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[Movie Review] High School Musical 3

Synopsis As seniors in high school, Troy and Gabriella struggle with the idea of being separated from one another as college approaches. Along with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical to address their experiences, hopes and fears about their future. Director: Kenny Ortega Writer: Peter Barsocchini Source: http://www.imdb.com/ Best film throughout the series. I…… Continue reading [Movie Review] High School Musical 3

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[Movie Review] High School Musical 2

Synopsis School’s out for summer and the East High Wildcats are ready to make it the time of their lives after landing jobs in a wealthy country club owned by Sharpay and Ryan’s family. Director: Kenny Ortega Writer: Peter Barsocchini Source: http://www.imdb.com/ Of all the HSM film series, I think this was the film that I was most…… Continue reading [Movie Review] High School Musical 2

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[Movie Review] High School Musical

Synopsis Troy and Gabriella – two teens who are worlds apart – meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music. Director: Kenny Ortega Writer: Peter Barsocchini Source: http://www.imdb.com/ This film was the first to introduce me in the world of musical. I first watched this film when I was a kid and until now…… Continue reading [Movie Review] High School Musical

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[Movie Review] The Da Vinci Code

Synopsis A murder inside the Louvre and clues in Da Vinci paintings lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years — which could shake the foundations of Christianity. Director: Ron Howard Writers: Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel) Source: http://www.imdb.com/ WARNING: Major spoilers ahead. The film is really great! Almost…… Continue reading [Movie Review] The Da Vinci Code

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[Movie Review] Stranger Than Fiction

Synopsis An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death. Director: Marc Foster Writer: Zach Helm Source: http://www.imdb.com/ WARNING: Major spoilers ahead. The film has really an interesting plot. Especially the way Harold always counts things…… Continue reading [Movie Review] Stranger Than Fiction

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[Movie Review] Angels & Demons

Synopsis Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church. Director: Ron Howard David Koepp and Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Dan Brown (novel) Source: http://www.imdb.com/ WARNING: Major spoilers ahead. Before watching the film, I first read the novel version…… Continue reading [Movie Review] Angels & Demons

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[Movie Review] Kimi no Na wa

Synopsis Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart? Director: Makoto Shinkai Writer: Makoto Shinkai Source: http://www.imdb.com/ WARNING: Major spoilers ahead. THIS FILM IS TRULY ONE OF THE BEST. From the story line, animation, characters up to the theme songs, everything is just perfect!…… Continue reading [Movie Review] Kimi no Na wa