Latest Movie Releases: Week of June 29
Posted by Scotty Specter | Friday, June 26, 2015 @ 9:29am
After seeing the trailer for Ted 2 I was really looking forward to watching the sequel to one of the funniest and successful comedies of recent times. It fell nothing short of what I had expected; crude humour, bad acting and satire. Hilarity was spread throughout the movie which was a great way to keep the audience on their feet. Was I expecting amazing film work with jaw dropping angles and visuals? Not a chance. What I was expecting was a funny movie with stupid and insulting humour which was exactly what I got. There were times in the movie where I felt like the scenes were specially made for people in the audience who were high, but those moments definitely were not misunderstood by the sober folk. There were jokes that were brought back from the first film like "thunder buddies" and then there were jokes that were original for Ted 2 but re-hashed so much during the movie that they got old really fast. What were missing were the unpredictable jokes that the first film had. The jokes from the first film had the ability to completely catch you off guard, whereas the jokes in Ted 2 were predictable which was a bit of a letdown. But that's what happens in a sequel right?
Posted by Maria Frauzen | Friday, June 12, 2015 @ 8:21am
Jurassic Park -- what a classic franchise, only this time it fully encompassed what a world of dinosaurs would look like. Every detail of this world was spot on from the title scene (taking the viewers back to the original opening) to the physical design of the world itself. The CGI in this film was impressive and having the 3D element added in made it as realistic as possible. The aerial scenes of the park were striking, which really helped place the audience into this world full of extraordinary creatures.
Posted by Michael Walkey | Tuesday, June 2, 2015 @ 7:52pm
One of my favorite moments during Dave Letterman's final few weeks was Norm Macdonald's tearful salute. As he was performing a standup routine during one of Dave's last shows, he told a story of seeing Letterman do stand up when he was a kid which made MacDonald want to go into comedy. He capped off the routine telling a joke he heard Dave say that night all those years ago.
We can list off all of Dave's television and comedic accomplishments, but it's the personal stories that will always have the most lasting impact. Having a personal influence or being a specific inspiration to another human being goes far beyond any award or money made.
Posted by Michael Walkey | Monday, May 25, 2015 @ 7:50pm
I was at a lounge last Saturday night. A well dressed man in his early twenties was sitting at a nearby table and I overheard him ordering an Old Fashioned because "That's what Don Draper drinks!" I wanted to call this guy a loser but I was doing exactly the same thing. Except I didn't admit it aloud. Besides, his horn rimmed glasses were much nicer than mine.
Last week, one of the most influential shows in television history came to an end. A show that influenced fashions, furniture, and yes, alcoholic beverages of choice for wannabe hipsters.
Posted by Kyle Tetarenko | Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 10:30pm
Dean Winchester has tipped over his king.
Posted by Kyle Tetarenko | Thursday, May 14, 2015 @ 9:49pm
Charlie is gone and the Winchesters are less for it but Dean doesn't intend to take this lying down.
Posted by Paul Little | Thursday, May 7, 2015 @ 8:53pm
Joel McHale is known for his hilarious commentary on the craziness that is pop culture on E!'s The Soup, and of course his lead role as Jeff Winger on the cult comedy, Community, formerly on NBC and now available on Yahoo! Screen. He's also appeared in films as varied as The Informant!, TED, and Deliver Us from Evil. Oh, and he's also a stand-up comic.
Posted by Kyle Tetarenko | Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 9:34pm
Sometimes the price is too high.
Posted by Tony Hinds | Wednesday, May 6, 2015 @ 6:38am
You may recognize Sue Smith from her hilarious spots on Best Week Ever, I Love the 2000s, and 40 Greatest Viral Videos on VH1. However, her true strengths come out on stage as a stand-up and sketch/improv performer.
Posted by Andrew Burns | Friday, May 1, 2015 @ 2:31am
Every summer the box-office landscape has that one movie that's on an entirely different level than anything else out there. That one movie people of all age groups will go to see and enjoy regardless of demographics. That one movie that other studios know will be such a unbeatable juggernaut that the box-office that they don't dare release their own films till weeks later. That one movie that's bigger than blockbuster, it's an event to be witnessed. That event is here in Marvel's The Avengers: Age of Ultron.
The highly anticipated Avengers sequel has arrived and man is some geek-tastic ocular overload. Joss Whedon returns at the helm as writer/director for another assembly of 'Earth's Mightiest Heroes' in the definitive summer blockbuster. Whedon and Marvel Studios not only brought the band back together but also added a symphony and cranked it up to eleven. Avengers Age of Ultron is everything you want in summer blockbuster, everything you want in a sequel, everything a comic book geek like myself hoped it would be and more.
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