Monthly Archives: June 2012

Movie Review: MAGIC MIKE

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Screenplay by: Reid Carolin Cast: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias The word “Magic” may not describe “Mike” as well as it does the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: PEOPLE LIKE US

Directed by: Alex Kurtzman Screenplay by: Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci & Jody Lambert Cast: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde It’s a toss-up as to whether the title is a succinct statement of human commonality – People Like … Continue reading

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Movie Review: TED

Directed by: Seth MacFarlane Screenplay by: Seth MacFarlane & Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Giovanni Ribisi Take the brains of Family Guy‘s Stewie, blend with his father Peter’s heavy New England accent, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

Having garnered the top Grand Jury prize at Sundance last January, the mythical fantasy Beasts of the Southern Wild additionally gobbled up the 2012 Cannes’ Caméra d’Or (defined as “the Best Feature Film encompassing all official and parallel selections”). Not that there’s anything run-of-the-mill … Continue reading

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Movie Review: SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD

Release date: June 22, 2012 Written and Directed by: Lorene Scafaria Cast: Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Connie Britton, Adam Brody, Tonita Castro, Rob Corddry, Gillian Jacobs, Derek Luke, Melanie Lynsky, T.J. Miller, Patton Oswalt If the film’s premise is true, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

Release date: June 22, 2012 Directed by: Timur Bekmambetov Screenplay by: Seth Grahame-Smith and Simon Kinberg Based on the novel by: Seth Grahame-Smith Cast: Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell, Marton Csokas Rating: R Not … Continue reading

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Movie Review: BRAVE

Directed by: Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Voice Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson Rating: PG It’s possible that 2012 will be known as the year that young girls’ affinity for soccer was shot through the heart … Continue reading

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Movie Review: YOUR SISTER’S SISTER

Release date: June 15, 2012 Written and directed by: Lynn Shelton Cast: Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass, Mike Birbiglia Rating: R Running Time: 90 minutes Films that are a combination of script and improv can often be deadly rambles, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ROCK OF AGES

Directed by: Adam Shankman Starring: Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Russell Brand, Paul Giamatti, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Akerman, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Cranston, Alec Baldwin and Tom Cruise Just for fun, let’s compare the 1988 music video of David Lee Roth’s “Just … Continue reading

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Movie Review: THAT’S MY BOY

Release date: June 15, 2012 Directed by: Sean Anders Cast: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, James Caan, Vanilla Ice Rating: R It’s getting so bad, you have to wonder if Adam Sandler doesn’t sit in his gazillion dollar mansion, … Continue reading

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