Category: Movies

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

My geek powers have increased exponentially with the absorption of the final film in the Transformers trilogy. Transformers: Dark of the Moon opened yesterday here in Jamaica and after fighting off a horde to get tickets I barely survived dual attacks by two female movie goers, one trying...

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13 Assassins – Non-Stop Samurai Action

Living in Japan in it’s feudal era must have been interesting but extreamely dangerous, then again it would depend on which family or class you were fortunate or unfortunate to be born in. 13 Assassins is 2 hour festival of gore that isn’t as story or character...

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X-Men: First Class

Nothing says summertime like Super Hero flicks and X-Men: First Class is one of the many super hero flicks vywing for our attention this summer albeit with an interesting twist. I nervously gave it a watch at the theater today and my oh my was it almost...

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is the 4th installment of a pirates of the Caribbean series that was original supposed to a trilogy. Being a huge fan of the pirates series Pirates 4 was one of my most anticipated movies of 2011 as...

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Cars 2 Clip: Mater vs high tech Japanese toilet

I’m a big fan of animated movies. I’ve found that with all the live-action garbage coming out spewing from Hollywood animated movies like the Incredibles, WALL-E, Shrek etc have been better repositories for my money. If you have been following me on Twitter for a while...

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Coracoes Sujos Post WWII Japanese in Brazil

Coracoes Sujos or “Dirty Hearts” is a new film by Brazilian filmmaker Vicente Amorim and is based off a fictional book written by Fernando Morais about the chaos in Brazil’s sizable Japanese immigrant population following Japan’s World War II loss. The Japanese immigrant community in...

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Karate Kid vs Kung Fu Kid

Last weekend I made an impromptu trip to the movies with Mrs Jamaipanese to check out Karate Kid, the remake of a cult classic that I must have watched at least a hundred times as a child. I knew very little about the remake before...

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Ichi-Bam Dancers from Japan on Dancin’ Dynamites

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Talent shows are all the rage now from singing to dancing to drumming. North American shows like American Idol and Dancing with with the Stars are well known but many countries have produced local versions and Jamaica is no different with shows like Rising Stars,...

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