Alhadra film reviews

5 mayo 2015 a las 18:43 | Publicado en Cine, English, Proyecto | Deja un comentario

INTERSTELLAR

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Interstellar is a British-American 2014 science fiction film directed by Christopher Nolan. Filming commenced in late 2013 in Alberta, Iceland, and Los Angeles at some time in the future and tells the story of Cooper, an astronaut who travels through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity.
In Interstellar, Cooper and other astronauts, is tied to his farming land with his daughter Murph and son Tom. As devastating sandstorms ravage Earths crops, the people of Earth realize their life here is coming to an end as food begins to run out. Eventually stumbling upon a NASA base near Cooper’s home, he is asked to go on a daring mission with a few other scientists into a wormhole because of Cooper’s scientific intellect and ability to pilot aircraft unlike the other crew members. In order to find a new home while Earth decays, Cooper must decide to either stay, or risk never seeing his children again in order to save the human race by finding another habitable planet. There is a lot to like about the film: the film’s scientific accuracy, the soundtrack, the visual effects and the performances from Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway. The only disappointing element is that the film is too long.
Although it is not perfect, Interstellar is a very entertaining film. We highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys science fiction and emotive stories.

By Nerea López, Helena López & Fátima Rueda (1º Bach A)

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AMERICAN SNIPER

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It is a story written by its own main character, Clint Eastwood, in the USA. The main character, Chris Kyle, a USA Army sniper who came to kill 255 insurgents from Iraq, but there is more of him than just a good sniper.
Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq in order to protect his army companions. He saves many lives and gains himself the name of ‘’legend’’. However, his reputation also grows thanks to several enemies that have put a price for his family to pay in their country. Chris completes four missions in Iraq, personifying the creed emblem of the SEAL ‘’no man is left behind’’. When he goes back to his wife, Taya Renae, he discovers that what he cannot leave behind is the war.
We found it a very hard film, which expresses a very real way of the suffering endured by soldiers in a war zone, and inhuman acts such as using a child as a weapon. In general it is a hard film to watch that shows you the hardness of psychological side of the war.

By Miriam Alias, Mª Luz López & Irene Gálvez (1º Bach A)

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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

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Adventure/comedy – 108 MIN. Night at the museum, directed by Shawn Levy and starring Ben stiller, is based one book for a child by Milan Trenc. This is the first of three films by Shawn Levy.

Larry Daley is a night watchman of the museum because he has problems finding a good job. On his first night, fossils, stuffed animals and the sculptures come alive. The plots follows the adventures of Larry, who has to stop the three old guards who want to steal the magic table that allows the things in the museum come to life.

The amazing special effects help to bring the museum into life. The soundtrack could be better.

Night at the museum is an entertaining film. We recommend it to all the public.

By José Luis Pardo & Qianhao Zhang (1º Bach A)

 

AVATAR
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Avatar movie was directed by James Cameron and his main actors and their history in the movie are:
Jake Sully, is a former Marine confined to a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth’s energy
Omaticaya Neytiri, was participant of the clan and was killing humans and help Jake to adapt to being in the clan, of their own.
Dr. Grace Augustine is a xenobotanist for the Avatar Program. She is a legend for the scientific staff as she wrote the book of botany Pandora. She helped Jake Sully in the Avatar program, until he died from an infected wound made by Quaritch.
Colonel Quaritch the military commander of the project and responsible for the security of the base.

When his twin brother is killed, disabled ex-Marine Jake Sully is recruited to aid a mining expedition on the distant jungle moon of Pandora as only his DNA will bond with the alien hybrid body, known as an Avatar, that allows humans to breathe the toxic air. With orders to infiltrate the Na’vi, Jake finds himself falling in love with native girl, Neytiri, and complications soon ensue…
I recommend the movie because it has a lot of action and scenes are very well worked. The scenarios are very complete and are very well organized. They work with very good special effects and makeup and costumes are quite original. The film is suitable for all audiences and I think everybody can like it because it is very entertaining.

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THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS

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The Fast and the the Furious is an action film by Rob Cohen. It is the first of a seven films called The Fast and the Furious. It was filmed in Los Angeles. It is an American action film dedicated to the world of motorsport and tuning. The film actors are Paul Walker Vin Diesel Michelle Rodriguez and Joana Brewster.

In The Fast and  the Furious we are introduced to a word of racing where everyone competes to be the best driver, to earn money and gain power.

The best thing about the movie is the part of the races where all drivers compete and it is very exciting.

Although it is not perfect,The Fast and The Furious is a very entertaining film. We highly recommend it to young adults.

By Mahmoud Ghali, Kevin Vallejo & César Brito (1º Bach A)

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THE MAZE RUNNER

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The Maze Runner, directed by Wes Ball, is based on the story of a boy called Thomas. This is the first of three films Wes Ball plans to make about this book.

The movie follows the history of Thomas, a teenager whose memory was erased and who has been enclosed together with other boys of his age in a labyrinth riddled with monsters and mysteries. A new boy arrives every 30 days. The original group has been in “The Glade” for three years, trying to find a way to escape through the Maze that surrounds their living space. Then a girl arrives with a strange note, and their world begins to change.

The film is it not perfect, The Maze Runner is an interesting film. We highly recommend it because it is a fantastic and adventurous film with lots of action scenes.

By David Carrión, Juanjo Cazorla & Alejandro Coromina (1º Bach A)

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50 SHADES OF GRAY

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50 Shades of Gray was directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and starring Christian Grey (Charlie Hannam) and Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), is based on the first part of the erotic trilogy written by El James, the publication of this first part was on June 20, 2011 and the release of the film was on February 14, 2015.

The film is about a relationship between a recently graduated girl (Anastasia Steele) and a young businessman (Christian Grey). The plot is based on erotic scenes with sexual elements which emphasizes discipline, submission and sadism. Anastasia Steele went to do an interview with Christian Grey, replacing her friend, and he fell in love with her when he saw her lying on the floor and decided he wanted her to be his submissive, because Christian entered the world of sado when she was 15. He proposes a contract to be his submissive slave but she doesn’t sign it because she is not entirely sure if she is interested. The story ends with an aggressive scene where Christian hits her with all his strength and she started to cry. This end allows for a sequel.
This film was shot in Vancouver, near Washington, and the place was not a great choice for shooting since recording had repeatedly to stop because of high temperatures, and the scenes of rain also had problems because the people didn’t enjoy artificial rain on their properties because it caused damage. During filming there was a disagreement between the writer and the director because the writer wanted to change several things of the script.

This film is not perfect and is not suitable for all ages because of sexual scenes. Thescript is very simple. As for the soundtrack, it had a great success for the spectators. We recommend the film to people who have read the book.

By Mª del Mar Beltrán & Nerea López Cuadrado (1º Bach A)

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