Top critics gave Jackie Chan’s ‘Spy Next Door’ movie pretty bad reviews. Lionsgate pictures unleashed it’s new Jackie Chan comedy/action flick, “The Spy Next Door” in theaters today. It also stars: Madeline Carroll, Alina Foley, George Lopez, Billy Ray Cyrus, Amber Valletta, and Katherine Boecher. The movie critics sure didn’t like this one. They mostly gave it Cs and one D,stating their dislike of the film.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a C-. He said, “Burnt toast, clogged toilets, and life lessons ensue.” Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a C-. He stated, “Jackie Chan is 55. Just sayin’.”
Michael Phillips over at the Chicago Tribune rated it a C-. He stated, “It’s hard to imagine anyone being offended, except fans of good comedy.” Bill Gibron at Filmcritic.com gave it a D. He said it was, “egregiously dumb.” Read more »
‘The Lovely Bones’ movie gets mediocre reviews from top critics. Dreamworks Pictures released it’s new,interesting drama, “The Lovely Bones” in wide release today after a limited release back in early December. It stars: Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci, Michael Imperioli,and Saoirse Ronan Most of the top movie critics seemed to think that it was missing a certain element,giving it pretty mediocre reviews.
Peter Travers at Rolling Stone gave it 4 stars. He said, “All this is conveyed in the remarkable performance of Ronan, an Oscar nominee for Atonement. She and Tucci — magnificent as a man of uncontrollable impulses — help Jackson cut a path to a humanity that supersedes life and death.”
A.O. Scott from The New York Times gave it 3 stars. He stated, “The filmmakers’ evident affection for the book expresses itself as a desperate scramble to include as much of it as possible, which leaves the movie feeling both overcrowded and thin.” Read more »
Top movie critics give ‘The Book Of Eli’ movie really good reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures has released its new action/adventure movie, “The Book of Eli” today,which stars Denzel Washington, it’s a very unique role for him. Top movie critics in the biz appear to have really liked the movie. They’ve given it some really good reviews with mostly B’s across the board.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “The Book of Eli is The Road with twice the plot, four times the ammunition, and half the brains; it’ll probably make 10 times the money.”
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B rating. He stated, “very watchable. You won’t be sorry you went.” Michael Phillips over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B,stating, “Establishing its storytelling rules clearly and well, the film simply is better, and better-acted, than the average end-of-the-world fairy tale.” Read more »
Singer,Teddy Pendergrass sadly died yesterday in Philadelphia. According to ABC news, R&B singer, Teddy Pendergrass died yesterday in suburban Philadelphia. He had apparently been hospitalized for months. His son said he had underwent colon cancer surgery eight months ago,and had a difficult time recovering from it. He was 59 years old.
Before being in a car crash 28 years ago,which left him paralyzed from the waist down, he had tons of R&B hits that included, “Close the Door,” “It Don’t Hurt Now,” and “Love T.K.O.” A lot of his hits became classics. He was able to get about 10 platinum albums in a row,and was a very successful recording artist until the car crash halted his career. Read more »
Megan Fox stripped down to her sexy bra & panties for underwear shoot. According to Access Hollywood, the mega hot, movie star, Megan Fox recently stripped down to just her sexy bra and panties. The result, was a sexy photo shoot for underwear company, Emporio Armani Women’s Underwear and Armani Jeans.
They report that these new photos were unveiled today for the company’s Spring/Summer 2010 line. Megan Fox shot the sexy photo ads in Los Angeles,California by renowned fashion photographers, Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Read more »
‘Youth In Revolt’ movie gets great reviews from top critics. Top movie critics apparently loved Dimension Film’s new comedy flick, “Youth in Revolt” just as much as I did. They gave it mostly Bs and only one C. It stars: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Steve Buscemi, Ray Liotta, Justin Long, Jean Smart, Ari Graynor, Fred Willard, Zach Galifianakis, Mary Kay Place, and Rooney Mara.
Ty Burr from the Boston Globe gave it a B-. He stated, “The movie’s based on a popular series of books by C.D. Payne that are smarter, funnier, and more filthy-minded than you’d expect.”
Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B rating. He said, “One of the secrets of Youth in Revolt is that Nick seems bewildered by his own desires and strategies.”
Matt Pais of the Chicago Tribune gave it a B-, stating, “Youth in Revolt” is pretty hard to buy into but it’s an enjoyable ride, mostly due to director Miguel Arteta’s behind-the-beat rhythm and Cera’s combination of crazy eyes and open heart. Read more »
‘Youth In Revolt’ movie brought hysterical comedy to the big screen. “Youth In Revolt,” which is Dimension Films new comedy flick, came out this weekend and it was a whole lot better than I thought it would be. The movie trailers really don’t do it justice. It was filled with hysterically funny scenes,and almost kind of reminded me of “Superbad,” in the fact that they just kept the laughs coming. It never let up,not for one second. Michael Cera has a unique personality that just really cracks me up. The movie stars: Michael Cera, Portia Doubleday, Steve Buscemi, Ray Liotta, Justin Long, Jean Smart, Ari Graynor, Fred Willard, Zach Galifianakis, Mary Kay Place, and Rooney Mara .
“Youth In Revolt” revolved around character, Nick Twisp (Michael Cera) . He’s just an ordinary good ole guy until he meets the future love of his life,Sheeni Saunders (Portia Doubleday). Read more »
‘Daybreakers’ movie delivered an interesting,action filled vampire story. Lionsgate released their new vampire horror flick this weekend entitled, “Daybreakers.” I just got done watching it,and was pleasantly surprised at how interesting the story was,and all the intense action scenes the movie delivered. It was definitely way better than I thought it would be. It stars: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, Michael Dorman, Vince Colosimo, Isabel Lucas,and Sam Neill.
“Daybreakers” revolved around good vampire, Edward Dalton who was turned by his brother,but not by his own free will. The setting of the movie, was that the population had been taken over by vampires and they were running out of human blood. Edward’s was one of the main doctors trying to create a blood replacement,but through unforeseen circumstances, he eventually teams up with a couple of the only few humans left,and they lead him to finding a cure. Read more »
Top movie critics give ‘Daybreakers’ movie very good reviews. Lionsgate’s new horror flick, “Daybreakers” hit theaters today,and the top movie critics in the biz have given it the proverbial “thumbs up” with some very good reviews. It got four Bs and only two Cs. It stars: Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Claudia Karvan, Michael Dorman, Vince Colosimo, Isabel Lucas, and Sam Neill.
Wesley Morris from the Boston Globe gave it a B. He said, “Daybreakers,’’ which is written and directed by the twin brothers Michael and Peter Spierig, has unexpected flashes of brilliance. It’s been shot and staged with unusual patience. All the scenes hang together.”
Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B- rating. He stated, ” This intriguing premise, alas, ends as so many movies do these days, with fierce fights and bloodshed. Inevitably, the future of the planet will be settled among the handful of characters we’ve met, and a lot of extras with machineguns.” Read more »
Steve ‘Dr. Death’ Williams died of throat cancer today. According to thewrestlingdaily.com and Examiner, pro wrestler Steven Williams died of throat cancer today. He was only 49 years old. He went by the stage name, “Dr. Death.”
Steve started wrestling in 1979,and won numerous titles in Japan. He competed for Mid-South Wrestling , the National Wrestling Alliance ,and World Championship Wrestling. He also had brief runs for the World Wrestling Federation and Extreme Championship Wrestling. Read more »