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5 cop movies worth watching

Finding a cop movie is not hard. It’s a genre with a long tradition, and as long as there’s still both good guys and bad guys out there, there will always be more of them… Having said that, finding good cop movies might not always be such an easy task. You know, the needle and […]

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The curious case of Matthew McConaughey

The average age of Best Actor winners at the Academy Awards is 44, which was Matthew McConaughey’s exact age when he picked up the award early this year for his performance in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’. He was one of the favorites to the award, and his career has taken a turn for the better these last […]

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Early Oscar favorites

The Oscars are still a few months away, but the buzz has already started ahead of the 87th Academy Awards, which will be held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on February the 22nd. Neil Patrick Harris, known from ‘Dougie Howser, M.D’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother’, is set to host the show. […]

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We need to talk about Joe Pesci

After reprising his role as Leo Getz in ‘Lethal Weapon 4’ in 1998, Joe Pesci has only starred in two movies, ‘Love Ranch’ and ‘The Good Shepard’. In the latter he only did one cameo scene, and it’s probably not a coincidence he decided to come out from his hiatus for that movie, considering it […]

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TV

Justified – Kentucky Fried Entertainment

A lot of long running TV shows are in their final stretch, with both ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and ‘Mad Men’ in the middle of their ultimate season. Another show about to have its final season is the FX show ‘Justified’. If you haven’t seen it you’ve got 5 great seasons to look forward to, and […]

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Movie titles starting with a Number

For anyone who alphabetize their DVD or BlueRay collections (guilty), there’s always a certain level of insecurity when you’re about to buy a movie starting with a number. Knowing you might have to move your entire collection slightly to the right, you wanna make sure that the movie actually needs to be added to your […]

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6 reasons to watch ‘Person of Interest’

We’ve become spoilt for choices when it comes to TV shows, and it’s hard to navigate through the everlasting flurry of new and ongoing series on the tube. However, one of the TV shows you do not want to miss is ‘Person of Interest’, which started back in 2011 and just started it’s 4th season. The […]

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Upcoming movies: A missing wife, a crazy reporter and… a birdman?

As the summer slowly but surely gives way to autumn (ok, maybe not so much here in Malta), it’s time to leave the beach for the movie theaters. Here are a couple of movies to look forward to in the coming months, with a very short reason why I’m looking forward to them, plus a […]

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Based on the book by…

It might be true; in most cases the books are better than the movies or TV shows that follow them, but in many cases that does not necessarily mean that the movies/TV shows are bad. On the contrary, so many great movies out there are based on books and novels, and here are a couple […]

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Supporting roles in TV-shows – As important as the main characters?

Sure, what would ‘The Sopranos’ be without James Gandolfini? Would ‘Breaking Bad’ have made it to 5 seasons if it hadn’t been for the amazing job Bryan Cranston has done with the main character of Walter White? Could anyone else have pulled off the role of Luther as good as Idris Elba did in the […]