Monthly Archives: January 2013

Zombies Will (Probably) Devour Stallone, Elderly in a Crime Comedy, and the Rest of the Competition

The new releases         This weekend, there are three new releases coming along: the zombie-love story, Warm Bodies; Stallone’s new vehicle, Bullet to the Head; and a limited release of Stand Up Guys, where Alan Arkin, Al … Continue reading

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‘Hansel and Gretel’ Comes Out on Top (Jan. 25-27)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters came out on top with $19.69 million, and Mama drops 53.9% to $13.088 million this weekend. Parker made $7 million, while Movie 43 proves to be the worst reviewed film of the year so far, and the largest box office bomb with … Continue reading

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Super 8 (2011)

Super 8 Release Date: June 10, 2011 Director: J.J. Abrams Stars: Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Joel Courtney Runtime: 112 min Tagline: It arrives. Plot: During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent … Continue reading

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The Last Stand (2013)

The Last Stand Release Date: January 18, 2012 Director: Jee-won Kim Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville Runtime: 107 min Tagline: Retirement is for sissies The most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the Western hemisphere escapes a prisoner transfer … Continue reading

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Mama (2013)

Mama Release Date: January 18, 2013 Director: Andrés Muschietti Stars: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier Runtime: 100 min Tagline: A mother’s love is forever In this modern age, it is very difficult for horror films to be original. There … Continue reading

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Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield Release Date: January 18, 2008 Director: Matt Reeves Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan Runtime: 85 min Tagline: Some thing has found us Older review, written November 26, 2012.  You all know how these found footage feautures work, … Continue reading

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January 25-27 Box Office Predictions

The new releases           There are three releases coming out this weekend: an action-comedy cross-over, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters; a crude comedy, Movie 43 and; a new Statham vehicle, Parker. The most intriguing, to me, is … Continue reading

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