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Johnny English (Widescreen)
Johnny English (Widescreen)
DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 25.62
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4.0 out of 5 stars good movie, funny, and good action, June 24 2004
This review is from: Johnny English (Widescreen) (DVD)
for a comedy, Johnny English has some pretty good action sequences. movie isn't hilarious, but it's entertaining.
and like someone else said, some of the jokes do get old at times, but it's still a good movie.
and with a secret spy agent name like Johnny English, you can't go wrong. i LOVE that name. also has good acting from singer Natalie Imbruglia and John Malkovich, who plays the villian, Pascal Sauvage.
movie only runs about an hour and a half, but DVD includes deleted scenes, one of which they definetly should have left in...LOL, spy tips, quiz on the movie, and an awsome movie character profiles.
again, movie isn't hilarious, but it's good and enjoyable.
i really hope they continue the Johnny English story with a part 2. special features also includes a making of the Johnny English feature that tells of the origin of the Johnny English story.

Joe Somebody (Widescreen)
Joe Somebody (Widescreen)
DVD ~ Tim Allen
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 15.59
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5.0 out of 5 stars nice family movie...very enjoyable, June 24 2004
This review is from: Joe Somebody (Widescreen) (DVD)
Joe Somebody is a pretty good family movie. movie is about an average Joe played by Tim Allen who gets zero respect from his peers and work buddies. after 10 years with the same company, he wasn't given the promotion he wanted, and after getting beaten up and embarassed in front of his daughter and co-workers, he decides to take a stand, and get back what he lost in the parking lot.
i LOVE Belushi's character, Chuck Scarett. he's a former actor who had one good movie, and then his career tanked. he now teaches karate, and as he says, 90 percent of his business comes from people who got their butts kicked. i love the interaction between the Allen and Belushi character.
overall, solid and very enjoyable movie about your average Joe who wants to be somebody.
also includes some special features with a HILARIOUS deleted scene from Belushi's character.
good movie. good father's day present.

ABC News Presents - the Kenned
ABC News Presents - the Kenned
DVD ~ ABC News Presents Peter Jennin
Offered by M and N Media Canada
Price: CDN$ 181.84
7 used & new from CDN$ 60.85

2.0 out of 5 stars when will it end?, March 31 2004
first of all, i got pretty hyped when i heard that ABC was going to cover the Kennedy assassination, hoping that for once, SOMEBODY would cover the FACTS, but once again, i was proved wrong.
from the start, Peter Jennings states it clear, that those who believe that a conspiracy to kill JFK are flat out WRONG!
and that was it for me.
althought the program did have some pretty neat computer graphics and animation, the whole programs was BIASED and WRONG.
they based all of their information on once again, as the Warren Commission did, in trying to PROVE the single bullet theory. again and again, they showed graphics to prove the single bullet, and ONLY ONCE, through out the ENTIRE show, did they ever mention the head shot and why it snapped back and to the left.
that one shot PROVES that the shot came from the front, and those who believe otherwise are either scared of the truth, in denial, or blind.
as always, when the single bullet theory comes up, so does that pesky little gerald posner, who ironically, failed to show up on Jesse Ventura's MSNBC show about the Kennedy assassination which provided guests that believed otherwise.
how people like Posner and Peter Jennings can go on living knowing that they are WRONG and lying to the people, i can't understand...
you want the real NON-BIASED truth about the kennedy assassination, go and check out the History Channel's The Men Who Killed Kennedy series.
you won't get the truth from ABC, just ask Michael Moore.

