Cowabunga, that was a forgettable film!
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back after a run of movies in the early 1990ís and a successful animated television show with a big budget feature hitting screens this week-end. The pizza loviní-martial arts masteriní-masked reptiles named Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo and Raphael are tasked with saving New York City from the evil Shredder and his minions of the Foot Clan. With their giant talking rat mentor Splinter
Updated 08-08-2014 at 03:34 PM by GregMO ROberts
Ninty-four million dollars. Whoa! Thatís the number attached to the box office receipts for Marvelís latest big budget actioner Guardians of the Galaxy. The $94 million set a domestic box office record for a film released in August easily surpassing The Bourne Ultimatum that raked in $69 million in August of 2007.
Guardians of the Galaxy has a 92% approval rating with critics on rottentomatoes.com and has an A-rating from Cinescore. Clearly things are headed in the right direction
Everyone has them. Those movies that are loved, revered and often quoted that you just… don’t… like. Maybe you have given the film another screening in hopes of finding those nuggets that have won over your peers. Or maybe you have just given up on the film entirely unwilling to waste more time on a failed venture. Either way, we all have our disliked films that put you in the minority when orated in social gatherings.
I am no different. And
Updated 07-31-2014 at 08:09 AM by GregMO ROberts
For two Expendables movies, the focus has been on the cast. And why not. The action franchise purposely went through its Rolodex of 80ís and 90ís action stars and coupled them with a few new faces outfitted them with guns and gave them a chance to save the world (or at least small pieces of it) as they limp towards retirement. Trotted out for two films were actors whose last names printed on the marquee were enough to incite fan foaming familiarity. Stallone, Statham, Li, Lundgren,
Updated 07-28-2014 at 10:39 AM by GregMO ROberts
With all the super-hyped films of the summer (Captain America: Winter Soldier, Godzilla), all the films that were not ready for last yearís Oscar run (The Monuments Men) and all the highly anticipated sequels (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, X-Men: Days of Future Past), it surprises even me that the film that rose to be the cream of the crop so far in 2014 comes from a director of the horror films Stake Land and Mulberry St.
Cold in July is directed by Jim Mickle
Updated 07-28-2014 at 10:40 AM by GregMO ROberts