Saturday, September 28, 2013

Movie Review: Byzantium

When raised by truth, how do you live a lie? In June 2013, the lie was getting harder to live by and it was finally time for some truth.

Directing this 118 minute drama/fantasy/horror/thriller is Neil Jordan.

The cast is: Saoirse Ronan as Eleanor, Gemma Arterton as Clara, Sam Riley as Darvell, Caleb Landry Jones as Frank, Johnny Lee Miller as Ruthven, Uri Gavriel as Savella, Thure Lindhardt as Werner, Daniel Mays as Noel and Barry Cassin as Robert Fowlds.

Clara and Eleanor are new to this town, and like always, Clara finds ways to get by. Even though she doesn't like the ways Clara uses to take care of them, Eleanor knows Clara loves her. Yet, each of these moves from

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Movie Review: The Family

When "family" has been all you've known, how do you turn your
back on them? In September 2013, Fred's answer was... when "the family" wants you dead.

Directing this 111 minute action/comedy/crime is Luc Besson.

Trying to keep the secrets in the family are: Robert De Niro as Fred Blake/Giovanni Manzoni, Michelle Pfeiffer as Maggie Blake, Dianna Agron as Belle Blake, John D'Leo as Warren Blake, Tommy Lee Jones as Robert Stansfield, Domenick Lombardozzi as Caputo and Stan Carp as Don Luchese.

The Blake family has just moved to a town in France, with the help of the witness protection

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Movie Review: Getaway

How fast could you move when someone you love is in danger? In August 2013, Brent is gonna have to put himself in danger to get someone out of it.

Directing this 90 minute action/crime is Courtney Solomon.

Speeding through this flick is: Ethan Hawke as Brent Magna, Selena Gomaez as The Kid, Bruce Payne as Distinguished Man, Rebecca Budig as Leanne and Jon Voight as The Voice.

Brent, a former race-car driver, has come out of retirement for one more race. This time the prize is more valuable then ever before. A mysterious voice informs Brent that his wife is being held captive

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Movie Review: Jug Face

When bound to tradition or a custom that you and others live by, when is it ok to turn your back and walk away from everything you've known? In August 2013, Ada is searching for the answer to that question.

Directing this 81 minute horror/thriller is Chad Crawford Kinkle.

The cast in this little flick is: Lauren Ashley Carter as Ada, Sean Bridgers as Dawai, Larry Fessenden as Sustin, Sean Young as Loriss, Daniel Manche as Jessaby and Alex Maizus as Emaciated Boy.

Ada is a teen girl that lives in a very very small backwoods community that holds strict to it's ways and customs. After realizing she's the next one to be a sacrifice to the pit, Ada takes steps that

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Movie Review: The Colony

After the world you knew had been wiped away by a global change, how would you survive, and what would you consider going too far? In September 2013, some of humanity has survived a catastrophe, now they have to make it through the aftermath. 

Directing this 95 minute action/sci-fi/thriller is Jeff Renfroe.

Trying to survive this frozen wasteland is: Kevin Zegers as Sam, Laurence Fishburne as Briggs, Bill Paxton as Mason, Charlotte Sullivan as Kai, John Tench as Viktor and Dru Viergever as Feral Leader.

Humanity has to learn how to survive after the next ice age consumes the world. Briggs is the leader of a outpost of survivors. With resources being limited, every day is a fight. At least that's the fight they were used

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Movie Review: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Knowing life as the mundane thing that it is. How would you handle finding out that there was another side to life, filled with magic, and you were a part of that world? In August 2013, Clary has been pulled into that very place, and what she sees will take some getting used to.

Directing this 130 minute action/adventure/drama/fantasy/mystery/romance is Harald Zwart.

Some of the mortals you'll find in this flick are: Lily Collins as Clary, Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace, Kevin Zegers as Alec, Jemima West as Isabelle, Robert Sheehan as Simon, Lena Headey as Jovelyn, CCH Ponder as Dorothea, Jared Harris as Hodge, Aidan Turner as Luke, Kevin Durand as Pangborn, Godfrey Gao as Magnus Bane and Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Valentine.

Clary comes home to the scene of a break-in with signs of a struggle. She realizes her mother has gone

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Movie Review: Laid To Rest

Waking up in a coffin with no memory, probably means you're having a pretty bad day, right? In March 2009, after seeing what the rest of this lady's day was like, the coffin didn't seem like such a bad thing.

