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New ‘The Grey’ Movie Delivered Intense Drama,Thrills,Action & Unfinished Ending


New ‘The Grey’ movie delivered intense drama,thrills,action & unfinished ending. Open Road Films released their new,intense drama flick “The Grey” into theaters this weekend. I just watched it,and I thought it was a pretty good watch. However,if you’re looking for a good ending,or an ending at all,this isn’t the movie to get it from.

They left the ending completely up to our imaginations. Even though they did leave the ending incomplete,it was pretty clear what might have happened. The movie stars: Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, James Badge Dale,and Nonso Anozie.

In the film, character John Ottway (Liam Neeson) and his oil drilling team take a plane ride home from Alaska. Unfortunately, for them, the plane is unable to withstand the weather and it crashes in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness,basically nowhere. Read more »

New ‘Man On A Ledge’ Movie Delivered Great Drama,Action,Suspense & More


New ‘Man On A Ledge’ movie delivered great drama,action,suspense & more. Summit Entertainment released their new action/thriller flick “Man On A Ledge” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out,and it turned out to be a lot better than I thought it was going to be.

I mean, I new it would be pretty good,but it really went above and beyond with the action,thrills,suspense,great twists,and more. I thought Sam Worthington did a real good job with this role too. It stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Edward Burns, Titus Welliver, Genesis Rodriguez,and Kyra Sedgwick.

In the flick, officer Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a crime he adamantly believes he didn’t do. One day, his partner Mike Ackerman gets him permission out of jail to attend a funeral under police watch. However,Nick gets in a crazy fight with his brother Joey Cassidy,and gets away. Read more »

New ‘Underworld 4,Awakening’ Movie Delivered Cool Action,Special Effects & More


New ‘Underworld 4,Awakening’ movie delivered cool action,special effects & more. Screen Gems (Sony) released their new action/sci-fi flick “Underworld 4: Awakening.” I just checked it out,and I thought it was a great watch,once again,as it featured the return of sexy,Kate Backinsale as the very skillful death dealer vampire Selene and the sexy,black leather she dons. Oh,yeah,and she totally kicked butt in it too. The movie stars: Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Theo James, India Eisley,and Charles Dance.

In the movie, Selene finds herself in a world where the humans have found out about the Lycans and Vampires,and are trying to exterminate them all. Selene fights for her life,and manages to do a good job. However,her and her hybrid lover Michael eventually get captured by the humans and are cryogenically frozen for testing and experimentation.

12 years later,thinking they had everything under control,the humans attempted to thaw Selene out a little bit. Unfortunately for them,it was a little bit too much as Selene broke out,and started slaying them off one by one,and in packs. She was badass. Read more »

New Haywire Movie Delivered Great Hardcore Fight Scenes,Complex Plot & More


New Haywire movie delivered great hardcore fight scenes,complex plot & more. Relativity Media recently released their new,intense,action flick “Haywire” into theaters this weekend. I just got done checking it out,and I thought it was pretty good. I didn’t like the plot as much as I thought I would. It was just ok for me. The action scenes were great when they started up as they were pretty brutal. The movie stars: Gina Carano, Channing Tatum, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Antonio Banderas, Bill Paxton, Michael Douglas,and Michael Angarano.

In the flick,female covert ops specialist Mallory Kane (Gina Carano) escapes a crazy diner fight she had with her ex-lover and co-worker Aaron (Channing Tatum) with the help of a civilian named Scott. Her and Scott end up taking off in his car to get away, after Mallory knocks Aaron unconscious.

As they’re driving along,Mallory tells Scott her whole backstory,which had her and Aaron being hired by government agent Coblenz (Michael Douglas) and his contact, Rodrigo (Antonio Banderas) to rescue a man called Jiang, who was captured in Barcelona. Mallory and Aaron succeeded in their mission. Read more »

2012,69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners Revealed


2012,69th Annual Golden Globe Awards winners revealed. Last night,it was that time of the year ,again, for the 2012,69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. They were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills,California,and once again, hosted by funny man Ricky Gervais. It turns out that the “The Artist” was a big winner on the night for many categories. Tons of celebrities showed up. With no further ado,here are your winners,listed,below.

The Descendants won for Best Motion Picture,Drama. The Artist won for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical. George Clooney in The Descendants won for Best Actor in a Motion Picture,Drama. Jean Dujardin in The Artist won for Best Actor in a Motion Picture ,Comedy Musical. Christopher Plummer in Beginners won for Best Actor in a Supporting Role,Motion Picture. Read more »

New ‘Joyful Noise’ Movie Delivered A Ton Of Drama,Highly Emotional Perfomances & More

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New ‘Joyful Noise’ movie delivered a ton of drama,highly emotional performances & more. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new musical/drama flick “Joyful Noise” into theaters this weekend. I just watched it,and thought it was ok. It delivered some very emotional and entertaining performances,along with a lot of drama. It stars: Queen Latifah, Dolly Parton, Keke Palmer, Courtney B. Vance, Jeremy Jordan,and Kris Kristofferson.

