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Hometown:
Camp Crystal Lake
Favorite Movies:
Shaun of the Dead, Final Fantasy VII - Advent Children, The Punisher, Saw, The Thing, Troy, Shoot 'Em Up, Clash of the Titans, Avatar, 28 Weeks Later..., The Island, X-Men Origins - Wolverine, Doomsday, Hot Fuzz, X2: X-Men United, 300, X-Men: The Last Stand, Nothing to Lose, Mortal Kombat, Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Solomon Kane, The Longest Yard, Resident Evil: Extinction, 28 Days Later, Zombieland, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3, The Hangover, Idiocracy, The Matrix, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Terminator 3 - Rise of the Machines, X-Men, Total Recall, Evolution, Happy Gilmore, I, Robot, Jumanji, Mystery Men, Saw IV, Saw II, The Rundown (Welcome to the Jungle), Anchorman - The Legend Of Ron Burgundy, The Terminator, The 6th Day, The One, In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, Watchmen, Push, Big Trouble in Little China, Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi, The Mummy, Gabriel, Pandorum, Batman Begins, Cube Zero, Tais-Toi, Night at the Museum, The Condemned, Rush Hour, White Noise 2: The Light, Cube, The Pink Panther, Silent Hill, Balto, Minority Report, Serenity, The Shawshank Redemption, Ultraviolet, Daybreakers, Sherlock Holmes, Vantage Point, Doom
Favorite Actors:
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Thomas Jane, Tony Todd, Antonio Banderas, Gemma Ward, Summer Glau, Simon Pegg, Sean Bean, Kristanna Loken, Rachel McAdams, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Robert Englund, Jackie Chan, Cillian Murphy, Gerard Butler, Vince Vaughn, Rob Schneider, Steve Carell, Tim Robbins, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Jet Li, Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Seann William Scott, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, Terry Crews, Clive Owen, Ellen Page, Liam Neeson, Will Smith, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Brittany Snow, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman, Ray Stevenson, Ron Perlman, Sam Worthington, Robert Downey Jr., Morgan Freeman, Zen Gesner, George Buza, Tim Progosh, Oris Erhuero, Nick Frost, Keanu Reeves, Robin Williams, Christian Bale, Jean Reno, Chris Casamassa, Al Pacino, Alexis Bledel, Brendan Fraser, Ray Park, Paul Rudd, Chris Tucker, Oded Fehr, Christopher Walken, Robert De Niro, Eric Bana, Alan Rickman, William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Craig Bierko, Daniel Bernhardt, John C. McGinley, Matt Damon, Sarah Carter, Sylvester Stallone, Tobey Maguire
Bio:
<b>FIRST OF ALL A LITTLE NOTICE. I do not come on Flixster much anymore, so if I don't reply for long then that's because I haven't been on. However if you wish to keep contact with me more often, then please ask me for alternate means of communication, and of course you must be someone I've spoken to before.</b> Hi. I'm 22. I love movies (obviously). I love watching them and I love making movies too. I also love to write stories, make songs, design websites, pretty much anything where you get to create something interesting. I've gotten one of my stories published. Check it out if you're into fantasy adventures. It's called 'The Spellbound One'. PS: STOP SPAMMIN MY PROFILE WITH MOVIE RECOMMENDATIONS! I DON'T GIVE A SHIT WHAT YOU WANT ME TO WATCH! THEY NEVER WORKED FOR ME ANYWAY. IF YOU AREN'T GOING TO BOTHER FINDING OUT WHAT MY TASTE ON MOVIES IS THEN EF OFF WITH YOUR SPAM! <img src="http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u276/matseb2611/Matty/MishaRIP.jpg"> <widget id="267067" type="Snap Vine - VoicePlayer"/> <widget id="209480" type="Rock You - SlideShow"/>

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Repo Men

Repo Men

(2010)
3 years ago via Flixster

Care to buy a machine to replace one of your damaged organs? It'd be expensive though. However you can pay in installments. But remember if you fall behind on payments, we'll have to repossess the "organ".

That's the basic idea behind Repo Men. Jude Law and Forest Whitaker play as the guys who do the repossing of the "organs". However during one of their missions, Jude Law's character gets injured and needs to replace his heart. That is right. The hunter becomes the prey. Now he is dependent on the company and the people he was working for so happily. However unable to carry on with the job as before, he falls behind on payments, and yes, you guessed it, now he must run and hide from other Repo Men, in particular his good friend Jake (played by Forest Whitaker).

I found the film very enjoyable to watch. It had reminded me of Minority Report a bit. The action was pretty great throughout, and some parts were extremely gory (I don't know how much to stress the word "extremely"). The one thing however I disliked was its surprise twist ending. Twist endings usually end up being loved or hated, and in this case I was not a fan of it. Nevertheless the rest of the movie was solid and is a nice near future sci-fi.

Cemetery Junction

Cemetery Junction

(2010)
3 years ago via Flixster

Hmm, a comedy? I'd say more like a drama.

Cemetery Junction was written and directed by two great comedians, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the same guys who brought you The Office (and a rather recent show An Idiot Abroad). However Cemetery Junction failed to give me the laughs. There were some laughs in places, even though they were rather primitive for the most part, unless I just didn't get the humour and just laughed at the most basic of humour in the movie.

Other than that, the movie was more of an emotional drama if you ask me. I think in terms of putting across a clear message to the viewers it succeeds. The film is about a young adult, who has aspirations in life, to get a job, to be rich and to have a family. Two of his friends however are less interested in that and just live life as it is. The location is supposed to be one of the poorest in UK as I've gathered and so it was a big deal to be able to get out there and to get a well-paid job. Well it is a big deal even now, but for those guys it would've been a dream. Things get more complicated when the main character meets a childhood friend he falls in love with.

The film showed contrast of lives well - the people who want to do something big with their life and those who just prefer to get on with it, the people who value freedom, independency and personal aspirations, and those who just follow the standard conventional methods and try to mute the others. I think that was the movie's strength. However I was preparing myself to watch a comedy, and in terms of giving laughter it didn't do so well in my opinion.

All in all an OK movie. I doubt I'd watch it again though.

Centurion

Centurion

(2010)
3 years ago via Flixster

I had no doubts I'd enjoy this film. I always have a soft spot for epics about ancient civilisations with lots of sword fights and intense battles.

Centurion was about a group of Roman soldiers, survivors of a battle who head to rescue their general and to make it back safely. However on their trail is a skilled tracker, foiling all of their attempts to run or hide.

Perhaps the only drawback for me was that there weren't many huge battles between the armies. Only 1 that I can recall. However despite that there were plenty of quality sword fights, archery, punching and similar stuff, assisted by tonnes of blood. Some of the fights are even so fast paced it can be hard to keep track of what's happening, but it's great nevertheless.

All in all I enjoyed this film, and if you do love these sort of epics taking place during ancient civilisations then don't give this one a miss.

The Collector

The Collector

(2009)
3 years ago via Flixster

The film begins quite nicely and suspensefully. However after that it doesn't bring anything new and just remains the same throughout. Most of the an hour and a half happens inside a dark house with thunderstorm raging outside and the house is full of traps and a psychopath.

There is some great suspense and action scenes in the film, but that's all there is to it. There are no sophisticated storylines (despite directors of Saw IV-VI being behind it) or any substantial acting, although the main character played by Josh Stewart was OK. The film you might find to be a typical slasher, so maybe good to watch during one of those quiet evenings, but that's about it.

If you like films like Halloween, Friday the 13th and such, then you might enjoy The Collector, but if you want sophisticated horror then this wouldn't be anything special for you.

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