Directing this 90 minute horror/thriller is Robert Hall.

The restless cast is: Bobbi Sue Luther as The Girl, Kevin Gage as Tucker, Lena Headey as Cindy, Sean Whalen as Steven, Thomas Decker as Tommy, Nick Principe as Chromeskull, Richard Lynch as Mr. Jones and Anthony Fitzgerald as Anthony.

Waking up with no memory and a head injury, a woman quickly realizes someone is after her. She tries desperately to remember who she is and avoid the chrome skull masked man chasing her. He

Friday, September 13, 2013

Movie Review: You're Next

How safe do you feel in your home? Do you check all the locks? In August 2013, we saw what happens if you're not careful... you're next.

Directing this 94 minute comedy/horror/thriller is Adam Wingard.

The blood covered cast is: Rob Moran as Paul,  Barbara Crampton as Aubrey, AJ Bowan as Crispian, Sharni Vinson as Erin, Nicholas Tucci as Felix, Wendy Glenn as Zee, L.C. Holt as Lamb Mask, Simon Barret as Tigar Mask and Lance Hughes as Fox Mask.

The Davison family has come together to celebrate mom and dad's anniversary. A little food, family and fun makes for a great time by all. Unfortunately, three animals have different plans for the family

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Movie Review: The World's End

Do you have something in your life that you almost finished, but didn't? In August 2013, that unfinished something has been eating away at Gary, so he's gonna fix it.

Directing this 109 minute action/comedy/sci-fi is Edgar Wright.

Bringing the laughs till the end of the world is: Simon Pegg as Gary King, Nick Frost as Andy Knightley, Martin Freeman as  Oliver Chamberlain, Paddy Considine as  Steve Prince, Eddie Marsen as Peter Page, Rosamund Pike as Sam Chamberlain, David Bradley as Basil, Pierce Brosnan as Guy Shephard and Bill Nighy as the voice of The Network.

Gary, Andy, Oliver, Steve and Peter are five friends that tried the unthinkable. To make it to the World's End. A pub crawl made up of twelve pubs and twelve pints, ending at the last pub, the

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Movie Review: Smiley

How could something called Smiley be a bad thing? In October 2012, we found out, just cause your smiling doesn't always mean you're happy.

Directing this 90 minute horror is Michael J. Gallagher.

The cast of stars is: Caitlin Gerard as Ashley, Melanie Paplia as Proxy, Shane Dawson as Binder, Andrew James Allen as Zane and Michael Traynor as Smiley. With a special treat for some if you're a fan (I am) Keith David as Diamond.

Roommates Ashley and Proxy decide to give a try to an internet urban legend they heard about. While chatting with someone, if you type "I did it for the lulz" three times, Smiley, a serial killer with a huge smiley carved on his face, comes to claim his victim. Low and behold the two women find out

Friday, September 6, 2013

Movie Review: Hell Baby

You move into your new place and find out it's haunted. Do you stay or run like a bat outta hell? In July 2013, Jack and Vanessa weren't so worried, so they stayed. Which worked in our favor, because the delivery was awesome.

Directing this 98 minute comedy/horror is Robet Ben Grant and Thomas Lennon.

Some of the cast in this hellish predicament is: Leslie Bibb as Vanessa, Rob Corddry as Jack, Keegon Michael Kay as F'Resnel, Paul Scheer as Ron, Rob Huebel as Mickey, Robert Ben Grant as Father Sebastian, Thomas Lennon as Father Padrigo and Riki Lindhome as Marjorie.

Jack and Vanessa are expecting their first baby, and just moved into a new house. Unbeknownst to the

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2

After you've done something extraordinary, how do you go back to... ordinary? In August 2013, Dave was trying to figure that out.

Directing this 103 minute action/comedy/crime is Jeff Wadlow.

Bringing some kickassness to the table is: Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Dave Lizewski/Kickass, Chole Grace Mortez as Mindy Macready/Hit Girl, Morris Chestnut as Det. Marcus Williams, Christopher Minta-Plasse as Chris D'Amico/The Motherf**ker, Donald Faison as Dr. Gravity, Jim Carrey as Col. Stars and Stripes and John Leguizamo as Javier.

Motivated by the death of his father, Chris D'Amico discards his old heroic alter ego The Red Mist. This time donning a name more fitting to his evil ways... The Motherf**ker! Now a villain, he does