Top critics gave new ‘Skyline’ movie mostly negative reviews so far. Universal Pictures released their new sci-fi thriller flick “Skyline” into theaters today,and the top movie critics,for the most part” don’t appear to be to impressed with it so far.
It’s still early,though. Only three reviews are in right now,but if they’re any indication of the rest of the pack,the ratings might not turn out so great. The movie stars: Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson, and Brittany Daniel.
Kim Newman at Empire gave it a respectable C+ rating. She said, “Technically ambitious, dramatically basic. Still, it’s a major step up from an AvP sequel and delivers all the Saturday night whizz-bang and Sunday morning brain-ripping you could want.” Read more »
2010 CMA Award winners get revealed. The 2010 Country Music Awards took place last night in Nashville,Tennessee,and brought out stars like: Taylor Swift, Sugarland, Reba McEntire, Kid Rock, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban,Gwyneth Paltrow,and more. Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert turned out to be the big winners last night.
Country music starlet Carrie Underwood hosted the event,along with Brad Paisley. Singing star Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert paid tribute to Loretta Lynn for her amazing career in country music. Now, with no further ado, the 2010 Country Music Award winners are : Brad Paisley for “Entertainer of the Year.” Miranda Lambert for “Female Vocalist of the Year.” Blake Shelton for “Male Vocalist of the Year.” Read more »
New ‘Due Date’ movie delivered tons of non-stop laughs & more. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new comedy flick “Due Date” into theaters this weekend. I just got done checking it out,and it was way more funnier than I thought it would be.
Both Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis were a total riot in this flick,delivering laugh after laugh. It just wouldn’t stop. The movie stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Juliet Lewis, Danny McBride, and RZA.
“Due Date” revolved around character Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) who is trying to get home to his pregnant wife that is due to deliver in any day. He catches a flight to Los Angeles,and is ready to go. However, things take a negative turn when he gets apprehended for using his cell phone on the plane and is put on the “no fly ” list. Also,the airport has all his luggage,his wallet with all his money,and ID’s are missing. Read more »
Top critics gave new ‘Megamind’ movie mostly positive reviews. DreamWorks Animation released their new animated,comedy flick “Megamind” into theaters today,and most of the top movie critics gave it positive,glowing reviews. The movie stars: Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, J.K. Simmons, Justin Theroux, Ben Stiller,and Tom McGrath.
Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a B. He stated, “deliriously handsome.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B. He said, “an amusing family entertainment and gains some energy from clever dialogue and the fun Will Ferrell has with his character.”
Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a C+. He said, “Moderately funny though immoderately derivative.” Owen Gleiberman at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B+. He stated, “too goofy-surreal to pack a lot of emotional punch, but it’s antically light on its feet, with 3-D images that have a lustrous, gizmo-mad sci-fi clarity.” Read more »
Critics gave Tyler Perry ‘For Colored Girls’ movie mediocre reviews. Lionsgate released their new Tyler Perry branded drama flick “For Colored Girls” into theaters today,and most of the top movie critics didn’t have great things to say about it. However,a few of them liked it.
The movie stars: Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Michael Ealy, Kimberly Elise, Omari Hardwick, Hill Harper, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray, Khalil Kain,and Richard Lawson.
Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a B-. He said, “The audience I saw it with didn’t seem to know whether to clap when it was over or start taking Lipitor.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B-. He said, “Perry tries to be faithful to the play and also to his own boldly and simply told stories, and the two styles don’t fit together. Read more »
Top critics gave new Sean Penn,’Fair Game’ movie positive reviews. Summit Entertainment released their new drama flick “Fair Game” into theaters today and the top movie critics gave it some really positive reviews with mostly A and B ratings. The movie stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Noah Emmerich, Liraz Charchi, and Nicholas Sadler.
Ty Burr at the Boston Globe gave it a C rating. He said, “a strident, condescending Hollywood melodrama.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B. He said, “unusually bold for a fictionalization based on real events.”
Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B. He said, “it’s an absorbing thriller honoring its subjects without making them saints.” Owen Gleiberman at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B+. He said, “enriches our human understanding of what the politics meant.” Read more »
Top critics gave new ‘Due Date’ comedy movie mixed reviews. Warner Bro. Pictures released their new comedy flick “Due Date” into theaters today and the top movie critics delivered pretty mixed reviews on this one, giving it Bs,Cs,and D. The movie stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx, Juliet Lewis, Danny McBride, and RZA.
Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a C. He stated, “a rather pat, occasionally desperate road comedy.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B-. He said, “it does have some very big laughs. Unfortunately, the story holding them together isn’t as successful.”
Lisa Schwarzbaum at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B-. She said, “The unexpected pairing of Galifianakis and Downey is a pleasure.” Chris Cabin at Filmcritic.com gave it a B-. He said, “Phillips plays it dryly.” Read more »
Top critics gave new Saw 7, 3D movie pretty negative reviews. Lionsgate released their new 3D horror flick “Saw 3D” into theaters today. It’s the 7th and final installment for the franchise,and the top movie critics don’t seem to be pleased with it at all,so far,giving it mostly D ratings. Only five reviews are in right now,but they’re all very bad. The movie stars: Tobin Bell, Cary Elwes, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, and Sean Patrick Flanery.
Frank Scheck at the Hollywood Reporter gave it a C-. He said, “The filmmakers’ cleverness seems to be lagging here, as most of the traps lack the Rube Goldberg-style cleverness that marked the series, although the blood and guts quotient certainly remains high.” Read more »
James Cameron to make ‘Avatar’ 2 and 3 movies. According to the Hollywood Reporter, director James Cameron has locked in deals with Fox to make two follow-up ‘Avatar” movies,and has revealed release dates,or years, rather.
They say that James has locked in a deal with Fox to make Avatar 2 and 3,and will be due out in theaters by December 2014 and December 2015,respectively. James stated, “It is a rare and remarkable opportunity when a filmmaker gets to build a fantasy world, and watch it grow, with the resources and partnership of a global media company. Read more »
Paranormal Activity 2 movie delivered scary scenes but lacked a bit. Paramount Pictures released their new horror/thriller,sequel flick “Paranormal Activity 2” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out,and thought it was ok. They showed some good scary scenes,but I don’t think it was as good as the first movie,and it seemed to be more of a prequel than a sequel as it had that same Katie girl in it from the first movie,before she got possessed. The movie was directed by Tod Williams.
“Paranormal Activity 2” revolved around a family of four: a husband,wife,daughter,and baby boy. They move into a house with a nanny who is apparently into spiritual stuff as well. The movie kind of drags along for about the first 30 minutes,but then things start to happen,causing the nanny to realize there are evil spirits in the house. Read more »