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FILM REVIEW – The Hateful Eight

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Hateful Eight is a Western mystery film directed by Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained). His eighth feature film, the titular ‘Hateful 8’ are played by Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, and Bruce Dern. Some time after the American Civil War, eight strangers seek shelter from a blizzard at a stagecoach stopover know as Minnie’s Haberdashery. Bounty hunter John ‘The Hangman’ Ruth (Russell) is transporting fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh) to Red Rock, where she will be hanged and he can collect his $10,000 reward. But not everyone seeking shelter from the blizzard is who they say they are…

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FILM REVIEW – Django Unchained

By Marty Mulrooney

Django Unchained

Django Unchained is a Western directed by Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction, Inglourious Basterds). Set in America’s pre-Civil War Deep South – positioning the film as more of a ‘Southern’ – the film stars Jamie Foxx (Ray) as Django Freeman, a freed black slave who sets out to rescue his enslaved wife (Kerry Washington) from a cruel and deranged plantation owner named Calvin J. Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio). Teaming up with German bounty hunter and ex-dentist Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), Django embarks upon an epic journey frequently punctuated by Tarantinos’ trademark cartoon violence and dark humour.

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GAME REVIEW – Red Dead Redemption (PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360)

By Marty Mulrooney & Duncan Voice

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With AMO still growing every day, it is sometimes difficult for us to get our gaming reviews out the door as quickly as we would like, especially with huge titles such as Red Dead Redemption. On the plus side, this can often give us a far more extensive amount of time than our competitors to fully complete a game and offer a clearheaded verdict once the hype-leaden dust clouds have settled. For players who have already finished the game and newcomers finally ready to bite the bullet, this multi-format review will cover RDR’s single and multiplayer modes in-depth, on both PS3 and Xbox 360.

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GAME REVIEW – Lead and Gold: Gangs Of The Wild West (PlayStation 3, PSN)

By Marty Mulrooney

Image converted using ifftoanyLead And Gold: Gangs of the Wild West is a new third person online western themed shooter. Developed by Fatshark, it was recently released on PC and PlayStation 3, with an Xbox 360 version still in the pipeline as well. So, how much bang for your buck will you get when playing the PlayStation 3 version?

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