Archive | October, 2009

Trailer Thursday: 10.29.09

Only one trailer to feature today but it’s a great one. After a 10 year wait the sequel to Boondock Saints is finally here. Written and directed by Troy Duffy , ‘Boondock Saints II : All Saints Day’ is the only major film being widely released tomorrow. Norman Reedus and Sean Patrick Flannery are back […]

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A Bittersweet Goodbye (This Is It Review)

Wow. It’s the only way to sum up my emotions after watching this movie. Wow. From start to finish ‘This Is It’ is a captivating masterpiece that embraces you from the first scene and doesn’t let you go until well after the credits have stopped rolling. And even then you don’t want to move because […]

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The Real Reel Oscar Wish List: Best Picture Category

October is quickly leaving us and we are dawning on a new Oscar Season. It is officially movie Christmas for me and every week I will be updating with a wish list. I will start off big with my own personal Best Picture wish list. Due the shortage of really superb films and the overabundance […]

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An Answer to My Prayers: Ricky Gervais to Host the Golden Globes

This news came straight to my blackberry this afternoon via twitter and I kid you not while waiting for my combo fried rice…my heart smiled. For the first time in almost 15 years the Golden Globes (my favorite award show) will have a host and that man will be Ricky Gervais. We have all seen […]

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Weekend Box Office: October 23-25

And it all comes back to this…. The Monday weekend box office report 1. Paranormal Activity 2. Saw VI 3. Where the Wild Things Are 4. Law Abiding Citizen 5.Couples Retreat 6. Astro Boy 7. Cirque De Freak: The Vampires Assistant 8.The Stepfather 9. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 10. Zombieland A box office […]

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Trailer Thursday: 10.21.09

Check out the movies opening tomorrow. Amelia Starring 2 time Academy Award Winner Hilary Swank and Richard Gere. Could this be Swanks bid for a third Oscar? Saw VI It wouldn’t be October and it wouldn’t be Halloween without an addition of Saw. Enjoy! Astro Boy If you were taken aback by Where the Wild […]

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Paranormal Activity or Playful Audience (Paranormal Activity Review)

Good movie? Yes. Scary Movie? Maybe. Interacts with Audience? Definitely!The movie, very similar to Blair Witch Project, is more of a suspenseful puzzle than a scary movie, or at least until the last 10 minutes of the movie. Every time the camera went to the nighttime bedroom scenes you could hear the entire theater adjust […]

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Movie Newswire

Monday afternoon news bits Oscar Season is here! The Gotham Independent Film Awards nominees were announced today… Spike Jonze and Kanye West team up to make a short film …. Is there a Spiderman 4 in the works? Roman Polanski seeks medical attention…leaves jail Look for more tidbits soon…

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Weekend Box Office: October 16-18

It’s Monday which means time to round up the top 10 movies of the weekend. 1. Where The Wild Things Are 2.Law Abiding Citizen 3.Paranormal Activity 4.Couples Retreat 5.The Stepfather 6.Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 7.Zombieland 8. Toy Story 9. Surrogates 10.The Invention of Lying As predicted Where The Wild Things Are and Law […]

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End of Line (Tron Review)

Just got this 1982 classic brought to us by Walt Disney from Netflix (I’ve actually been waiting for a few months for them to get it in stock). And I must say the wait was well deserved. Mixing 80’s special effects with the comical acting of Jeff Bridges (The Big Lebowski, W.), we are looking […]

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