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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.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPoHPNeU9fc

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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…

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.

 

 

After Earth

30 Sep

Honestly, I got disappoint about Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith.

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In the near future, the earth got environmental cataclysm which force human to abandon their homeland and settle on a new world called Nova Prime. One thousand years later, a conflict happened between the Ranger Corps, a peacekeeping organization commanded by General Cypher Raige and the S’krell, alien creatures who intended to conquer Nova Prime. The alien dropped their secret weapons are the Ursas, large, blind predatory creatures that hunt by “sensing” fear on Nova. However, General Raige somehow do not fear about this brutal monster, and people call this skill about suppress one’s fear “ghosting”. After his older daughter been killed by Ursas, and his son grown up, General Raige decided to take his son with him to take his final mission. That’s how this story begun.

捕获

Like all the fiction movie goes, the spaceship which carried Ursas in it,  got crashed. Everyone, except General Raige, his son and Ursas, all died which it highly impossible. From this part, I already got the feeling this movie gonna be boring and full of crap. After General Raige’s leg broken and he commend his son Kitai to go to the tail part and get the signal gun. I feel I was right.

Anyways, this movie or the whole story is all about how Kitai this young kid survived from the earth, and fight with Ursas, then became the second person who can do “ghosting” after his own father who has been sitting in the same place and watching for the whole movie.

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There is several sense about the earth are beautiful, and touching. Like lots of creatures live freely on the earth.

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What I feel about this movie?

Before I watched this movie, I was waiting for Will Smith come and save the world, However, he just sit there and let his son done everything which made me super disappoint about both of them. And his son, Kitai or Jaden, his just simply don’t know how to act. Partly is his fault, but most of the reason for this, is his dad Will push too hard. Jaden is not ready for save the world. The whole story just make me feel super unreal, or in another way, this is fiction movie anyways. Say this, a young kid even scared of spider or monkey can become fear nothing in just three days, is this possible? Moreover, I wonder is that the bird or whatever it call know to pay back? I mean put grasses over Kitai’s body and stretch out over him till itself died just because of he tried to save its kids. I’m sure animals will change without human on the earth and interfere their life, but I’m pretty sure that’s not means they will change into human or think in the same way with we do.  For me it not sounds like a bird at all, I don’t know how you think about this. About the “ghosting”, General Raige is the only one who can do it among all human beings. And after he told his son about how he realized he can do “ghosting”, his son Kitai succeed. I was almost shut down my laptop. I feel so sorry for all those people who died in the war or got injured from fight with Ursas. Do not have that specialized gene does not means they can not be survived. Don’t even need to say maybe “ghosting” is not related to gene.

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All-in-all

If you are a big Will Smith fan, I am not recommend you to watch this movie. If you insist to watch it, please remember, do not compare this “after earth” with “I am legend”. This can make you feel a little bit better.