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    MovieRant: Anti-Gravity.

    Warning: the following is full of spoilers. Do not read if you haven’t seen the movie. I’ll be giving everything away! You have been warned. I am going to go against the tide (or against the gravity, maybe). I saw Gravity the other night, and I thought it was just okay. Not horrible (like Man of Steel), not a masterpiece (as is being espoused), but just okay with the occasional really good bits. Five things I liked about it ~ It’s visually magnificent. It’s an overwhelming visual spectacle, particularly in 3D, communicating the vastness and solitude of space. There won’t be a moment you’re not immersed in the film. The…

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    MovieRant: Exploring Star Trek into Darkness.

    I’m sorry. I just have to go back and give Star Trek into Darkness another punch in the head. The reason? Because people like it, they actually like it, and whilst I understand entertainment is subjective, whilst usually I will respect others’ opinions, as far as this movie goes (with Man of Steel close behind), I can’t. To this end, I’m going to provide a breakdown of Star Trek into Darkness’s teaser to illustrate how moronic it is. The Set-Up Here’s a brief synopsis of the opening: the crew of the Enterprise are trying to stop a volcano from blowing up and wiping out a primitive race on an alien…