Saturday, March 29, 2014

Movie Review: Return of the Living Dead Part II

Out for a walk during a dark and creepy night, you hear a strangled voice cough out a single word. Braainsss... What do you do? In January 1988, anyone who heard that word quickly ran for their lives.

Directing this 89 minute horror/comedy is Ken Wiederhorn.

Trying to stay alive is: Michael Kenworthy as Jesse Wilson, Marsha Dietlein as Lucy Wilson, James Karen as Ed, Thom Mathews as Joey, Dana Ashbrook as Tom Essex, Suzanne Snyder as Brenda, Philip Bruns as Doc Mandel and Thor Van Lingen as Billy.

After some kids find an old oil drum lost by the Army, they start messing with it. Can you guess what happens next? That's right! It gets opened and something leaks out. What you ask? Well of course the only thing that could come from a mysterious looking oil drum... mysterious gas... that has the

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Movie Review: The Single Moms Club

How do you handle life when you're feeling burned out and tired? In March 2014, we watched as five women found a solution to that problem, they started a club.

Directing this 111 minute comedy/drama is Tyler Perry.

Some of the cast is: Nia Long as May, Wendi McLendon-Covey as Jan, Amy Smart as Hillary, Zulay Henao as Esperanza, Cocoa Brown as Lytia, Ryan Eggold as Peter, Tyler Perry as TK, William Levy as Manny, Terry Crews as Branson and Eddie Cibrian as Santos.

Five women from different walks of life are brought together after their kids get into trouble at school. The kids get a second chance, but the moms must work together to make the decorations for a school dance.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Movie Review: 300: Rise of an Empire

Have you ever done something in life and knew it would come back on you later? In March 2014, we watched as Themistocles's action would start a chain reaction no one would be able to get out of the way of.

Directing this 102 minute action/drama/fantasy/war is Noam Murro.

Preparing for war in this flick is: Sullivan Stapleton as Themistocles, Eva Green as Artemisia, Lena Headey as Queen Gorgo, Hans Matheson as Aesyklos, Rodrigo Santoro as Xerxes, Andrew Tiernan as Ephialtes, Andrew Pleavin as Daxos.

Xerxes and his Persian army is still on the move and now the Greek general Themistocles stands in the way of Artemisia and her Persian navy. Facing the massive numbers of the Persian army, Themistocles tries to

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Movie Review: The Orphan Killer

Have you ever had a goal you would just kill to achieve? In October 2011, we watched as Marcus worked hard to achieve his.

Directing this 82 minute horror is Matt Farnsworth.

Starring in this kill or be killed flick is: Diane Foster as Audrey, David Backus as Marcus Miller/The Orphan Killer, Matt Farnsworth as Officer Mike Hunt, Karen Young as Sister Mary, James McCaffrey as Detective Jones and John Savage as Detective Walker.

The events in Marcus's life have been slowly building up to make him the man he is today. Like witnessing the murder of his parents, an event that would make him and his sister Audrey wards of the state. The abuse

Friday, March 21, 2014

Movie Review: Need For Speed

If you lost two years of your life, would you risk losing even more time for revenge? In March 2014, Tobey thought it was worth it.

Directing this 132 minute action/crime/drama/thriller is Scott Waugh.

Speeding through this one is: Aaron Paul as Tobey Marshall, Imogen Poots as Julia Maddon, Dominic Cooper as Dino Brewster, Scott Mescudi as Benny, Rami Malek as Finn, Ramon Rodriguez as Joe Peck, Harrison Gilbertson as Little Pete, Michael Keaton as Monarch and Nick Chinlund as Officer Lejeune.

One race could make a huge difference his life, that's what Tobey was looking at. One race, and a huge change... is exactly what Tobey got when that illegal race landed him in prison. Two years later, Tobey is released from jail and looking to settle a score with an old rival of his named Dino. As luck would have it The

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Movie Review: Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Do you remember an old cartoon called Peabody's Improbable History? In March 2014, DreamWorks decided to blow the dust off the WABAC machine and remind us.

Directing this 92 minute animation/adventure/comedy/family/sci-fi is Rob Minkoff.

Lending their voices are: Ty Burrell as Mr. Peabody, Max Charles as Sherman, Ariel Winter as Penny Peterson, Allison Janney as Mrs. Grunion, Leila Birch as WABAC, Stanley Tucci as Leonardo da Vinci, Patrick Warburton as King Agamemnon, Zack Callison as King Tut, Stephen Colbert as Paul Peterson, Leslie Mann as Patty Peterson, Albert Einstein as Mel Brooks and Dennis Haysbert as Judge.

