Weekend Preview – December 20, 2013

We have a bunch of award contenders getting their wide releases this weekend, and a couple less acclaimed movie options as well. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Ron Burganday’s (Will Ferrel) oddball news team is headed for the big city.

Weekend Preview, December 6, 2013

All’s quiet on the movie front this weekend, for the most part.  Only one major release, though there are plenty of limited releases that are worth seeing making their rounds. Out of the Furnace Christian Bale is a man who is out to avenge his brother (Casey Affleck) after he gets mixed up with aContinue reading “Weekend Preview, December 6, 2013”

Weekend Preview – November 15, 2013

It must be the end of the year – there is once again only one new wide release.  Everything else is artsy, controversial, or begging for an award in limited release. The Best Man Holiday The long awaited sequel to the 1999 hit romcomdrama brings the original cast back for Christmas years later.

Weekend Preview – November 1, 2013

Lots of very different options for you to choose from should you go to the theater this weekend.  Here’s the part of the show where I tell you about each one in one sentence and then let you know if you should see it or not. Ender’s Game A young genius is recruited to trainContinue reading “Weekend Preview – November 1, 2013”

Weekend Preview – OCtober 25, 2013

This week we have two new wide releases.  One has an award worth pedigree – the other has anything but.  Are either of them worth seeing though? The Counselor Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem.  Director Ridley Scott.  Written by Cormac McCarthy.  Seems like a sure thing before we even getContinue reading “Weekend Preview – OCtober 25, 2013”

Weekend Preview – October 17, 2013

What’s getting wide release this weekend?  A horror remake, an action film with old stars, and the second film this year about WikiLeaks, that’s what. Carrie Not having been a horror fan growing up, I’ve yet to see the iconic original (though I mean to rectify that shortly).  The story of outcast teen with anContinue reading “Weekend Preview – October 17, 2013”

Weekend Preview – October 11, 2013

This weekend we have one film that is Oscar bait, and another that is anything but. Machete Kills I quite enjoyed Robert Rodriguez’s grindhouse B-movie that is Machete.  Danny Trejo is back as the titular badass, along with a slew of other very colorful actors including Charlie Sheen as the President of the United States and Mel GibsonContinue reading “Weekend Preview – October 11, 2013”

Weekend Preview – September 27, 2013

Looking for something to watch this weekend?  You’re in luck – you’ve got more options than you might know what to do with. Blue Caprice Blue Caprice delves into the psyche of the two men behind the Beltway Sniping a few years ago and examines the events leading up to the tragic events.  Focusing moreContinue reading “Weekend Preview – September 27, 2013”

Weekend Preview – September 20, 2013

Though Hollywood decided some weeks ago that Summer was over, this is truly the last Summer weekend, bringing us into the Fall movie season of films vying perhaps more for awards and honors than eyeballs and dollars.  We’re not quite there yet and this weekend brings us a mixed bag. Battle of the Year AnotherContinue reading “Weekend Preview – September 20, 2013”

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