Flick Nation, Episode 3: Kevin Smith vs. The World
Jan30

Flick Nation, Episode 3: Kevin Smith vs. The World

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Film Threat’s Don Lewis discuss the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and the reaction from Kevin Smith’s announcement that he will self-distribute his next film; they also discuss Lewis and John Beck’s documentary Worst in Show. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation, Episode 2: Attack of the Oscars!
Jan27

Flick Nation, Episode 2: Attack of the Oscars!

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner deconstruct the nominations, talk about voting trends in each major category and predict the winners in the ultimate Oscar breakdown! CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/25/11
Jan24

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/25/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: RED, Secretariat, Saw: The Final Chapter, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest, Nowhere Boy, Enter The Void. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation, Episode 1: Flick Nation Conquers the Universe
Jan22

Flick Nation, Episode 1: Flick Nation Conquers the Universe

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk talk about diminished box office returns, Bond 23, Green Hornet, DC vs, Marvel movies, Peabody & Sherman; and why The Avengers had better not suck. CLICK TO...

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Company Men, The (Review)
Jan21

Company Men, The (Review)

COMPANY MEN, THE (1/21/11; Drama) Ben Affleck, Chris Cooper, Kevin Costner, Tommy Lee Jones, Rosemarie DeWitt, Maria Bello, Craig T. Nelson SCR/DIR: John Wells MPAA: R for language and brief nudity. 1 hour 53 mins BOX: $4,384,065 It’s surprising to learn this somber exploration of 21st century corporate downsizing was the first film written and directed by Wells (ER) because it’s so confident, elegantly framed and perfectly timed....

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Death Race 2 (Review)
Jan19

Death Race 2 (Review)

DEATH RACE 2 (1/18/11; Action) Luke Goss, Ving Rhames, Danny Trejo, Sean Bean, Tanit Phoenix, Robin Shou SCR: Tony Giglio / DIR: Roel Reiné MPAA: Rated R for brutal violence, pervasive language and some sexual content. 1 hour 36 mins Oddly-named follow-up to the Death Race (2008) remake is a direct-to-video prequel that explores the origins of Luke Lucas (Luke Goss), the first driver called “Frankenstein,” a character killed in the...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/18/11
Jan18

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/18/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: All Crime Edition! Takers, Stone, Buried, Animal Kingdom, Death Race 2, etc. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO...

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Green Hornet, The (Review)
Jan18

Green Hornet, The (Review)

GREEN HORNET, THE (1/14/11; Action, Comedy, 3D) Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz SCR: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg DIR: Michel Gondry MPAA: PG-13 for sequences of violent action, language, sensuality and drug content. 1 hour 59 mins BOX: $98,695,089 This is such a misfire that it’s hard to peg whether it’s a franchise-launcher or a parody. Rogen, a dubious choice, plays Britt Reid, the millionaire son of a newspaper...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/11/11
Jan11

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/11/11

CLICK TO LISTEN:The Social Network, Alpha & Omega, Piranha, The Freebie, TV Releases, etc. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO...

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Jan01

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