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New The Pyramid Movie Received Mediocre Reviews From Major Critics So Far

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20th Century FOX released their new horror/thriller film, “The Pyramid,” into theaters today, and we got a few reviews from the top,major critics that appear to be all mediocre at best with just a 40,20 and 50 out of a possible 100 score at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Denis O’Hare, Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Christa-Marie Nicola, and Amir K. We’ve posted blurbs from the 3, lonely critics, below.

Guy Lodge from Variety, gave it a 50 score, stating: “Correctly ascertaining that auds will be less interested in the outcome than in the obstacles along the way, Levasseur plants and executes the pic’s exclamation-point scares with grinning, squelching gusto.”

Chris Michael over at The Guardian, gave it a 20 score, Read more »

New Horrible Bosses 2 Movie Delivered Great Laughs,Twists & More

New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.) released their new comedy flick, “Horrible Bosses 2” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out, and thought it was very entertaining and funny as shit with tons of laughs, major twists, action and more. It stars: Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Christoph Waltz, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day.

In the new flick, Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day) try to launch their own business by pitching a new product, called, “Shower Buddy” on TV, and they eventually get a call from a large retailer, run by Bert Hanson (Christoph Waltz). However, when they arrive for the meeting, they’re greeted by Bert’s son, Rex Hanson (Chris Pine).

Rex tries to pitch them a one-sale deal worth $3 million bucks, but they turn it down. However, Bert shows up to offer them a manufacturing deal that’s eventually revealed Read more »

New Penguins of Madagascar Movie Received Mixed Reviews From Major Critics

20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation released their new comedy/animation film, “Penguins of Madagascar,” into theaters this past Wednesday and all the top,major critics have submitted their reviews. It turns out that about half the group liked it with mixed results. It got an overall 53 score out of a possible 100 across 30 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: John Malkovich, Chris Miller, Peter Stormare, Tom McGrath, Ken Jeong, Benedict Cumberbatch, Annet Mahendru and Christopher Knights. We’ve posted blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Michael O’Sullivan from the Washington Post, gave it a nice 88 score, stating: ” The screenplay by John Aboud, Michael Colton and Brandon Sawyer has a fizzy, pop-culture pizazz, tempered by a distinctly vaudeville sensibility. It’s smart, but not brainy; dumb, but never inane.” Read more »

New Hunger Games 3,Mockingjay Part 1 Movie Delivered Great Action,Drama,Plot & More

Lionsgate released their new action/drama flick, “Hunger Games 3: Mockingjay Part 1” into theaters this weekend. I just checked it out and thought it was great and extremely entertaining with tons of drama,action and a great storyline. It stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, Stef Dawson, Evan Ross, Lily Rabe, Patina Miller, Wes Chatham, Elden Henson and Jena Malone.

In the new movie, Plutarch Heavensbee and District 13 President Alma Coin eventually convince Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) to join their crew as their Mockingjay leader by agreeing to rescue Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and the other tributes that were captured by the evil Panem capitol and giving them full pardons for any crimes they committed in battle.

Meanwhile, President Snow kills anyone who associates themselves with the Mockingjay symbol in any way. Katniss and the rebels record a series of videos with Katniss giving some motivational speeches that encourages all the districts to fight back against the evil capitol. Read more »

New Dumb And Dumber TO Movie Delivered Ok Laughs,Messy Plotline & More

Universal Pictures released their new comedy flick, “Dumb And Dumber TO” into theaters this weekend. I just watched it, and thought it was ok with a few good laughs here and there. However, there was a ton corny as hell stuff the they through into the mix. But overall, it kept me entertained. It stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin and Kathleen Turner.

In the new flick, we start out seeing Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels), visiting his best friend, Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) at Baldy View Mental Hospital for the past 20 years. Lloyd has supposedly been committed there ever since his doomed romance with Mary Swanson (aka Samsonite). Harry finally end up telling Lloyd that he can’t come visit him anymore due to him needing a new kidney and needing to take care of that.

