Posts tagged "Blockbuster"

No No, Power Rangers

No No, Power Rangers
POWER RANGERS Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 124 mins. Premise: Five renegade, detention-bound teenagers discover magic stones that give them superpowers. Working together, they unlock their mighty morphin’ skills to take on the evil Rita Repulsa (Elizabeth Banks), who threatens to destroy the world. Behind-the-Scenes: Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was all the craze in the early to mid-90s but... Read more »

There's still "Something There" with the new Beauty and the Beast

There's still "Something There" with the new Beauty and the Beast
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Genre: Fantasy Musical Rating: PG Running Time: 129 mins. Premise: When her father is held prisoner in the Beast’s castle, Belle (Emma Watson) volunteers to take his place and finds the castle and everyone living inside has been cursed by a witch. The handsome prince is now a hideous Beast (Dan Stevens), and the support... Read more »

Movie Review: Doctor Strange

Movie Review: Doctor Strange
DOCTOR STRANGE Genre: Comic Book Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 115 mins. Premise: After a near-fatal car crash, brash, cocky surgeon (is there any other kind?) Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) heads to Kathmandu to heal and learn the ways of the mystic arts under the tutelage of The Ancient One (a whitewashed Tilda Swinton). His... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Hammering Out...The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Hammering Out...The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 JULIE: We’ve reached the end of an era, the era of hotly anticipated movies based on young adult novel series. (Yes, I know there will be new... Read more »
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Movie Review: Fantastic Four

Movie Review: Fantastic Four
FANTASTIC FOUR Genre: Comic Book Sci-Fi Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 100 mins. Premise: Young science prodigy Reed Richards (Miles Teller) invents an inter-dimensional teleportation device and after traveling to an alternate universe with childhood bud Ben Grimm, and colleagues Johnny Storm, Victor Von Doom, and Sue Storm (who actually doesn’t even get to go), the... Read more »

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Movie Review: Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION Genre: Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 132 mins. Premise: When the IMF program is shuttered, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) goes rogue and on the lam again in an attempt to bring down The Syndicate, an anti-IMF that is recruiting former spies from around the world and wrecking international havoc. Behind-the-Scenes:... Read more »

Movie Review: Minions

Movie Review: Minions
MINIONS Genre: Animated Comedy Rating: PG Running Time: 91 mins. Premise: This prequel, set in 1968, follows 3 Minions (Stuart, Kevin & Bob) as they search for an evil master. Their search leads them to Villain-Con where they meet Scarlet Overkill (Sandra Bullock), who tasks them with stealing the English crown. When that plan backfires,... Read more »
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Movie Review: Terminator Genisys

Movie Review: Terminator Genisys
TERMINATOR GENISYS Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 126 mins. Premise: Re-tracing the events from the first Terminator, Resistance leader John Connor (Jason Clarke) sends Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to save his mother, Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke), from being terminated.  But, when Reese gets there, he finds out that Sarah has... Read more »