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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Movie Review: White House Down

We've all had bad days, right? In June 2013, a father daughter day turns into a hostage situation... yeah bad day.

Directing this 131 minute action/drama/thriller is Ronland Emmerich.

Some of the faces you'll see is: Channing Tatum as Cale, Jamie Foxx as President Sawyer, Joey King as Emily, James Woods as Walker, Maggie Gyllenhaal as Finnerty, Jason Clarke as Stenz, Richard Jenkins as Raphelson, Lance Reddick as General Caulfield, Nicolas Wright as Donne the Guide, Michael Murphy as Vice President Hammond, Kevin Rankin as Killick and Jimmi Simpson as Tyler.

Cale, is at the White House for an interview to become a Secret Service Agent. Afterwards, he and his daughter, Emily, take the White House tour. During a stop on the tour, Emily goes to use the bathroom. Suddenly, the House goes on lock down, separating Cale and Emily. Soon, a group of armed individuals have fully taken over. Now, Cale must make his way through bullets and bad guys to find her while protecting President Sawyer along the way. Not the day he had planned, but rescuing

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Movie Review: Hick

At 13 years old, did you ever think your life
would be better if you lived somewhere else? In November 2012, Luli did, so off she went.

Directing this 99 minute comedy/drama is Derick Martini.

The drama filled cast is: Chloe Grace Martini as Luli McMullen, Anson Mount as Nick, Juliette Lewis as Tammy, Blake Lively as Glenda, Eddie Redmayne as Eddie Kreezen, Alec Baldwin as Beau, Rory Culkin as Clement, Bob Stephenson as Lux, Ray McKinnon as Llyod and Dave Vescio as The Stranger.

Due to her home life, 13 year old Luli, decides it's time to leave her small Nebraska town for Las Vegas. After making a list of pros and cons, the pros have it and off she goes. She packs a few things in her purse like clothes and the .45 she got for her birthday. Packed and ready to go she hits the road. To her, this journey should be simple, but the road she's traveling is going to lead her through a storm

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Movie Review: The Internship

With ever changing technology, how do old dogs learn new tricks to keep up with today's job market? In June 2013, two individuals grabbed a chance to change with the times and all it took was a little Googling.

Directing this 119 minute comedy is Shawn Levy.

Some of the cast pushing this giant Google movie is: Vince Vaughn as Billy McMahon, Owen Wilson as Nick Cambell, Josh Berner as Lyle, Dylan O'Brien as Stuart, Tiya Sircar as Neha, Tobit Raphel as Yo-Yo Santos, Rose Byrne as Dana, Aasif Mandvi as Mr. Chetty, Max Minghella as Graham Hawtrey and Josh Gad as Headphones. With appearances by John Goodman and Will Ferell.

Billy and Nick are two salesman who just found out from a client that their company has closed it's doors. With the internet changing business interactions, clients can get what they need at a click of a mouse. While Nick is working at a job he doesn't like, Billy stumbles across a possible job lead that could be great for the two of them. Working for Google! After they make the cut to even get an

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Movie Review: Pacific Rim

We all share memories through photos or
conversation, but what if you could do that and those memories and feelings would be like your own, connecting two people as if they were one? In July 2013, that technology was found and used to save the human race.

Directing this 131 minute action/adventure/fantasy/sci-fi is Guillermo del Toro.

Some of the people you'll see in this sci-rific adventure is: Charlie Hunnam as Raleigh Becket, Rinko Kikuchi as Mako Mori, Idris Elba as Stacker Pentecost, Charlie Day as Dr. Newton Geiszler, Burn Gorman as Gottlieb, Max Martini as Herc Hansen, Robert Kazinsky as Chuck Hansen, Clifton Collins Jr. as Ops Tendo Choi, Ron Perlman as Hannibal Chau, Robert Maillet as Lt. S. Kaidanovshy and Heather Doerksen as Lt. A. Kaidanovshy.

