Archive for February, 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Flick Nation’s Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner talk Oscars on KGO’s John Rothmann Show. They preview the Oscar show, take turns predicting winners (and upsets) and cover each of the major categories at the 2011 Academy Awards. Clips include Inception, Toy Story 3, The Kids Are All Right, The Social Network, The  [ Read More ]

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Drive Angry (Review)

Posted by flicknation on February - 25 - 2011

DRIVE ANGRY (2/25/11; Action, Thriller; 3D) Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Katy Mixon, David Morse, Billy Burke, Christa Campbell, Charlotte Ross, Tom Atkins SCR: Todd Farmer, Patrick Lussier DIR: Patrick Lussier MPAA: R for strong brutal violence throughout, grisly images, some graphic sexual content, nudity and pervasive language. 1 hour 44 mins Box: $10,721.050  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 2/25/11

Posted by flicknation on February - 25 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Reviews of the Nicolas Cage horror fantasy Drive Angry, the apocalyptic thriller Vanishing on 7th Street and coverage of Hall Pass, the “director’s fan cut” of Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and an Oscar preview. Bret Burkhart and Jon Bristow also hype Dennis’ appearance on the John Rothmann Show, later that night.  [ Read More ]

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/22/11

Posted by flicknation on February - 22 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and available to stream: Megamind, The Tourist, Due Date, Get Low, etc. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: Home Media Guide, Podcast

Dennis Willis on KGO’s John Rothmann Show – Presidents Day Edition

Posted by flicknation on February - 19 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis is the guest on KGO’s The John Rothmann Show for an hour. The subject: movies about the Oval Office, to coincide with Presidents Day weekend. Featuring commentary about (and clips from) Fahrenheit 9/11, The American President, Dave, Nixon, Frost/Nixon, The Special Relationship, Independence Day, and many more! CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Rothmann

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 2/18/11

Posted by flicknation on February - 18 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Reviews of the teen fantasy I Am Number Four, the Liam Neeson thriller Unknown and the Martin Lawrence sequel Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son. Chris Brecher and Bret Burkhart also hype Dennis appearance on the John Rothmann Show, later that night. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Brotherhood (Review)

Posted by flicknation on February - 18 - 2011

BROTHERHOOD (2/18/11; Thriller) Jon Foster, Trevor Morgan, Lou Taylor Pucci, Arlen Escarpeta, Jesse Steccato SCR: Will Canon, Doug Simon DIR: Will Canon MPAA: R for pervasive language, some violence and sexual content. 1 hour 21 mins Aggressive drama unfolds over one night as a variation on the old fraternity-prank-gone-wrong, but with a lot more gunplay,  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Flick Nation, Episode 5: Return of the Living Dead

Posted by flicknation on February - 17 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis, Steve Wagner and Steven Kirk discuss the return of Beavis and Butt-head, the Three Stooges, John McClane and The Amazing Spider-man; Also, are Adam Sandler and Tim Burton stuck in a rut or pandering to their audiences? Plus, did Melissa Leo ruin her Oscar chances with her “Consider” campaign? CLICK  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/15/11

Posted by flicknation on February - 15 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Want to host the ultimate Oscar party? Then check out your official guide to all the nominees on DVD and home media; The Social Network, Toy Story 3, Inception, The Kids are All Right, Winter’s Bone, plus release dates for True Grit, The Fighter, Black Swan, etc. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK  [ Read More ]

Categories: Podcast

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 2/11/11 (Uncut Version)

Posted by flicknation on February - 12 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: This is the full length version of Dennis’ KGO radio segment from Friday, February 11, 2011, which is considerably different than the version that aired. Sometimes that happens, kids. Time and the events of the day dictate the length of the segment and on this Friday, many jokes were left on the  [ Read More ]

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Eagle, The (Review)

Posted by flicknation on February - 11 - 2011

EAGLE, THE (2/11/11; Drama, Adventure) Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, Mark Strong, Tahar Rahim, Denis O’Hare, Douglas Henshall SCR: Jeremy Brock DIR: Kevin Macdonald MPAA: PG-13 for battle sequences and some disturbing images. 1 hour 49 mins BOX: $32,708,156 In 140 AD, a headstrong Roman soldier named Marcus Flavius Aquila (Tatum) is severely injured  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Gnomeo and Juliet (Review)

Posted by flicknation on February - 11 - 2011

GNOMEO AND JULIET (2/11/11; Animation, Comedy, 3D) James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Michael Caine, Jason Statham, Maggie Smith, Patrick Stewart, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Stephen Merchant, Ozzy Osbourne SCR: Bobby Hill, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Mark Burton, Emily Cook, Kathy Greenberg, Steve Hamilton Shaw, Kelly Asbury DIR: Kelly Asbury MPAA: G 1 hour 24 mins BOX:  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Just Go With It (Review)

Posted by flicknation on February - 11 - 2011

JUST GO WITH IT (2/11/11; Romantic Comedy) Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker, Nick Swardson SCR: Timothy Dowling, Allan Loeb DIR: Dennis Dugan MPAA: PG-13 for frequent crude and sexual content, partial nudity, brief drug references and language. 1 hour 56 mins BOX: $102,806,000 This reworking of Cactus Flower (1969) keeps the basic  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 2/08/11

Posted by flicknation on February - 8 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Paranormal Activity 2, Life As We Know It, For Colored Girls, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, My Soul To Take, etc. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: Podcast

Flick Nation Episode 4: Barry, Bond and the Three Musketeers

Posted by flicknation on February - 4 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis, Steve Wagner and Steven Kirk discuss John Barry (RIP), a British Superman, James Bond vs. Javier Bardem, Chris Pine as Jack Ryan, Tyler Perry as Alex Cross, replacing Charlie Sheen, rebooting Lethal Weapon; and how The King’s Speech had better not sweep the Oscars! CLICK TO DOWNLOAD