Jake’s Movie Review…. Interstellar

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Space is truly Hollywood’s final frontier! Since the Star Wars prequels were released in early 2000s, the movies industry exited the Earth’s atmosphere and entered the cosmos with giant blockbusters such as Avatar, J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot, Gravity and Guardians of the Galaxy! Another brave director famed for The Dark […]

Jake’s Movie Review: This Is Where I Leave You

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Death. The D-Word. It is the hardest and emotional parts of the circle of life! Over the past couple of months, my family has tackled this issue as I lost both of my grandfathers. One film that I had looked forward to watching after these events were the dramedy This Is […]

Jake’s Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com When Marvel Studios announced that the Guardians of the Galaxy would be given the Silver Screen, non-comic book fans stated: “Who the hell are the Guardians of the Galaxy?” The Guardians of the Galaxy are a quintet of outlaws who are the true definitions of anti-heroes! The group’s core line-up involves […]

Jake’s Take On…Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Warning! Spoilers are ahead! In all honesty, the last movie I saw this year was Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier! It conquered the Box Office as it earned over $710,000,000! One movie that hopes to do it is Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The second prequel of the […]

Jacob Reviews…. Captain Phillips

  By: Jacob Elyachar Imagine you are the captain of a huge freight boat and the ship is carrying precious cargo on your way to the southern part of Africa. Unfortunately, your pleasant voyage that you expected was just shot down…. all thanks to Somali pirates…who are eager to go after anything that you have […]

Jacob’s Movie Reviews….The Heat

By: Jacob Elyachar Lucille Ball & Vivian Vance. Carol Burnett & Vicki Lawrence. Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon. All three duos have made generations laugh and smile at their antics on television and on the Silver Screen. Now the 2010s have their own duo that has an abundance of chemistry and can make audiences laugh […]

Jacob’s Quick Movie Reviews…Zero Dark Thirty

  By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most controversial movies in this year’s Oscar race is Zero Dark Thirty, which follows the events leading up to the death of Osama Bin Laden. This spy thriller is somewhat of a mixed bag for several reasons.  On the plus side, you have one incredible acting performance and […]

Jacob’s Quick Movie Reviews….The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

By: Jacob Elyachar If you plan on seeing The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, make sure that you are a true fan of the Lord of the Rings (LOTR) trilogy or have read J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit before seeing this film…. otherwise you might be bored and confused with the story. Now with that out-of-the-way, here’s […]

Jacob’s Quick Movie Reviews….Life of Pi

By: Jacob Elyachar One film that is generating a lot of buzz is Ang Lee’s spectacular Life of Pi, which is based upon Yann Martel’s 2001 novel of the same name. Life of Pi centers focuses on Canadian immigrant Pi Patel (Irfan Khan [adult]; Suraj Sharma [at age 16]) and how he retells his life […]

Jacob’s Quick Movie Reviews….Lincoln

By: Jacob Elyachar Lincoln is one of the most impressive historical films that I have seen in the 2010s. From its amazing screenplay written by Tony Kushner to the stunning cinematography from Janusz Kaminski, this historical drama will be a force to be reckoned with during the 2013 award season. The film takes place during […]

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