Weekend Preview – March 15, 2013

This is the part of the show where I tell you that there are two wide releases this weekend and give you a little heads up on what to expect. Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, and Allan Arkin make this magicians comedy a star studded event.  Carell and Buscemi are two oldContinue reading “Weekend Preview – March 15, 2013”

Review – The Call

“You can be the difference between someone living and someone dying,” Halle Berry‘s character Jordan says near the beginning of this thriller.  As a 911 operator, she struggles to come to terms with the latter part of the sentiment when, possibly due to her actions, a young girl is murdered.  Fast forward a bit downContinue reading “Review – The Call”

Weekend Preview – March 8, 2013

The weekend is upon us and with it brings the first big event movie of the year, along with a lesser known film, both of which I enjoyed. Oz the Great and Powerful Last week we got a new take on the old tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.  This week sees the release ofContinue reading “Weekend Preview – March 8, 2013”

Review: Dead Man Down

When a damaged young French woman (Noomi Rapace) observes her neighbor (Colin Farrell) killing a man, she takes the opportunity to coerce him into taking care of a piece of business for her as well.  Soon she realizes that his is a more complicated story than she thought and finds herself caught up not onlyContinue reading “Review: Dead Man Down”

Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Last week we got a new take on the old tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.  This week sees the release of a prequel to the beloved Wizard of Oz.  Director Sam Raimi tells the story of how carnival magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) finds himself whisked away to a magical land where he meetsContinue reading “Review: Oz the Great and Powerful”

Exclusive Interview – Cory Edwards

Escape from Planet Earth is currently playing in theaters and I had the opportunity to talk to Cory Edwards (who also wrote and directed Hoodwinked), one of the writers behind the story. FH  As I understand it, you and Tony Leech wrote the original script for Escape from Planet Earth but both left the productionContinue reading “Exclusive Interview – Cory Edwards”

Weekend Preview – March 1, 2013

March starts off with a bang with four wide releases competing for your box office dollars, though none of them seem destined to make a terribly loud noise. 21 and Over What would happen if the writers of The Hangover wrote Project X with some Harold and Kumar thrown in?  Apparently this movie.  When studiousContinue reading “Weekend Preview – March 1, 2013”

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