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Top Critics Gave New ‘Cats & Dogs 2’ Movie Pretty Negative Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Cats & Dogs 2’ movie pretty negative reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new comedy “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore” movie into theaters today,and the top movie critics were not impressed with it,stating that it was tiresome to watch. They gave it mostly Ds and a few Cs. It stars: Christina Applegate, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Marsden, Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Joe Pantoliano, Katt Williams, Chris O’Donnell, Jack McBrayer, Fred Armisen, and Paul Rodriguez.

Ty Burr at the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “stands to delight small children while probably causing their parents’ heads to cave in.” Adam Markovitz at Entertainment Weekly gave it a bad D rating. He stated, “No movie,whether aimed at adults or kids or canines themselves,has the right to be as tiresome and unoriginal as this action-comedy mutt.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave New ‘Marmaduke’ Movie Lousy,Bad Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Marmaduke’ movie lousy,bad reviews. 20th Century Fox unleashed their new doggy flick “Marmaduke” on us today,and it didn’t really impress the critics to much. They gave Cs,Ds,and one big fat F. It stars: Owen Wilson, Lee Pace, Judy Greer, William H. Macy, Steve Coogan, Sam Elliott, Fergie, George Lopez, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Emma Stone, Kiefer Sutherland, and Marlon Wayans.

Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a a C. He said, “If you like the comic strip, now in its 56th year, maybe you’ll like it, maybe not. Marmaduke’s personality isn’t nearly as engaging as Garfield’s. Then again, if personality is what you’re in the market for, maybe you shouldn’t be considering a lip-synched talking animal comedy in the first place.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave ‘Sex And The City 2’ Movie Below Average Reviews

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Top critics gave ‘Sex And The City 2’ movie below average reviews. New Line Cinema released their sequel romantic/comedy flick “Sex And The City 2” in theaters today,and most of the top movie critics gave it less-than-stellar reviews with Cs and Ds across the board. However, there was one who thought it was ok with a B rating. It stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Evan Handler, Jason Lewis, Mario Cantone, and Willie Garson.

Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a D+ rating . He said, “It’s downright depressing.” Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a D. He stated, “I haven’t seen such hilarity since Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion.” Read more »

‘The Losers’ Movie Gets OK Reviews From Top Movie Critics

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‘The Losers’ movie gets “OK” reviews from top movie critics. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new action/thriller flick “Losers” into theaters today,and the top movie critics in the business gave it “OK” reviews. Their opinions weren’t too harsh,but they weren’t too great either,so it sorta fell somewhere in the middle,which resulted in the “just ok” category of action movies. It stars: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Holt McCallany, Oscar Jaenada, Jason Patric,and Peter Macdissi.

Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “Things move fast in The Losers, but nothing feels urgent.” Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a strong A- rating. He stated, it “knows what it’s doing and how to do it.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave Tyler Perry’s ‘Why Did I Get Married Too’ Poor Reviews

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Top critics gave Tyler Perry’s ‘Why Did I Get Married Too’ poor reviews. Lionsgate released their new Tyler Perry Flick “Why Did I Get Married Too” in theaters today,and it got some pretty poor reviews from top movie critics. Most of the movie critics were shut out from reviewing this movie. However, a couple of them submitted their reviews to Rotten Tomatoes,and they didn’t sound too pleased with it. The movie stars: Tyler Perry, Sharon Leal, Janet Jackson, Malik Yoba, Jill Scott, Lamman Rucker, Richard T. Jones, Tasha Smith, Michael J. White, Cicely Tyson, and Louis Gossett Jr.

Rob Humanick at Slant Magazine said, “For the prolific Tyler Perry, Why Did I Get Married Too? is nothing if not more of the same.” Wilson Morales at Blackfilm.com stated, ‘Married Too?’ isn’t the perfect film about the challenges of being married, but Perry brings enough issues to the table to enlighten and entertain the audience.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ Movie Real Good Reviews

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Top Critics gave ‘How To Train Your Dragon’ movie real good reviews. Dreamworks Animation released their new animated fantasy/adventure flick, “How To Train Your Dragon” in theaters today,and the top movie critics seemed to have enjoyed it quite a bit,giving it mostly As and Bs across the board. Only one of the critics gave it a C+. The movie stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, America Ferrara, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson, Kristen Wiig, and T.J. Miller.

Tom Russo from the Boston Globe gave it a B. He said , it “…does frenetic action well, even if some bits undermine their sweet pacifist message.” Roger Ebert from the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B rating . He stated, “it’s bright, good-looking and has high energy. Kids above the easily scared age will probably like the movie the younger they are.” Read more »

Top Critics Give John Travolta’s ‘From Paris With Love’ Movie Ok Reviews

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Top Critics give John Travolta’s ‘From Paris With Love’ movie ok reviews. Lionsgate has released their new John Travolta “From Paris With Love” movie today ,and it pretty much just got “ok” reviews from the top movie critics with Cs and a couple of Bs. The movie also stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak,and Richard Durden.

Wesley Morris from the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “The climax involves a bomb, a kind of djellaba garment, and a speech about love. You have to see it to believe it, and I’m not saying you should.”

Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a C. He stated, Pauline Kael has already reviewed this movie in her book Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and it only took her the title.” Read more »

Chicago Bears’ Gaines Adams Died Today And Autopsy Is Scheduled

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Chicago Bears’ Gaines Adams died today and autopsy Is scheduled. According to TMZ, Chicago Bears’ Gaines Adams died earlier this morning after being rushed to the emergency room. They say the Chicago Bears defensive end Gaines Adams died this morning in South Carolina at age 26. He was rushed to the emergency room at Self Regional Hospital in Greenwood, South Carolina,and they declared he was dead at about 9am this morning.

An autopsy on the body is being scheduled for later on today. The autopsy will be performed by the Anderson County forensic pathologist. Some early reports say that he might have suffered a heart attack,but of course, we won’t know for sure until they perform the autopsy later on today. Stay tuned.

Gaines Adams was originally drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. Read more »

‘The Lovely Bones’ Movie Gets Mediocre Reviews From Top Critics

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‘The Lovely Bones’ movie gets mediocre reviews from top critics. Dreamworks Pictures released it’s new,interesting drama, “The Lovely Bones” in wide release today after a limited release back in early December. It stars: Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli,and Saoirse Ronan Most of the top movie critics seemed to think that it was missing a certain element,giving it pretty mediocre reviews.

Peter Travers at Rolling Stone gave it 4 stars. He said, “All this is conveyed in the remarkable performance of Ronan, an Oscar nominee for Atonement. She and Tucci — magnificent as a man of uncontrollable impulses — help Jackson cut a path to a humanity that supersedes life and death.”

A.O. Scott from The New York Times gave it 3 stars. He stated, “The filmmakers’ evident affection for the book expresses itself as a desperate scramble to include as much of it as possible, which leaves the movie feeling both overcrowded and thin.” Read more »

Singer,Teddy Pendergrass Sadly Died Yesterday In Philadelphia

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Singer,Teddy Pendergrass sadly died yesterday in Philadelphia. According to ABC news, R&B singer, Teddy Pendergrass died yesterday in suburban Philadelphia. He had apparently been hospitalized for months. His son said he had underwent colon cancer surgery eight months ago,and had a difficult time recovering from it. He was 59 years old.

Before being in a car crash 28 years ago,which left him paralyzed from the waist down, he had tons of R&B hits that included, “Close the Door,” “It Don’t Hurt Now,” and “Love T.K.O.” A lot of his hits became classics. He was able to get about 10 platinum albums in a row,and was a very successful recording artist until the car crash halted his career. Read more »