Top critics gave new ‘Conviction’ movie mostly positive reviews. Fox Searchlight Pictures released their new true life drama flick “Conviction” into theaters today,and the top movie critics gave it pretty positive reviews with mostly As and Bs across the board. The movie stars: Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo, Clea DuVall, Juliette Lewis, and Loren Dean.
Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a B- rating. He said, “Conviction should have tried harder to create better obstacles for Swank.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B. He stated, “Her determination is fierce, her rebirth is inspiring, and in Hilary Swank, the film finds the right actress to embody gritty tenacity.” Read more »
Top critics gave new ‘Jackass 3D’ movie mixed reviews. Paramount Pictures released their new reality/comedy flick “Jackass 3D” into theaters today,and the top critics gave it pretty mixed reviews with Bs,Cs,Ds,and even an F. The movie stars: Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn, Steve-O, Jason “Wee Man” Acuña, Chris Pontius, Preston Lacy, Dave England, and Ehren McGhehey.
Owen Gleiberman at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B rating. He said, ‘More than ever, Johnny Knoxville and his boys belong to a very elite club of idiocy. They martyr themselves for our diversion, driven at every moment to ask: Are you not entertained?”
Justin Chang at Variety gave it a B. He said, “A joyous, liberated approach to comedy, a genuine sense of the grotesque and pacing so relentless that even the less-than-uproarious bits don’t overstay their welcome.” Read more »
‘My Soul To Take’ movie delivered tons of twists,horror & suspense. Rogue Pictures released their new horror/thriller flick into theaters this weekend. I checked it out yesterday,and was pleasantly surprised at how entertaining it was. The top critics got shut out from pre-screening the movie,so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The movie stars: Max Thieriot, John Magaro, Emily Meade, Nick Lashaway, Denzel Whitaker, Shareeka Epps, Paulina Olszyinski, and Raul Esparza.
“My Soul To Take” movie revolved around character Bug (Max Thieriot). He was a part of a group of 7 kids who were born on the same day that a serial killer died. It was said that his soul was supposed to enter into one of those seven kids after he died,and that he would kill all of those kids one by one. As the movie went along,the murdering began,but the killer wore a mask so he couldn’t be recognized. Also, Bug was the son of the serial killer. Read more »
Top movie critic gave new ‘My Soul To Take’ movie negative reviews. Rogue Pictures released their new action/thriller flick “My Soul To Take” into theaters today,and all the top critics were shut out from pre-screening it.
However, we were able to get one from Frank Scheck over at the Hollywood Reporter, and he didn’t really have to many good things to say about it. The movie stars: Max Thieriot, John Magaro, Emily Meade, Nick Lashaway, Denzel Whitaker, Shareeka Epps, Paulina Olszyinski, and Raul Esparza.
Frank Scheck at the Hollywood Reporter said, Unfortunately, neither the Riverton Ripper nor his faceless successor is likely to compete with Freddy Krueger in iconic horror-movie villain terms, and the overall proceedings lack the wit and style that marked the best of the “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream” series. Read more »
Top critics gave new ‘Secretariat’ movie mostly positive reviews. Walt Disney Pictures released their new drama flick “Secretariat” into theaters today,and the top movie critics in the business seem to like it for the most part,giving it mostly As and Bs. The movie stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Dylan Walsh, Scott Glenn, Dylan Baker, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis, Otto Thorwarth, Fred Thompson, AJ Michalka, Kevin Connolly, Eric Lange, and James Cromwell.
Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it an A- rating. He said, “Lane dominates Secretariat with nothing more than confident poise.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it another A. He said, “This whole movie feels authentic.”
Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a C. He stated, “isn’t bad but it’s precisely what you’d expect.” Owen Gleiberman from Entertainment Weekly gave it a B-. He said, “benignly inspirational. Read more »
Top critics gave new ‘Life As We Know It’ movie mediocre reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new romantic/comedy flick “Life As We Know It” into theaters today,and the movie critics didn’t appear all that impressed with it,giving it mediocre reviews. The movie stars: Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel, Josh Lucas, Christina Hendricks,and Hayes MacArthur.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a C rating. He said, “the kind of date-night fluff that Hollywood regularly cranks out to keep the suburban multiplexes and Netflix queues humming. Pure product.”
Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a C-. He said, “So anyway, what happens in Life As We Know It? You’ll never guess in a million years. Never.” Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a positive B-. He said, “This is a change from what audiences have come to expect from the usual Heigl vehicle. She’s quicker-witted and warmer than usual here.” Read more »
New ‘Case 39’ movie delivered lots of suspense,twists & thrills. Paramount Vantage released their new mystery/thriller flick “Case 39” into theaters this weekend. I checked it out last night,and was pretty damn impressed with it. It delivered some great twists,along with really suspenseful scenes. The movie stars: Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper, Kerry O’Malley, Callum Keith Rennie, Adrian Lester, Georgia Craig, and Cynthia Stevenson.
“Case 39” movie revolved around characters Emily Jenkins (Renee Zellweger) and Lilith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland). Emily is a social worker who takes Lilith’s case to check up on how she’s doing with her parents. They appear to be very strange and sets off red flags with Emily. So, she keeps a close eye on Lilith,and eventually rescues her from being killed by her parents. Read more »
New ‘Let Me In’ movie delivered unique,suspenseful,vampire drama. Overture Films released their new drama/horror flick “Let Me In” into theaters this weekend. I checked it out yesterday,and I thought that the movie delivered a very unique story about a vampire girl. It was more like a drama than a horror flick,and that aspect really made it interesting and different. The movie stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Elias Koteas, Cara Buono,and Sasha Barrese.
“Let Me In” revolved around character Owen (Kodi Smith-McPhee) who is an awkward 12 year old boy that doesn’t have many friends,and gets picked on a lot at school. He eventually meets a strange 12 year old girl named Abby (Chloe Moretz) who has just moved into his apartment complex,next door to him.
Contrary to her initial wishes, they eventually develop a unique friendship. Unfortunately,Abby is not who she appears to be as she’s really a vampire that needs blood to live. She lives with a man who appears to be her father,but is really her blood hunter. Once he’s fazed out of the picture,Abby has to hunt her own blood. Read more »
Top critics gave new ‘Case 39’ movie very negative reviews so far. Paramount Vantage released their new horror flick “Case 39” into theaters today,and the top critics don’t seem to be to impressed with it so far. Right now,only three reviews are in,so it might pick up some steam later on. The movie stars: Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper, Kerry O’Malley, Callum Keith Rennie, Adrian Lester, Georgia Craig, and Cynthia Stevenson.
Ian Nathan at Empire gave it a C- rating . He stated, “Manages to be both very silly and highly forgettable. Only for those who collect killer-children films.” Jordan Mintzer at Variety gave it a very bad D rating . He said, “This ludicrous outing from helmer Christian Alvart “Pandorum” and scribe Ray Wright “The Crazies” takes its psycho-satanic babble much too seriously, and should elicit more laughs than frights.” Read more »