Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Heat (2013)

Release Date: June 28, 2013 Director: Paul Feig Stars: Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Marlon Wayans Runtime: 117 min The comedy genre is one of the most popular genres out there, but it’s very hit-and-miss. The comedy gem of the year … Continue reading

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Box Office Predictions: ‘The Heat’, ‘White House Down’

  Comedy movies have performing fairly well so far this year. A few bombed (Movie 43), a few opened to expectations (This is the End), and a few impressed (Identity Thief). Now, it’s time to see how the Sandra Bullock/Melissa … Continue reading

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Bridesmaids (2011)

Release Date: May 13, 2011. Director: Paul Feig. Stars: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne. Runtime: 125 min. This film is usually very, very funny and features a breakout role from the charismatic Melissa McCarthy. However, I think it pans out like a … Continue reading

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Man of Steel (2013)

Release Date: June 14, 2013 Director: Zack Snyder Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon Runtime: 143 min Man of Steel is my first film experience with the Clark Kent/Superman character. So, I cannot compare this to earlier Superman films. … Continue reading

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World War Z (2013)

Release Date: June 21, 2013 Director: Marc Forster Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz Runtime: 116 min The zombie sub-genre is a successful one. (And The Walking Dead shows it’s wildly successful on television, as well.) We saw that … Continue reading

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Monsters University (2013)

Release Date: June 21, 2013 Director: Dan Scanlon Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi Runtime: 110 min Pixar is one of this century’s most consistent studios; but they are fallible. I’ve seen 10 out of 14 of their movies. … Continue reading

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Alpha Dog (2006)

Release Date: January 12, 2007 Director: Nick Cassavetes Stars: Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake Runtime: 122 min This is one of my favourite bio pics. It is interesting, even though it plays out traditionally with room for surprise. It is both a depiction … Continue reading

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