Thursday, July 31, 2014

Movie Review: The Signal (2014)

What do you do when you wake up in a strange location and don't know what's going on around you? In June 2014, Nic was stuck in that very situation...

Directing this 97 minute sci-fi/thriller is William Eubank.

The cast is: Brenton Thwaites as Nic, Olivia Cooke as Haley, Beau Knapp as Jonah and Laurence Fishburne as Damon.

Nic, Jonah and Haley were on the hunt of a computer hacker that did them wrong. After finally tracking down the hacker, the face to face Nic wanted turned out to be something he never expected - 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Movie Review: All Cheerleaders Die (2014)

Would you bring down a group of people that wronged you? In May 2014, Maddy had a plan to do just that... then things changed.

Directing this 90 minute comedy/horror/thriller is Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson.

The cheerful cast is: Caitlin Stasey as Maddy Killian, Sianoa Smit-McPhee as Leena Miller, Brooke Butler as Tracy Bingham, Amanda Grace Cooper as Hanna Popkin, Reanin Johannink as Martha Popkin, Tom Williamson as Terry Stankus, Chris Petrovski as George Shank, Leigh Parker as Manchester "Manny" Mankiewitz and Nicholas S. Morrison as Ben.

Maddy wants to see Terry, the head of the football team, fall from grace. So she joins the cheerleading squad to become one of the "in-crowd" members and put her plan into action. Unfortunately, a tragic accident takes

Friday, July 25, 2014

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Can two different groups that have no reason to trust each other co-exist together? In July 2014, we watched as trust was a valuable resource... that neither side had a lot of.

Directing this 130 minute action/drama/sci-fi/thriller is Matt Reeves.

Living in a new world is: Andy Serkis as Caesar, Jason Clarke as Malcolm, Keri Russell as Ellie, Gary Oldman as Dreyfus, Toby Kebbell as Koba, Kodi Smit-McPhee as Alexander, Larramie Doc Shaw as Ash and Judy Greer as Cornelia.

After a deadly outbreak has killed off mankind, the apes have started over and have found a peaceful way to live their lives. Or at least the apes thought all of mankind was dead. A sudden run in with a small group of humans suddenly sparks concern in the ape community. Knowing what man is capable of, and seeing the

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Movie Review: Knights of Badassdom

How do you get over a break up? In January 2014, Joe got over his by being too busy trying to survive to care.

Directing this 86 minute comedy/fantasy/horror is Joe Lynch.

Trying to stay in game is: Ryan Kwanten as Joe, Steve Zahn as Eric, Peter Dinklage as Hung, Summer Glau as Gwen, Drett Gipson as Gunther, Jimmi Simpson as Ronnie Kwok and Margarita Levieva as Beth.

Eric and Hung think it would be a great idea for Joe to come to the Live Action Role Play (LARP) event. Especially since Joe just got dumped by his girlfriend Beth. What better way to take your mind off stuff than

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Movie Review: Hercules Reborn

When you're out numbered and needing help, what do you do? In July 2014, we got the answer, you get Hercules on your side of course!

Directing this 95 minute action/adventure is Nick Lyon.

The cast is: Christian Oliver as Arius, James Duval as Horace, John Henningan (John Morrison) as Hercules, Christina Ulfsparre as Princess Theodara, Dylan Vox as Nikos, Marcus Shirock as Cyrus and Jeremy M. Inman as Tymek.

Arius's home has been taken over by an evil King named Nikos. Now, if Arius wants to free his home and rescue Princess Theodara from Nikos grip then Arius will need a little help. So Arius goes to find someone he thinks could help him with his fight... Hercules.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Movie Review: Tammy

When everything around you falls apart, why wouldn't you want to take a road trip? In July 2014, we watched as Tammy hit the road... with grandma.

Directing this 96 minute comedy is Ben Falcone.

Making their way through this flick is: Melissa McCarthy as Tammy, Susan Sarandon as Pearl, Kathy Bates as Lenore, Mark Duplass as Bobby, Sandra Oh as Susanne, Gary Cole as Earl,  Allison Janney as Deb, Ben Falcone as Keith Morgan and Dan Aykroyd as Don.

Tammy is having some trouble in life because work and her marriage aren't going so well. So when everything hits that breaking point, Tammy decides to leave town. Problem is, Tammy's car is broken down,

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Movie Review: Under the Skin

When hitching a ride from a stranger, what signs do you look for to tell if it's safe or not? In March 2014, we learned things don't always look like what they seem.

Directing this 108 minute drama/sci-fi/thriller is Jonathan Glazer.

The cast is: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Joe Szula, Krystof Hadek, Paul Brannigan, Adam Pearson, Michael Moreland, Dave Acton and Jessica Mance.

A young woman drives around Scotland picking up and seducing men. Who is she? No one knows, because they're never around her long enough to truly get to know... the real her.

Ever since I heard about this one I was stoked to see it, the idea of the storyline sounded cool. Then I heard they grabbed up Johansson in the cast line (not that I'm a big fan of her's but hey), still, I wanted to catch this

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street

What do you do when your friendship hits a rocky spot? In June 2014,
Jenko and Schmidt's bromance has hit that a rough patch, but they'll have to figure it out later because crime does not wait.  

Directing this 112 minute action/comedy/crime is Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.

Tearing it up is: Channing Tatum as Jenko, Jonah Hill as Schmidt, Amber Stevens as Maya, Wyatt Russell as Zook, Jilian Bell as Mercedes, Ice Cube as Captain Dickson, Peter Stormare as The Ghost.

There's a new drug about to hit the streets called WHYPHY. It's popped up in a college, so it's up to Jenko