Dark Side of the Galaxy

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Who’s crazy hyped about the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy (coming to theaters in just eleven days)? The entire galaxy is, that’s who.

But, due to the expansive nature of the Marvel Universe, there’s a lot more that most non-Marvel super-fans won’t know about Guardians of the Galaxy as they file into their local theaters next weekend.

Don’t worry, io9 has your back. Check out their post, “12 Guardians of the Galaxy Facts the Movie Won’t Tell You.”

Know any other cool facts about Guardians of the Galaxy? Let us know in the comments below, and keep an eye out for our review in the near future.

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes movie review

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a 2014 American science fiction film directed by Matt Reeves and written by Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver. It stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, and Kodi Smit-McPhee. It is the sequel to the 2011 film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which began 20th Century Fox’s reboot of the original Planet of the Apes series.

The Good
• Visual Effects – Zealand FX company Weta Digital is to thank for. The fur, skin, eyes and face expressions of the apes are amazingly detailed!

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• Cast’s performance – Andy Serkis nails this out of the park once again! I can’t imagine this movie without him. Toby Kebbel, Koba, also surprised me. His character had more screen time and depth. I would say everyone who had a part in the film did an excellent job.

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The Vengeance Trilogy: Alienation and Communication in Society by Mr. Thinktank

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The Vengeance Trilogy directed by Park Chan-wook evokes postmodernism filmmaking to demonstrate how revenge is born through the individual and society. Using language and alienation, Chan-wook demonstrates how vengeance can arise in various forms. By molding communication in his first film Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Chan creates a series of social and cultural misunderstandings that lead to a series of deaths. Chan-wook’s second film, Oldboy, works to alienate the main character in an attempt for truth to be unraveled. Finally the third film in the series, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, aims to use alienation and language in order obtain justice. All three of the vengeance films tell a story of social interactions between the individual and society, which can only be achieved through the forms of communication by language or the lack of it from alienation.

From the very beginning of Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance it becomes…

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