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==SYNOPSIS== The Super Mario Bros movie is an incredibly liberal interpretation of the video game franchise by the same name. The film opens with its two main protagonists, Mario and Luigi, who are…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Steven Applebaum Sep 25, 2011.
Big Trouble in Little China (1986) ==SYNOPSIS== Arrogant truck driver Jack Burton gets more than he bargains for when he agrees to drive his friend Wang Chi to meet his fiancé, Miao Yin. The…Continue
Started Aug 28, 2011
Chanbara Beauty (2008, Japan)==BACKGROUND==A film based off a ‘hack-and-slash’ videogame does not exactly sell itself as a quality movie. Oneechanbara is a Japanese game franchise where an…Continue
Started Jul 3, 2011
Welcome to my page. I am TristanMagreet, he who reviews obscure and Asian films! I'm not trying to be some sort of review hipster, I am merely trying to branch out and review some lesser known gems, and/or horrible, horrible films.
You can find my blog below, in which I write about my movie reviewing experiences. My forum discussions are to your left. I've tucked the photo box away because who cares what I look like! Feel free to leave a comment, or send a friend request if you so choose.
Let the reviewenation commence!
Something has been missing from my reviews. That something is 'context'. I have now reviewed 3 films that are based on pre-existing works. Battle Royale and Logan's Run are both adaptations of books. I have spent many nights at home screaming into the darkness "Oh, how I wish I could tell the Spillio's about how the plot makes more sense in book!" But you see, I have been developing a style; a reviewers code of ethics, if you will (or won't). In that…Continue
Posted on July 3, 2011 at 4:51am
I write this post because the cockles of my heart have been warmed. You would not believe how warm my heart-cockles are right now.
And who has warmed my cockles you may or may not ask? Why it's you dear Spillio's! You see, I have started reviewing obscure movies on the Spill forums recently. I was reluctant to post my works in a public forum. I had some silly notion that people might be mean to me on the Internet. I have used YouTube and I…Continue
Posted on June 12, 2011 at 1:21am