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William McAbee

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Hello! I am William McAbee. I do my fair share of reviews from time to time and I tweet like there is no tomorrow! I work currently as a video editor and producer.
With the upcoming release of the brand new comedy from the minds of Alan Yang and Chris Nelson, we have copies of the DVD to give away to the winners of this competition! That’s right! Answer our question and...
  Released: 25th January 2013 Directed By: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: William McAbee In her previous film, Kathryn Bigelow captured modern warfare unlike any other director. While others had made fast paced, action packed,...
  Released: October 2012 Directed By: Benh Zeitlin Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: William McAbee One of my favorite things about watching independent films is that we get to see creativity and imagination not suppressed by the studio system. I'm not...

Run Lola Run

  Released: 22nd October 1999 (UK) Directed by: Tom Tykwer Starring: Franka Potente, Moritz Bleibtreu Certificate: 15 Reviewed By: William McAbee Just when you start to think that the recent rapid increase in speed of Hollywood's editing is a bad move for film making, a...
Hello film lovers! This is the MovieMarker team here with our first week of FILM FIGHT! This is a weekly feature where we will pit together two film related people or movies and debate and vote to see who...
    Released: 20th July 2012 Directed By: Christopher Nolan Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: William McAbee       There are very few directors like Christopher Nolan in my personal opinion. There are not many directors...
    Released: October 12, 2007 Directed  by: Craig Gillespie Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider Certificate: 12A Reviewed By: William McAbee       Tolerance. Tolerance has always been an interesting subject in my opinion. There are so many different ways to look at it. For one...

Battle Royale

      Released: 16 December 2000 Directed By: Kinji Fukasaku Starring: Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Taro Yamamoto Certificate: 18 Reviewed By: William McAbee         Violent movies always seem to be a touchy issue for audiences for some apparent reason. Moms and parents will come out from everywhere...
If you have seen any of Paul Thomas Anderson's work, (Boogie Nights, Magnolia, There Will Be Blood, Punch-Drunk Love, Hard Eight) then you know that he is one of the finest filmmakers around today. After winning widespread praise and...

Bellflower

Reviewer: William McAbee Stars: Evan Glodell, Tyler Dawson Released: 2nd March 2012 What is Love? No do not worry I am not quoting the epic song by Haddaway but I am really questioning the concept of love. Some of my all time...
Director: Kar Wai Wong Stars: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro Certificate: 12 Released: 15th September 1995 Reviewer: William McAbee There are very few directors like Wong Kar-wai whose style really takes over their story telling. While his story telling is not bad (its great actually)...

The Believer

Directed By: Henry Bean Starring: Ryan Gosling, Summer Phoenix, Billy Zane Released: 2011 Reviewed By: William McAbee What makes a person who they are? Is it what they are born into or is it what they make themselves into? Do we define ourselves?...

Devdas

Directed by: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Aishwariya Rai Released: 12th July 2002 Reviewed By: William McAbee I had little to almost none interaction with Indian Cinema before this class. I was aware of its style, songs, and typically approach...

La Jetée

You know you haven’t studied International Cinema without visiting the Chris Marker classic La Jetée. Made in 1962 the film follows the aftermath of World War III as the surviving humans start testing time travel on prisoners in order...
As if you need another reason to go see The Avengers coming out soon, Deadline has announced and confirmed that the new Dark Knight Rises trailer will be playing in both 2D and 3D theaters before The Avengers. This will be...
Released: 26th Feburary 1920 Directed by: Robert Wiene Starring: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Fehér Reviewed by: William McAbee A masterpiece film, one that be fundamental for centuries, The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari is one of the greatest and most influential pieces of film history....
Released: 11th May 1931 Directed By: Fritz Lang Starring: Peter Lorre, Otto Wernicke, Gustaf Gründgens Reviewed by: William McAbee  Fritz Lang will forever stand as one of the greatest directors of all time. His work spans from Metropolis to The Big Heat and his imprint on cinema...
Released: 6th December 1973 Directed by: René Laloux  Reviewed by: William McAbee When I was young I had a hard time falling and staying asleep which led me to late nights and early mornings watching TV. Since there was never any good...

Movie Reviews.

Stanley a Man of Variety

Director: Stephen Cookson Stars: Timothy Spall Reviewed by Ren Zelen Stanley - a Man of Variety, a film co-written by Stephen Cookson (My Angel), is a...

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George Clooney To Direct Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’

Following on from Suburbicon earlier this year, Deadline is reporting that George Clooney is about to helm his next film and this time the director...