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‘MacGruber’ Movie Delivered Very Funny Comedy With A Little Action

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‘MacGruber’ movie delivered very funny comedy with a little action. Rogue Pictures released their new action/comedy flick “MacGruber” in theaters this weekend. I just got through watching it,and it was really very funny,actually. It contained a lot of dirty,raunchy type humor,so you have to have a particular taste for it, I guess. The movie stars: Will Forte, Ryan Phillippe, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer, Powers Boothe, and Maya Rudolph.

“Macgruber” revolved around character Macgruber (Will Forte) who is a former Green Beret, Navy SEAL, and Army Ranger. Macgruber has resided to a life of retirement for the past 10 years after his wife was killed,but he gets dragged back into duty by the desire to get revenge on his sworn enemy Dieter Von Cunth (Val Kilmer). He finds out that Von Cunth is looking to destroy a whole city with a nuclear warhead that he’s obtained. Read more »

CBS Canceled ‘Ghost Whisperer’ & Old Christine TV Shows

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CBS canceled ‘Ghost Whisperer’ & Old Christine TV shows. According to “Entertainment Weekly,” CBS has decided to cancel long-time running show “Ghost Whisperer,” and “The New Adventures of Old Christine” TV shows. However, it’s reported that fans shouldn’t loose hope on the two shows just yet because there’s a possible chance that ABC might want to pickup one or both of the shows.

They say ABC owns GW and has coveted the “Old Christine” TV show. One of their sources said there’s an 50% chance that Old Christine could move to ABC,stating, “There’s a 50/50 shot that Christine will move to ABC.” The possible “Ghost Whisperer” move to ABC, seems less likely to happen. The Final decisions are expected to be revealed later on. Read more »

‘MacGruber’ Movie Got Semi-Average Reviews From Top Critics

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‘MacGruber’ movie got semi-average reviews from top critics. Rogue Pictures released its new comedy/action flick “MacGruber” into the theaters this today, and the top movie critics in the business pretty much gave it semi-average reviews. The scores were mixed all across the bored. It got Bs,Cs,Ds, and an F,so I guess MacGruber is pretty much a matter of individual taste. It stars: Will Forte, Ryan Phillippe, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer, Powers Boothe, and Maya Rudolph.

Peter Travers at “Rolling Stone” gave it a B. He stated, “How the hell can you take an SNL skit that runs 90 seconds and stretch it to a 90-minute feature? Sounds excruciating. But MacGruber breaks the jinx by putting the skit in the context of a 1980s action movie and creating its own brand of explosive lunacy.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave ‘Shrek Forever After’ Movie OK Reviews

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Top critics gave ‘Shrek Forever After’ movie OK reviews. Dreamworks Animation released their new “Shrek Forever After” movie into theaters today,and the top movie critics seemed to think it was ok,overall. Some gave it Cs,and some gave it Bs. The movie stars: Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Antonio Banderas, Jon Hamm, Kathy Griffin, and Kristen Schaal.

Janice Page from the Boston Globe gave it a C rating. She said, “To see this final installment is to know: It’s time. “Formulaic family fare.” Geoff Berkshire over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a C-. He stated, it was “Closer to a middling TV special than a blockbuster movie.”

Lisa Schwarzbaum from “Entertainment Weekly” gave it a B-. She said, “Everyone involved fulfills his or her job requirements adequately. But the magic is gone, and Shrek Forever After is no longer an ogre phenomenon to reckon with. Instead, it’s a “Hot Swamp Time Machine.” Read more »

Black Sabbath’s Ronnie James Dio Died Today Due To Stomach Cancer

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Black Sabbath’s Ronnie James Dio died today due to stomach cancer. According to TMZ and other news sources, Ronnie James Dio died earlier today after losing his battle with stomach cancer. Ronnie James Dio took over as lead singer of Black Sabbath after Ozzy Osbourne left the band. He was 67 years old.

Ronnie announced last summer that he was battling stomach cancer,and was undergoing treatment at a Houston hospital. Ronnie was often credited for popularizing the “Devil’s horn” hand gesture in heavy metal culture. His wife Wendy made a statement on his website today,expressing her heart-broken feelings.

