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Prometheus Movie Review

Prometheus Movie Review

Prometheus is yet another Sci-Fi thriller with a more serious portfolio to it. The movie involves exploration of the universe, and with the universe comes the concept of aliens in every Sci-Fi movie. This movie isn’t any exception too. Find out below if Prometheus will give you something different.


The story of the movie involves a group of explorers who want to make a break through discovery by finding the source of the human origin on Earth. They take on a journey which leads them to the most haunted places of the universe, which will not only puts their life at stake but the entire mankind too.


The main cast line includes:

* Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace)

* David (Michael Fassbender)

* Janek (Idris Elba)

* Meredith Vickers (Charlize Theron)

* Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall-Green)

* Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce)


Since its release on May 30, 2012, the movie has earned a worldwide figure of $158,069,945. The film had been nominated for the Best Sound Editing and Summer Blockbuster Summer 2012 Trailer at the Golden Trailer Awards. It awaits its result for three nominations at the Teen Choice Awards. The haunting set up of the film drew quite a lot of popularity for the film giving it a rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Prometheus movie review

Prometheus, the new prequel to “Alien”, echoes one of the lost elements in the science fiction of today. It is your prerogative if you want to pay extra to watch the third dimension especially when even two would do just fine. Director Ridley Scott is back to a familiar territory, introducing the first Prometheus to the audience, or “the Engineers” who are muscular humanoids with big sclera-less eyes.

“Prometheus” is based on the story of Xenomorphs right from the very start. And, after watching the film, you will see that it isn’t really about the aliens. The story revolves around the people involved in the wreckage of a huge inter-galactic journey. Film’s writer, Damon Lindelof and Scott wanted the story to stray away from the original “Alien,” and develop its own story. The story moves on intelligently, in a simple and inquisitive manner. But post the midpoint the film somehow slows down, but still keeps the audience captivated.

It is about an archaeologist’s couple trying to look into our origins, Charlie Holloway and Elizabeth Shaw. Shaw and Holloway are lovers, too and trying to find the answer to where did humans come from. A senior uber-rich man named Peter Weyland (Guy Pierce) funds the expedition, and the creation of a new scientific vessel named Prometheus.

They discover a star map that leads them to a distant moon tracking an alien world. Their mission, although scientific in nature, is still ill-defined. The group of 17 has a resident cyborg, David, (Michael Fassbender). And surprisingly the whole team is minus any weapons!

To wrap up Prometheus movie review, like its simulated predecessor Alien, is aesthetically noteworthy; its horror is more terrestrial. It seems you are relatively safer in the space but when you touchdown on a stranded planet then it a different story altogether.…


What to Look for in a Professional Mini Movie Making Service

What to Look for in a Professional Mini Movie Making Service

Since the creation of the many movie hosting websites that have inundated the World Wide Web, many mini movie making service has come to the market place to try and make their mark. Using small movies for marketing purposes is nothing new. Advertising firms have been making small thirty second advertisements for years as evidenced by the many different commercials on television. However, the idea of mini movies has taken on a whole new meaning. Some companies are actually using products or services as themes for making a movie in and of itself. Many critics have expressed a concern about the direction of the film making business because of this new genre. However, most people will agree that traditional entertainment will always have its own appeal to audiences and that any movie made specifically for marketing purposes will probably not have much lasting value.

A mini movie making service has many different options available to make a movie. There are a host of software programs available. The many different programs available are different in how they provide user interactivity. These programs make it easier for video creators to develop and produce their mini stories. For the most basic of movie making personnel, a software program should have the ability to edit different transitions into the clip. A movie creation company will use different programs and techniques to make their movie. The software available is numerous and requires special expertise. The video content should contain professional graphics. The content of most videos are usually pretty remarkable.

Many companies wishing to utilize a movie making service are very concerned about the cost involved. Many companies will charge too much for their services and in addition the movie created will not be something that meets the criteria specified by the employer. A movie creation company must have creative vision, a professional look, and most importantly must catch the attention of an audience. A mini movie making service that charges for their work does not necessarily mean that they are the best company to use. There can be no doubt that the expertise required to make a movie should be compensated. For years people have always had problems in hiring the right company for the job that needs to be done. The movie creation company that makes a video that becomes viral is the one that is most successful. Most companies who wish to hire one of these movie makers are also going to be concerned about their financial budget.

