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  • Movie Review: 'It Follows'
    Movie Review: 'It Follows' (2015)
    "It Follows" (Radius-TWC) has garnered an impressive slew of reviews: it holds a stellar 95% on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. And recent trailer include quotes like "best horror movie of the decade."So I felt a tad...
  • Review - “The Longest Ride” -best Sparks’s adaptation since “The Notebook”
    Review - “The Longest Ride” -best Sparks’s adaptation since “The Notebook”
    The Longest Ride follows a young college student Sophia (Britt Robertson) as she meets bull riding champion Luke Collins (Scott Eastwood) and embark on relationship but find that making love work is not as easy on they thought it would be. Sophia...
  • Dreamworks' Home
    Weekend box office: audiences turn up to laugh with 'Home' and 'Get Hard'
    Two new comedies gave the box office a much needed boost this weekend. “Home”, the latest animated family movie from Dreamworks that follows a misfit alien’s adventures on Earth, topped the box office with a substantial $54...
  • In The Crosswind
    The 2015 European Union Film Festival - Part 12
    The Gene Siskel Film Center yet again presents its European Union Film Festival, one of my annual favorites, and I’ll review as many of the films as I can. Some are good films that never found distributors, others are sneak-peeks at films...
  • Home
    'Home' is cute for the kids, but dull for the adults
    Even on the best of days, the cinematic fare for the kiddie set can be a tough one to navigate, especially when things skew very, and I mean very young. "Home" is a cute little romp with a good message for kids, but the parents will be...
  • WWJD The Journey Continues
    John Schneider returns to spread the faith in ‘WWJD: The Journey Continues’
    In 2010 the popular book WWJD ( What Would Jesus Do) was brought to life in a film of the same name starring John Schneider. While the film wasn’t all that great it still sported a good message for those looking for a decent faith based film...
  • Wild Card
    Jason Statham places the deadly bet with “Wild Card’
    Jason Statham has made a name for himself as a badass action star that harkens back to the 80s and 90s. For every big theatrical release he has there are a few that get the straight to DVD and Blu-ray release. His latest, Wild Card teams him up...
  • Christopher Plummer Footprint Ceremony at 2015 TCM Film Festival
    Christopher Plummer charms fans at 2015 TCM Film Festival Footprint Ceremony
    In 90-degree heat on a glorious Los Angeles morning, legendary actor and Academy Award Winner Christopher Plummer enamored fans with the same charm as Captain Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music” (1965) at a special Turner Classic Movies...
  • Diamond Heist
    Male strippers and murder are just the beginning in ‘Diamond Heist’
    One of the coolest guys in film has been Michael Madsen who made a lot of waves in his varying roles in most of Tarantio’s films. While his swagger has never diminished he hasn’t churned out too many really good films in some time. His...
  • The Shift
    Step into chaos of the ER with ‘The Shift’
    Some of the best films out there take audiences behind the scenes of real life. There have been a ton of TV and films focusing on the world of the hospital chaos with each trying to bring their own fresh take to the forefront. The latest, The...
  • The Sure Thing
    Shout Factory brings The Sure Thing 30th Anniversary Edition to Blu-ray
    Shout Factory has not only been bringing the classic horror films to Blu-ray but also a wide variety of classic films from the 80s. The latest getting the Blu-ray treatment for the first time is the 1985 comedy The Sure Thing starring John Cusack,...
  • The Purgation poster
    Q&A with 'The Purgation' director Elaine Chu
    Writer-Director Elaine Chu takes audiences on a shocking trip inside an abandoned insane asylum with a dark history of excessive shock therapy in her first feature film "The Purgation" which screens at the upcoming Oakland International...
  • "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" movie poster
    The dwarf king of the mountain
    Peter Jackson’s “The Battle of the Five Armies” is the final chapter in "The Hobbit" trilogy that began with “The Hobbit” followed by “The Desolation of Smaug.”The writer, director focuses the...
  • Gunman
    Movie Review of "Gunman"
    Director Pierre Morel “Taken” franchise has become so popular that he figured instead of using Liam Neeson for the genre, this time he would use Sean Penn in the new release "Gunman." The only problem with the movie is that...
  • 'Superbad' is hilarious
    'Superbad' is hilarious
    As March comes to an end, high school seniors across the country are learning about their college admissions status. Some are receiving good news welcoming them to their first choice college, while others are receiving bad news. In either case,...