Archive for January, 2012

New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases for Tuesday, 1/31/2012

Drive A mysterious Hollywood stuntman, mechanic and getaway driver lands himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbour. The Thing At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson. In Time In a future where people stop aging […]

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Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie – Review

Tim Heidecker & Eric Wareheim from the Adult Swim shows “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” and “Tom Goes to the Mayor” have made their first movie. Ironically, that’s kinda what the movie in itself is about. Tim and Eric are given a billion dollars to make a movie by the Schlaaang corporation. Unfortunately, […]

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Man on a Ledge – Review

Man on a ledge stars Sam Worthington, who plays Nick Cassidy, who starts out the movie, going on a ledge, threatening to jump. Hence the title “Man on a Ledge”. Clever title, huh? Anyway, we learn that he’s an ex-cop that was sent to prison. He claims to be innocent, but he needs proof. He […]

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New Trailer Thursday – 1/26/2012

Casa de mi Padre Armando Alvarez (Will Ferrell) has lived and worked on his father’s ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch faces financial strains, Armando’s younger brother Raul (Diego Luna) shows up with his new fiancee, Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez) and pledges to settle all his father’s debts. It seems that Raul’s success […]

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84th Academy Awards – Nominations

Here’s the list of Nominees for the 84th Academy Awards: Best Picture The Artist Thomas Langmann, Producer The Descendants Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Scott Rudin, Producer The Help Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers Hugo Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers Midnight in Paris […]

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New DVD/Blu-Ray Releases for Tuesday, 1/24/2012

50/50 Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. On my top 5 of 2011 list, here’s my review. Paranormal Activity 3 In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their […]

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Red Tails – Review

Red Tails is about the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II. Cuba Gooding Jr plays Major Emanuelle Stance who leads a group of pilots. The airmen consisting of Lightning (David Oyelowo), Junior (Tristan Wilds), Smokey (Ne-Yo), Joker (Elijah Kelley), and the rest are underfunded and under appreciated. Since they are African American, they aren’t given […]

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New Trailer Thursday – 1-19-2012

Playback When a group of high school students dig into their town’s infamous past they unwittingly unlock an Evil that corrupts and destroys them. Possessing its victims through video playback and using them for malevolent purposes, it closes in on one specific soul, threatening to expose the town’s deepest, darkest secret. In Theaters March 9, […]

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Contraband – Review

In Contraband, Mark Wahlberg plays Chris Farraday. He was once a smuggler, one of the best, but he retired the crooked life to raise a family. He’s happy with his wife, Kate (Kate Bekinsale), and his two sons. He works as a legitimate home alarm installer. Unfortunately, Chris’ brother in law tries smuggling some drugs […]

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Napoleon Dynamite – What did You Think?

The first 2 episodes of the new show, Napoleon Dynamite, aired last night. All the actors came back to voice their animated versions of themselves. For the most part it followed the same characters; Napoleon, Pedro, & the rest through more adventures in Preston, Idaho. I liked the movie a lot. I figured I’d give […]

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