Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Getaway”

“Getaway” Release Date: August 30, 2013 Unless you are a fan of ridiculously bad dialogue and watching a ton of cars crash in each scene, then stay far away from this flick. While the plot is kind of appealing at … Continue reading

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“Closed Circuit”

“Closed Circuit” Release Date: August 28, 2013 Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall star in this crime drama about two ex-lovers who are on the same defense team for a very high profile case where an alleged terrorist blew up an … Continue reading

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“The World’s End”

“The World’s End” Release Date: August 23, 2013 Combine Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and you just know you are in for one hell of a ride. Like in their previous films, Pegg and Frost do not fail to disappoint. … Continue reading

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“You’re Next”

“You’re Next” Release Date: August 23, 2013 The Davison family is like any typical family in today’s society. Siblings that continue to bicker at one another at every opportunity they can, boyfriends/girlfriends that one member of the family cannot stand … Continue reading

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“Blue Jasmine”

“Blue Jasmine” Release Date: August 23, 2013 Cate Blanchett won an Oscar for Best Actress for her portrayal of Jasmine in this film and she certainly shows off most of her skills at an A+ level. Sally Hawkins also was … Continue reading

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“Paranoia”

“Paranoia” Release Date: August 16, 2013 Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman reunite on the big screen in this film about a young employee who is trying to move up in the world, while also taking care of his father who … Continue reading

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“Lee Daniels’ The Butler

“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” Release Date: August 16, 2013 Forest Whitaker brings his A game in his portrayal of Cecil Gaines, who served as a butler at the White House for eight different presidents. Whitaker’s performance and just being able … Continue reading

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“Kick-Ass 2”

“Kick-Ass 2” Release Date: August 16, 2013 Going into watching this sequel, I already made up my mind that this movie would not even come close to how epic the first “Kick-Ass” was. As it turned out, I did the … Continue reading

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“Planes”

“Planes” Release Date: August 9, 2013 Are you interested in watching a movie with nearly an identical storyline to the film “Cars?” Then you are in luck because “Planes” is almost exactly like Pixar’s hit movie…just with a different cast … Continue reading

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“Elysium”

“Elysium” Release Date: August 9, 2013 Watching the preview for this film, you just cannot help but to get pumped up for it. Expectations start to climb higher and higher once you pop the movie in, you are anxiously sitting … Continue reading

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