Posts tagged "movies"

60 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas From This Year's Movies (2014)

Teddy (Zac Efron) & Pete (Dave Franco) in NEIGHBORS. Pick your own Robert DeNiro-themed costume.  Just don't mistake him for Al Pacino.  What you'll need: mohawk cap, Jinxie cat, knowledge of DeNiro movies.
Another year, another Halloween.  But, what to wear to that kick-ass costume party?  Everyone else will be wearing Anna and Elsa, so you’ve got to think outside the box.  Why not look to the movies for inspiration?  This year’s crop offers a ton of halloween costume ideas, all of them timely and semi-unique. Some more... Read more »

Movie Review: The Drop

Movie Review: The Drop
THE DROP Genre: Thriller Rating: R Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: When Chechen goons force Bob, a barkeep (Tom Hardy,) and his boss (James Gandolfini) to receive a bundle of cash on Super Bowl Sunday, a series of increasingly dangerous and violent events unfold. Behind-the-Scenes: This is Gandolfini’s last film role.  Screenwriter Dennis Lehane adapted... Read more »

2014 Summer Movie Season Superlatives

2014 Summer Movie Season Superlatives
Well, folks, that’s a wrap.  Oh sure, this weekend marks the official end of the summer movie season, but when the only new releases are a stale Pierce Brosnan spy caper (The November Man) and a cheapie horror flick (As Above So Below), you know we’ve reached the end of the line.  Now seems like... Read more »
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Delayed Gratification: Which Movie Sequels Are Worth the Wait?

Delayed Gratification: Which Movie Sequels Are Worth the Wait?
This Friday, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For hits theaters as the last big “hurrah” of summer 2014.  I say “hurrah” with a heap of sarcasm, however, because it feels like ages since the first Sin City came out.  It’s almost an idea past its prime.  Oh sure, I was as big a fan... 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 »

What Are Your Movie and TV Dealbreakers?

What Are Your Movie and TV Dealbreakers?
Last week, Vince Mancini over at Uproxx wrote a piece about movie “dealbreakers” – those films that you use to gauge your compatibility with others in relationships or friendships.  It came in the wake of a story about a woman who divorced her husband because he didn’t like Frozen. That seems like a questionable move... Read more »
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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: 22 Jump Street

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street
22 JUMP STREET Genre: Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 112 mins. Premise: Jenko (Channing Tatum) and Schmidt (Jonah Hill) are charged by their superior officer to do the exact same thing they did last time, so they infiltrate a college, posing as students to bring down an illegal drug operation. Behind-the-Scenes: The whole gang is... 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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Hammering Out... The Fault In Our Stars

Hammering Out... The Fault In Our Stars
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. JOHN: Two things must be mentioned before we delve too deep here.  First, I’ve read John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars.  I read it for the first time... Read more »