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New Mortdecai Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

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Lionsgate released their new comedy/action film, “Mortdecai,” into theaters yesterday, and all the top,major movie critics have turned in their reviews. It turns out that this movie just really didn’t resonate with hardly any of them as it got only a mere 27 overall score out of a possible 100 across 17 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Ewan McGregor, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Jeff Goldblum and Olivia Munn. We’ve supplied blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Gary Goldstein from the Los Angeles Times, gave it a 60 grade, stating: “Those who do find their way into this supremely silly action-mystery caper are in for a few grins if not laughs thanks largely to the deft — and daft — performance of Johnny Depp in the title role.” Read more »

New The Boy Next Door Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

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Universal Pictures released their new drama/thriller flick, “The Boy Next Door” into theaters today, and the top,major movie critics have delivered their reviews. It turns out that most of them just didn’t take to it too well, giving it an overall 31 score out of a possible 100 across 27 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The movie stars: Kristin Chenoweth, John Corbett, Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Guzman. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics, below.

Claudia Puig at USA Today, gave it a 63 score, stating: “Predictable and foolishly unsuspecting characters react in ways that make you want to shake them. But there’s an undeniable sense of silly fun in this erotic thriller.” Read more »

New The Wedding Ringer Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

Screen Gems (Sony) released their new comedy flick, “The Wedding Ringer,” into theaters today, and all the reviews are in from the top,major movie critics. It turns out that the majority of them didn’t like it too much, giving it an overall 32 score out of a possible 100 across 20 reviews at the Metacritc.com site.

The movie stars: Cloris Leachman, Jenifer Lewis, Kevin Hart, Olivia Thirlby, Mimi Rogers, Josh Gad, Ken Howard and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Michael Ordona at the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 75 score, saying: “Respect is not something viewers will find much of in The Wedding Ringer, nor propriety, nor any of those things that make for respectable family viewing. It’s just a funny, impolite, very not-for-kids romp that goes there.” Read more »

New Paddington Movie Received Mostly Positive Reviews From Major Critics

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TWC-Dimension released their new family/adventure film, “Paddington,” into theaters today, and all the top,major critics have let us know what they thought about it with their reviews. It turns out that it resonated quite well with most of them, getting an overall 77 score out of a possible 100 at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Jim Broadbent, Nicole Kidman, Ben Whishaw, Sally Hawkins and Hugh Bonneville. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics (below).

Alonso Duralde over at TheWrap, gave it a great 91 score, stating: “There are plenty of laughs — and nothing that goes over a kid’s head to an adult funny bone is smutty or smarmy — and the sentiment never feels strained or artificial.” Read more »

New Taken 3 Movie Delivered Great Action,Drama,Twists & More

20th Century FOX released their new action/thriller flick, “Taken 3,” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was highly entertaining, serving up a ton of action with major drama and twists at every turn. It stars: Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Dougray Scott, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser and Sam Spruell.

In the new flick, everything seems fine and dandy at first. Brian Mills (Liam Neeson) is seen, getting his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace), a birthday present that’s way too childish for an adult woman, who has actually just found out that she’s preggers, but is hiding it at the moment. Brian is getting along well with his ex-wife, Lenny. A little too well as they end up kissing but have to stop since she’s still married to Stuart St. John.

Shortly after these happy go-lucky scenes, Brian receives a supposed text from Lenny, who tells him to bring over bagels to his apartment. However, when Brian arrives, he finds Lenny in his bed with her throat slashed and cops banging in the door to arrest him for her murder. Read more »

New Taken 3 Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

20th Century FOX released their new action/thriller film, “Taken 3,” into theaters this weekend, and a couple of reviews are already in from the top,major movie critics. It turns out that this franchise may have ran its course with them as they weren’t too positive about it, giving it an overall 32 score out of a possible 100 across 16 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The movie stars: Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Dougray Scott, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser and Sam Spruell. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Kyle Anderson at Entertainment Weekly, gave it a 67 score, stating: “It’s a testament to Neeson’s startling charisma as an action star that for all its storytelling flaws, large swaths of Taken 3 remain wildly entertaining.”

Tom Huddleston from Time Out London, gave it a 60 grade, stating: Read more »

New The Woman in Black 2 Movie Received Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

Relativity Media released their new horror/thriller film, “The Woman In Black 2: Angel of Death,” into theaters today, and the reviews are in from the top,major movie critics in the biz. It came back with mixed reviews, getting an overall 45 score out of a possible 100 across 12 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics, below. Ben Kenigsberg over at The New York Times, gave it a 50 score, saying: “The director, Tom Harper, seems less interested in allegory than in monotonous, conventional goosing, the kind that involves flickering lights and a creaky rocking chair.”

Justin Lowe from The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 50 score, stating: “Reliant on suspense rather than gore, this is functional middle-brow psychological horror and screenwriter Joe Croker finds plenty of tired haunted house Read more »

New The Gambler Movie Delivered Great Drama,Interesting Plot & More

Paramount Pictures released their new drama flick, “The Gambler,” into theaters this past Thursday. I just watched it and thought it was quite entertaining with an interesting plotline, much drama, and more. It stars: John Goodman, Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, Brie Larson and Michael Kenneth Williams.

The movie revolved around English professor, Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), who is also an extreme gambler that just constantly gambles away every single penny that he has and then some. After his tab with an Asian gambling ring owner, Alvin Ing, reaches over $260,000, he decides to borrow another $50,000 from a dangerous gangster, named Neville Baraka, only to gamble it all away just moments later. Oh, it was so painful to watch.

Now owing two dangerous people a whole hell of a lot of money, Jim turns to an even more dangerous loan shark, named Frank ( John Goodman), to get the money to pay off Neville and Alvin, but gets turned down. Read more »

New The Interview Movie Received Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

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Columbia Pictures (Sony) released their new, highly controversial comedy film, “The Interview,” into theaters 2 days ago, December 25th, and all the reviews have been submitted by the top, major movie critics. The results turned out to be quite mixed with an overall 51 score out of a possible 100 across 24 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan and Randall Park. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics, below.

Richard Roeper from the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a 75 score, saying: “The Interview sticks to the anything-for-a-laugh plan for nearly the entire journey, with far too many jokes about things going in and coming out of rear ends.” Read more »

New The Gambler Movie Received Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

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Paramount Pictures released their new drama film, “The Gambler,” into theaters yesterday, December 25th, and all the reviews have been turned in from the top, major movie critics in the biz. It turns out that they were pretty mixed with their opinions, giving it an overall 55 score out of a possible 100 across 31 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The movie stars: John Goodman, Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, Brie Larson and Michael Kenneth Williams. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics, below.

Mick LaSalle from the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 75 score, saying: “Actually, Mom is the essential difference between Wahlberg and Caan. Caan has the glow of mother love on him. Wahlberg plays Jim as having made the adjustment to a lack of love, but in a twisted way. He’s gambling now to see if the universe loves him.” Read more »