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FILMS on DVD Reviewed Part 3 
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THIS WEEK'S FILMS ON DVD REVIEWED




Captain Marvel
UK certificate 12
119 mins

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Genre : Action/Adventure /Sci-Fi

Contents Advisory : Moderate Fantasy Violence/Implied Strong Language

Directed by : Anna Boden/Ryan Fleck

Starring : Brie Larson/Samuel L. Jackson/Ben Mendelsohn

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After crashing an experimental aircraft, Air Force pilot Carol Danvers is discovered by the Kree and trained as a member of the elite Starforce Military under the command of her mentor Yon-Rogg. Six years later, after escaping to Earth while under attack by the Skrulls, Danvers begins to discover there's more to her past. With help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury, they set out to unravel the truth.

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As is usual with Marvel films the visual effects are spectacular and so is the action.
Performances were generally good and characterization acceptable.
One for Marvel hero's fans me thinks.

7/10






Hollow Point
UK certificate 15
90 mins

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Genre : Action/Drama

Contents Advisory : Strong Language/Violence/Sexual Threat

Directed by : Daniel Zirilli

Starring : Luke Goss/Dilan Jay/JuJu Chan

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When his wife and daughter are senselessly murdered, a grieving man finds himself caught up in a war between a group of charismatic vigilantes and the crime that infests their city.

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A run of the mill actioner with reasonable storyline and docent fight choreography.
A bit slow paced but does not distract .

6/10



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Alita: Battle Angel
UK certificate 12
118 mins

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Genre : Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi/Thriller

Contents Advisory : Moderate Violence/Bloody Images/Infrequent Strong Language

Directed by : Robert Rodriguez

Starring : Rosa Salazar/Christoph Waltz/Jennifer Connelly

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When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by Ido, a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.

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Wow! action all the way with awesome special and visual effects.
Performances were top draw but let down somewhat by an indifferent script.
That said the storyline was entertaining all the way.
Recommended

8/10







Defective
UK certificate 18
98 mins

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Genre : Action/Sci-Fi/Thriller

Contents Advisory : Strong Bloody Violence/Gore

Directed by : Reese Eveneshen

Starring : Colin Paradine/Raven Cousens/Ashley Armstrong

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Set in the near future where Rhett Murphy and his estranged sister Jean are forced to flee from a militant police state after witnessing the dark secrets of a nefarious corporation.

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This was a watchable film butlet down by average storyline and performances.
Those fans of blood and gore get plenty particularly towards the end.
The special effects were ok considering the low budget.

5/10






Solis
UK certificate 12
88 mins

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Genre : Action/Adventure/Sci-Fi

Contents Advisory : Infrequent Strong Language/Occasional Gory Images

Directed by : Carl Strathie

Starring : Steven Ogg/Alice Lowe(voice)

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Following an accident, an Engineer of an asteroid mining company endures the extreme limits – both physical and psychological – of human survival, trapped inside an escape pod as he helplessly idles towards the Sun.

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Another low budget film which is slow paced and disappointing storyline.
The Permance by Steven Ogg was ok but the visual effects were average.
one for a sleepless night.

4.5/10



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Domino
UK certificate 18
86 mins

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Genre : Crime/Thriller

Contents Advisory : Strong Bloody Violence/Gory Images

Directed by : Brian De Palma

Starring : Carice van Houten/Guy Pearce/Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

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Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.

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Not a particularly good movie with average cinematography and storyyline.

Slow paced with fight scenes which could have benefited from better choreography.
All in all a bit of a let down.

5/10







Harmony aka Immortal World
UK certificate 15
88 mins

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Genre : Fantasy/Romance/Thriller

Contents Advisory : Strong Injury Detail/Threat

Directed by : Corey Pearson

Starring : Jessica Falkholt/Jacqueline McKenzie/Tessa James/Eamon Farren

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Born with an energetic power to absorb fear from others, a young woman must find love to balance the fears of her own and fight an ever growing storm of negative energy.

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An interesting concept complimented by good performances all round.
This film wont appeal to everyone, but if you want something different then give it a try.

6/10



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