One Man's Justice (Widescreen) [Import]
One Man's Justice (Widescreen) [Import]
DVD ~ Brian Bosworth
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 21.08
23 used & new from CDN$ 2.83

5.0 out of 5 stars AWSOME!!! one of Bosworth's best movies!!!, Feb. 12 2004
One Man's Justice is an awsome movie, and might be one of Brian Bosworth's best films. it is truly a good movie, and might be considered a cult classic.
it has one of the best lines of all time. Bosworth is surrounded by about 4 or 5 guys, he throws a bag on the floor, pulls out a cell phone and calls 911 and says, "i'm gonna need (starts counting) 5 bodybags!" LOL!!!!!!!!!!
then beats the crap out of all of them. it's a very good movie that you are guaranteed to enjoy. bosworth does a very good job in the movie. also, MC Hammer comes out as a drug dealer who is trying to cope with the death of his brother.
the villian in the movie is also awsome. he has long blond hair and a pierced nose and plays the villan awsome.
i highly recommend one man's justice.
it's one of bosworth's best movies.

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
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4.0 out of 5 stars AWSOME!!!, Feb. 6 2004
Termintator 3: Rise of the Machines is AWSOME!!!
it's one of the best first person shooter games out there. loads of new weapons like ray guns, and rocket launchers, and once you enter the real movie area, you have the actual guns they used in the movie!!!
game play is awsome, and very easy to learn. there is also an automatic aim, which makes it even better. you switch to 3rd person fight mode on about 5 occassions, and you even fight the TX inside the vetenarians office! that whole part is AWSOME! it looks so real, and it also ties in some lose ends.
for example, it shows how the terminator knew where exactly to go to find kate brewster. there is even footage of the assassination of the great John Connor!!!
awsome game. i know it's gotten a bad rap so far, 2 1/2 stars, but trust me, the game is AWSOME!!!
now, the only problem is, and this is why i gave it 4 stars, is that it's just to short. it's got something like 22 levels, and about 15 minutes of actual movie footage and computer gameplay footage, but it feels to short. the levels are very detailed and you get to see the ruins of Los Angeles in the future. the sky looks awsome, and you get to shoot down tanks and hunter killers in the air. but again, the game is to short. i played on easy, and passed the game in under 5 hours, and that was by playing on and off!
that is the only real beef i have with it. that and the fact that they don't have multiplayer action, like in Halo or Medal of Honor, so you can play against eachother.
game also has special features, pictures from the movie, and has a demo of terminator 3: redemption.
review: gameplay is AWSOME. it's everything a first person shooter gamer wants. the fighting mode is awsome, you can pick up stuff, and throw the TX all around the place. you even get to trash the bathrooms like in the movie. scenery is awsome, especially the views in brewster's work place.
awsome game, and by the way, watch out for the mini-hunter killers. they are pesky!!!
now, in the words of Arnold: FANTASTIC

Swimfan (Widescreen)
Swimfan (Widescreen)
DVD ~ DVD
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 17.60
47 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

3.0 out of 5 stars good, but gets too corny, predictable, and just to short., Dec 5 2003
This review is from: Swimfan (Widescreen) (DVD)
Swimfan is actually a pretty good. Bradfrod (Bring it On) is the star of the swim team who has a one night fling with Madison Bell, who is played by Erika Christensen (Traffic).
movie starts of strong, and is pretty good at the beginning. Madison becomes obsessed Ben Cronin and does everything in her power to make sure that he remembers what happened that night in the swimming pool. she shows up at his house, and even scares him with tactics such as her leaving her underwear in his truck, which Cronin's girlfriend is about to move.
but the movie gets to corny and predictable. for about the 1st half of the movie, you are with Ben the entire way, almost like what would you do if you were in his shoes. but again, it starts to get way to corny. you know pretty much what is going to happen next, from Madison's escape from the cops to the final ending.
then, the movie ends abrubtly! just like that, it ends. kinda caught me off guard. almost like the producers said, just end the movie already.
also, the movie is only about an hour and 20 minutes. it's short.
again, good, but corny and predictable.
still, i'd watch it again.

