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Tenacious D in The Pick Of Destiny (film review)

Film: Tenacious D in The Pick Of Destiny
Year: 2006
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music
Directed By: Liam Lynch
Starring: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, JR Reed
About: To become the greatest band of all time, two slacker, wannabe-rockers set out on a quest to steal a legendary guitar pick that gives its holders incredible guitar skills, from a maximum security Rock and Roll museum.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXxQFMG86HA

My Review:
Having not seen Tenacious D in The Pick Of Destiny for years I couldn't resist giving this a watch and I completely forgot just how good this movie was and how much it did make me laugh.

The film is about JB who moves to Hollywood to try and meet the other half of what would be later called Tenacious D and how they came to be, when trying to win an open mic night however they realise that they need some new material and go after the pick of destiny which is held in the Rock and Roll museum.

I thought that this film brilliantly showed the way in which JB and K…
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Over The Hedge (film review)

Film: Over The Hedge
Year: 2006
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Directed By: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick
Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell
About: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p-0FxJ6kvQ

My Review:
Having loved this movie since I first ever saw it when it was released back in 2006 I was really craving to watch it as I hadn't in a while and found myself loving it as much as I had done before.

The film is about a raccoon named RJ who tries to steal food from a bear who is hibernating and is given a week to get all of the food back. However, when he comes across a group of scavenger animals he uses them to help get the food back for the bear however when animal control gets involved will the animals be safe or will they be captur…

SPF-18 (film review)

Film: SPF-18
Year: 2017
Genre: Romance
Directed By: Alex Israel
Starring: Carson Meyer, Noah Centineo, Bianca A. Santos
About: 18-year-old Penny Cooper spent years pining for Johnny Sanders Jr., but when a mysterious musician shows up on the beach, Penny is torn.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wfx2EWxqAkI

My Review:
Wanting to see something I hadn't before I decided to watch SPF-18 which did unfortunately disappoint me.

The movie is about a girl who spends her time always recording everything around her and when her, her boyfriend and her cousin go to Malibu to house sit comes across a musician on the beach and create a friendship which will last forever.

I thought that this film had a good way of showing how sometimes in music it is hard to do what you really want to due to record labels having artistic control over the music. With this also showing how sometimes it is good to show the world the other side of you in which people are not used to and the side of yourself in whic…

Jigsaw (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: Jigsaw
Year: 2017
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Directed By: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Starring: Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell, Callum Keith Rennie
About: Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for over 10 years
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcb68kAOvt4

My Review:
Having not seen the newest Saw movie I was surprised to see that it was on Netflix, however this just made me have to see it especially on the lead up to Halloween. I am so glad that I was not disappointed with this movie as I was worried with the amount of Saw movies that this one would be the same and get boring rather quickly.

I thought that this film was rather clever and kept Jigsaw to the same formula in which the audience is used to with the Saw franchise. However, when the murders and bodies start happening ten years after John has died is he …

The Sixth Sense (film review) *Contains Spoilers*

Film: The Sixth Sense
Year: 1999
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Directed By: M. Night Shyamalan
Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette
About: A boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VG9AGf66tXM

My Review:
Having grown up with The Sixth Sense and it being one of the first ghost movies I had seen which scared me it did become a favourite of mine, however after not having seen it in a couple of years I gave it a watch to see if it still had the same effect on me.

The Sixth Sense is about a little boy named Cole who can communicate with the dead and starts to get help off of a child psychologist who is going through a rough time at home. With Cole wanting help on no longer being afraid of the ghosts in which he is seeing will the psychologist Malcolm be able to help Cole and get everything back on track with his wife?

I find that this film has incredible acting and no matter how many times …

How To Be Single (film review)

Film: How To Be Single
Year: 2016
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Directed By: Christian Ditter
Starring: Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann
About: A group of young adults navigate love and relationships in New York City.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrDI4-BSovs

My Review:
Wanting something for easy watching I decided to look through Netflix and came across How To Be Single which looked interesting and like it would be something which you wouldn't need a lot of effort to watch.

The film is about a girl who when she leaves her boyfriend to go on a break to discover who she really is while also discovering that she doesn't need love to be who she really is and sometimes being alone is better Alongside this the watcher meets her sister who is a workaholic but decides to have a baby and after meeting a man keeps pushing him away from her.

I thought that How To Be Single was different to most of the romance style movies as it doesn't focus on getting with someone and …

The Butler (film review) *contains spoilers*

Film: The Butler
Year: 2013
Genre: Biography, Drama
Directed By: Lee Daniels
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack
About: As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUA7rr0bOcc

My Review:
Taking a look at films in which Robin Williams was in and seeing that I had not seen this one before or heard of it I decided to give it a watch while knowing he would only be a small part and I am so glad I did as I did learn a little more about the civil rights movement in America with the black and white people and how far they have really come.

The Butler is about the life of Cecil Gaines and how he went from someone who was working on a cotton plantation and makes his way up to working as a butler within the whitehouse. While this is happening however one of his sons starts standing up …