Getting Under the Radar with Maze Runner, a Movie Review

TheMazeRunner1Ever since the success of a series of young adult novels to cinema, namely Harry Potter, Hollywood studios are clamouring to find the next big thing. Maze Runner shows what the rat race is going to be like after the end of past sagas like Twilight and series tossed into limbo like The Chronicles of Narnia. These days, Hunger Games is close to wrapping up and newer products like Divergent, Percy Jackson and Ender’s Game are questionable if another film will get made. Only half stands a chance of seeing its cinema journey come to an end.

Fans of Maze Runner will no doubt want to see how James Dashner’s book trilogy will translate to screen. Not everyone will have read the Maze Runner series so the big question is if prior knowledge is going to be needed in order to appreciate this translation. Fortunately, not much.

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Wind up Geek’s Ten Must See Movies – Sept, 2014

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

JackhammerPosterOkay, I know what you are thinking –what happened to the five must see? To be quite honest, it has changed and this format is how it’ll be from now on.

I’ve learned that a number of sites such as this one only touch on movies released in North America (okay, USA) but what of other countries? There is so much good cinema to get excited over even during a dry month like September.

What I present here (at least for this month) won’t represent the films of every country. Some films like those from Italy I was not able to learn the release dates to. But I’m sure that over time, I’ll discover where to look. For now you’ll have to satisfy yourself with my limited list over the next couple of months.

I hope what you see will whet your appetite.

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