Movie Reviews

Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 'Tuff Turf' From 1985?

May 1st, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Tuff Turf'
Since both Robert Downey Jr. and the mighty James Spader are co-starring in a small but notable little flick out this week titled "Avengers: Age of Ultron," it felt right to go down the dark aisles of movie past to check out a previous teaming of the dynamic duo – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we head back to high school for a little troubled teen rebellion and forbidden love with Spader and Downey Jr. at the helm as a rebel without a cause and his quick-witted, drum playing best bud. (Can you guess who’s playing who?!) There’s also a hottie love interest in the form of one of...
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Does 'Age Of Ultron' Live Up To Hype? Does Kristen Wiig Entertain In 'Welcome To Me'?

April 30th, 2015 2:30pm EDT
Reviews: 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Underwhelms, While Kristen Wi
Today’s duo flicks reviewed could not be further apart on the cinematic scale. One is a big budget summer spectacle, while the other is a small introspective indie. Two flicks, same week – David and Goliath. We’re checking out the new films "Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Welcome to Me" with encapsulated reviews below.

Title: "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Stars: 3

Genre: Action

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., James Spader, Chris Evans

Director: Joss Whedon

Rating: PG-13

Running Time: 141 Minutes

Release Company: Marvel / Walt Disney Studios

Having considered the first Avengers film...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: 'The Little Shop Of Horrors' From 1960

April 24th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'The Little Shop Of Horrors'
With the new film "The Age of Adaline" at the cinema this week it felt right to go old school and check out some black and white past picture fare with a memorable flair – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Don’t let the 1960 elder movie selection this week fool you, as there’s plenty of wit, sass and people eating botanical class to be had. It’s a joyous terror tale of sorts that was the origin of the famed character of a pesky plant with an unhealthy appetite. Surrounded by some equally particular people – a grouchy store owner, flower eating customers, funeral prone old ladies, a deme...
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Movie Reviews: 'Skin Trade' & 'The Harvest'

April 24th, 2015 11:19am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Skin Trade' / 'The Harvest'
This week, thanks to the fast feet of Tony Jaa and the scary style of Director John McNaughton, sees both areas of action and horror hitting hard at the cinema for two new films. We’re checking out the flicks "Skin Trade" and "The Harvest" below!

Title: "Skin Trade"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, Tony Jaa, Peter Weller

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham

Rating: R

Running Time: 96 Minutes

Release Company: Magnet Releasing

Website: www.magnetreleasing.com/skintrade/

How did the great Tony Jaa go from heading up slick move flicks like the "Ong-b...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Do You Remember 'Brain Donors' From 1992?

April 17th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Brain Donors'
To help film folks avoid the unfunny blunders of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" it felt right to pull out a moldy oldie that could fill the funny bone cravings – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! This week we’re heading down slapstick street for a comedy classic willing to throw in everything – including the kitchen sink! (Duck!) Savory sight gags, potty humor, witty asides and enough tomfoolery to keep the most sullen sailor in stitches, we’re becoming…"Brain Donors!"

The death of a wealthy tycoon named Oscar Winterhaven Oglethorpe has brought a lot of fast talking characters out of t...
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Movie Reviews: Two Smaller Films To Check Out

April 17th, 2015 11:20am EDT
Monsters
We’re heading into dark and unchartered territory this week to check out a couple of smaller films that head deep into the unknown. War, weapons and bad guys are the specials of the day as we check out "Monsters: Dark Continent" and "The Dead Lands" – we shed light into the dark flicks below!

Title: "Monsters: Dark Continent"

Stars: 3 1/2

Genre: Action / Drama

Cast: Johnny Harris, Sam Keeley, Joe Dempsie

Director: Tom Green

Rating: R

Running Time: 122 Minutes

Release Company: RADiUS-TWC

Website: www.radiustwc.com/releases/monsters-dark-continent/

A sequel in name an...
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Forgotten Friday Flick: Jon Cryer, Demi Moore Starred In This 1984 Film

April 10th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - 'No Small Affair'
With actor Jon Cryer’s new book entitled ‘So That Happened: A Memoir’ out this week, it felt right to delve into some past Cryer work that cooks even more then his tell all – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today we’re taking a picture and falling in love 80’s style with a coming of age tale about a clever teen that lives for the lens - until he meets a fetching female subject to channel his obsession that is. Romance, love and making it big - all with the click of a camera. From the screenwriter of the romance flick "The Longest Ride" hitting theaters this week, it’s…"No Small Affair...
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3 More Indie Movie Reviews To Check Out For This Week

April 9th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Clouds Of Sils Maria' / 'The House Across The St
Fitting that this week we’re talking about the wizard of weird David Lynch (again no Lynch, no "Twin Peaks" Showtime!) as the second installment of flicks out this week most assuredly take a stroll of the strange side. From stories about aging actresses revisiting old wounds to curious happenings in a house nearby to even paying off those pesky bills with some seriously odd jobs, the selections below are truly abnormal outings. Check out encapsulated reviews for "Clouds of Sils Maria," "The House Across the Street" and "Lost River" below! We review the good, the bad and the unusual next!...
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3 Indie Movie Reviews To Check Out!

April 8th, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Movie Reviews: 'The Girl Is In Trouble' / 'Kill Me Three Times'
This week welcomes a cavalcade of smaller films, some good, some bad, but all available for your viewing pleasure. Today sees the review arrival of three flicks (with three more to follow tomorrow!) to check out that have stories about everything from saving a damsel in distress to deadly events told three different ways to the even the bonds of brotherhood in crime. So look below for encapsulated reviews of "The Girl Is In Trouble," "Kill Me Three Times" and "Broken Horses" to get the cinematic skinny.

Title: "The Girl Is In Trouble"

Stars: 2 1/2

Genre: Drama

Cast: Columbus Sho...
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Forgotten Friday Flick - 'Barton Fink'

April 3rd, 2015 12:20pm EDT
Forgotten Friday Flick - Do You Remember 'Barton Fink' From 1991
When it comes to the infamous Coen Brothers everyone has their film favorite. Those who like to laugh swear by "Raising Arizona," the stoners have all but adopted "The Big Lebowski" and Oscar says "No Country For Old Men" is their finest. But for a movie geek like me I prefer my Coen cool with a little of all of the above for a flick lesser known but way more memorable – welcome to Forgotten Friday Flick! Today’s cinematic oddball has all the Coen staples – quirky characters, meticulous mood and unpredictable twists and turns – but with a dash of a slow simmering story that makes the aud...
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