The Animatrix
The Animatrix
DVD ~ Dane A. Davis
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 15.53
61 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

5.0 out of 5 stars AWSOME!!! really helps you UNDERSTANd the matrix..., Nov. 19 2003
This review is from: The Animatrix (DVD)
has 9 episodes, but the ones to really watch are "The Reinssance parts 1 and 2" to fully understand the matrix.
good stuff in here, and no complaints from me.

Enter the Matrix
Enter the Matrix
Offered by Deal Tavern USA
Price: CDN$ 36.30
28 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

4.0 out of 5 stars good game, Nov. 19 2003
This review is from: Enter the Matrix (Video Game)
i played Enter the Matrix, and it's a really good game.
i love the whole bullet time feature and all the stuff you can with it. from running on walls, to doing all sorts of jumps and cartwheels, it's awsome. shooting while in bullet time is AWSOME!!! you try to shoot the agents and it's exactly like the movie. they just duck, you can't hit them!
only problem with this game is that some of the levels are just to short.
there should have been longer levels in the some parts of the game.
driving isn't to bad. it's real easy to pick up.
the highway chase scene is pretty cool, and the music really gets you into it.
they also add scenes from the movie like when Morphis falls on the hood of the car.
haven't played all the game, but from what i've played, it's good.

The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Reloaded
DVD ~ Keanu Reeves
Price: CDN$ 8.98
121 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

4.0 out of 5 stars not as good as the first matrix.., Oct. 29 2003
This review is from: The Matrix Reloaded (DVD)
but matrix reloaded stands on its own.
it really deserves about 4.5 stars.
good movie with some awsome bullet time sequences and some really breath taking scenes.
only 2 problems for me in Matrix Reloaded was that some of the fight scenes are too long. when neo fights all 100+ agent smiths, it gets boring after a while.
that fight scene alone must have lasted a good 15-20 minutes.
also, i hate the ending, "to be concluded"???? what was that? we're not watching some tv show here, this is the MATRIX!
on the upside, the bullet time here is just as good as in the original matrix. also, i absoultely LOVE the freeway car chase scene!!!
absoultey awsome! the music, the ghosts, the close calls with Trinity and the Keymaker on the mortacycle, and then the bullet time for the 2 eighteen wheeler crash is freaking AWSOME!!!
as for the DVD special features, it's worth it! big time! they go behind the scenes on the contrustion of the freeway sequence which began back in 2001! and it's not some 5 minute feature, it's a good feature that covers more than enough, and also helps the fans and viewers really understand not only how hard and how much work you have to do for just one sequence in a movie, but you come to appreciate the work the whole cast and crew did on matrix reloaded. WOW!!!

Jurassic Park III (Full Screen Collector's Edition) (Bilingual)
Jurassic Park III (Full Screen Collector's Edition) (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Sam Neill
Offered by thebookcommunity_ca
Price: CDN$ 34.48
18 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

3.0 out of 5 stars to short and acting was subpar, Oct. 2 2003
one of my favorite things about JP3 is it's DVD cover. I LOVE IT!!!
other than that, the movie has some good moments, good shots, and then there's JP3.
for one, i'm a huge fan of the T-Rex and to see it get KO'd in less than 1 minute was flat out a disgrace.
two, the acting is very off in this movie. in the original Jurassic Park, the acting was AWSOME and REAL. it felt real, and made you believe like you were actually there with them in the park, and like you were being chased by the T-Rex, yet here, it's like, "oh, here comes a dinosaur, run!"
acting was to dry, and then to top it off, to corny.
how do we begin this movie? by two parents on the brink of a divorce who let their kids who aren't even 18 yet, go on a vacation that includes parachuting near the island of Jurassic Park?
finally, this movie was to short! it runs at about 1 hour 23 minutes!?!? yet in the theater, it felt like 3 hours long. why? cause it wasn't that good.
JP 3 was to fast and quick and should have been slowed down like the original film and re-casting wound not have hurt either.
still, it's a Jurassic Park movie, so i had to get it. hey, i got it for $5.

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