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Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith

  Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith is the 3rd film in the prequel trilogy of the Star Wars franchise. It chronicles the fall of the jedi and the rise of the galactic empire. The film stars Hayden Christensen who plays Anakin Skywalker. Anakin Skywalker is a Jedi Knight who was freed from slavery on his home planet of Tatooine by Obi-Wan Kenobi and his master at the time Qui-Gon Jinn. He was taken into the Jedi Order and showed much promise and potential but as with most prodigy children in media, they are very susceptible to corruption. Ewan Mcgregor plays Obi-Wan Kenobi. Kenobi is Anakin’s former master turned close friend. Natalie Portman plays Padme Amidala. Padme is a member of the Galactic Senate and also Anakin’s wife (despite it being taboo for any jedi to have any romantic relationships). She is also pregnant with twins in the movie. Ian Mcdiarmid plays Sheev Palpatine. Palpatine is the Chancellor of the Galactic republic and secretly a Sith Lord who plays a very i

The Departed review

The Departed The Departed is a 2006 film directed and Written by Martin Scorsese. It stars an A-list cast with the likes of Matt Damon, Leonardo Dicaprio, Mark Wahlberg, Martin Sheen, Alec Baldwin, and Jack Nicholson as the main cast of characters. It won the Academy award for best picture, best director, best writing adapted screenplay, and best film editing among many other awards later on. The film is about two opposing sides playing a very dangerous game of cat and mouse. On one side you have the Boston State Police who enlist the help of Billy Costigan ( Leonardo Dicaprio) who is a police academy dropout to infiltrate the Irish mafia and act as a mole for the police. The other side is the Irish Mob led by Frank Costello ( Jack Nicholson) who enlists the help of his nephew Colin Sullivan ( Matt Damon) to infiltrate the Boston State Police and act as a rat for the mob.  What ensues is a thrilling battle where both sides are trying to stay one step ahead of each other while

Avengers: Infinity War review

  Avengers: Infinity War Avengers: Infinity War is the 3rd film in the Avengers series and the 19th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It has an all star cast featuring Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Josh Brolin just to name a few. It is more or less an epic event 10 years and 19 films in the making. Many of us Marvel fans were already aware of the Infinity Gauntlet story line from the comics but for those who do not know; here is a quick rundown. Thanos is a bad guy in the truest definition of the word. He obtains the Infinity Gauntlet with all six infinity stones and wipes out half of all life. The infinity stones are these 6 magical gems that hold incredible power and control a certain aspect of life. The time, space, reality, mind, power, and soul stones were created at the same time as the big bang and were scattered throughout the cosmos. Thanos collects the stones and as I said before, wipes out half of all life. He does this for one reason and