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Top Critics Gave New ‘Cats & Dogs 2’ Movie Pretty Negative Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Cats & Dogs 2’ movie pretty negative reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new comedy “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore” movie into theaters today,and the top movie critics were not impressed with it,stating that it was tiresome to watch. They gave it mostly Ds and a few Cs. It stars: Christina Applegate, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Marsden, Bette Midler, Nick Nolte, Joe Pantoliano, Katt Williams, Chris O’Donnell, Jack McBrayer, Fred Armisen, and Paul Rodriguez.

Ty Burr at the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “stands to delight small children while probably causing their parents’ heads to cave in.” Adam Markovitz at Entertainment Weekly gave it a bad D rating. He stated, “No movie,whether aimed at adults or kids or canines themselves,has the right to be as tiresome and unoriginal as this action-comedy mutt.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave New ‘Dinner For Schmucks’ Movie Pretty Good Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Dinner For Schmucks’ movie pretty good reviews. Paramount Pictures released their new comedy flick “Dinner For Schmucks” into theaters today,and the top movie critics gave it pretty good reviews,stating that the comedy is what saved the failing plot. The movie stars: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Jemaine Clement, Jeff Dunham, Bruce Greenwood, Ron Livingston, Stephanie Szostak, Lucy Davenport,and Kristen Schaal.

Ty Burr at the Boston Globe gave it a B-. He stated, “One coarse meal: Dinner for Schmucks serves up crude comedy,and a breakout role for Paul Rudd.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B rating. He said, “The dinner turns into farce and finally descends into slapstick, but Carell sails through these choppy seas with a steadfast belief in human nature.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave Zac Efron,Charlie St. Cloud Movie Negative Reviews

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Top critics gave Zac Efron,Charlie St. Cloud movie negative reviews. Universal Pictures released their new Zac Efron branded drama flick “Charlie St. Cloud” into theaters today,and the top movie critics didn’t seem to be impressed with the storyline at all,giving it Cs and Ds,and nothing better. The movie stars: Zac Efron, Amanda Crew, Donal Logue, Charlie Tahan, Kim Basinger,and Ray Liotta.

Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a C-. He said, “Steers cares not for pacing or depth or the power of real emotion.” Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a C-. He stated, “The story’s icky, frankly.”

Owen Gleiberman from Entertainment Weekly gave it another C-. He stated, “The surreal thing is, Zac Efron can’t do despair. He plays it by staring. Blankly. And by not smiling. Blankly.” Sean O’Connell from Filmcritic.com gave it a bad D rating. He said, “Its heart always seems to be in the right place. Its brain, unfortunately, is always somewhere else.” Read more »

Angelina Jolie ‘Salt’ Movie Delivered Nonstop Action & Serious Twists

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Angelina Jolie ‘Salt’ movie delivered nonstop action & serious twists. Columbia Pictures released their new Angelina Jolie branded action flick “Salt” into theaters this weekend,and I must agree with the top movie critics’ positive reviews of this film. It had tons of action,along with plots and twists that just wouldn’t quit. It constantly kept me guessing,but not so much that I couldn’t figure it all out. It stars: Angelina Jolie,Liev Schreiber,Chiwetel Ejiofor,and Andre Braugher.

“Salt” revolved around CIA agent Evelyn Salt who within the first 10-15 minutes of the film,gets accused of being a planted Russian spy. She puts on a good job of acting like it’s not true for a little bit,but not for long as she really is a spy. She eventually uses all of her training and combat skills to escape and complete her assassination attempt on the Russian president who’s visiting America,but it doesn’t stop there. Read more »

Top Critics Gave New ‘Ramona and Beezus’ Movie Positive Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Ramona and Beezus’ movie positive reviews. 20th Century Fox released their new Selena Gomez family flick “Ramona and Beezus” into theaters today,and most of the top movie critics appeared to like it ok,giving it mostly B ratings across the board. The movie stars: Selena Gomez, Joey King, John Corbett, Bridget Moynahan, Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Duhamel,and Sandra Oh.

Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B rating. He said, “a sweet salute.” Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B-. He stated, “Josh Duhamel brings some welcome exuberance to the role of the goofball suitor, Hobart.”

Lisa Schwarzbaum from Entertainment Weekly gave it a B-. She said, “this proud graduate of the School of Cleary Classics wishes that, like the young heroine herself, Ramona and Beezus dared more often to color outside the lines.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave New Angelina Jolie ‘Salt’ Movie Positive Reviews

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Top critics gave new Angelina Jolie ‘Salt’ movie positive reviews. Columbia Pictures released their new Angelina Jolie branded action flick “Salt” into theaters today,and most of the top movie critics gave it pretty positive reviews with mostly Bs across the board. There were some that thought it was average,giving it C ratings. It stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber,and Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a C rating. He said, “Jolie operates in ridiculous defiance of physics.” Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a very good A rating. He said, “a damn fine thriller.”

Michael Phillips at the Chicago Tribune gave it a B. He stated, “I liked it. It knows what it’s doing. Owen Gleiberman at Entertainment Weekly gave it a B rating. He said, “to call it out for being ludicrous would be like complaining that Superman flies.” Read more »

Sorcerer’s Apprentice Movie Delivered Cool Special Effects,Action & More

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Sorcerer’s Apprentice movie delivered cool special effects,action & more. Walt Disney Pictures released their new action,fantasy flick “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” movie into theaters this past Wednesday. I just got through watching it,and I thought it was very enjoyable to watch. It got mixed reviews from the top critics,so I guess it’s a matter of taste. I liked it. It delivered some great special effects scenes,action,along with a pretty interesting plot. It stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer, Monica Bellucci, and Toby Kebbell.

“The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” revolved around characters Balthazar (Nicolas Cage) and Dave (Jay Baruchel). Balthazar who was the late Merlin’s apprentice entrapped a group of very powerful sorcerers in a small container for many years,and is on a mission to find the successor to Merlin the with a special ring that lets him know when he’s found him. Merlin’s successor is the only one who can destroy the most powerful witch that is trapped in the container. Read more »

Inception Movie Delivered Action,Suspense & A Great Storyline

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Inception movie delivered action,suspense & a great storyline. Warner Bros. Pictures released their new Leonardo DiCaprio action,sci-fi flick “Inception” into theaters this weekend. I just got done watching it,and I definitely agree with the top critics’ positive reviews for this movie. I thought it was great. It had action,suspense,special effects,and a terrific, original storyline. It stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, and Michael Caine.

“Inception” revolved around character Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio),and his desire to do just about anything to get back to his kids. Dom has the unique ability to navigate through people’s subconscious mind while in the dream state when the mind is most vulnerable. Unfortunately, Dom has been using this ability for criminal activity,and it’s part of the reason why he’s a fugitive and can’t return home to see his kids. Read more »

Top Critics Gave New ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ Movie Mixed Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ movie mixed reviews. Walt Disney Pictures released their new action,fantasy flick “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” into theaters today,and it appears that the top movie critics were pretty mixed in their opinions of it,but one thing’s for sure,no one thought it deserved better than a B rating. It stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer, Monica Bellucci,and Toby Kebbell.

Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a C rating. He said, “a movie in which spells are cast is not the same as a movie that casts a spell.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B-. He said, “a perfectly typical example of its type, professionally made and competently acted.” Read more »

Top Critics Gave New ‘Inception’ Movie Very Positive Reviews

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Top critics gave new ‘Inception’ movie very positive reviews. Warner Bros. Pictures released their cool new action,sci fi flick “Inception” into theaters today,and the top movie critics in the business were very impressed with it,giving it very positive reviews across the board with nothing but As and Bs. Mostly As,though. It stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Tom Berenger, and Michael Caine

Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a B. He said, “For better and worse, it weighs nothing, which is not the same as saying it means nothing.” Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it an A- rating. He stated, “Like the hero of that film, the viewer of Inception is adrift in time and experience. “ Read more »