Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Trailer Debut - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Here it is, without any further ado...because apparently nobody likes further ado, the first trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Hercules (2014) - Movie Review

Brett Ratner brings the mighty Hercules back to the big screen with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson filling the title role. Ian McShane, John Hurt, Joseph Fiennes, and some other people are also in the movie.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Trailer Debut - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

You ready for the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1? Previously, I showed you a really striking series of posters for the movie and now you get to see the very first scenes from what is sure to be one of the biggest blockbusters of the year.

Marvel's Avengers at Comicon

Marvel Studios always seems to know how to create a crowd pleasing product and their appearance in the famous Hall H at this year's San Diego Comic Convention was certainly no exception. Comicon is always a time for studious to make a big splash with their upcoming movies and Avengers: Age of Ultron is at or near the top of everyone's list of newsworthy titles.

Trailer Debut - Mad Max: Fury Road

Fans of the Mad Max franchise have been waiting decades for the return of their post apocalyptic hero and series creator George Miller is aiming to make up for lost time with Mad Max: Fury Road which will be in theaters on May 15th, 2015. Sure, that's still a long ways away but, from the looks of this trailer, it will be well worth it.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lucy (2014) - Movie Review

Lucy is a movie written and directed by Luc Besson, the acclaimed film maker behind classics like La Femme Nikita, Léon: The Professional, and The Fifth Element. Scarlett Johansson stars as the title character while Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi, and Amr Waked fill out the primary supporting roles.

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Purge: Anarchy - Movie Review

The Purge: Anarchy is a follow up to the 2013 hit that got audiences talking about the idea of The Purge and how it relates to society today. Once again written and directed by James DeMonaco, the sequel stars Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, Zoë Soul, Kiele Sanchez, and Zach Gilford.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Free Movies from Yelp Seattle!

Check out these free advanced screening opportunities for Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson on July 22nd and I Origins starring Brit Marling on July 23rd both at Seattle's AMC Pacific Place theater.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - Movie Review

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the second installment in the rebooted franchise that has seen a futuristic war play out between highly evolved apes and what remains of mankind. Director Matt Reeves (Let Me In & Cloverfield) raises the stakes by bringing in new cast members including Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, and Keri Russell to go along with Andy Serkis who returns to his acting and motion capture duties.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Begin Again - 2014 SIFF Review

Begin Again is a movie written and directed by John Carney who's previous film, a musical called Once, received critical acclaim and has since been turned into a Broadway hit. Mark Ruffalo and Keira Knightly star along with supporting cast members like Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld, Mos Def, Catherine Keener, and James Corden.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Earth to Echo - Miniview

In an effort to get more reviews posted in a timely manner, I have created the "MiniView" which is a less comprehensive yet still informative version of my normal movie reviews.

Earth to Echo is an adventure film about a group of kids who find themselves on an otherworldly adventure. This family friendly motion picture was directed by Dave Green and stars a relatively unknown cast including Teo Halm, Brian "Astro" Bradley, Reese Hartwig, Ella Wahlestedt, and Jason Gray-Stanford.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Transformers: Age of Extinction - Movie Review

Transformers: Age of Extinction is a movie directed by Michael Bay that continues the adventures of the Autobots and Decepticons in their eternal struggle for control of the galaxy. The movie features an all new cast including Mark Wahlberg Nicola Peltz, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Jack Raynor, Titus Welliver, and Bingbing Li. Voice talent provided by Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, John Goodman, Ken Watanebe, and Mark Ryan.

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