Posts tagged "Blockbuster"

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 »

Summer Movie Forecast 2015

Summer Movie Forecast 2015
With Avengers: Age of Ultron just around the corner, we are officially entering my favorite movie time of year: Summer!  I love prestige Oscar pics as much as anyone, but there’s nothing quite like the anticipation and huge expectations that surround big studio releases in the summertime.  Sure, many of these movies fail to live... Read more »

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Genre: Comic Book Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 122 mins. Premise: When the galaxy is threatened by the evil Ronan the Accuser, five criminals (including an outlaw who calls himself Star-Lord, a green-skinned mercenary, musclebound revenge-seeker, talking raccoon, and humanoid tree) must put aside their differences to team up and work together... Read more »
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Hammering Out... Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Hammering Out... Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. JOHN: Three years ago, I was hugely surprised by how much I enjoyed the Apes reboot, Rise of the Planet of the Apes.  Having been burned so... Read more »

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Movie Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Genre: Animated Fantasy Adventure Rating: PG Running Time: 105 mins. Premise: 5 years after the first film, Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon, Toothless, face off against the evil Drago and his army of brainwashed dragons.  Along the way, Hiccup reunites with his long lost mother (voiced... Read more »

Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow

Movie Review: Edge of Tomorrow
EDGE OF TOMORROW Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 113 mins. Premise: A public relations officer (Tom Cruise) is forced into an epic war with alien squid creatures, and finds himself caught in a time loop, living and dying and repeating the same day over and over.  As he faces the same battle scenarios,... Read more »
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Movie Revue: Frozen, Best Man, Dallas Buyers, All Is Lost, Oldboy

Movie Revue: Frozen, Best Man, Dallas Buyers, All Is Lost, Oldboy
Movie Revue is a collection of capsule reviews of some of the latest releases in theaters, On Demand, and everywhere in between. FROZEN.  With Frozen, Disney Animation has officially out-Pixar’d Pixar.  Just look at the last three Disney titles (this, Tangled, Wreck-It-Ralph) compared to Pixar’s (Cars 2, Brave, Monsters University).  Kind of speaks for itself,... Read more »