A mini movie making service will start with a good script. The script is what drives the creative theme of the mini movie. Many marketing tactics have been employed around a movie theme. In fact a good movie creation company will employ a variety of marketing tactics in a small movie, from product placement to even making a small comedic play. There are many techniques to employ when making a movie, which makes it important for any company wishing to employ someone for these services to find the right filmmaker for their needs.…


What the Movie District 9 Says About the Future of Bio-Metric Weapons

What the Movie “District 9” Says About the Future of Bio-Metric Weapons

The United States military now has weapons that only US servicemen can fire, they do this by putting a ring, with biometric details on the hand of each soldier. If their ring is out of range, the weapon cannot fire. This means that if a base camp with US troops is overrun, by let’s say the Taliban, those folks cannot use the weapon against us. This type of technology is also being used for personal guns which people can buy, so if their children get a hold of them, they won’t fire.

Some police departments are also investing in these technologies, so if the policeman’s gun is wrestled away from them by a criminal, that criminal cannot shoot them with their own gun. These are all excellent uses for biometric weapon safety systems. And we saw this technology used in a recent movie. The movie is called District 9 and get involved aliens which landed on Earth, and they have weapons that only work with their DNA.

In fact, the screenplay writer took the idea of biometric safety devices one step further. Indeed all of the alien’s technologies interface with the individual alien that is running the equipment, computer system, spaceships, or weapons systems. This movie did an excellent job of showing the future innovations of these weapon systems in a science fiction action flick. This is a movie I would recommend to all those who are interested in gun safety, or the use of future biometric weapons in the military battlespace.

Indeed, District 9 is an allegory about humanity, and a very harsh look in the mirror of how we run things, and how we treat our own species. Perhaps, that’s why I liked the movie so much, and was very happy to see the future technologies and innovations also in the same movie. Please consider all this.…


Triple Dog Movie Review

Triple Dog Movie Review

Triple Dog is a 2009 drama-thriller distributed by Well Go. Some of its stars include Britt Robertson as Chapin, Alexa Fast as Eve, Scout Taylor-Compton as Liza, Janel Parrish as Cecily, and Emily Tennant as Sarah. The producers are Thomas L. Carter, Pascal Franchot, and Mike Jackson. The director is Pascal Franchot.

The story centers around a group of girls at a sleepover birthday party. They are all bored and decide to play a game called Triple Dog, which is Truth-or-Dare without the truth part. Eve, the birthday girl, chooses the girl and that girl must choose someone to dare her. She must do the dare or else she will have her head shaved. As each girl has her turn, the group begins to uncover the truth about the mysterious death of another girl, Stacy St. Claire. Some time earlier, she had jumped off the nearby Jogger’s Bridge to her death. Almost everyone figured it was suicide, but, as the girls find out, there was much more to it than that.

The two most interesting characters in the film are, I believe, Liza and Chapin. They both appear to be outcasts but Chapin is more of a troublemaker than Liza. Eve, who is new in town, befriends Chapin. Liza, on the other hand, is not a friend of Eve’s but is pressured into going to the birthday party. Chapin is always making fun of people, mainly other girls, which makes her extremely unpopular with the “popular” crowd, of which Eve tries to be a part. Liza has no friends except a rat that she carries around with her in a backpack. Because of this fact, everyone knows her better as “Rat Girl”. The ironic thing about these two outcasts, who seemingly have much in common, is that they can’t stand each other. They actually engage in a fight in the school library after Liza threatens to reveal why Chapin had been kicked out of Catholic school. It may be the fact that they are so much alike is why they don’t get along.

Another fascinating feature of Triple Dog is the kinds of dares that each of the girls is asked to perform. For most of them, the specific dares are in direct contrast to what they’re used to doing. They go against their reputations. For example, Sarah’s dare was to go streaking. Sarah is known as a good Catholic girl who never swears or does anything naughty. Liza is dared to stay in Eve’s brother’s closet until midnight, wearing a cheerleading outfit. As I stated earlier, she is an outcast, which is the direct opposite of what a stereotypical cheerleader is. Cecily’s dare is to urinate on the school principal’s front porch. Cecily is the student council president and a “goody two-shoes”.

