Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

The Movie the fault in our stars dominated the box office this weekend. Many teenage girls were finally given the ability to see the book they already loved on the big screen. The movie was very close to the book which impressed people who had read the book.

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godzilla

Why is it that movies that showcase destruction on a societal and even global level always want us to only care about one, boring man, dry man?

After watching the new Godzilla film, I was immediately hit with flashbacks (more like trauma dreams) of World War Z. Why, in both films, there is immediate parallels, not so much in story, but of the fact they had two boring GI-Joe caricatures to be our protagonist.

A boring character is a boring character. It is an obvious truth in every sort of fiction. A character that does not have faults does not make an interesting character. Yet so often, these very characters are chosen to be the protagonists. Why is it in the most recent disaster films, Godzilla being the most recent example, is it that these films even need to stick so close to the single protagonist.

In the new Godzilla…

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Nerd's Eye View

Marvel Movies always seems to have me hooked.

I mean, Marvel is amazing, just amazing.

It seems to be something they can’t stop doing for anyone.

I Love DC, I read their comics continually and I watch almost all of their TV shows, but what is it about Marvel that always has me hooked?

………..DC makes me feel ‘meh’ sometimes. I don’t want to say this, but it’s true.

Ok, let me clarify

MARVEL is really knocking it out the park with their movies (*Cough*Avengers*Cough*) and DC is (Actually “was”) just about doing well with Batman, but that was it. It was just Batman.

He seemed to be fighting the Avengers and all of Marvel by himself and although he was putting up a good one. One man can’t win this battle.

Well I had to do some self-searching before I was able to give a full verdict, and I…

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CBS Philly

By Bill Wine
KYW Newsradio 1060

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Seth MacFarlane is a prodigious talent, which we’re reminded of in the opening credits of A Million Ways to Die in the West, where he’s listed as director, producer, co-writer, and star.

Hey, he’s gotta show off: that’s what showoffs do.

But it’s doubtful that this is what comedy hyphenate MacFarlane wants us thinking about as his western spoof unfolds. And yet those thoughts do intrude on the risible festivities.

(2½ stars out of 4) (2½ stars out of 4)

MacFarlance’s last big-screen outing was Ted, which was a hoot and a blockbuster.  Then came his Oscar-hosting gig, for which he got, unfairly or not, the critical boot.

So now director Seth MacFarlane gets back on the horse with A Million Ways to Die in the West.  And this time the creator of TV’s animated comedy “Family Guy” is front and center, not only…

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CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A man was jailed on suspicion of battery after rushing up and touching Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie “Maleficent,” witnesses and police said, though Pitt was apparently unhurt and soon resumed signing autographs.

Witnesses saw the man from the fan area jump over a barrier onto the red carpet at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood and rush at Pitt, touching him briefly before security guards wrestled him back across the barrier.

The man was led away in handcuffs and arrested on suspicion of battery, said Los Angeles police spokeswoman Nuria Venegas, who did not know the suspect’s name. She could only confirm that he made contact with Pitt, and could not classify it any further.

Pitt kept greeting fans and walked into the theater.

Pitt’s longtime partner Angelina Jolie stars in “Maleficent,” Disney’s new live action spin…

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