Review: Michael Shannon & Imogen Poots are trying hard to love each other in ‘Frank & Lola’

Gorgeously shot with emotionally-charged performances, Frank & Lola is written and directed by first-time feature director Matthew Ross and stars Michael Shannon and Imogen Poots in the title roles. An unconventional love story, we start with the two in bed together. The two obviously did not have a romantic chemistry yet she was very comfortable with her body. As the Read More →

New trailer for ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ reminds us why we love our 4-legged friends

Dogs with people voices? Yep. I’ll totally watch that…when it’s on Netflix. Maybe. Probably. A DOG’S PURPOSE – In Theaters January 27, 2017 Based on the beloved bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog’s Purpose, from director Lasse Hallström (The Cider House Rules, Dear John, The 100-Foot Journey), shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog (voiced Read More →

Fandango Releases ‘Jason Bourne’ Ultimate Franchise Trailer

“Matt Damon is back this week as Jason Bourne for the first time since 2007, and he’s ready to fight his way to the top of the weekend box office,” said Fandango Managing Editor, Erik Davis. I really wanted this to get me caught up with the series, but it doesn’t do that at all. What is does do is Read More →

Review: The subtle & unexpected ‘By the Sea’ from Writer/Director Angelina Jolie Pitt

Let’s watch the trailer: There are three different ways I can describe By the Sea, written, directed and starring Angelina Jolie Pitt opposite husband, Brad Pitt. Roland and Vanessa (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt) are a seasoned couple beginning a vacation at a beautiful hotel in the south of France in the 1970s. When a young newlywed couple moves in next door, Read More →

New on Bluray/DVD – Kevin Bacon is both charming & smarmy in ‘Cop Car’

A corrupt small-town sheriff is on the hunt for two runaway kids who took his car on a joy ride in Cop Car, an unnervingly funny thriller now available on Digital HD and On Demand, and debuting on Blu-rayTM and DVD on September 29, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. When a pair of 10-year-olds find an abandoned cop car in Read More →

New Poster and Trailer for ‘Trash’ starring Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara

From the director of Academy nominated films, The Hours and The Reader, comes a story of an incredible revolution in Stephen Daldry’s new film, Trash. With big name stars such as, Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara, Trash shows us that big changes can come from the most unexpected places. This is the story of three boys who worked by scavenging in the Read More →

Universal Pictures through 2018 – The good, the bad & 15 sequels

Universal announced their slate through 2018 and there’s lots to chat about. I’ll sum up each year, then give a more detailed view after. 2015 RELEASES For the rest of this year, I’m pretty excited about the lineup, save for one. Can you guess which? Straight Outta Compton – Not really my jam, but I’ve heard good things. The Visit – Read More →

Melissa’s Review: ‘Ted 2’ gives its audience (young & old) exactly what they want

Like any sequel, Ted 2 reintroduces characters from the first movie minus John’s girlfriend/wife who he broke up with six months prior to Ted’s wedding to Tammy Lynn. Now the main plot is to “legalize Ted” so Ted and Tammy Lynn can have a baby. Again written, directed and starring Seth MacFarlane, it again co-stars his thunderbuddy, Mark Wahlberg. The Read More →

Another Round of Advanced Screenings For Pitch Perfect 2

Universal Pictures has released another round of screenings for the upcoming sequel Pitch Perfect 2! The screenings are Tuesday May 5th in the following cities: Atlanta, GA Bensalem, PA Cherry Creek, CO Chicago, IL Dallas, TX Edina, MN Hollywood, CA Houston, TX New York, NY Phoenix, AZ San Francisco, CA Seattle, WA Somerville, MA Toronto, ON Washington, DC Click on Read More →

With or Without Reading the Book, The Shocking Part About ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Is That We Liked It

Liz has read the book, but Melissa hasn’t. Here’s their individual takes on the movie they were totally surprised by.   Melissa Hanson aka Dial M For Melissa Managing Editor / Podcast Producer Growing up, Melissa’s favorite destination was always the video store and would agonize over whether to watch something new or to rewatch a favorite. Things have not Read More →

Melissa’s Top 5 J Lo Movies Better Than ‘The Boy Next Door’

I could write a review of The Boy Next Door. I could give it a rating. But I won’t. It’s a throwaway movie. I understand this is just a story, but it’s 2015. Aren’t we past the helpless woman thing? J Lo can do better. Let’s move past this. Here are 5 of her other movies that are my favorites. Read More →

New Trailer: ‘Furious 7’ – Is it fast? Is it furious? Both!

Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of Furious 7.  James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series that also welcomes back favorites Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black. They are joined by international action Read More →

‘Furious 7’ cast will answer questions during LIVE broadcast debut of Trailer on November 7th

The road to FURIOUS 7 starts here. Because of our fans, our saga has grown bigger and better with every chapter. In just 7 days, we will reveal the first trailer for our next installment – FURIOUS 7 – at The Road to Furious 7: Trailer Launch Event at Universal Studios in Los Angeles!

NEW TRAILER: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Has “B Movie” Written All Over It And Maybe That’s OK

I only have a basic familiarity Fifty Shades of Grey from all the hype after the book release, but I was curious to see what all the fuss is about so I decided to check out the trailer that debuted this morning.  It’s not nearly as cheesy as I had expected, but I’m not going to seek it out. Will people go Read More →