She stated, “Today my heart is broken. Many, many friends and family were able to say their private good-byes before he peacefully passed away. Read more »

‘Robin Hood’ Movie Delivered Lots Of Drama,Action & Dialogue

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‘Robin Hood’ movie delivered lots of drama,action & dialogue. Universal Pictures released their new version of the action/adventure/drama movie “Robin Hood” this weekend,and the storyline ran a little slow for my taste,it contained a lot of drama and action towards the end,but way too much dialogue for my personal taste. It stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, William Hurt, Matthew Macfadyen, Mark Strong, Oscar Isaac, Lea Seydoux, Scott Grimes, Kevin Durand, Alan Doyle, Danny Huston, and Max von Sydow.

Robin Hood revolved around character Robin Longstride aka Robin Hood (Russell Crowe). In the beginning, he was only interested in own self-preservation from his service in King Richard’s army against the French. After King Richard’s death, Robin marched into Nottingham disguised as a knight,and returned the sword of King Richard to his father by request. Read more »

NBC Finally Canceled ‘Heroes’ TV Show

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NBC finally canceled “Heroes” TV show. According to “Entertainment Weekly,” NBC finally got on the bandwagon, and did what I could see coming for years. That’s right. They’ve canceled their used-to-be mega hit sci-fi show “Heroes.” Entertainment Weekly says that “Heroes” will definitely not be back for a fifth season. It only averaged 6.5 million viewers this past season.

Their last show aired on February 8,and it only brought in 4.4 million viewers. The show was never able to get back its huge ratings from its first season when it averaged a huge 14.5 million viewers. There has been talk that NBC may let the producers air a movie,which would allow them to close out the story,but there’s no definite plans for that to happen. My guess is,it probably won’t ever happen Read more »

Top Critics Gave Latifa’s ‘Just Wright’ Movie Below Average Reviews

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Top Critics gave Latifa’s ‘Just Wright’ movie below average reviews. Fox Searchlight Pictures released their new Queen Latifah romantic/comedy flick “Just Wright” into theaters this weekend,and the top movie critics didn’t find it to be too great,giving it below average ratings overall with Cs and Ds. However, one critic thought it was ok with a B- rating. The movie stars: Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, Phylicia Rashad, Pam Grier, James Pickens Jr, Mehcad Brooks, Michael Landes, Dwyane Wade, Dwight Howard, Rashard Lewis, and Bobby Simmons.

Andrew Barker at Variety gave it a B- rating. He said, “Painting by numbers often gets a bad rap: While it takes little originality to fill in the romantic-comedy blanks, even a simple, competent job can sometimes feel like a breath of fresh air.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave ‘Letters To Juliet’ Movie Pretty Average Reviews

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Top critics gave ‘Letters To Juliet’ movie pretty average reviews. Summit Entertainment released their new romantic flick, “Letters To Juliet” in theaters today. The top movie critics in the biz thought it was pretty average,giving it mostly C ratings. However, one critic did like it,giving it a B+. The movie stars: Amanda Seyfried, Christopher Egan, Gael Garcia Bernal, Vanessa Redgrave,and Franco Nero.

James Berardinelli at Reelviews gave it a B+ rating. He stated, “It is sweet and sentimental and embraces the fantasy (although it would have worked better without the treacly pop songs on the soundtrack).”

Amy Nicholson over at Boxoffice Magazine gave it a gave it a C +. She said, “This movie believes that true love isn’t supposed to be hard. A fine ideal, but it feels as flat as a pizza.” Read more »

Top Movie Critics Gave New ‘Robin Hood’ Movie OK Reviews

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Top movie critics gave new ‘Robin Hood’ movie “OK” reviews. Universal Pictures released their new version of the classic tale “Robin Hood” movie into theaters today,and the top movie critics pretty much just thought it was “OK” overall,giving it Bs and Cs across the board. The movie stars: Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, William Hurt, Matthew Macfadyen, Mark Strong, Oscar Isaac, Lea Seydoux, Scott Grimes, Kevin Durand, Alan Doyle, Danny Huston, and Max von Sydow.

Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a C rating. He said, “Robin Hood is a high-tech and well made violent action picture.” Geoff Berkshire over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B- rating. He stated, it “Delivered with competence and class.” Read more »