Saturday, June 29, 2013

Movie Review: Galaxy Quest

If you had a chance at fame one more time
would you take it? Even if you had to travel the galaxy to do it? In December 1999, an old T.V. show cast got their chance. This time they wouldn't be leaving their names in the credits... but in the stars.

Directing this 102 minute adventure/sci fi/comedy is Dean Parisot.

The cast on board this adventure is: Tim Allen as Jason Nesmith,Siquorney Weaver as Gwen DeMarco, Alan Rickman as Alexander Dane, Tony Shalhoub as Fred Kwan, Sam Rockwell as Guy Fleegman, Daryl Mitchell as Tommy Webber, Enrico Colantoni as Mathesar, Missi Pyle as Laliari, Justin Long as Brandon and Robin Sachs as Sarris.

The Galaxy Quest characters were once brought to life on a T.V. show. We fast forward to now where the old cast is better known for their appearances at comic conventions and mall openings. With days of fame and glory long since past, the crew lives off of old one liners and catch phrases. Due to a

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Movie Review: Monsters University

We all wanted to be something when we were kids growing up; fire fighters, clowns, astronauts, but did you ever want to be the scary thing that goes bump in the night? In June 2013, Mike did, he even went to college to learn how to do it.

Directing this 104 minute animation/adventure/comedy/family/fantasy is Dan Scanlon.

Some of the talented voice actors are: Billy Crystal as Mike Wazowski, John Goodman as James P. Sullivan/Sulley, Steve Buscemi as Randy, Helen Mirren as Dean Hardscrabble, Joel Murray as Don, Sean Hayes as Terri, Dave Foley as Terry, Tyler Lebine as Greek Council VP.,

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Movie Review: Man of Steel

If you had a secret that might make you a outcast, would you reveal it to save the world? In June 2013, that same question was asked of a man and he answered it with a single leap of courage.

Directing this 143 minute action/adventure/fantasy/sci-fi is Zack Snyder.

Some of the stars throwing their foot into this (re)boot is: Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Kal-El, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Michael Shannon as General Zod, Antje Traue as Faora-Ul, Russel Crowe as Jor-El, Kevin Costner as Jonathan Kent, Diane Lane as Marthat Kent, Christopher Meloni as Col. Nathan Hardy, Harry Lennix as Gen. Swanwick and Richard Schiff as Dr. Emil Hamilton.

After being sent from a dying planet, a baby is found here on Earth by a loving couple and raised as their own. The older he gets, the more he realizes how different he is from everyone else. A boy, now a man must

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Movie Review: Hatchet III

Why take a boat ride looking for a legendary serial killer? In June 2013, we found out why you shouldn't.

Directing this 89 minute action/comedy/horror is BJ McDonnell.

Wading through the body parts is: Danielle Harris as Marybeth, Zach Galligan as Sheriff Fowler, Caroline Williams as Amanda, Derek Mears as Hawes, Cody Blue Sinder as Schniederman, Robert Diago DoQui as Deputy Winslow, Kane Hodder as Victor Crowley with a cameo by Sid Haig.

Marybeth shows up on the police steps covered in blood and saying how "they're all dead". When questioned who killed who, her reply..."Victor Crowley killed everyone!" Fowler doesn't believe the old

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Movie Review: Now You See Me

Have you ever seen the magic trick when someone pulls a rabbit out of a hat? In May 2013, there was no rabbit trick, but this movie was pure magic.

Directing this 115 minute crime/thriller is Louis Leterrier.

The magical cast is: Jesse Eisenberg as J. Daniel Atlas, Woody Harrelson as Merritt McKinney, Isla Fisher as Henley Reeves, Dave Franco as Jack Wilder, Mark Ruffalo as Dylan Rhodes, Melanie Laurent as Alma Day, Morgan Freeman as Thaddus Bradley, Michael Cain as Aruther Tressler, Michael Kelly as Agent Fuller and Common as Evans.

Four magicians answer a mysterious call to come together and combine their skills, making up the the group called the Four Horseman. One of their biggest tricks: To rob a bank in another country, which catches the

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Movie Review: Creepshow

What happens when two horror icons work
together? In November 1982, it happened and a cult classic was made named Creepshow.

Directing this 120 minute comedy/horror is George A. Romero.

Scattered throughout these tales are some great names like: Viveca Lindfors as Aunt Bedelia, Ed Harris as Hank Blaine, Jon Lormer as Nathan Grantham, Stephan King as Jordy Verrill, Leslie Nielson as Richard Vickers, Gaylen Ross as Becky Vickers, Ted Danson as Harry Wentworth, Hal Holbrook as Henry Northup, Adrienne Barbeau as Wilma Northup, Fritz Weaver as Dexter Stanley and E. G. Marshall as Upson Pratt.

Father's Day: Bedelia brings the family together for the annual third Sunday of June, family dinner, so she can tell dear old dad Happy Father's Day.

The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill: Jordy has an out of this world experience, that just keeps growing on him.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Movie Review: Battleship

Do you remember the kids game Battleship? In May 2012, a "loosely inspired"
movie was released... yeah you read that right.

