Posts tagged "Blockbuster"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Movie Review: Jurassic World

Movie Review: Jurassic World
JURASSIC WORLD Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 124 mins. Premise: 22 years after the events in Jurassic Park, the dinosaur theme park experience is in full operation, luring 22,000 visitors a day.  But, in order to satiate audience demand, the park’s geneticists have tampered with the DNA coding and created a new hybrid... Read more »

Hammering Out... Pitch Perfect 2

Hammering Out... Pitch Perfect 2
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: PITCH PERFECT 2. JOHN: I love the first Pitch Perfect.  It came out in 2012 and if I recall correctly, I named it my third favorite movie of the year, after Skyfall and The... Read more »

Hammering Out... Mad Max: Fury Road

Hammering Out... Mad Max: Fury Road
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD. JOHN: Die Hard. Terminator 2. Speed. The Road Warrior. Raiders of the Lost Ark. Aliens. The Raid 2. The Matrix.  For my money, these are the greatest action movies of... Read more »
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Hammering Out... Avengers: Age of Ultron

Hammering Out... Avengers: Age of Ultron
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. JOHN: As I write this, the sequel to the third-highest grossing movie of all time (2012′s The Avengers) will have made about $187 million in its opening weekend with millions... Read more »