the whole movie, the assassins part just like dressing for the special love story, and make it funny.

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About the actors

I like Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt a lot, they both are super hot and have the most sexy lips ever in the world. They are really eye-catching couple. I hope their love can last longer and longer no matter what happen to them. Also, they are good actors, all the characters they get, they can make it alive and more interesting.

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All-in-all

There is a good family movie.

 

Directed by Doug Liman
Produced by Akiva Goldsman
Arnon Milchan
Lucas Foster
Written by Simon Kinberg
Starring Angelina Jolie
Brad Pitt
Vince Vaughn
Kerry Washington
Adam Brody
Music by John Powell
Cinematography Bojan Bazelli
Editing by Michael Tronick
Studio Regency Enterprises
New Regency
Weed Road Pictures
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Summit Entertainment
Release date(s)
  • June 7, 2005 (premiere)
  • June 10, 2005(United States)
Running time 120 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $110 million
Box office $478,336,279

2012

2 Oct

The reason I chose this was because it’s almost 2014 now, so the whole movie which scared me a lot, seems like a joke.

 

Plot

The World’s end. All kinds of disasters you can think happened in this movie.

 

Why this movie got fantastic reaction?

First of all. it related to Mayan calendar which picks 2012 as the date of humanity’s doom. Nobody can get over with “what if”, we ask this to ourselves or others lots of times every single day. “What if I turn left at last corner, I would not stop here for this red light for 2 hours.” “What if I told her I love her, maybe she would not be so pissed of at me.” When it comes to the earth, the only homeland we all share together “what if the world’s end coming in next one years, what should I do now?” I don’t know about what’s your reaction about this. I have heard lots of people said “if the 2012 is real, I gonna quit my college and enjoy my last year” they all like this. Like what the movie told us, there do have a spaceship or rocket exist somewhere on the earth, but only super wealthy people can afford the ticket. So for the normal people like us, the only thing we can do is take our time, and enjoy it before we die. However, the reason why I can say all these in this “I don’t care” way, was because I know 2012 is not true. It’s already 2013 people!! But, I was so afraid about this before, or you could say, this movie got me.  Back to Mayan, because it is authority or somehow they can foresee everything. Second, the White House blow up, the vice president of America died. This is a big deal. I have to say, this movie is successfully got me super into it. When I watching it, I felt it was all real, and I can not stop telling myself, this is real, this gonna happened.

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I have to say, the special effects are awesome!!! They are the thing made this movie so success. The special effects made everything, every disaster looks and sounds so real. 2012 just like The Day After Tomorrow and Independent Day, 2012 got everyone. I remember the world was in panic back then. That was how a single movie can affect on everyone’s daily life. And I am pretty sure that there do have certain amount of people did changed their life and got ready for the world’s end.

Directed by Roland Emmerich
Produced by Harald Kloser
Mark Gordon
Larry J. Franco
Written by Harald Kloser
Roland Emmerich
Starring John Cusack
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Amanda Peet
Oliver Platt
Thandie Newton
Danny Glover
Woody Harrelson
Music by Harald Kloser
Thomas Wander
Cinematography Dean Semler
Editing by David Brenner
Peter S. Elliott
Studio Centropolis Entertainment
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) November 13, 2009
Running time 158 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $200 million[1]
Box office $769,679,473[2]

 

2012 past, life is still going on.

However, there will have a new disaster movie come out which will be as awesome as 2012.

 

 

the Fast and the Furious 6

1 Oct

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The Fast and the Furious (or simply Fast and Furious) is a series of American action films which centers on illegal street racing and heists. Produced by Universal Studios, the series was established in 2001 with the eponymous first installment, which has since been followed by five sequels, and two short films that tie into the series. Having earned $2,337,055,975 as of August 1, 2013 at the worldwide box office, it has become Universal Studios’ biggest franchise of all time.      ———Wikipedia

This is the only series movies I have watched over and over and over again. For no reason.

The Fast and The Furious 6 is mainly talking about a professional gang led by Dominic Toretto have retired around the world and enjoy their wealthy life, until Agent Luke Hobbs found Dominic and told him they found his presumed-dead lover Letty Ortiz. In order to reunion their “family”, they all decided to cooperate with Hobbs who offered them he can clear the group’s criminal records and allow them to return home in exchange for helping him to take down a skilled mercenary organization led by Owen Shaw. Also they can get Letty back.

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About Cars

Here is the link you can check all the cars showed up in the movie.  http://fastandfurious.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Cars

You could say The Fast and the Furious is the reason that made me love driving. While I was still in China, our interstate’s speed limit is much higher than America, and we also have terrible traffic situation. Lots of car squeezed together on the road, you have to change your line all the time to go faster. It is kind of like what have shown in the movie, but not that crazy. However, every time you drive fast, you can feel your blood rush into your heart and your head which make you feel really good. Or at least I like that feeling a lot. I am know nothing about cars, so I’ll just finish this part here.

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One thing I don’t really like about this movie is no matter what, the people in the gang will not die. I know movie is just for entertain not for educate. But still, please somehow tell those young kids who maybe just got their driver licenses, driving is dangerous, you need to follow the traffic law.

Anyways, I love this movie. It is a good movie for fall break.

 

 

Directed by Justin Lin
Produced by
Written by Chris Morgan
Based on Characters
by Gary Scott Thompson
Starring
Music by Lucas Vidal[2]
Cinematography Stephen F. Windon
Editing by
Studio
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s)
  • May 7, 2013(Premiere, London)
  • May 17, 2013(United Kingdom)
  • May 24, 2013(International)
Running time 130 minutes[3]
Country
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $160 million[4]
Box office $788.6 million[4]