THE LEGEND OF TARZAN

There are treasures deep in the misty mountains of the Congo; untold riches that the Belgian king will stop at nothing to find. Fortunately, there is a man who will sell out his tribe and his way of life to lead you to these treasures. All you have to do is bring him the man. The man they call Tarzan. Set partly in London and mostly in Congo circa 1890, The Legend of Tarzan is the long-awaited sequel to the smash hit that launched the careers of Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie. The movie propelled them into bed and into … Continue reading THE LEGEND OF TARZAN

THE EAST

The East - Poster

The East is a domestic terrorist group that terrorizes big business and corporations that commit heinous acts against nature in the desire for greater profits and lower costs. We are introduced to their mission statement, a YouTube video the organization uses to advertise its presence and to document their acts. They call these acts “jams” and the first jam targets the residence of an oil tycoon whose tanker ship sprung a leak in the gulf destroying wildlife and the natural habitat. The East gives the tycoon a taste of its own medicine and pumps oil into his house through pipes and air ducts. The security cameras capture footage of crude oil bleeding from heating vents and running down the walls, a terrifying violation of house and home. This video comes with a voice over from one of the members, letting the world know that they are watching and they are coming. The sentiment expressed is similar to the one Tyler Durden gave us over a decade ago in Fight Club, “We cook your food, we take out your trash, we guard you while you sleep. Do not fuck with us.”

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Movie Beat – 05.31.13

After Earth – One thousand years ago, mankind was driven from Earth and forced to relocate. Without man ruling the planet, animals have evolved into something much more dangerous and deadly. Not the greatest of places to crash-land a spaceship. The only two survivors are the father and son duo of Kitai (Jaden Smith) and Cypher (Will Smith). They must do everything they can to try to brave the new world, but they are going to have to do it while an alien that they were transporting on the ship hunts them down. Written by M. Night Shymalan (who also … Continue reading Movie Beat – 05.31.13

Movie Beat – 05.03.13

Caroline and Jackie – Everybody has problems, but some people have problems. For her birthday celebration, Caroline (Marguerite Moreau) visits her sister, Jackie (Bitsie Tulloch) for a good time. Too bad it doesn’t take long for things to go south. Caroline and Jackie’s friends rally around her and try to support her in her illness, but as the sister’s dark past starts to come to light, it becomes unclear as to who is actual sick, and who might need a little help. Also starring David Giuntoli, Jason Gray-Stanford, Valerie Azlynn, and David Fruit. Written and directed by Adam Christian Clark. Available in limited theaters … Continue reading Movie Beat – 05.03.13