Review – Despicable Me 2

Gru and, most importantly, the Minions are back.  Steve Carell once again provides the voice of the (now former) villain.  With his priorities including being a father to his adopted girls and developing a line of jellies and jams, things have settled down considerably from his days of stealing the moon.  When a dangerous, topContinue reading “Review – Despicable Me 2”

Weekend Preview – June 28, 2013

It’s a double dose of Deja Vu this weekend.  Melissa McCarthy stars in a “mismatched duo” comedy for the second time this year, and terrorists have once again taken over the White House. The Heat Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock are a mismatched pair in this female buddy cop movie.  When FBI agent Sarah AshburnContinue reading “Weekend Preview – June 28, 2013”

Review – The Heat

Experienced, yet unlikable, FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is up for promotion, and her proving ground case is to take down a drug lord in Boston before he strikes again.  Not exactly a team player, Ashburn’s patience is put to the test when she is forced to team up with Shannon Mullins (MelissaContinue reading “Review – The Heat”

Review – Monsters University

The third Pixar property to be revisited, and the first prequel from the animation studio, Monsters University takes place an unspecified number of years before Monsters Inc, introducing us to Mike and Sulley (Billy Crystal and John Goodman returning to the roles) when they first meet in college.  Steve Buscemi also reprises his role asContinue reading “Review – Monsters University”

Weekend Preview – June 14, 2013

It’s Father’s Day weekend and it’s going to be a big one for the box office.  We have a promising superhero blockbuster (with extra fathers in it), an end of the world comedy that everyone but me finds hilarious, and an indie romance expanding to wide release – perfect for a girls night out whileContinue reading “Weekend Preview – June 14, 2013”

Review – Man of Steel

It hasn’t been since 2006 that Superman graced the silver screen, and even longer since anyone cared.  DC has a lot riding on this reboot though.  Despite the immense success they had with Christopher Nolan refreshing the Batman franchise, DC comics is still leagues behind what Marvel has turned their cinematic universe into.  It’s noContinue reading “Review – Man of Steel”

Review – This is the End

In case you haven’t heard, Left Behind, the popular Christian novel about those left on earth after the Rapture and that was made into a bomb of a movie in 2000 is getting a big Hollywood remake next year starring Nicholas Cage. Well, what if James Franco, Seth Rogen, and Jay Baruchel got really high,Continue reading “Review – This is the End”

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