Posts tagged "film"

Hammering Out...Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Hammering Out...Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. JOHN: Forgive me if what follows reads like a love letter to Marvel Studios.  There is no other production company in the game right now – okay, maybe Pixar... Read more »

Movie Review: Noah

Movie Review: Noah
NOAH Genre: Drama Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 139 mins. Premise: Noah (Russell Crowe) is tasked by God to to build an ark before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world, but can he protect his family and how far will his faith take him? Behind-the-Scenes: The film has courted its fair share of controversy leading up... Read more »

Hammering Out...Divergent

Hammering Out...Divergent
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: DIVERGENT. JULIE: I read Divergent back around when it was released. I was a big fan of The Hunger Games, and I thought I should check out this new series because it was being touted... Read more »
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Movie Review: Veronica Mars

Movie Review: Veronica Mars
VERONICA MARS Genre: Comedy/Mystery Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: On the verge of accepting a prestigious job at a law firm, and just when she thought she was out of the private investigator business, Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) finds herself drawn back to her hometown of Neptune, CA to help clear the name of... Read more »

Movie Revue: 300, Mr. Peabody, Non-Stop

Movie Revue: 300, Mr. Peabody, Non-Stop
Movie Revue is a collection of capsule reviews of some of the latest releases in theaters, On Demand, and everywhere in between. 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE.  I’m not sure that anybody was really asking for a 300 sequel seven years after the fact, but, well, here we are.  Substituting director Noam Murro for Zack... Read more »

Movie Review: RoboCop (2014)

Movie Review: RoboCop (2014)
ROBOCOP Genre: Action Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 117 mins. Premise: In the year 2028, Detroit cop Alex Murphy is critically injured in an attempted homicide, but is brought back to the line of duty when the dubious folks at OmniCorp fit him with a robotic suit, making him half-man, half-robot.  All cop. Behind-the-Scenes: This is... Read more »
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Movie Review: The Monuments Men

Movie Review: The Monuments Men
THE MONUMENTS MEN Genre: War Dramedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 118 mins. Premise: A group of unlikely soldiers are sent on a mission to recover stolen artwork from Nazi thieves and return the masterpieces to their owners. Behind-the-Scenes: Originally set for release in December, but pushed back relatively last minute to give co-writer/director George Clooney... Read more »

10 Actors Who Are Not Allowed To Die Prematurely Under Any Circumstances Whatsoever

10 Actors Who Are Not Allowed To Die Prematurely Under Any Circumstances Whatsoever
Okay, that’s it.  I can’t take it anymore.  First, over the summer, there was James Gandolfini, taken from us way too early due to a heart attack.  He was one of the most iconic television actors of all time, equally good on the silver screen in supporting roles.  Then, in late November, Paul Walker died... Read more »

12 More Recent Movies You Probably Haven't Seen But Should

12 More Recent Movies You Probably Haven't Seen But Should
It was around this time last year that I wrote my first post about “recent movies you probably haven’t seen but should.”  You can read it here.  Great!  Now that you’ve seen all those movies, you may find yourself in a similar, if not worse, position: suffering through Polar Vortexes, exhausted from all the end-of-the-year... Read more »
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Movie Review: Ride Along

Movie Review: Ride Along
RIDE ALONG Genre: Action Comedy Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 99 mins. Premise: In an effort to win the approval of his future brother-in-law, glowering cop James (Ice Cube), security guard Ben (Kevin Hart) agrees to accompany James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta. Behind-the-Scenes: Tim Story (Barbershop, Taxi, Fantastic Four) directs.  Fans of FX’s The League... Read more »