To wrap, Triple Dog is a great thriller that is sure to keep its viewers on the edges of their seats from beginning to end!…


Advantages of Writing Movie Reviews

Advantages of Writing Movie Reviews

Television commercials on new releases are enough to entice millions of movie lovers who run off to the movie theatres to watch those movies. These movie commercials are created to hoodwink the audience. A commercial tends to show that a movie is simply amazing, whereas when a movie buff actually sees it, he finds it to be a complete flop picture. Just by watching these commercials, movie buffs run to theaters and waste their money to watch flop films that do not even stay in the theaters for a week. There is one simple way through which movie buffs can actually save their money. They can visit various movie review websites, if they are keen to know about new releases. From these movie review sites, movie buffs come to know people’s opinions about a particular movie. On the basis of the review a movie buff can take his decision (whether to watch it in the theater or categorize it as a flop movie).

Movie review writing has become quite popular these days. With numerous movie review sites out there in the Internet, many people are actually writing genuine and useful film reviews. In fact, many content writing firms are hiring talented copywriters to write genuine and proper film reviews and then, posting these reviews to various movie sites. Apart from E book writing, blog writing and posting, website content writing and article writing, the firms rendering online content writing services, are urging their copywriters to write reviews on the newly released films. Individual movie critics are also writing film reviews. By checking the reviews, people can actually take their decision on watching a movie. A bad review of a newly released movie will definitely deter a person from watching that movie.

Most of the movie review websites are free sites where people can visit and read reviews any time they wish. The user can also register to some of the movie sites. This allows him to write reviews about the films he has watched. After all, others might also be interested to know about the films that you have watched. Registration is very simple procedure. All you need to do is to follow the steps and get your name registered in the particular site.

Among the varied movie review sites The New Release Hall, IMBD and the offer the best reviews of the newly released films. The registration process is simple and once you are a registered member, you can read free film reviews and write and submit your own reviews as well. A bad movie can spoil your mood and interest. Moreover, it also burns a hole in your pocket as you spend dollars to watch a flop movie. So it is always better to visit one of the movie review sites, read the review of a newly released movie and then, decide whether it is worth watching in the theater.…


David Banner – This Christmas

David Banner – This Christmas

“This Christmas” is a 2007 film billed as a comedy-drama written, directed, and produced by Preston A. Whitmore II. It is a story revolving around the Christmas holiday and the Whitfield family in particular. The children are home for the holiday, including one son that has not been home in four years. All of them have their own stories, their own “baggage,” that is brought along for the vacation. Throughout the film, secrets become revealed and the bonds of the family are continually tested. As all the lives of the Whitfield family meet together, in the end, they are able to learn what it truly means to be a family.

This movie stars Idris Elba, Chris Brown, and Regina King. Other actors and actresses include Loretta Devine, Delroy Lindo, Sharon Leal, David Banner, and a cameo by Mekhi Phifer.

The reception of “This Christmas” was very mixed. On the review aggregate website, Rotten Tomatoes, a small majority declared the film as “rotten.” The main consensus about this film was that it “has strong performances, but relies too heavily on holiday movie clich?�s.” Even with a few bad interviews, when it premiered in theaters, it was ranked as second in the box office and opened with over $17,000,000. The whole film grossed $49,121,934 domestically.

The film’s score generated favorable reviews. The Jive Records released the soundtrack in November 2007. It featured the vocal styling of Chris Brown, Jordin Sparks, B2K, Aaron Neville, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Toni Braxton, and TLC.

The movie did garner a few awards and nominations. MTV nominated Chris Brown for a movie award for Best Breakthrough Performance, while the Image Awards nominated Loretta Devine for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture and Preston A. Whitmore II for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture. Sharon Leal won an Asian Excellence Award for Outstanding Actress in a Movie.…


Battle Los Angeles – A Lost Battle

Battle Los Angeles – A Lost Battle

Yet another alien attack and yet another chance for a bunch of US Marines to shout battle cries as they save the world. Wait. Battle: Los Angeles isn’t about the world; it’s about Los Angeles and well…honestly who cares about it, right?

Battle Los Angeles Plot

At the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base outside of Los Angeles, CA, a group of marines, lead by Sergeant Michael Nantz (Aaron Eckhart), are called to respond immediately to one of many coastlines under attack across the globe. Sergeant Nantz and his corps go into fierce battle against ocean born aliens that are determined to overtake the water supply and destroy everything in their path.

