Film and Television Reviews

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Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Theatrical Review
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation   Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/29/2015 4:15 PM EST
It has been nineteen years since the first Mission: Impossible film, and, this week, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise; Edge of Tomorrow, Top Gun) is back in it's fifth outing, Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation.Things haven't been going so great for Mr. Hunt since we last saw him in Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol. The IMF (Impossible Missions Force... Read More

Vacation Theatrical Review
Vacation   Vacation Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  07/28/2015 10:03 AM EST
Once upon a time, my late cousin Alex effortlessly hit comedic treasure (in our small world) forever turning a simple word, pantalones, into an instant trigger for laughter.  Similarly (though on a much larger scale of recognition), John Hughes forever changed a simple word...Vacation.Some scenes do push attempts at dark and raunchy a little o... Read More

Paper Towns Theatrical Review
Paper Towns   Paper Towns Theatrical Review
(Emily Hazlett)  07/24/2015 8:53 AM EST
Paper Towns makes you think about how you are living your life. If this movie teaches you one thing, it's that if we watch from the sidelines and just blend in we become the paper town, with paper people such as ourselves. It dares us to be bigger and live every day as though it's our last.Quentin(Nat Wolff; The Fault In Our Stars) is your average ... Read More

Southpaw Theatrical Review
Southpaw   Southpaw Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/22/2015 2:53 PM EST
This summer will see its action films be released, as well as a popular animated film. These are the kind of films we have grown to expect over the summer. However, summer 2015 is about take a departure from the usual with the release of the Oscar worthy Southpaw.Originally conceived as an unofficial follow-up to 8 Mile, with Eminem reprising his r... Read More

Ant-Man Theatrical Review
Ant-Man   Ant-Man Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/17/2015 9:45 AM EST
Marvel is the juggernaut that won't be stopped.  With its recent wave of Comic book hero themed movies, it dominates the theaters, raking in your hard earned dollars.  This summer, they once again entice you to suspend disbelief with their latest film, Ant-man.Paul Rudd (I Love You, Man) stars as this most unlikely superhero and take... Read More

Trainwreck Theatrical Review
Trainwreck   Trainwreck Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/17/2015 8:45 AM EST
Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer) walks into a bar, drinks too much, picks up some random guy, and writes a script about it.  Welcome to the world of Trainwreck.  The hilarious comedy written by and starring Schumer that comes to theaters on July 17th.From a young age, Amy is indoctrinated by her cheating father (Colin Quinn; Sat... Read More

Self/less Theatrical Review
Self/less   Self/less Theatrical Review
(Chuck Boyce)  07/09/2015 4:13 PM EST
"Immortality does have some side effects." – Albright.Given effectively unlimited resources, what happens if you could buy a new body?In this science future feature by Focus Feature on July 10, 2015, Self/Less explores the big question of just because you can buy yourself a newly minted body, should you. And what about those pesky s... Read More

The Minions Theatrical Review
The Minions   The Minions Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/09/2015 3:30 AM EST
Let's face it one of the best parts of the Despicable Me movies are those cute, little, yellow guys that speak a made up language.  The minions are funny, goofy and adorable and now they have their own movie. Minions hit theaters July 10th for 90 minutes of utter cuteness. Throughout the centuries the minions have only looked for a master... Read More

Terminator Genisys Theatrical Review
Terminator Genisys   Terminator Genisys Theatrical Review
(Sean Ferguson)  07/01/2015 8:38 AM EST
# 37 on the American Film Institutes top 100 movie quotes list goes like this… "I'll be back" It's like the never-ending promise of a series that will never end. In 1984 The Terminator was sent back to kill Sarah Connor in the classic beginning of this story "The Terminator." In 1991 The Terminator pro... Read More

Magic Mike XXL Theatrical Review
Magic Mike XXL   Magic Mike XXL Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/30/2015 4:19 PM EST
I'm all for a good road trip to Myrtle Beach for a stripper convention…especially when those strippers include Channing Tatum (21 Jump Street), Joe Manganiello (True Blood), and Matt Bomer (White Collar). Yes, those sexy strippers are back for another round of frivolity and fun in Magic Mike XXL and spend much of the film half naked which, f... Read More



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