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Grosse Point Geek: My Favourite Star Trek Movie…

You have to hand it to Star Trek ,spanning 4 decades, 6 TV series, 14 films, countless books and tons of merchandise, its one of the longest and most successful sci fi franchises in history.  Now I adore Star Trek  -not as much as Star Wars mind –but I have enough knowledge of its universe to know a Dilithium chamber when …

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Grosse Point Geek – Death Wish

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Film: Death Wish Director: Eli Roth Principal Cast: Bruce Willis, Elizabeth Shue, Vincent D’onofrio, Dean Norris, Camila Morrone Plot in a nutshell: Remake of Michael Winner’s 1974 film starring Charles Bronson. Chicago Surgeon Dr Paul Kersey (Willis) is living the American dream, that is until a gang of vicious thieves break …

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Grosse Point Geek – Ready Player One

Directed by: Steven Spielberg   Principal Cast: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance   Plot Summary The Year is 2044, to escape their humdrum, poverty stricken lives, the Earth’s population spends most of its time in a VR world known as The OASIS. Here you can …

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Grosse Point Geek – Tomb Raider (2018)

Directed by: Roar Uthaug   Principal Cast: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins   Plot Summary Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)  goes in search of her father Lord Richard Croft(Dominic West) who has been missing, presumed dead in his lifelong quest to find the missing tomb of Japanese Queen Himiko, who was …

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Grosse Point Geek – 15:17 to Paris

Directed by: Clint Eastwood Principal Cast: Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos Plot Summary The true story of the three Americans who thwarted the infamous terrorist attack on a Paris bound passenger train in 2015. Unusually all three are played by the three real life heroes who risked their lives that day. …

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Grosse Point Geek – The Darkest Hour

Film: The Darkest Hour Directed By: Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride and Prejudice) Principal Cast: Gary Oldman, Kristen Scott Thomas, Lily Cole, Stephen Dillane, Ben Mendelsohn Plot Summary: World War Two, 1940 – Britain and the Allies are losing the war. Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) takes over as Prime Minister from Neville Chamberlain …

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Grosse Pointe Geek’s Round Up of 2017

Another year goes by and like very much like 2016 its been a mighty disappointing one for us film geeks. The blockbuster season (which started in about April) was without doubt the worst i have ever known – littered with remakes, sequels and reboots that proved there is a total lack of any new ideas …

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