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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Movie Review: Twisted Tales

As a anthology fan, do you think every anthology is worth watching? In March 2014, I sat down and found out... no, no they aren't.

Directing this 144 minute horror is Tom Holland.

Some of the cast you'll see is: Tom Holland as Himself, AJ Bowen as Fred and Bonnie Piesse as GPS, Danielle Harris as Susan, William Forsythe as  Mr. Smith and Eddie Hargitay as Carlos, Noah Hathaway as Dave, Sarah Butler as Jolene and Alex Urbom as Buddy, Joel Ward as Dunstin Dynamite, Breanne Racano as Mary Contrary and Ray Wise as Mongo the Magnificent, Brianne Howey as Susan, Angela Bettis as Lida, Josh Holland as Jesse, James Duval asToughey, Amber Benson as Dhianna, Jose Pablo Cantillo as Ricardo, Jonathan Chase as Barney and Adam Rose as Danny Doyle and Erin Aine Smith as Erin, Marc Senter as Pizza Guy.

Writer/directer Tom Holland sets the scenes for some twisted tales that he's put together. Like an argument a

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Movie Review: Sin City: A Dame To Kill For

Have you ever known someone you would kill for? In August 2014, Dwight knew a dame like that, then again if you met Ava, you would want to kill for her also.

Directing this 102 minute crime/thriller is Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez.

Bringing sin to the city is: Mickey Rourke as Marv, Jessica Alba as Nancy, Josh Brolin as Dwight, Eva Green as Ava, Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Johnny, Rosario Dawson as Gail, Powers Boothe as  Senator Roark, Dennis Haysbert as Manute and Julia Garner as Marcie. With an appearance by Bruce Willis as Hartigan.

Watch as a man named Johnny starts out on a path for revenge, and he thinks he has the ace in the hole to pull it off. Then there's Dwight, a man that must always remain in control... so he won't relive his past.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Movie Review: Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtles (2014)

What would you do if you ran into talking turtles? In August 2014, April couldn't believe her eyes, so the talking rat sat down and explained it all to her.

Directed this 101 minute action/adventure/comedy/fantasy/sci-fi is Jonathan Liebesman.

Helping retell an old tale is: Megan Fox as April O'Neil, Will Arnett as Vernon Fenwick, William Finchtner as Eric Sacks, Alan Ritchson as Raphael, Noel Fisher as Michelangelo, Pete Ploszek as Leonardo, Johnny Knoxville as (voice of) Leonardo, Jeremy Howard as Donatello, Danny Woodburn as Splinter, Tony Shaohoub as (voice of) Splinter and Tohoru Mawamune as Shredder.

Something is afoot in New York, and of course T.V. reporter April O'Neil wants to get the scoop! Unfortunately, sometimes getting the story can put a reporter in danger. Luckily in those times of trouble,

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Movie Review: Popeye

Would you give up looking for someone special to you? In December 1980, Popeye never stopped looking for his pappy, but found more than he ever thought he would.

Directing this 114 minute adventure/comedy/family/fantasy/musical/romance is Robert Altman.

Robin Williams as Popeye, Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl, Paul Dooley as Wimpy, Paul L. Smith as Bluto, Wesley Ivan Hurt as Swee'pea, Ray Walston as Poopdeck Pappy, Donald Moffat as The Taxman and Jack Mercer as (voice of in prologue) Popeye.

The town of Sweethaven is where Popeye the sailor has just dropped anchor. This small town is where Popeye is continuing the search for his long lost pappy. While he's at Sweethaven Popeye runs into Olive

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Movie Review: Crawl or Die

How do you fight off something when you don't know anything about it? In August 2014, a team tried everything they could, but running seemed to be working the best.

Directing this 86 minute horror/sci-fi/thriller is Oklahoma Ward.

Crawling around this one is: Nicole Alonso as Tank, Torey Byrne as Package, Tommy Ball as Doc, Wil Crown as Snoop, David Paul Baker as Sniper, Tom Chamverlain as Mic, Larry Huitt as Thumper and Matthew Stephen Crabtree as Creature.

All they had to do was deliver an extremely valuable package, that was the last of it's kind. The team's job was simple, take a ride and keep the package safe until its delivery at the rendezvous spot with another team. Everything was going as planned, until it came time to meet up with the other team. That's when everything

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

How do you get a group of people to work together that would rather kill each other? In August 2014, a common threat brought a small band of trouble makers together... to save the galaxy. 

Directing this 121 minute action/adventure/sci-fi is James Gunn.

