Genre Grandeur – Ocean’s 11 (2001)

The awesome Mr. MovieRob was kind enough to let me participate in his epic Genre Grandeur series. This month’s theme was crime. My choice? Ocean’s Eleven, of course! There’s still time to send him your crime entry before the 25th, but if that’s too much of a time crunch start preparing for next month’s comic book theme now! Obviously, I can’t wait. 😀 Thanks so much, Rob!!!

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For our next Genre Grandeur -Crime entry, I present you with a review by the reigning Shitfest champion, Cara from Silver Screen Serenade.  If you don’t already follow here site, I strongly urge you to do so immediately.  Cara’s blog has some amazing stuff, she has run 3 amazing guest series (so far) in the last few months alone (Noooovember, Resolutions and her most recent April Fools), she always finds cool and funny videos related to famous actors (mostly from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon) :), she runs Schuster Sister Shenanigans where she and her sister text each other while watching classic films, is a new parent to Miguel (a love child between her and Eric of the IPC) and she has an occasional movie review (just kidding, she does this more often that one would expect.

But enough about Cara, here’s her…

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Elysium: echoes District 9, but does it deliver?

Elysium

I tell you what, folks, if the future is as depressing and dirty as Neill Blomkamp seems to think it’ll be, we’re in for a rough ride. Blomkamp, best known as the writer and director of his intriguing feature film debut, District 9, has a thing for dystopian societies. In District 9, aliens are living in the slums of the future, but Elysium is all about humans. Continue reading