Posts in category "Movies"

What are your 7 favorite films?

What are your 7 favorite films?
Why seven? I don’t know. Seven’s the number, man. Also, Twitter says so. For the past few days, Twitter has been hash-tagging up a storm: #fav7films, #fav7pies, you name it. I left my list of seven movies on our illustrious leader Jimmy Greenfield’s Facebook page, but I’m copy/pasting it here for you to see/argue about... Read more »

Movie Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Movie Review: Ghostbusters (2016)
GHOSTBUSTERS Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: When ghosts start popping up across New York City, who ya gonna call?  The Ghostbusters, of course.  Four women use their scientific skills to catch and trap the paranormal, while the NYC mayor tries to cast them as frauds to avoid mass hysteria. Behind-the-Scenes: After... Read more »

Summer Movies So Far: See It or Skip It?

Summer Movies So Far: See It or Skip It?
We’re already into July and it’s been a while since I’ve posted any movie reviews.  That’s not to say that I haven’t been going to the theater.  Far from it. I’ve seen almost everything that’s been released this summer.  I’ve done my homework.  I’ve formed my opinions.  And now, fellow movie fans, I’m here to... Read more »
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Movie Review - Captain America: Civil War

Movie Review - Captain America: Civil War
CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR Genre: Comic Book Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 146 mins. Premise: In the wake of the latest round of casualties during an Avengers mission, the team are confronted with the UN-sanctioned “Sokovia Accords” which places restrictions on where and when they can go to save people.  Iron Man wants to sign... Read more »

Summer Movie Forecast 2016

Summer Movie Forecast 2016
With Batman already fighting Superman in March and The Jungle Book absolutely crushing the box office last weekend, nobody could blame you for thinking the summer movie season was already under way.  You’d be wrong though.  Summer officially starts (for movie geeks anyway) on May 6, when Captain America: Civil War is unleashed. As regular... Read more »

Movie Review: The Jungle Book

Movie Review: The Jungle Book
THE JUNGLE BOOK Genre: Family Fantasy Rating: PG Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: Young “man-cub” Mowgli (played by newcomer Neel Sethi) lives in the jungle and is raised by wolves, but when tiger Shere Khan (voiced by Idris Elba) threatens to kill him, he must set off for safety to the man village.  On the way,... Read more »
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Movie Revue: Demolition, The Boss, Hardcore Henry, Midnight Special, and more

Movie Revue: Demolition, The Boss, Hardcore Henry, Midnight Special, and more
Movie Revue is a collection of capsule reviews of some of the latest releases I’ve caught in theaters… DEMOLITION. Jake Gyllenhaal continues his hot streak of impressive performances in director Jean-Marc Vallee’s follow-up to Wild.  This film employs similar editing tricks to play with time and memory, and while the story contains too many disparate... Read more »

Movie Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Movie Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE Genre: Superhero Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 151 mins. Premise: In this quasi-sequel to Man of Steel, Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) pits Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) against each other in “the greatest gladiator match in the history of the world.” Behind-the-Scenes: Warner Bros. has a lot riding... Read more »

Movie Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Movie Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane
10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Genre: Thriller Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: After getting in a car crash, a woman (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) wakes up in an underground shelter.  Her captor/savior (John Goodman) claims that the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.  Is he right?  Can he be trusted? And, just what the... Read more »
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Movie Review: Zootopia Is Definitely Worth the Visit

Movie Review: Zootopia Is Definitely Worth the Visit
ZOOTOPIA Genre: Animated Comedy Rating: PG Running Time: 108 mins. Premise: A bunny cop (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) teams up with a sly fox (Jason Bateman) to solve the mystery of a missing otter, and uncover a mass conspiracy involving predators and prey in the process. Behind-the-Scenes: The story for Zootopia started out as a James Bond... Read more »