A Farmville Movie…….REALLY??

So it would seem that I wasn’t hearing things when I heard that Zynga, the creators of popular Facebook game Farmville, are now planning to make a Movie, as we know film adaptations of video-games rarely turn out good so how well can a possible farming Movie be? Do not get me wrong I understand just how popular Farmville is, and I myself have had many a discussion about the strange addiction of the Harvest moon game series……..but in all honestly can any one find a positive aspect of this new. Well maybe the rumour that it might be free but im guessing that will only be to Facebook users or dedicated farmville fanatics.

However despite my clear criticism I will admit im slightly curious about this idea, will they be using the graphics of the game, will they include specific maps from dedicated players or will it be something entirely new for the company.  Now while the movie they are making hasn’t actually been confirmed as Farmville various rumours and dropping of hints seem to give the idea that it is a high possibility.

so what’s your take on the whole thing??

Something I Uploaded to YouTube a while back

so a while back I was BORED so I gather all my DVDs to pick some to watch, and while doing it I came across a few films that maybe someone of 22 shouldn’t own, so instead of keeping this Movies as my secret shame I put myself on you tube trying to justify why i owned them.  So hey give it a watch if you want to see the lower less impressive side of  my Movie collection. Also excuse the very bad quality and sync problems this was the first video i ever uploaded to you tube.

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Cars 2 Review

So recently for someone’s birthday I went and watched Cars 2 and knowing that the first film is largely considered as the worst of the Pixar Movies I wasn’t overly excited but slightly curious to see what improvements the had made for the sequel, from watching trailers all I really knew was that Cars 2 incorporates a spy theme and also stars Michael Caine, who is one of my favourite British actors, so I did have some small hopes that the sequel would be a good, if not interesting film. Read more of this post

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two

The final instalment of the Harry Potter franchise had a lot of expectations to live up to otherwise it  would fizzle out like a poorly performed Patronus. Firstly is how it compares to the novel, usually film adaptations come under a lot of criticism if they do not follow the novel to the letter.  However, without wanting to sound patronising it is hard for films to really come into its own if they play too close to the novel. Whilst The Deathly Hallows Part 2 keeps all the major events and important bits  in the film it also adds  a few little extras. It is because of these extras that the film is an enjoyable watch for those viewers who haven’t read the books. Also the added extras provide a slight but necessary detour from the action and provide hints of both humour and romance. However, in regards to the humour it seems to mainly come from Rupert Grint who plays Ron which is a bit of a backwards step considering in Part 1, his character was more moody and sullen and this showed his development not only as a character but as an actor as well. However, as for Harry and Hermione they both show development as characters as they both take on more risks within their roles, for example Hermione’s braininess seems to take a back seat to her new found brawn and Harry as well as having the necessary seriousness required of the role but he also cracks a few jokes. But the most amazing 360 is made my Neville Longbottom, I’m sure the die hard fans of the novels and the films alike remember the chubby, notoriously clumsy and forgetful boy that stumbled through the first few films/books but he started to “grow a pair” around The Order of the Phoenix. Although it was in  Part 1 when he stood up to the Death Eater on the train that he truly became a man. He confirms this change again in his performance in the Battle of Hogwarts with his noble speech to Voldemort. Although the film does have a few pitfalls if you are going to watch it in 3D. There are some scenes that really benefit from the technology like when the dragon escapes from the vault in Gringotts but there are very few visually spectacular scenes that require the use of the technology. Also, as the film is quite dark and not originally filmed in 3D it makes some of the scenes darker than normal because the effect is added in post production. However, despite the minor flaws I would still recommend it as a film for the fans, especially those that have hung in there from the beginning waiting for Harry to fulfil his destiny and for Ron and Hermione to realise they are mad about each other. However for the hard core fans of the books as well as the film they are not left with an unfair advantage as there is enough original material to keep everyone happy and cinema goers leave the theatre feeling a mixture of sadness because the adventure is over but also elation because they have seen it through to the end.

It took 26 years for us to learn how Marty met Doc

If, like me, you’re a fan of the incredible ‘Back t the Future’ film franchise then you may be interested to know that after 26 years of pondering one of the biggest questions of the Movie has finally be answered,  Just how did Marty Mcfly and Doc Brown meet and become such good friends. After finding a question regarding the friendship, Back to the future Co-Writer Bob Gale  had this to say:

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Welcome one and all

Welcome one and  all to The Motion Pixels where we take a good hard look at the world of cinema and gaming in order to let your know just what exactly is good, bad, and just god awful.