Monthly Archives: December 2013

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Released: December 18, 2013. Directed by: Adam McKay. Starring: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd. Runtime: 119 min. Staying true to the original’s colours, “Anchorman 2” starts out with absurd humour: Ron Burgundy being chased by a shark. But that’s … Continue reading

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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Released: December 13, 2013. Directed by: Peter Jackson. Starring: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage. Runtime: 161 min. Many thought “The Hobbit” franchise would have peaked with the first chapter, last year’s “An Unexpected Journey,” but that isn’t the case. … Continue reading

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Out of the Furnace (2013)

Released: December 6, 2013. Directed by: Scott Cooper. Starring: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana. Runtime: 116 min. “Out of the Furnace” starts around the same time frame as last year’s “Killing Them Softly,” which also came out around the … Continue reading

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December 20-22 Box Office Predictions

“American Hustle” looks like it will be a great movie, and it has a dynamite cast – it features Bradley Cooper sporting a perm, Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner. It’s the new film from David O.Russell … Continue reading

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About Time (2013)

Released: November 1, 2013. Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy. Runtime: 123 min. “About Time” is not one’s average romantic film. It might have some of the same messages, but most don’t involve time travel. … Continue reading

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Red State (2011)

Released: September 29, 2011. Directed by: Kevin Smith. Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman. Runtime: 88 min. I must give respect writer/director Kevin Smith for giving us something we haven’t seen from him before. There’s only one laugh in … Continue reading

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Pumpkinhead (1988)

Released: January 13, 1989. Directed by: Stan Winston. Starring: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D’Aquino. Runtime: 86 min. The title might make this seem like a destined Halloween classic. It’s a bit unfortunate that the revenge demon is only called … Continue reading

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