Sherman has a pretty usual life. I mean not everyone can say they were adopted by a talking dog that happens to be a genius. Or that they have access to a time machine that's used to go back and watch history.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Movie Review: About Last Night

Do you look for love, or do you think love will find you? In February 2014, Danny found love, but then found out the hardest part was keeping it.

Directing this 100 minute comedy/romance is Steve Pink.

Some of the cast is: Michael Ealy as Danny, Kevin Hart as Bernie, Joy Bryant as Debbie, Regina Hall as Joan and Christopher McDonald as Casey McNeil.

Just getting out of a relationship, Danny wasn't looking to start anything new, not any time soon anyway. Yet, sometimes what we don't want turns out to be the best thing that could ever happen to us. Now enters Debbie, someone who wasn't really looking for a relationship either, yet after meeting Danny things change

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Movie Review: Pompeii (2014)

Do you think love will always find a way to bring two lovers together? In February 2014, we watched as Milo and Cassia were two lovers that had the deck stacked against them.

Directing this 105 minute action/adventure/drama/history/romance is Paul W.S. Anderson.

Facing certin doom is this flick is: Kit Harington as Milo, Carrie-Anne Moss as Aurelia, Emily Browning as Cassia, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Atticus, Jared Harris as Severus, Currie Graham as Bellator and Kiefer Sutherland as Corvus.

After years of growing up in slavery and being made to fight, Milo has learned to handle a sword very well; a talent that soon takes him to Pompeii to fight in the coliseum against other gladiators. While in Pompeii, Milo

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Movie Review: In Fear

How do you get away from danger when you can't see where it's coming from? In November 2013, a young couple's plan of fun times turned into a fight for their lives.

Directing this 85 minute thriller is Jeremy Lovering.

Driving aimlessly in this flick is: Iain De Caestecker as Tom, Alice Englert as Lucy and Allen Leech as Max.

Tom and Lucy are hitting the road and heading to a music festival. On the way there Tom has a little surprise for Lucy: A stay at a secluded hotel along the way. Unfortunately, after a few wrong turns Tom and Lucy

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Movie Review: Odd Thomas

If you had a gift that might make you seem "odd" to other people, but it could help save lives, would you use that gift, or hide it? In February 2014, a young man named Odd didn't advertise his gift, but he didn't exactly hide it either.

Directing this 100 minute comedy/horror/mystery/thriller is Stephen Sommers.

Making their way through this odd film is: Anton Yelchin as Odd Thomas, Addison Timlin as Stormy Llewellyn, Willem Dafoe as Chief Wyatt Porter, Nico Tortorella as Officer Simon Varner, Kyle McKeever as Officer Bern Eckles, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Viola Peabody and Shuler Hensley as Fungus Bob Robertson.

A short order cook named Odd Thomas tries to live a simple life. Odd hangs out with his girlfriend Stormy, goes to work, helps people out when he can, and the dead when they need it. Yes, Odd helps the dead.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Movie Review: Non-Stop

While trapped on a plane, how do you stop a threat and keep the passengers calm? In February 2014, Bill Marks might be able to answer that question for us, if he makes it off the plane alive.

Directing this 106 minute action/mystery/thriller is Jaume Collet-Serra.

Flying through this flick is: Liam Neeson as Bill Marks, Julianne Moore as Jen Summers, Michelle Dockery as Nancey, Cory Stoll as Austin Reilly, Nate Parker as Zack White and Scoot McNairy as Tom Bowen.

Bill's a federal marshal that just got on board a transatlantic flight from New York to London. By all appearances, everything seems normal about today. So, Bill got seated, did his check in, made it through the

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Movie Review: Welcome to the Jungle

Do you have an inner beast waiting for that right moment to be unleashed? In February 2014, Chris didn't realize his meek demeanor housed such a beast, until he was finally pushed too far.

Directing this 95 minute comedy is Rob Meltzer.

Some of the jungle crazy cast is: Adam Brody as Chris, Eric Edelstein as Jared, Megan Boone as Lisa, Rob Huebel as Phil, Kristen Schaal as Brenda, Jean-Claude Van Damme as Storm, Aaron Takahashi as Troy and Dennis Haysbert as Dennis.

 It seemed like just any other day at the office for Chris. He works hard, gets pushed around by Phil (his supervisor) and watches opportunity pass him by without saying a word. Except today there is an office meeting and no one seems to know what it's about. During the meeting the boss delivered the news that