Directing this 131 minute action/adventure/sci-fi is Peter Berg.

Some of the cast blowing up the screen is: Taylor Kitsch as Alex Hoper, Alexander Skarsgard as Stone Hoper, Rihanna as Cora "Weps" Raikes, Tadanobu Asano as Yugi Nagata, Gregory D. Gadsen as Mick Canales, John Tui as Walter "The Beast" Lynch, Liam Neeson as Admiral Shane, Brooklyn Decker as Sam and Hamish Linklater as Cal Zapata.

Alex has a little trouble getting his life together. So with one more mishap his brother Stone calls for a change, it's time to join the Navy. Now that he's shaped up and shipped out, Alex's next course should be smooth

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Movie Review: Peeples

Do you remember meeting your other half's parents for the first time? In May 2013, we get to see Wade and how he will never forget his introduction to the Peeples.

Directing this 95 minute comedy is Tina Gordon Chism.

Making up the cast is some great names like: Craig Robinson as Wade Walker, Kerry Washington as Grace Peeples, David Allan Grier as Virgil Peeples, S. Epatha Merkerson as Daphne Peeples, Kali Hawk as Gloria Peeples, Tyler James Williams as Simon Peeples, Kimrie Lewis-Davis as Meg and Malcolm Barrett as Chris Walker.

It's time for Grace's annual family get together. This time her boyfriend Wade wants to go with her, but she

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Movie Review: After Earth

You crash land on a planet and your only hope for rescue relies on your 13 year old child, what do you do? A) Realize the fault in this, find a cave, settle in for good and call it your new home. B) Encourage your child, because really with the right support a child can do anything. In May 2013, we watched a father choose B.

Directing this 100 minute action/adventure/sci-fi/mystery is M. Night Shyamalan.

The cast in this future flick is: Jaden Smith as Kitai Raige, Will Smith as Cypher Raige, Sophie Okonedo as Faia Raige and Zoe Kravitz as Senshi Raige.

In the future some things have changed, like we don't live on Earth anymore. Some things never change, like a son will always try for the acceptance of the father. While on route to their destination Cypher and his son Kitai's space transport ship hits a storm and takes severe damage. The ship crashes leaving them the only

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Movie Review: The Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the middle of nowhere for the weekend, who wouldn't jump at the chance? In April 2012, after watching this flick... me!

Directing this 95 minute horror/mystery/thriller is Drew Goddard.

The cast of ill-fated souls is: Kristen Connolly as Dana, Chris Hemsworth as Curt, Anna Hutchison as Jules, Fran Kranz as Marty, Jesse Williams as Holden, Richard Jenkins as Sitterson, Bradley Whitford as Hadley, Brian White as Truman, Amy Acker as Lin and Sigourney Weaver as The Director.

Five friends go to a secluded cabin for the weekend. While enjoying their retreat from the world, they stumble across a treasure trove of relics down in the cellar. While rummaging through everything, strangely

Friday, June 7, 2013

Movie Review: Epic

After being shrunk down to the size where a field mouse is now dangerous,
how do you stand against evil when you feel so small? In May 2013, we watched a girl do just that and the tale was epic.

Directing this 102 minute animation/adventure/family/fantasy is Chris Wedge.

Some of the talented voice work belongs to: Jason Sudeikis as Bomba, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Beyonce as Queen Tara, Colin Farrell as Ronin, Josh Hutcherson as Nod, Chris O'Dowd as Grub, Aziz Ansari as Mub, Steven Tyler as Nim Galuu and Christoph Walt as Mandrake.

M.K. enters a world she never knew existed, right in the middle of a fight between the good Leafmen and the evil Boggan. It's time for queen Tara to pick a successor, but the evil Mandrake has other ideas for the

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Movie Review: The Hangover 3

Who knew a hangover could last this long? In May 2013, the third and final (fingers crossed) installment was released.

Directing this 100 minute comedy is Todd Phillips.

Back together again for one last ride is: Bradley Cooper as Phil, Zach Galifianakis as Alan, Ed Helms as Stu, Justin Bartha as Doug, Ken Jeong as Mr. Chow and John Goodman as Marshall. With a quick hello from Mike Epps and Heather Graham.

After all the trouble the wolf pack has gotten into, this time they get together to help Alan out. So they pile in the car for a couple days to drive Alan to a treatment facility, simple plan. On their way, Doug gets

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Movie Review: Stitches

What's funnier than a clown? In October 2012, I found the answer, a dead clown named Stitches.

Directing thsi 86 minute comedy/horror is Conor McMahon.

The cast in this deadly laughs-filled flick is: Tommy Knight as Tom, Shane Murry Corcoran as Vinny, Gemma-Leah Devereux as Kate, Thomas Kane Byrnes as Bulger, Eoghan McQuinn as Richie, Roisin Barron as Sarah and Ross Noble as Stitches.

Stitches the clown showed up to entertain a bunch of kids at a birthday party. Nobody knew this would be such a killer performance. A small, childish prank took Stitches from the world of entertainment. That bloody