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New SpongeBob Movie,Sponge Out of Water Received Mostly Positive Reviews From Major Critics

Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies released their new animated comedy film, “SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water,” into theaters this weekend, and all the reviews have been submitted by the top,major movie critics. It turns out that it resonated pretty well with most of them, getting an overall 62 score out of a possible 100 across 22 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Antonio Banderas, Tom Kenny, Clancy Brown, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence, and Douglas Lawrence. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics, below.

Alonso Duralde over at TheWrap, gave it a very nice 88 score, stating: “The jokes are consistently hilarious, with enough variety to tickle the funny bones of old salts and young fishies alike.” Read more »

New Seventh Son Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures released their new action/fantasy film, “Seventh Son” into theaters this weekend, and all the top,major movie critics have turned in their reviews. And it turns out that it didn’t quit hit the mark with most of them as it only was able to muster up an overall 30 score out of a possible 100 across 25 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Julianne Moore, Olivia Williams, Djimon Hounsou, Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Antje Traue, Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. We’ve supplied blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Glenn Kenny from RogerEbert.com, gave it a 63 score, stating: “Surprise! One doesn’t want to damn the movie with faint praise by saying “it’s not that bad,” but that’s kind of the most objectively accurate description of it, in all honesty.” Read more »

New Jupiter Ascending Movie Received Mostly Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

Warner Bros. Pictures released their new action/sci-fi film, “Jupiter Ascending” into theaters this weekend, and the reviews are in from the major,top movie critics. It turns out that it was only able get a mixed reaction from them with an overall 40 score out of a possible 100 across 38 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Sean Bean, James D’Arcy, Tim Pigott-Smith, Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Doona Bae and Tuppence Middleton. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Alonso Duralde from TheWrap, gave it a very nice 85 score, saying: “Who cares if the story is occasionally impenetrable or if some gags land with a thud when the thrills and the eye candy keep coming at such a breathless pace? Jupiter Ascending doesn’t break the new ground that the Wachowskis have managed in the past…but the film never slacks in its efforts to wow us.” Read more »

New Mortdecai Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

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Lionsgate released their new comedy/action film, “Mortdecai,” into theaters yesterday, and all the top,major movie critics have turned in their reviews. It turns out that this movie just really didn’t resonate with hardly any of them as it got only a mere 27 overall score out of a possible 100 across 17 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Ewan McGregor, Johnny Depp, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Jeff Goldblum and Olivia Munn. We’ve supplied blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Gary Goldstein from the Los Angeles Times, gave it a 60 grade, stating: “Those who do find their way into this supremely silly action-mystery caper are in for a few grins if not laughs thanks largely to the deft — and daft — performance of Johnny Depp in the title role.” Read more »

New The Boy Next Door Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

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Universal Pictures released their new drama/thriller flick, “The Boy Next Door” into theaters today, and the top,major movie critics have delivered their reviews. It turns out that most of them just didn’t take to it too well, giving it an overall 31 score out of a possible 100 across 27 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The movie stars: Kristin Chenoweth, John Corbett, Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Guzman. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics, below.

Claudia Puig at USA Today, gave it a 63 score, stating: “Predictable and foolishly unsuspecting characters react in ways that make you want to shake them. But there’s an undeniable sense of silly fun in this erotic thriller.” Read more »

New The Wedding Ringer Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

Screen Gems (Sony) released their new comedy flick, “The Wedding Ringer,” into theaters today, and all the reviews are in from the top,major movie critics. It turns out that the majority of them didn’t like it too much, giving it an overall 32 score out of a possible 100 across 20 reviews at the Metacritc.com site.

The movie stars: Cloris Leachman, Jenifer Lewis, Kevin Hart, Olivia Thirlby, Mimi Rogers, Josh Gad, Ken Howard and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Michael Ordona at the San Francisco Chronicle, gave it a 75 score, saying: “Respect is not something viewers will find much of in The Wedding Ringer, nor propriety, nor any of those things that make for respectable family viewing. It’s just a funny, impolite, very not-for-kids romp that goes there.” Read more »

New Paddington Movie Received Mostly Positive Reviews From Major Critics

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TWC-Dimension released their new family/adventure film, “Paddington,” into theaters today, and all the top,major critics have let us know what they thought about it with their reviews. It turns out that it resonated quite well with most of them, getting an overall 77 score out of a possible 100 at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Jim Broadbent, Nicole Kidman, Ben Whishaw, Sally Hawkins and Hugh Bonneville. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics (below).

Alonso Duralde over at TheWrap, gave it a great 91 score, stating: “There are plenty of laughs — and nothing that goes over a kid’s head to an adult funny bone is smutty or smarmy — and the sentiment never feels strained or artificial.” Read more »

New Taken 3 Movie Delivered Great Action,Drama,Twists & More

20th Century FOX released their new action/thriller flick, “Taken 3,” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was highly entertaining, serving up a ton of action with major drama and twists at every turn. It stars: Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Dougray Scott, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser and Sam Spruell.

In the new flick, everything seems fine and dandy at first. Brian Mills (Liam Neeson) is seen, getting his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace), a birthday present that’s way too childish for an adult woman, who has actually just found out that she’s preggers, but is hiding it at the moment. Brian is getting along well with his ex-wife, Lenny. A little too well as they end up kissing but have to stop since she’s still married to Stuart St. John.

Shortly after these happy go-lucky scenes, Brian receives a supposed text from Lenny, who tells him to bring over bagels to his apartment. However, when Brian arrives, he finds Lenny in his bed with her throat slashed and cops banging in the door to arrest him for her murder. Read more »

New Taken 3 Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

20th Century FOX released their new action/thriller film, “Taken 3,” into theaters this weekend, and a couple of reviews are already in from the top,major movie critics. It turns out that this franchise may have ran its course with them as they weren’t too positive about it, giving it an overall 32 score out of a possible 100 across 16 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The movie stars: Famke Janssen, Liam Neeson, Dougray Scott, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser and Sam Spruell. We’ve provided blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Kyle Anderson at Entertainment Weekly, gave it a 67 score, stating: “It’s a testament to Neeson’s startling charisma as an action star that for all its storytelling flaws, large swaths of Taken 3 remain wildly entertaining.”

Tom Huddleston from Time Out London, gave it a 60 grade, stating: Read more »

New The Woman in Black 2 Movie Received Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

Relativity Media released their new horror/thriller film, “The Woman In Black 2: Angel of Death,” into theaters today, and the reviews are in from the top,major movie critics in the biz. It came back with mixed reviews, getting an overall 45 score out of a possible 100 across 12 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox. We’ve added blurbs from a couple of the critics, below. Ben Kenigsberg over at The New York Times, gave it a 50 score, saying: “The director, Tom Harper, seems less interested in allegory than in monotonous, conventional goosing, the kind that involves flickering lights and a creaky rocking chair.”

Justin Lowe from The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a 50 score, stating: “Reliant on suspense rather than gore, this is functional middle-brow psychological horror and screenwriter Joe Croker finds plenty of tired haunted house Read more »