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Review: Gamer is a Blast

What if the video games people play were real? What if the reality TV craze goes to the next level and we watch people die instead of sleep around? What if society becomes so connected and intertwined that we lose all semblance of what it is to be human? And what if...

Gamer: A Violent, Satirical Epic

“We do not have adequate images for our kind of civilization…We are surrounded by images that are worn out, and I believe that unless we discover new images, we will die out. Die like the dinosaurs. And I mean it physically.” – filmmaker Werner Herzog, 1982 My...

Gamer Theatricall Review

Gamer is one of those movies that you either love or hate. Online gaming takes on new meaning in a futuristic world. In that world, players at home can direct convicts to do their bidding in a wickedly violent, multiplayer competition, and death-row inmate Kable...

Final Destination sustains fear factor with $12M

LOS ANGELES — Fear has trumped romance at the box office over Labor Day weekend. The fright flick "The Final Destination" remained the No. 1 movie for the second-straight weekend with $12.4 million for the first three days of the long holiday weekend. "The Final...

Gamer (2009) Movie Review (Blog)

I just wanna start off by saying that I'm a big fan of both Crank and Crank: High Voltage. Neveldine/Taylor are two fun adrenaline fueled directors who know how to make a fun enjoyable, HARD R, film. Now, when I first saw the trailer for Gamer I just said,...

Review: Gamer

While the writing/directing team of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor devised a fast-paced thrill ride with 'Crank' and an over-the-line shockfest with 'Crank: High Voltage,' they seem to be straddling the line with 'Gamer.' Loads of action abound, and not a minute goes...

GAMER Review

And just like Crank movies, the crazy filmmakers Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor have returned with yet another outrageous, far-fetched, adrenaline rush action film that's sure to amuse those who think, live and breathe the same way they do. GAMER is… a movie for...

Movie Review:

[b Seen on: [/b September 4, 2009 [b The players:[/b Directors: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor, Writers: Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor, Cast: Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, Michael C. Hall, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Kyra Sedgwick [b Facts of interest:[/b Mark Neveldinea...

Gamer — Film Review

[b Bottom Line: Crass, nonstop action triumphs over narrative and character in this movie-length simulation of a video game.[/b "Gamer" takes up the wild action where the two "Crank" movies left off. Following the boxoffice success with those films, co-creators Mark...

Gamer (Rated R) with Gerard Butler

Not what you would expect but entertaining. The main letdown of this movie is that you would expect Gamer to be a straight forward action pic. Instead it indulges in jump cuts and glitches (more jump cuts) which distract from what would be very interesting action...

‘Gamer’ is depraved, bloody fun

If you loved “Rollerball,” “ Death Race 2000 ” and their subsequent B-grade remakes, rush this instant to see “Gamer,” which opened Friday. Putting a high-tech spin on those familiar stories, the movie is aimed squarely at connoisseurs of high-concept,...

Gamer – Review

Director: Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor Notable Cast: Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, Michael C. Hall, Kyra Sedgwick, Logan Lerman, Alison Lohman, Terry Crews, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges With the advent of “reality” television has come the sort of realization...

Gamer (Blog)

Sorry for the short hiatus, but here we go again. Today's selection is none other than the Death Race/Crank-esque film, Gamer. Gamer stars Gerard Butler(300) and Michael C. Hall(Dexter). This movie for me, was a much needed adrenaline pumping, action film with over...

Review: Gamer (Blog)

PLOT: In the distant future, video games have advanced to the point where players begin controlling actual people. The newest game to feature this technology is called “Slayers”, where players control death row inmates, who are forced to battle each other to the...

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