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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 3/03/15

Posted by flicknation on March - 2 - 2015

Steve Carell creeps in Foxcatcher, Hugh Grant and Marisa Tomei charm in The Rewrite, and Al Pacino gets his mojo back with poor Greta Gerwig in The Humbling. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Barbie in Princess Power The Better Angels The Captive CHiPs: The Complete Third Season The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part  [ Read More ]

by Steve Wagner The creative triumph of Richard Linklater’s Boyhood will likely be acknowledged, perhaps emulated, by filmmakers for years to come. As auteurs study the structural genius of Linklater’s masterpiece they may also draw inspiration from the type of story he decided to tell, and become familiar with other films that seek the same  [ Read More ]

Dennis Willis pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Posted by flicknation on February - 27 - 2015

Dennis Willis joins the KGO Afternoon News to discuss the passing of Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy.  

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/27/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 26 - 2015

Will Smith and Margot Robbie plays con artists in Focus; and director John Boorman delivers his final film – the sequel to his 1987 classic Hope and Glory. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/24/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 23 - 2015

The Oscars are now history! But if you are still catching up, or want to see what all the fuss was about, we have good news for you! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2015 Oscars Edition

Posted by flicknation on February - 19 - 2015

Hot Time Time Machine 2 goes head-to-head with Fifty Shades of Grey, but nobody cares about that! It’s all about the Oscars, baby! Boyhood vs. Birdman. Keaton vs. Redmayne. Julianne Moore vs… well, nobody! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Steve Wagner interviews Mary Dore, director of the documentary She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, which chronicles the events, the movers and the shakers of the feminist movement from 1966 to 1971. Taped 2/05/15 in San Francisco.

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/13/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 12 - 2015

2015′s buzziest movie arrives with all the expected sex, handcuffs and controversy one would expect. But will the big-screen adaptation of E.L. James’ steamy novel (ahem) satisfy moviegoers? Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/10/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 9 - 2015

Two Oscar-nominated heavy-hitters land on video: the brilliant and wickedly funny Michael Keaton opus Birdman, and the Oscar-bait Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything. Also out: Bill Murray in St. Vincent, and Dumb and Dumber To. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Addicted Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/06/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 4 - 2015

Mila Kunis is a space queen, Julianne Moore is an evil witch, and Spongebob Squarepants is in 3D. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/03/15

Posted by flicknation on February - 2 - 2015

Jake Gyllenhaal shoots Los Angeles, Baymax is the most cuddly robot ever, and Life Itself celebrates Roger Ebert. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Dear White People The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Dracula Untold Exists Hector and the Search for Happiness John Wick Ouija The Overnighters

Blockbusters: Junk Food, or Essential Nutrition?

Posted by flicknation on January - 31 - 2015

by Steve Wagner Any Titanic haters out there? Wow, a lot of hands just went up! How many of you simply love L.A. Confidential? OK, just about everyone. I may be in some cold, deep water here (take the pun as you wish). I’ll begin by saying I thought this would be a fairly easy  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/30/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 29 - 2015

Kevin Costner is a widowed grandfather fighting for custody in Black or White, the 1981-set crime thriller A Most Violent Year expands into more theaters, and Project Almanac spend more time concerning itself with it’s shaky camera than it’s shaky script. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/27/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 26 - 2015

Brad Pitt and Katie Holmes go to war, Kevin Kline tussles with Maggie Smith, and Downton Abbey Season 5 hits video. Hosted by Dennis Willis.   ALSO IN STORES: Before I Go to Sleep The Book of Life The Color of Time The Judge Justice League: Throne of Atlantis Open Windows The Remaining

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/23/15

Posted by flicknation on January - 22 - 2015

Jennifer Aniston’s Cake is better than expected, Johhny Depp channels his inner Clouseau, and George Lucas’ post-Star Wars musical is just as bad as it seems like it will be. Host by Dennis Willis.