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  • ENDLESS LOVE (2014) 1

    ENDLESS LOVE (2014)

      Director: Shana Feste Writers: Shana Feste and Jonathan Safran Cast: Alex Pettyfer, Gabriella Wilde, Bruce Greenwood and Robert Patrick Studio: Universal “Endless Love” is such a bizarre remake. First, it was a Young Adult novel with an edge. Then, Brooke Shields did it in her young and wild...
  • WINTER'S TALE 4

    WINTER’S TALE

      Director: Akiva Goldsman Writer: Akiva Goldsman Cast: Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, Jessica Findlay Brown and Jennifer Connolly Studio: Warner Brothers “Winter’s Tale” could’ve been great. Russell Crowe gets his role, while not breaking out of that turn of the century mold. Plus, Colin Farrell and Jessica Findlay Brown...
  • ABOUT LAST NIGHT (2014) 7

    ABOUT LAST NIGHT (2014)

      THE PEOPLE IN THE REMAKE Director: Steve Pink Writer: Leslye Headland Cast: Kevin Hart, Joy Bryant, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Paula Patton Studio: Screen Gems / SONY WHAT WE THOUGHT “About Last Night” shouldn’t be compared the original film or Mamet’s play. However, the comparisons will be...
  • 3 DAYS TO KILL 10

    3 DAYS TO KILL

      THE PARTIES RESPONSIBLE: Director: McG Writers: Luc Besson and Adi Hasak Cast: Kevin Bacon, Amber Heard, Hailee Steinfeld, Connie Nielsen and Richard Sammel Studio: Relativity WHAT WE THOUGHT “3 Days to Kill” is symbolic of what Luc Besson does now. The guy used to have ideas and knock...
  • ROBOCOP (2014) 13

    ROBOCOP (2014)

      THESE PEOPLE ARE RESPONSIBLE: Director: Jose Padilha Writer: Joshua Zetumer Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jay Baruchel, Michael Keaton, Gary Oldman and Samuel L. Jackson Studio: Columbia Pictures WHAT WE THOUGHT “Robocop” is a remake that didn’t need to happen. But, so few...
  • MONUMENTS MEN, THE  16

    MONUMENTS MEN, THE

      THE PEOPLE WHO MADE IT: Director: George Clooney Writers: George Clooney and Grant Heslov Cast: George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Hugh Bonneville, Jean Dujardin, John Goodman, Matt Damon and Bob Balaban Studio: Columbia Pictures WHAT WE THOUGHT “The Monuments Men” is a movie that I don’t wish...
  • POMPEII 19

    POMPEII

      THESE PEOPLE WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT THEY MADE THIS: Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Writers: Janet Scott Batchler, Lee Batchler and Michael Robert Johnson Cast: Kit Harrington, Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Browning, Jared Harris and Carrie-Anne Moss Studio: SONY/Columbia WHAT WE THOUGHT “Pompeii” is a Gladiator rip-off until the...
  • 300 SPARTANS, THE 22

    300 SPARTANS, THE

      FROM THE BACK OF THE BOX: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of them his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000. The actual heroism of...
  • GIMME SHELTER (2013) 25

    GIMME SHELTER (2013)

      Director: Ron Krauss Writer: Ron Krauss Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Brendon Fraser, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones and Ann Dowd Studio: Roadside Attractions “Gimme Shelter” is “Precious” sans the fat minorities. It’s a TV-movie without any charm and wastes an excellent cast. If you’ve seen the trailer, then you get the bulk of...

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