For Staff Sergeant Michael Nantz (Aaron Eckhart) and his merry men the world view is only limited to LA and they’d die before giving up their world to a bunch of freaks. Nantz can’t get over the guilt of leaving his men in combat to die and decides to leave the forces. He chooses one hell of a day to put in his papers: aliens have attacked the world and his boss tells him to boot up to kick the invaders out. None of the men in his platoon are happy for who knows he might desert them again. Slowly he ends up winning the confidence of his men and the woman (Michelle Rodriguez) he leads and also becomes the hero of the civilians he saves.A�

The mainstay of the film–a bunch of soldiers going on a mission to rescue civilians holed up in an area which would be subjected to synchronized air attack in a few hours–is almost like Black Hawk Down’s centerpiece. Once writer Christopher Bertolini decides to get inspired by the Ridely Scott film, director Jonathan Liebesman ensures that everything else right from the plot points to shot-taking is woefully similar to Black Hawk Down.A�

The only shred of creativity here seems to be the change of location and replacing the Somalians with a bunch of idiotic school science project looking aliens. When the soldiers meet-up with the civilians it shifts into Saving Private Ryan(s) mode! At times it feels as if the drama and tragedy are being forced on you.

Final verdict

Shaking camera in the name of you-being-there experience, trite writing–even with aliens attacking all around someone tells someone ‘this is not a drill’ and then repeats the same line for good measure, there isn’t a single image in Battle: Los Angeles that lingers on in your mind or heart for a moment longer than a nano-second. Completely devoid of anything sensible and overtly predictable to death, Battle: Los Angeles is a lost cause right from the time the lights dim in the theater. Watch it at your own risk.

Battle Los Angeles Rating: 1/5

Battle Los Angeles Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez and others

Battle Los Angeles Written by: Christopher BertoliniA�

Battle Los Angeles Directed by: Jonathan Liebesman…


A Listing Of The Top Photo Shoot Locations Los Angeles

A Listing Of The Top Photo Shoot Locations Los Angeles

You could find every design of architectural mastery. You can take a trip up and down the seaside to check out every single distinctive beach locations. You can also visit different parks and canyons to flee the feeling of LA totally to discover nature hikes, jungles, and even waterfalls. Photography enthusiasts in Los Angeles looking for photo shoot locations other than the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Union Station as well as City Hall will discover a higher possibility of unique photos at the following sites. The following are the lists of photo shoot locations Los Angeles.

1. Olvera Street is a historical strip in downtown LA located across from the Union Station. A mini version of Mexico, it is colorful and full of culture. Stores as well as restaurants dot the modest locale where one can find clothes, sombrero hats, hotcakes, churros, mariachi performers and the whole bit. Bright doorways as well as adobe buildings produce some incredible backdrops for professional pictures.

2. Inside the grounds of Chinatown is a classic location for taking photographs as it is rich in culture, color and architectural mastery. Rush Hour featuring Jackie Chan was shot right here.

3. Los Angeles Arts District is in the midst of undergoing an urban reconstruction following being gentrified, but there are lots of fascinating scenery to take advantage of before additional revamping happens. Search out the place for artsy graffiti, vibrant walls having random wild plants growing in nooks and crannies and other gritty areas that are hidden gems. Once upon a time referred to as Warehouse District, the Arts District is situated between Alameda, First, Violet streets and the Los Angeles River.

4. Barnsdall Art Park is home to the Independent Shakespeare company every single summer and a center for developing the arts. Many of the structures on the park are specially designed by the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The park is filled with nature, hillsides, stairs and wonderful views of LA.

5. Metro train stations give fascinating backdrops for photo shoots as each is unique with assorted designs and wall art. The North Hollywood station located on Lankershim Boulevard and Chandler Boulevard is a vibrant option. Shoot during off-peak time.

6. The Standard Hotel Rooftop Bar creates a wonderful background for portraits-hip as well as trendy with a swimming pool as well as lovely vistas of the city’s skyline. Getting access and authorization for a professional photo shoot may take some work, but it will probably be worth it.

7. Viceroy Hotel Santa Monica is a perfect location for indoor photo shoots. Trendy interior with posh design and style, the hotel is really a luxurious urban retreat spot as well as situated right next the beach front.

Listed here are the top ten Los Angeles engagement photography sites:

1) Venice Beach

2) Griffiths Park Observatory

3) Walt Disney Concert Hall

4) Manhattan Beach

5) Millard Canyon

6) Santa Monica

7) Downtown LA

8) The Getty Museum

9) The University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)

10) Corona Lake.

Before going to these photo shoot locations Los Angeles, remember to handle any red tape beforehand in order to avoid getting into permit problems. It’s also a great idea to go to and see the location in advance to generate a mental note of how to construct as well as compose each photo.…