Attention my friends, family and fellow shortbread lovers, I have a proposition for you. Mark, yes THE Mark from Three Rows Back, a DSB favorite, approached me a little while ago about starting up a brand new blogathon revolving around the discussion of film. This would be my very first time hosting and/or co-hosting something … Continue reading Casting Call: Bloggers wanted for ‘The Decades Blogathon’
It has been too long since I last participated in Rob’s Genre Grandeur feature, but I’m finally back with an entry into this month’s Dystopian-themed edition, which was picked by James of Back to the Viewer.
Check out my post and leave a comment if you like!
Thanks again Rob.
For this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Dystopian Movies, here’s a review of Enemy (2014) by Tom of Digital Shortbread
Thanks again to James of Back to the Viewer for choosing this month’s genre.
Next month’s Genre has been chosen by S.G. Liput of Rhyme and Reason. We will be reviewing our favorite fantasy/sci-fi animated movies (non-Disney or Pixar) . Please get me your submissions by 25th May by sending them to email@example.com Try to think out of the box! Great choice S.G.!
Let’s see what Tom thought of this movie:
Number of times seen: 1 (March, 2015)
Brief Synopsis: A man seeks out his exact look-alike after spotting him in a movie. (IMDb)
My take on it: Jake Gyllenhaal continues proving the theory correct that if you watch a movie with him in it, you’ll at the very least be…
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