A fissure in the ocean floor becomes a doorway to another dimension. This new doorway allows the Kaiju, or strange beast, to cross over to our world where they attack and wreak havoc. Due the the constant attacks the world has united against their common foe. Through this unity the Jaegurs are

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Movie Review: Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

We all have goals; finish reading that book,
see a landmark somewhere in the world, or maybe join a evil league? In December 2008, a certain doctor had a goal, and he had to be horrible to achieve it.

Directing this 42 minute comedy/musical/sci-fi is Joss Whedon.

The cast of stars that just make you wanna sing-along is: Neil Patrick Harris as Billy/Dr. Horrible, Nathan Fillion as Captain Hammer, Felicia Day as Penny and Simon Helberg as Moist.

Dr. Horrible, a evil doer, wants to join the notorious Evil League of Evil. So, he posts video blog updates to let everyone know how his evil schemes are going, while trying to impress the head of the E.L.E, Dark Horse. Horrible meets Penny, a beautiful, caring soul trying to help the homeless, while he's trying to pull off another dastardly deed. With love in the air, and a spot in the league, what could

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Movie Review: The Lone Ranger

We all have a idea on how the law should work, but sometimes you have to go a different route to find justice. Could you still serve the law, even if it wasn't the way you were used to? In July 2013, that's exactly what a man had to learn how to do, and he was known as... the Lone Ranger.

Directing this 149 minute action/adventure/western is Gore Verbinski.

Kicking up the dust in this flick is: Armie Hammer as John Reid/The Lone Ranger, Johnny Depp as Tonto, William Fichtner as Butch Cavendish, Tom Wilkinson as Cole, Ruth Wilson as Rebecca Reid, Helena Bonham Carter as Red Harrington, Barry Pepper as Fuller, Saginaw Grant as Cheif Big Bear, Bryant Prince as Danny and Mason Cook as Will.

A young boy is told the tale of how a man became know as the Lone Ranger. The tale starts with two brothers, a lawyer and a ranger, riding together to serve justice to the notorious Butch Cavendish.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Movie Review: V/H/S 2

We all still remember VHS tapes, capturing
moments so we wouldn't lose those memories, but not all moments are precious right? In July 2013, two individuals found some tapes that nobody should see.

Directing this 96 minute anthology horror/thriller is:
Tape 49: Simon Barrett
Phase I Clinical Trails: Adam Wingard
A Ride In The Park: Eduardo Sanchez and Gregg Hale
Safe Haven:Gareth Huw Evans and Timo Tjahjanto
Slumber Party Alien Abduction: Jason Eisener.

The cast helping tell these tales are:
Tape 49: Lawerence Michael Levine as Larry, Kelsy Abbott as Ayesha and L.C. Holt as Kyle.
Phase I Clinical Trails: Adam Wingard as Herman, Hannah Hughes as Clarissa and John T. Woods as Dr. Fleischer.
A Ride In The Park: Jay Saunders as Biker.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Movie Review: Manborg

In a dystopian future run by evil, would you
fight, or fall to it's will? In September 2011, we found a brave soul that would fight... Manborg!

Directing this 60 minute action/adventure/comedy/fantasy/horror/sci-fi is Steven Kostanski.

The futuristic cast is: Matthew Kennedy as Manborg, Adam Brooks as Doctor Scorpius/Count Draculon, Meredith Sweeney as Mia, Conor Sweeney as Justice, Ludwig Lee as # 1 Man, Jeremy Gillespie as The Baron and Andrea Karr as Shadow Mega.

During the Hell Wars, a solider faces off with the powerful Count Draculon and loses. A scientist takes the solider's dead body and refits it with robotic parts. Fast forward... the solider wakes up in a new world, run by the Count. Now, Manborg must again try to stand against Draculon and his Nazi vampire army. Luckily Manborg has met a few new friends that wouldn't mind helping free

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Movie Review: World War Z

In a world filled with death and chaos, where do you look for hope? In June 2013, a man kept close to his heart the one thing he would do anything to protect, his family, and with that he had hope.

Directing this 116 minute action/drama/horror/sci-fi/thriller is Marc Forster.

