Raging Bull (1980)

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For the eagle eyed readers of our blog, you may notice this is actually the second (and third) review for Raging Bull in our blogathon. Not only did I find 2 (3 – as you’ll soon see) idiots people who haven’t seen this masterpiece, along with our good friend Table9Mutant (check out her review HERE) they weren’t wholly positive thoughts. To each their own…….. Anyway, please read on for this double feature review, and try not to fill up the comments welcoming me back and overlooking the incorrect excellent write up on display. 

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Reviewed by Mojo’s Work (and his wife)

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Here’s my thoughts on Raging Bull, and my wife’s, although she doesn’t know I keep track of her ridiculous commentary. In 3…2…and we’re LIVE…

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Killing Season (2013)

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Review by jjames Reviews

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With an experienced director, two stars capable of carrying an action adventure and a terrific first scene, Killing Season promises to be a quality film. With a dulled color pallette that is tinted green, the opening immerses us in the horrors of Serbian genocide against Bosnian Muslims, and also in western soldiers’ intervention, an intervention that culminates in United States’ soldiers executing Serbian combatants. It is both horrifying and scintillating.

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Backdraft (1991)

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Review by Tim of Not Now, I’m Drinking a Beer and Watching a Movie.

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One of the great mysteries of this film-watching life is why basically every film ever made about fire-fighters is so mind numbingly boring. All the ingredients should be there – fire trucks whizzing through the cities, blokes winding down with a bender after a shift, oh and all the freaking FIRE everywhere too.

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