Archive for March, 2011

Flick Nation, Episode 8: Citizen Stanley

Posted by flicknation on March - 28 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis welcomes Bay Area broadcasting legend John Stanley (“Creature Features”) for a conversation that covers John’s career and current projects, as well as candid stories from his 40-years on the entertainment beat. You won’t want to miss this rare chat with the successful author, critic and TV personality who drank with  [ Read More ]

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 3/25/11

Posted by flicknation on March - 25 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the much-debated Zack Snyder action fantasy Sucker Punch, and the Paul Giamatti comedy Win Win; also, is there any truth to the rumor that Tyler Perry will replace Morgan Freeman as Alex Cross? Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 7: The King of Content

Posted by flicknation on March - 23 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner discuss Hollywood train wrecks Men in Black III, Mars Needs Moms and Yellow Submarine. Also, an in-depth look at Netflix and AMC/Regal acquiring original content, and the risks and rewards associated with how rapidly the world of TV and movie distribution is changing. Plus, a tribute to  [ Read More ]

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 3/18/11

Posted by flicknation on March - 18 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the hilarious alien comedy Paul, the Matthew McConaughey legal thriller The Lincoln Lawyer, and the Bradley Cooper fantasy thriller Limitless; Also, the latest details on Netflix’ plunge into original programming with the Kevin Spacey-David Fincher series House of Cards. Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Girl Walks into a Bar (Review)

Posted by flicknation on March - 11 - 2011

GIRL WALKS INTO A BAR (3/11/11; Drama, Comedy) Carla Gugino, Zachary Quinto, Josh Hartnett, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Robert Forster, Alexis Bledel, Aaron Tviet, Amber Valetta SCR/DIR: Sebastián Gutiérrez MPAA: Unrated 1 hour 20 mins An undercover ex-cop posing as an assassin (Gugino) meets a dentist (Quinto) in a Los Angeles bar. He  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 3/11/11

Posted by flicknation on March - 11 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the alien invasion thriller Battle: Los Angeles, the motion-caption animated film Mars Needs Moms, the indie comedy Happythankyoumoreplease and the teen horror romance Red Riding Hood. Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher are the hosts. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Battle: Los Angeles (Review)

Posted by flicknation on March - 11 - 2011

BATTLE: LOS ANGELES (3/11/11; Sci-Fi, Action) Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Will Rothhaar, Bridget Moynahan, Jim Parrack, Adetokumboh M’Cormack, Michael Peña, Lucas Till, Ne-Yo, Joey King, Aisha Tyler SCR: Christopher Bertolini DIR: Jonathan Liebesman MPAA: PG-13 for sustained and intense sequences of war violence and destruction, and for language. 1 hour 56 mins BOX: $83,441,876 This  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Elektra Luxx (Review)

Posted by flicknation on March - 11 - 2011

ELEKTRA LUXX (3/11/11; Comedy, Drama) Carla Gugino, Timothy Olyphant, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Malin Åkerman, Adrianne Palicki, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Marley Shelton, Kathleen Quinlan SCR/DIR: Sebastian Gutierrez MPAA: R for strong sexual content, nudity and language. 1 hour 37 mins Sequel to Women in Trouble (2009) follows the exploits of the titular former porn star (Gugino), now pregnant  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Happythankyoumoreplease (Review)

Posted by flicknation on March - 8 - 2011

HAPPYTHANKYOUMOREPLEASE (3/04/11; Comedy, Drama) Malin Åkerman, Kate Mara, Zoe Kazan, Michael Algieri, Tony Hale, Josh Radnor, Pablo Schreiber SCR/DIR: Josh Radnor MPAA: Rated R for language. 1 hour 40 mins BOX: $216,110 At first glance, it seems as if this New York-based comedy about an ensemble of twentysomethings would be the kind of Woody Allen  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review, REVIEW-H

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 3/08/11

Posted by flicknation on March - 7 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and available to stream: The Next Three Days, Morning Glory, Jackass 3D, Inside Job; Coming Soon: The Lord of the Rings: Extended Director Edition Blu-rays, etc. Hosted by Dennis Willis. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: Home Media Guide, Podcast