Saturday, April 13, 2013
Scary Movie V, 42, Disconnect and To the Wonder all will hit box offices this weekend.
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, check out one of the new films hitting the box office on Friday, April 12. Read the movie storylines below, and click on each movie title to view the trailer. 42 (PG-13) Jackie Robinson's story is told in this iopic from writer/director Brian Helgeland. Robinson paved a new road for minorities by being the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball since the racial barrier was put in place in the late 1800s. Chadwick Boseman stars as Robinson, with Harrison Ford heading up the rest of the cast as MLB executive Branch Rickey. Disconnect (R) A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can't find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Moviefone.com’s list of the year’s highlights in film.
Superheroes reined this summer at the box office but this year’s best list includes heroes of another kind, from an American president to U.S. soldiers. Moviefone.com compiled this list of the top box office films this year. Many of the movies here will likely be showing up on Academy Award lists. The top is a movie about the U.S. soldiers who captured Osama Bin Laden. Here is the complete list wit a brief description from Moviefone.com critics: 1. Zero Dark Thirty It's a story most Americans are now very familiar with: the decade long manhunt for Osama bin Laden. Starting in the days after 9/11 and stretching to the night of OBL’s death. 2. Argo The true story of a group of Americans who attempt to escape Iran during the Hostage Crisis…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here's some arts-flavored trivia about famous Thanksgiving movie and television scenes. Can you figure them out?
There are some movies that have holiday dinners you'd be thrilled to be a part of, and some you'd be relieved to never have to see again. Every bit of the "Christmas Vacation" dinner is pretty brutal to watch even before Chevy Chase cuts into a gross, flatulent turkey. But a chance to sit down and eat and drink with the Big T from "The Sopranos" could be interesting as long as you don't make him angry. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Patch has assembled some trivia questions for those of you that like movies and television as much as you like turkey. The answers will be posted on Friday, along with as many Thanksgiving-flavored YouTube clips that can be assembled. Leave your answers in the comments, along with your favorite pop culture …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
New film based on Marvel Comics superhero.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
The summer of the superhero continues this weekend with the release of Captain America: The First Avenger. The movie, shown in 2D and 3D, is set in World War II and explains how Captain American came to be a hero. Here’s the plot from moviefone.com: Marvel Studios brings their prodigious patriot to the big screen with this WWII-set adventure about a once-meek U.S. soldier-turned-hero (Chris Evans) who gains strength and agility far beyond that of a normal human being after taking an experimental super-serum. The Wolfman’s Joe Johnston directs from a script by Chronicles of Narnia screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Hugo Weaving co-stars as the dreaded Red Skull, with Tommy Lee Jones, Toby Jones, Sebastian Stan, and Hayley…
Thursday, July 7, 2011
'Horrible Bosses' provides laughs, according to early reviews.
This weekend’s box office offers a bit of a reprieve from the superheroes, aliens and wizards dominating this summer’s movie season with an adult comedy about how not to deal with your boss. Horrible Bosses features some familiar faces including Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman. Here’s the plot from moviephone.com: Three frustrated employees hatch a plan to kill their micromanaging bosses, only to find their murderous plot snowballing into disaster in this workplace comedy. Seth Gordon (The King of King: A Fistful of Quarters) directs a screenplay written by Michael Markowitz, Jonathan Goldstein, and John Francis Daley. MPAA Rating: R Genre(s): Comedy Distributor(s): Warner Bros. Director(s): Seth Gordon Starring: Jason …