Some of the cast running for their lives are: Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, Mirelle Enos as Karin Lane, Danielle Kertesz as Seagen, Fana Mokoena as Thierry Umutoni, David Morse as Ex-C.I.A. Agent and Pierfranceso Favino as W.H.O. Doctor.

A world-wide zombie pandemic has toppled most of humanity. Now, Gerry a man that works in the UN (United Nations), must race around the world to try to find the source of the outbreak, or maybe a cure. Time is not on his side, and what's left of humanity is hanging in the balance, can a cure be found? Or is this

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Movie Review: 42

Being restricted because of your race, would
you be willing to be the face
of change, even when that'll make you a target for hate? In April 2013, we got the movie 42, and had a chance to watch a man make history.

Directing this 128 minute biography/drama/sport is Brian Helgeland.

The cast reliving history is: Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson, Nicole Beharie as Rachel Robinson, Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, Christopher Meloni as Leo Durocher, Ryan Merriman as Dixie Walkier, Lucas Black as Pee Wee Reese, Andre Holland as Wendell Smith, Alan Tudyk as Ben Chapman, John C. McGinley as Red Barber, Max Gail as Burt Shotton, Brad Beyer as Kirby Higbe, Brett Cullen as Clay Hopper and Hamish Linklater as Ralph Branca.

Branch Rickey makes a decision that will change baseball forever when he signs a negro ball player, Jackie Robinson, to the Brooklyn Dodgers. This journey, taking place in 1946, comes at a high price

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Movie Review: Super

When you hit your breaking point and just
can't take anymore, what do you do? In June 2011, we got the answer, and it was super!

Directing this 96 minute action/comedy/drama is James Gunn.

The names making this film super are: Rainn Wilson as Frank Darbo/The Crimson Bolt, Ellen Page as Libby/Boltie, Liv Tyler as Sarah, Kevin Bacon as Jacques, Michael Rooker as Abe, Gregg Henry as Det.John Felkner, Sean Gunn as Toby, Nathan Fillion as The Holy Avenger, Rob Zombie as God (voice), Lloyd Kaufman as 911 man and William Katt as Sgt. Fitzgibbon.

Frank's life has had some ups and downs, to say the least. So, when his wife Sarah falls off the wagon and leaves him for a drug dealer named Jacques, he thinks he's as down as he can get. Desperately, Frank tries to get Sarah back, and his attempts fail one after another. Lost, and not knowing what to do, Frank gets a visit from God, who shows him the path. His calling? To become a crime fighter

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Movie Review: The Washingtonians

If you found out a dark secret about a icon
in history that could change everything, would you keep that secret safe? In January 2007, that decision rests uncomfortably in Mike's hands.

Directing this 57 minute horror/thriller is Peter Medak.

Giving history a darker side is: Johnathon Schaech as Mike Franks, Venus Terzo as Pam Franks, Julia Torolano as Amy Franks, Myron Natwick as Samuel Madison III and Saul Rubinck as Professor Harkinson.

Mike is cleaning out his grandmother's house after her passing when he finds something that in the right hands could change history as we know it, forever. Shocked, Mike doesn't know what he should do with his new found knowledge. Some people would do anything to make sure this little bit of

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Movie Review: The Wicked

Should you believe every story you hear? In
April 2013, some kids from a town called Summerset didn't think so.

Directing this 100 minute fantasy/horror/thriller is Peter Winther.

The cast in this wicked flick is: Devon Werkheiser as Max, Diana Harper as Sammy, Justin Deeley as Zach, Jess Adams as Julie, Chase Maser as Carter, Jackelyn Gauci as Tracey, Caitlin Carmichael as Amanda, Jamie Kaler as Deputy Karl and Cassie Keller as The Witch.

 A story passed down generation to generation, a tale every kid in town has heard. You better watch out for the witch or she'll get you. Zach and a few friends decide to go vist the legendary house of the witch. Meanwhile the police are busy looking for a lost little girl. Is it a coincidence or the tale of the