In the flick, a character named Vi Rose Hill (Queen Latifah) gets the position of choir director over Dolly Parton’s character G.G. Sparrow in the Divinity Church Choir. However, a conflict arises when Vi’s old tired songs keep causing the choir to lose the National Joyful Noise Competition.

When G.G.’s grandson Randy Garrity comes to town,he quickly weaves his way into the fold of the choir and Vi’s daughter Olivia Hill. However, stubborn Vi doesn’t like Randy,and is constantly trying to keep him from dating Olivia throughout the movie,thinking he’s nothing but trouble. Read more »

New ‘Contraband’ Movie Delivered Great Action,Drama & Wild Twists

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New ‘Contraband’ movie delivered great action,drama & wild twists. Universal Pictures recently released their new action/thriller flick “Contraband” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out,and I thought it was pretty good as Mark Wahlberg delivered some pretty intense,action-filled,suspenseful scenes. The movie stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Giovanni Ribisi, Caleb Landry Jones, Lukas Haas, Diego Luna,and J.K. Simmons.

In the flick,character Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg) gets forced back into a life of crime after his brother-in-law Andy messes up a drug deal for his crazy,ruthless boss Tim Briggs. So, Chris has to do what he does best,and run a mega contraband to smuggle in millions of counterfeit bills to pay the debt. He quickly assembles a crew to head on over to Panama City to do the job.

Things run smoothly at first,but unfortunately, Andy screwed up again,and puts Chris in a difficult position of helping a psycho pull off an armored truck heist. When that plan goes to hell, Chris quickly finds himself dodging tons of police bullets in hopes of still escaping from this mess. Read more »

New ‘The Devil Inside’ Movie Delivered Lots Of Weird Thrills,Drama & Crazy Ending

New ‘The Devil Inside’ movie delivered lots of weird thrills,drama & crazy ending. Paramount Pictures released their crazy,new thriller/horror flick “The Devil Inside” into theaters this weekend. I just got through checking it out,and at the very least,I found it to be quite interesting as well as entertaining. It served up some wild,exorcism scenes that ended quite brutally,and more. The movie stars: Fernanda Andrade, Isabella Rossi, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth, Ionut Grama, Suzan Crowley, Bonnie Morgan, Brian Johnson, Preston James Hillier,and D.T. Carney.

In the flick,a lady named Maria Rossi called 911 back in 1989,claiming,she killed three people. She was eventually sent to a Catholic psychiatric hospital in Rome,Italy,where she continued to just get worse. Next,it cut 20 years to 2009,where her daughter named Isabella (Fernanda Andrade) goes on a journey to look for answers as to what happened to her crazy mother.

Her journey led her to a demonic possession class,where they studied what particular facts to look for when trying to determine if someone is possessed or not. Isabella eventually hooked up with a couple of priests in the class,and eventually gets them involved in exorcising the crazy, 4 demons that resided in her mother. Read more »

New ‘The Darkest Hour’ Movie Delivered Great Thrills,Special Effects,Action & More


New ‘The Darkest Hour’ movie delivered great thrills,special effects,action & more. Summit Entertainment dropped their new sci-fi/thriller flick “The Darkest Hour” into theaters today. I just watched it,and I thought it was pretty spectacular,and had a great plot. It was extremely suspenseful,and kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time. The movie stars: Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, Rachael Taylor,and Joel Kinnaman.

Two guy friends Sean and Ben hit up Moscow,and appeared to be enjoying the club scene. They hooked up with two gorgeous chicks Natalie and Anne,while partying it up. However, things quickly turn dark,which seems appropriate as it has to do with the title of this movie.

All the club partiers walk outside to see alien light forms floating from the sky. They seemed mesmerized by it at first,but after one of them totally smokes a cop into dust,the total panic fest began. Everyone started scrambling,while the aliens dusted all the extras,one by one. Read more »

New ‘Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ Movie Delivered Intense Drama,Action & More


New ‘Girl With The Dragon Tattoo’ movie delivered intense drama,action & more. Columbia Pictures released their new drama/thriller flick “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out,and I thought it was pretty good after it got off to a slow start. I must admit, I found myself dozing off at first,but man, did it really come alive after about the first 30-35 minutes into it.

That Lisbeth character really rocked. The movie stars: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer, Stellan Skarsgård, Steven Berkoff, Robin Wright, Yorick van Wageningen,and Joely Richardson.

In the flick, publisher Mikael Blomkvist (Daniel Craig) is hired by Henrik Vanger to wite the Vanger family history after being imprisoned for three months over a lost libel case,involving allegations about billionaire industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Read more »