November 2013 | Casey's Movie Mania | Movie Reviews, Features & Others

Thursday, 28 November 2013

Review: ESCAPE FROM L.A. (1996)

This sequel recycles a lot from the first movie, but considerably more fun and exciting.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Review: ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK (1981)

Kurt Russell is iconic as Snake Plissken in this sluggish, but fairly entertaining futuristic actioner.

Monday, 25 November 2013

Review: THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (2013)

A minor improvement over the original, with Jennifer Lawrence excels as usual, even though the sequel remains lacklustre. 

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Battle Of Chinese Movie Titans



This coming December 2013 will see three high-profile Chinese movie blockbusters battling against each other at the box office. Check out each of the previews below:

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Review: BATTLE OF THE YEAR (2013)

While the dance sequence is fairly engaging, BATTLE OF THE YEAR suffers from too many dance-movie clich├ęs.
 

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Review: AMOUR (EUFF 2013)

An intimate and heartbreaking, if painfully slow-moving drama of love and sacrifice in the twilight years.
  

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Review: EASY MONEY (SNABBA CASH) (EUFF 2013)

EASY MONEY is well-acted and relentless, but this Swedish crime thriller suffers from bloated direction.
  

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Review: SLEEP TIGHT (MIENTRAS DUERMES) (EUFF 2013)

A superbly-crafted psychological thriller that gives a new meaning of "invasion of privacy". 

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Review: ENDER'S GAME (2013)

Instead of sophisticated and visionary, Gavin Hood's big screen version of ENDER'S GAME feels mostly shallow and lacklustre.
 

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Review: CARRIE (2013)

The new version of CARRIE has strong cast and excellent setup, but this time the payoff is disappointing.
 

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Review: THOR: THE DARK WORLD (2013)

Despite some wobbly first hour, THOR: THE DARK WORLD grows more fun and entertaining once Thor and Loki join forces. 

Friday, 1 November 2013

Review: [REC] 3: GENESIS (2012)

[REC] 3: GENESIS has none of the frightening urgency of the first two movies but manages to compensate them with a fairly entertaining gore fest.