This weekend brings us two middle of the road entries. One thriller and one comedy. The Purge What if you could, literally, get away with murder? And rape, and theft, and vandalism, and whatever else you feel like? In The Purge, all of this is legal for twelve hours, once a year. It’s doneContinue reading “Weekend Preview – June 7, 2013”
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Review – The Internship
Reunited for the first time since the 2005 comedy hit Wedding Crashers, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson team up for a comedy about a couple of middle-aged guys trying to make it in a young person’s business world.
Review – The Purge
What if you could, literally, get away with murder? And rape, and theft, and vandalism, and whatever else you feel like? In the year 2022 that will all be legal. Actually, given the fact that it’s mentioned that twelve or so year old boy is too young to remember life before “The Purge,” this newContinue reading “Review – The Purge”
Review – The Dream is Now
Two things I don’t watch a lot of are documentaries and short films. Recently I screened a film that falls into each category – too bad it wasn’t that great of a representation of either.
Weekend Preview – May 31, 2013
The Summer movie season continues with a couple of potential blockbusters this weekend, along with a film that probably flew under your radar. After Earth Will Smith and real life son Jaden Smith are a futuristic father and son in this sci-fi epic. When a mission into space leaves the two of them stranded onContinue reading “Weekend Preview – May 31, 2013”
Review – Now You See Me
Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, and Dave Franco are four talented, yet ordinary, magicians. Drawn together by an unknown mastermind, however, they become “The Four Horsemen,” an unstoppable force of magic and bravado with a bigger trick up their sleeves than anyone can imagine.
Review – The Kings of Summer
Premiering to rave reviews at Sundance, The Kings of Summer (formerly Toy’s House) is an indie coming of age dramedy with a unique flavor and memorable characters.
Weekend Preview – May 24, 2013
Memorial Day weekend is always a big weekend for movies and this year is no exception. We’ve got three big ones – from big summer action, to raunchy comedy, to magical animation. This is what you’re looking at. Epic When Mary Katherine (Amanda Seyfried) comes to live with her estranged father (Jason Sudeikis), she’s dismayedContinue reading “Weekend Preview – May 24, 2013”
Review – Fast & Furious 6
Twelve years ago, a movie about a bunch of street racers opened to mediocre reviews and a decent box office. Now one of the more consistent franchises, The Fast and the Furious number six is opening with a seventh already on its way. Leaving it’s racing roots mostly in the dust, the franchise has steadilyContinue reading “Review – Fast & Furious 6”
Review – The Hangover Part III
The wolf pack is back yet again. *sigh* Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), Alan (Zack Galifianakis), and Doug (Jusin Bartha) are older, but hardly wiser in this final episode of a franchise never intended to be a trilogy