Hooked on a feeling is: Chris Pratt as Peter Quill/Star Lord, Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as (the voice) Groot, Bradley Cooper as (the voice) Rocket, Karen Gillan as Nebula, Lee Pace as Ronan the Accuser, Michael Rooker as Yondu Udonta and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector. With some surprise voice appearences by: Nathan Fillion as Monstrous Inmate, Rob Zombie as Ravager Navigator, Josh Brolin as Thanos and Seth Green as Howard the Duck.

One minute, a young boy named Peter was on Earth, the next minute everything in his world changed... forever. Now, 26 years later Peter has found a way to survive in his new surroundings. Unfortunately, the

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Movie Review: The Expendables 3

How far are you willing to go to protect your friends? In August 2014, Barney decided the best way to keep them safe, was to make sure they weren't around.

Directing this 127 minute action/adventure/thriller is Patrick Hughes.

Blowing up the screen is: Sylvester Stallone as Barney Ross, Jason Statham as Lee Christmas, Dolph Lundgren as Gunner Jensen, Terry Crews as Hale Caesar, Randy Couture as Toll Road, Jet Li as Yin Yang, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Trench, Antonio Banderas as Galgo, Wesley Snipes as Doc, Harrison Ford as Max Drummer, Kelsey Grammer as Bonaparte, Ronda Rousey as Luna, Kellan Lutz as Smilee, Glen Powell as Thron/Wifi, Victor Ortiz as Mars, and Mel Gibson as Conrad Stonebanks.

This time the mission brings the Expendables team face to face with someone from their past. Someone Barney would love to see stopped for good. Yet, Barney knows just how dangerous this man can be. So,

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Movie Review: Rigor Mortis

When you hit that point in life when all you want to do is die, what could bring you back from that dark place? In June 2013, Chin Siu-ho was given a chance to find out the answer to that question.

Directing this 105 action/drama/horror is Juno Mak.

Chin Siu-ho as Chin Siu-ho, Anthony Chan as Yau, Kara Hui as Yeung Feng, Lo Hoi-pang as Uncle Yin, Richard Ng as Uncle Tung, Hee-ching Paw as Auntie Mui, Morris Ho as Pak, Billy Lau as Cook and Chung Fat as Gau.

Chin Siu-Ho has moved into an apartment complex, but he doesn't plan on staying long. He's moved in just long enough to kill himself, and he would have succeeded if it wasn't for another tenant named Yau, saving his life. In that brief moment between life and death Chin Siu-Ho's eyes are opened to something unnatural.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Movie Review: The Purge: Anarchy

How would you survive a night when all crime... even murder, was legal?
In July 2014, a small group of people tried running... let's hope their plan worked.

Directing this 103 minute action/horror/thriller is James DeMonaco.

Trying to survive the purge is: Frank Grillo as Sergeant, Carmen Ejogo as Eva Sanchez, Zoe Soul as Cali, Zach Gilford as Shane, Kiele Sanchez as Liz, Michael K. Williams as Carmelo Johns, Edwin Hodge as Dwayne/The Stranger and Jack Conley as Big Daddy.

Once again, it's time for the purge, and this time a man named Sergeant is looking to free the beast on a man that wronged him. Unfortunately, while Sergeant is out looking for his target, he comes across a few people

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Movie Review: Sex Tape

Have you ever tried to re-ignite a lost spark with your other half? In 2014, that's all Annie's idea was supposed to do, and well... it worked.

Directing this 94 minute comedy is Jake Kasdan.

Keeping this one funny is: Jason Segel as Jay, Cameron Diaz as Annie, Rob Corddry as Robby, Ellie Kemper as Tess, Giselle Eisenberg as Nell, Harrison Holzer as Howard and Sebastian Hedges Thomas as Clive.

Jay and Annie are having a little trouble finding that sexual spark between them. It's not that they don't want to get together, it's just that life has kind of made it hard to be spontaneous with being tired/busy because of work, and then there's the kids. So Annie has an idea to get that spark back. They're going to do something

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Movie Review: The Den

Do you believe everything you see online? In March 2013,  Elizabeth saw something she wished she hadn't.

Directing this 81 minute horror/thriller is Zachary Donohue.

Telling this online story is: Melanie Papalia as Elizabeth Benton, David Schlachtenhaufen, as Damien, Lily Holleman as Jenny, Matt Riedy as Sgt. Tisbert, Aaron Pressburg as Burlap Man 1 and Kyle Williams as Burlap Man 2.

Elizabeth wants to do a graduate thesis on social media. Her plan, to join a social network site called the Den, and record her interactions with everyone she talks with. Unfortunately, not everyone online is there to talk and get to know each other. Some people use it as an outlet to pull pranks, be rude and even... kill