TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Jonathan Liebesman Stars: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Noel Fisher, Alan Rotchon, Tohoru Masamune, Whoopi Goldberg, Minae Noji, voices of Johnny Knoxville, Tony Shalhoub. Michael Bay returns to the toy box again, but this time he has put aside his Transformer action figures and dug out his long discarded Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys. Named after four prominent Renaissance painters, the turtles are vigilante mutants who live in the sewers of New York City, and were trained in the martial arts by Continue reading

THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLY FILM SHOW PODCAST EPISODE #96

This week on The Good The Bad The Ugly Film Show Dave, Greg and Nick take a look at new release films ‘The Giver’, ”I Origins,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ Night Moves,’ ‘Tarzan,’ and ‘Step Up: All In′ . This episode also contains an interview with Brenton Thwaites, Brit Marling, Megan Fox, Jesse Eisenberg, Briana Evigan, Adam Sevani, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form. Also make sure you take a listen to see what you need to do to win tickets to see Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. To listen to the show you can download it for free from our Podcast Channel Continue reading

THE GIVER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Phillip Noyce Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Meryl Streep, Cameron Monaghan. A lot of young adult novels and their subsequent film adaptations now seem to be following a formula and a well established template. Sometime after an apocalyptic event (war, virus, whatever) has laid waste to life as we know it, seemingly utopian and efficiently functioning societies have sprung up that try to bring order out of chaos and rebuild communities that survive and prosper. These Continue reading

INTO THE STORM

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Steven Quale Stars: Richard Armitage, Sarah Wayne Callie, Matt Walsh, Jeremy Sumpter, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress, Alycia Debnam Carey, Arlen Escarpata, Lee Whitaker, Jon Reep, Scott Lawrence, David Drumm, Kyle Davis. The more cynically inclined will quickly dismiss this as Twister 2 with a largely no-name cast and employing the found footage aesthetic. But Into The Storm is steeped in the tradition of those classic disaster movies like Earthquake and The Towering Inferno, etc, and it even draws upon the established template of the genre Continue reading

THE GRANDMASTER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Wong Kar Wai Stars: Tony Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Qingxiang Wang, Zhang Jin. We have seen several films already charting the early exploits of Ip Man, the legendary Chinese kung-fu master who taught the young Bruce Lee. In a couple of the films he was played by action star Donnie Yen, who had a credible physical presence to carry off the role. Yen's films were more accessible and crowd pleasing than this biopic from revered art house director Wong Kar Wai. The dramatic elements somehow seem lacking, and there is also a lack of character Continue reading