From there, Lloyd reveals that the entire, past 20 years of being committed was just a huge joke and that the length of time was necessary to get the best laugh out of it. Shortly after that, there quest was on to find Harry a new kidney. And they sought out Harry’s supposed daughter that he never knew about, to get the kidney. Read more »

New ‘Dumb And Dumber TO’ Movie Received Mostly Negative Reviews From Major Critics

Universal Pictures released their new comedy film, “Dumb And Dumber TO” into theaters this weekend, and all the reviews are in from the major,top movie critics. It turns out that the film really missed the mark with these guys, only garnering up an overall 35 score out of a possible 100 across 31 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Rob Riggle, Laurie Holden, Rachel Melvin and Kathleen Turner. We posted blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Ty Burr from the Boston Globe, gave it a “less than stellar” 63 score to start things off. He stated: “Everyone has piled into this dumber, sillier, more consistently funny reprise with an enthusiasm that’s infectious, and not in a low-grade medical way.”

Sara Stewart at the New York Post, gave it a 50 score, simply saying: “From time to time, it works.” Susan Wloszczyna from RogerEbert.com, gave it a 50 grade as well, saying: “Still, I laughed — enough to feel mortified at myself.” Read more »

New Interstellar Movie Delivered Great Drama,Action,Twists & More

Paramount Pictures released their new sci-fi/drama movie, “Interstellar,” into theaters this weekend. I checked it out yesterday, and thought it was way better than I originally thought it would be. It had a runtime of an epic 3 hours that I found to be quite interesting the whole time. It delivered non-stop drama,action and major plot twists that just kept my head spinning. It stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Bill Irwin, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace and David Gyasi.

In the new flick, the preface revolved around the fact that the Earth would no longer be able to sustain humanity in the not too distant future. Crops are routinely ravaged by blight,dust storms scour the land, and mankind has regressed to an agrarian society. Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former NASA test pilot and engineer turned farmer, is currently living with his family, including his father-in-law Donald, son Tom, and ten-year-old daughter Murphy (Mackenzie Foy) nicknamed Murph. Read more »

New Big Hero 6 Movie Received Mostly Positive Reviews From The Major Critics

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Walt Disney Animation Studios released their new comedy/adventure film, “Big Hero 6,” into theaters this weekend, and all the reviews are in from the top,major movie critics. It turns out that most of them liked this animated flick, as it garnered an overall 75 score out of a possible 100 across 33 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, and Daniel Henney. We added blurbs from a few of the critics,below.

Michael Rechtshaffen over at The Hollywood Reporter, gave it a great 90 score, saying: “East meets West to immensely satisfying effect in the vibrant mash-up of an animated romp, Big Hero 6.”

Alonso Duriade at TheWrap, gave it an 89 grade, stating: “Sweet and sharp and exciting and hilarious, Big Hero 6 comes to the rescue of what’s become a dreaded movie trope — the origin story — and launches the superhero tale to pleasurable new heights.” Read more »

New Interstellar Movie Received Mostly Positive Reviews From The Major Critics

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Paramount Pictures released their new sci-fi/drama film, “Interstellar,” into theaters this weekend, and all the major,top movie critics have sent in their reviews. it turns out that all the twists and turns this movie delivered, resonated quite well with most of them, getting an overall 73 score out of a possible 100 across 46 reviews at the Metacritic.com site.

The film stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Ellen Burstyn, John Lithgow, Michael Caine, Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Bill Irwin, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace and David Gyasi. We posted blurbs from a couple of the critics,below.

Richard Roeper from the Chicago Sun-Times, gave it an awesome 100 score, saying: “What a beautiful and epic film is Interstellar, filled with great performances, tingling our senses with masterful special effects, daring to be openly sentimental, asking gigantic questions about the meaning of life and leaving us drained and grateful for the experience.” Read more »

New Ouija Movie Delivered Great Thrills,Suspense,Plotline & More

Universal Pictures released their new horror/thriller flick, “Ouija” into theaters this weekend. I checked it out out, yesterday, and thought it was highly entertaining. I mean, it was way better than I thought it would be, especially with the way the plotline worked out. It delivered great suspense ,thrills, drama, and more. It stars: Olivia Cooke, Daren Kagasoff, Douglas Smith, Bianca Santos, and Ana Coto.

In the new flick after character, Debbie Galardi (Shelley Hennig), mysteriously dies. It bothers her best friend, Laine Morris (Olivia Cooke) so much that she begins to research Supernatural means as way to get in touch with Debbie. And to make things even more interesting, she invites her friend along for the ride.

They start messing around with a Ouija board, and get a response from a spiritual entity that they originally think is Debbie. However, when one of their friends, Isabelle, comes up dead a few days later, they re-explore the Ouija board to discover they’ve actually contacted a young girl, named Doris Zander, who used to live in the same house that Debbie lived in decades earlier. Read more »