New Line Cinema (Warner Bros. Pictures) released their new action/fantasy film, “The Hobbit 3: The Battle Of The Five Armies” into theaters this past Wednesday, December 17th and all the top, major critics have turned in their reviews. It appears that they were pretty mixed, giving it an overall 59 score out of a possible 100 across 45 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.
The film stars: Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Fry, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Ken Stott, James Nesbitt, Orlando Bloom, John Bell, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, John Callen, Billy Connolly, Ryan Gage, Mark Hadlow, Peter Hambleton, Stephen Hunter, William Kircher, Lawrence Makoare, Sylvester McCoy, Graham McTavish, Dean O’Gorman, Mikael Persbrandt, and Aidan Turner. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics, below. Read more »
Tonight’s show, kicked off with Natalie getting chewed out by Jaclyn for voting out her boyfriend ,Jon, at the previous tribal council. Meanwhile, Natalie contemplated how to keep herself safe the rest of the way. Next, they showed rewards challenge footage. It was a rope obstacle course that ended with them having to throw bags at some blocks until they cleared the entire block structure off.
Keith won to get an advantage in next immunity challenge. And he sent Jaclyn to exile island. More conversation footage, showed Baylor and Natalie planning to vote off Keith if he didn’t win the immunity challenge. It was revealed that Keith’s advantage allowed him to practice the immunity challenge ahead of time. Read more »
20th Century released their new action/Bible flick, “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was very entertaining, but I was disappointed with how they skimped out on the special effects and really sort of just skimmed through a lot of the important parts of the story. But still it was an interesting take. The movie stars: John Turturro, Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Joel Edgerton, and Aaron Paul.
In the new flick, the plotline started off when Moses was already fully grown and a prince in Egypt alongside Ramses. It goes through the motions of how Moses eventually started talking with the Hebrews and discovered that he was actually born a Hebrew,and then later, was exiled from Egypt after Ramses found out about it.
From there, they showed how Moses fought off an assassination attempt while alone out in the middle of nowhere. Then he eventually met his wife before getting called by God to deliver the Hebrews out of the clutches of Egypt and 400 years of slavery. Read more »
Paramount Pictures released their new Chris Rock comedy film, “Top Five,” into theaters today, and the the top movie critics in the biz, have served up their reviews for it. It turns out that most of them really enjoyed it, rewarding it with an overall 83 score out of a possible 100 across 30 reviews at the Metecritic.com site.
The movie stars: Rosario Dawson, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Whoopi Goldberg, Tracy Morgan, Cedric the Entertainer, Sherri Shepherd, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, Jerry Seinfeld, JB Smoove, Jay Pharoah, Anders Holm, and Michael Che. We posted blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.
Manohla Dargis from The New York Times, gave it a perfect 100 score! He said: “In setting Andre on his search for self, Mr. Rock has carved out a third way, in the process creating a black character who’s fully human and a comedy that’s wholly a blast.” Read more »
20th Century FOX released their new action/Bible film, “Exodus: Gods And Kings,” into theaters this weekend and all the reviews are in from the top critics. It turns out that they were pretty mixed about how they felt about it, giving it an overall 52 score out of a possible 100 across 35 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.
The film stars: John Turturro, Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Joel Edgerton, and Aaron Paul. We’ve included blurbs from a few of the critics,below.
Richard Roeper over at the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it a perfect 100 score, saying: “As a fictional, big-budget, 3-D, epic interpretation of Moses’ journey, Exodus: Gods and Kings is spectacular.” Read more »
Magnolia Pictures released their new comedy film, “Life Partners,” into theaters today, and we got some reviews in from the top,major critics. It turns out that the overall view is mixed as it got an overall 56 score out of a possible 100 across 13 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.
The film stars: Adam Brody, Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs, Gabourey Sidibe and Kate McKinnon. We’ve posted blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.
Claudia Puig from USA Today, gave it a fairly nice 75 score, saying: “Partners is exceedingly well-cast and well-acted, bringing a lightly satirical and witty script to life. Meester and Jacobs have a disarming chemistry, and their conversation is filled with a comfortable shorthand.” Read more »
20th Century FOX released their new horror/thriller film, “The Pyramid,” into theaters today, and we got a few reviews from the top,major critics that appear to be all mediocre at best with just a 40,20 and 50 out of a possible 100 score at the Metacritic.com site.
The film stars: Denis O’Hare, Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Christa-Marie Nicola, and Amir K. We’ve posted blurbs from the 3, lonely critics, below.
Guy Lodge from Variety, gave it a 50 score, stating: “Correctly ascertaining that auds will be less interested in the outcome than in the obstacles along the way, Levasseur plants and executes the pic’s exclamation-point scares with grinning, squelching gusto.”
Chris Michael over at The Guardian, gave it a 20 score, Read more »
New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.) released their new comedy flick, “Horrible Bosses 2” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out, and thought it was very entertaining and funny as shit with tons of laughs, major twists, action and more. It stars: Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day.
In the new flick, Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day) try to launch their own business by pitching a new product, called, “Shower Buddy” on TV, and they eventually get a call from a large retailer, run by Bert Hanson (Christoph Waltz). However, when they arrive for the meeting, they’re greeted by Bert’s son, Rex Hanson (Chris Pine).
Rex tries to pitch them a one-sale deal worth $3 million bucks, but they turn it down. However, Bert shows up to offer them a manufacturing deal that’s eventually revealed Read more »
20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation released their new comedy/animation film, “Penguins of Madagascar,” into theaters this past Wednesday and all the top,major critics have submitted their reviews. It turns out that about half the group liked it with mixed results. It got an overall 53 score out of a possible 100 across 30 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.
The film stars: John Malkovich, Chris Miller, Peter Stormare, Tom McGrath, Ken Jeong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Annet Mahendru and Christopher Knights. We’ve posted blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.
Michael O’Sullivan from the Washington Post, gave it a nice 88 score, stating: ” The screenplay by John Aboud, Michael Colton and Brandon Sawyer has a fizzy, pop-culture pizazz, tempered by a distinctly vaudeville sensibility. It’s smart, but not brainy; dumb, but never inane.” Read more »
Lionsgate released their new action/drama flick, “Hunger Games 3: Mockingjay Part 1” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was great and extremely entertaining with tons of drama,action and a great storyline. It stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, Stef Dawson, Evan Ross, Lily Rabe, Patina Miller, Wes Chatham, Elden Henson and Jena Malone.
In the new movie, Plutarch Heavensbee and District 13 President Alma Coin eventually convince Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) to join their crew as their Mockingjay leader by agreeing to rescue Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and the other tributes that were captured by the evil Panem capitol and giving them full pardons for any crimes they committed in battle.
Meanwhile, President Snow kills anyone who associates themselves with the Mockingjay symbol in any way. Katniss and the rebels record a series of videos with Katniss giving some motivational speeches that encourages all the districts to fight back against the evil capitol. Read more »