A Disney Toons spin-off of Pixar’s Cars franchise, Planes was originally intended to be a direct to DVD effort – instead, it’s trying to capitalize on the end of the Summer film season and catch all the kids before they head back to school. If they’re smart, an influx of Planes backpacks, lunch boxes, andContinue reading “Review – Planes”
The Summer movie season is already approaching its end and studios are trying to capitalize on it as much as possible while they still can. We’ve got four new wide releases this weekend, including two family friendly options. Planes Despite being the least-liked Pixar films, the Cars franchise is the most successful – mostly dueContinue reading “Weekend Preview – August 9, 2013”
Add this to the long list of sequels that nobody wanted, but got made anyway. I mean, I guess somebody wanted it, or it wouldn’t have been made. Despite being an awful movie (and having a ridiculously long name), Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief was apparently profitable enough to warrant a sequelContinue reading “Review – Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters”
When successfully small time pot dealer David (Jason Sudeikis) is robbed, he’s in deep trouble with his boss (Ed Helms). To make up for the loss, he’s convinced to travel to Mexico to pick up a “smidge” of weed and bring it back over the border. With a plan that involves creating a fake touristyContinue reading “Review – We’re the Millers”
What the Smurf? There’s not much out there this weekend 😦 The Smurfs 2 Starring a good amount of talent who I won’t name for fear of tarnishing their reputations, The Smurfs 2 is the sequel that apparently somebody wanted. I just don’t know who.
Following his less than successful From Rome with Love, Woody Allen presents his latest film full of interestingly dramatic characters.
Re-teaming with Drive director, Nicolas Winding Refn, Ryan Gosling stars as Julian, an American in Bangkok whose brother has just been killed. Pushed by both his mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) and the police officer who allowed the murder to take place (Vithaya Pansringarm) stumbles down a path of bloody and bizarre justice.
As the only new wide release, The Wolverine is poised to win the weekend, which wouldn’t be a bad thing. There are a few other, smaller, films though that are worth your attention also. The Wolverine Have you been waiting for that movie that finally “gets” Wolverine? This is where you expect me to say,Continue reading “Weekend Preview – July 26, 2013”
Brandy (Aubrey Plaza) has just graduated from high school as the perfect valedictorian. She has overachieved just about everything up to this point except one thing – losing her virginity. Convinced that she needs to add sexual prowess to her resume before beginning college, Brandy creates a laundry list of sexual experiences she’s determined toContinue reading “Review – The To Do List”
Appearing as the saber-clawed mutant for 6th time, Hugh Jackman stars as the title character in this X-Men spinoff.