Top critics gave new Takers movie pretty mixed reviews. Screen Gems released their new action flick “Takers” into theaters today,and the top movie critics seemed to be pretty mixed on it. They gave it Bs,Cs,and D ratings,but it seemed pretty even,indicating that it came down to personal taste. The movie stars: Matt Dillon, Paul Walker, Idris Elba, Jay Hernandez, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, and Hayden Christensen.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a C-. He said, “Takers might have made a perfectly decent little B heist movie, but someone had to go and forget to give the cameraman his Ritalin.”
Adam Markovitz at Entertainment Weekly gave it a C-. He stated, “our merry band of robbers look like they spend more time laying out their hep-cat outfits than they do plotting their next charmingly retro, money stuffed in a duffle heist.” Read more »
Top Critics gave The Last Exorcism movie pretty positive reviews. Lionsgate released their new horror flick “The Last Exorcism” into theaters today,and the top movie critics seem to be pretty mixed on it,giving it mostly Bs and Cs. One of them really didn’t like it,giving it a nasty D rating. The movie stars: Patrick Fabian and Ashley Bell.
Jesse Singal at the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “There may once have been a good and a bad film fighting for the soul of The Last Exorcism, but in its final moments, cinema’s dark forces triumph emphatically.”
Owen Gleiberman at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B rating. He stated, “It’s nothing if not clever about toying with your expectations.” Bill Gibron at Filmcritic.com gave it a nasty D rating. He said, “It’s easy to sum up what’s wrong with The Last Exorcism. Nothing happens.” Read more »
Vampires Suck movie delivered funny Twilight Saga spoofs & more. 20th Century Fox released their new spoof/comedy flick “Vampires Suck” into theaters this weekend. I just got back from seeing it,and I thought it was pretty funny. Some of the jokes were lame,so I can see how the top critics gave it some pretty negative reviews. However it wasn’t entirely bad as it did deliver some pretty funny spoofs for the “Twilight Saga” movies. It stars: Matt Lanter, Emily Brobst, Jenn Proske, Chris Riggi, Krystal Mayo, Crista Flanagan, Ken Jeong, Arielle Kebbel,and Devon Kelly.
“Vampires Suck” movie revolved around character Becca (Jenn Proske), which was a spoof on the Twilight Saga Bella character. She eventually meets Jacob,then Edward,but his name is Edward Sullen instead of Cullen. Becca and Edward go through the same scenes as the Twilight movies accept they have a little spoofy twist to them. Read more »
Lottery Ticket movie delivered lots of drama & comedy with Bow Wow. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new urban comedy flick “Lottery Ticket” into theaters this weekend,and it was chalked full of laughs and high intensity drama,especially near the end with rapper Bow Wow and a host of other stars. It stars: Bow Wow, Ice Cube, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Charles Q. Murphy, Loretta Devine, Terry Crews, and Bill Bellamy.
“Lottery Ticket” revolved around character Kevin Carson (Bow Wow) who lives in the hood and works at Foot Locker. He hangs out with his best friend Benny (Brandon T. Jackson) a lot and gets into trouble with a local thug Lorenzo (Gbenga Akinnagbe). However, his life takes a drastic change when he eventually wins the lottery after getting the lucky numbers from a fortune cookie. Read more »
Piranha 3D movie delivered a suspenseful blood bath thriller . Dimension Films released their new thriller,horror flick “Piranha 3D” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out,and I thought it was pretty damn good from a viewers perspective. It had lots of suspense and chilling attack scenes. It was basically a complete blood bath. It stars: Jessica Szohr, Steven R. McQueen, Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O’Connell, Ving Rhames, Richard Dreyfuss, and Christopher Lloyd.
“Piranha 3D” revolved around character Jake Forester (Steven R. McQueen) and a whole bunch of other people as they basically just tried to stay alive in the dangerous piranha infested waters. The usual empty Lake Victoria became very populated as it was Spring Break time. Unfortunately, shortly before that, a small earthquake triggered an underwater cave to open up freeing those man-eating piranha fish,and surely enough the attacks began. Read more »
Top critics gave new Lottery Ticket movie average rating reviews. Warner Bros.Pictures released their new comedy flick “Lottery Ticket” into theaters today,and the top movie critics gave it pretty average reviews with a couple of Bs,Cs,and Ds. I personally think the movie looks pretty funny,so I’ll check it out. It stars: Bow Wow, Ice Cube, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Charles Q. Murphy, Loretta Devine, Terry Crews,and Bill Bellamy.
Tom Russo at the Boston Globe gave it a C rating. He said, “Ice Cube is fun to watch as a grizzled shut-in with some cantankerously sage advice to give.” Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B. He stated, “You know what? This movie’s good. It’s fast, deftly paced and funny, and only some misjudged violence in the last lap keeps it from being better than good.” Read more »
Top critics gave new Nanny McPhee Returns movie mixed reviews. Universal Pictures released their new comedy/family flick ” Nanny McPhee Returns” into theaters today,and the top critics gave it some pretty mixed reviews. I guess it just came down to a matter of taste with this movie. The highest rating it got was a B+ and the lowest was a D-. The movie stars: Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans, Maggie Smith, Asa Butterfield, and Ralph Fiennes.
Tom Russo from the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “disappointing.” Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it another C rating. He stated, “The first film came out five years ago. It was charming. The return is more pushy than charming, which is odd given the pedigree of its key collaborators.” Read more »
Top critics gave Pirahna 3D movie pretty positive reviews so far. Dimention Films released their new thriller flick “Pirahna 3D” into theaters this today,and the top movie critics have given it pretty positive reviews so far. I suspect that a lot of them were shut out from doing early screenings of the movie since we’ve only three reviews in so far for this flick. However, it’s garnered two Bs and a C so far. The movie stars: Jessica Szohr, Steven R. McQueen, Elisabeth Shue, Jerry O’Connell, Ving Rhames, Richard Dreyfuss, and Christopher Lloyd.
Peter Debruge at Variety gave it a B rating. He said, “The 32-year-old carnivorous fish franchise has lost none of its bite, serving up a fresh batch of spring-break revelers for the fearsome creatures to attack.” Read more »
Dr. Frank Ryan died yesterday due to crazy car crash. According to TMZ, famous plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Ryan died yesterday after getting involved in a horrible car crash. He was the same doctor who performed the 10 plastic surgeries in one day on MTV “The Hills” star Heidi Montag.
The Police said that Dr. Ryan’s Jeep went over the side of the Pacific Coast Highway yesterday at around 4:30pm,and landed on the rocks. The lifeguards initially tried to help Ryan,but to no avail. Dr. Ryan got trapped in the vehicle and incurred major head injuries. The Ventura County Fire Department tried hoisting Ryan using a helicopter,but the attempt was called off after Ryan was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more »
New Expendables movie delivered a lot of explosions & heavy action. Lionsgate recently released their new star-studded hardcore action flick ” The Expendables” into theaters this weekend. I just got done watching it,and I think it really delivered in the action/explosion department. They really came out with all guns a blazin in this one. It stars: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Eric Roberts, Randy Couture, Steve Austin, David Zayas, Giselle Itie, Charisma Carpenter, Gary Daniels, Terry Crews,and Mickey Rourke.
“The Expendables” revolved around Sylvester Stallone’s character Barney Ross and his all-star group of trained, expert warriors. They take on an overseas assignment that eventually goes wrong as they find out the information they were given wasn’t entirely upfront and honest. Read more »