Archive for April, 2011

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 4/29/11

Posted by flicknation on April - 29 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the action sequel Fast Five, the German-language thriller The Robber; and covers Hoodwinked Too and Dylan Dog: Dead of Night; also coverage of the 54th annual San Francisco International Film Festival. Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Fast Five (Review)

Posted by flicknation on April - 29 - 2011

FAST FIVE (4/29/11; Action) [aka FAST AND THE FURIOUS 5: RIO HEIST] Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Matt Schulze, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Joaquim de Almeida, Dwayne Johnson SCR: Chris Morgan DIR: Justin Lin MPAA: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, sexual content and language. 2 hours  [ Read More ]

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Cinema Verite (Review)

Posted by flicknation on April - 23 - 2011

CINEMA VERITE (4/23/11; Drama, Biopic) Tim Robbins, Diane Lane, James Gandolfini, Kathleen Quinlan, Thomas Dekker, Patrick Fugit, Lolita Davidovich SCR: David Seltzer DIR: Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini 1 hour 31 mins An American Family (1973) was the landmark PBS documentary series that inadvertently created reality TV, a genre that so manufactured, it’s very  [ Read More ]

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Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 4/22/11

Posted by flicknation on April - 22 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the documentary The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, the Tyler Perry comedy Madea’s Big Happy Family; and previews the 54th annual San Francisco International Film Festival, with festival director of programming Rachel Rosen. Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 10: That’s Entertainment!

Posted by flicknation on April - 21 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk debate the hotly contested Premium VOD platform; Plus, behind-the-scenes with Director of Programming Rachel Rosen on the 54th annual San Francisco Film Festival. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 4/15/11

Posted by flicknation on April - 15 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the sequel Scream 4, the CGI-animated family flick Rio, and the romantic crime comedy Henry’s War. Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Back to Space-Con (Review)

Posted by flicknation on April - 14 - 2011

BACK TO SPACE-CON (4/14/11; Documentary) Joe Ferrara II, Ernie Fosselius, Robert Napton, John Stanley, Gary Tomsic, Bob Wilkins SCR/DIR: Tom Wyrsch 1 hour 14 mins Affectionate doc caters to a very specialized audience: anyone who might have fond memories of attending any of the Space-Cons between 1975 and 1981, the Star Trek and Star Wars-themed  [ Read More ]

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Arthur [2011] (Review)

Posted by flicknation on April - 8 - 2011

ARTHUR (4/08/11; Comedy) Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Luis Guzmán, Geraldine James, Nick Nolte SCR: Jared Stern, Peter Baynham; based on the 1981 movie written by Steve Gordon DIR: Jason Winer MPAA: PG-13 for alcohol use throughout, sexual content and some drug references. 1 hour 50 mins BOX: $39,219,065 Why remake the  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review, REVIEW-A

Ceremony (Review)

Posted by flicknation on April - 8 - 2011

CEREMONY (4/08/11; Comedy, Drama) Michael Angarano, Uma Thurman, Reece Daniel Thompson, Lee Pace, Jake M. Johnson SCR/DIR: Max Winkler MPAA: R for some language, sexual references and drug use. 1 hour 29 mins Sam (Angarano) coerces his estranged friend Marshall (Thompson) into a road trip to crash the seaside wedding of Zoe (Thurman), an older  [ Read More ]

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Dennis Willis on KGO Radio – 4/08/11

Posted by flicknation on April - 8 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Russell Brand remake of the comedy classic Arthur, the Saoirse Ronan action thriller Hanna, the Uma Thurman coming-of-age indie Ceremony and the stoner comedy Your Highness. Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast