Archive for July, 2011

ANNOUNCING: Flick Nation Live! Friday, August 5th @ 8pm

Posted by flicknation on July - 30 - 2011

SAVE THE DATE! For the first time ever, Flick Nation will present a LIVE interactive radio show with special guests, prizes, movie swag and…you! Join us for a fun, freewheeling conversation about everyone’s favorite subject: movies! Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven Kirk, Steve Wagner and Bay Area legend John Stanley. The gang’s all here  [ Read More ]

Categories: Press

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (Review)

Posted by flicknation on July - 29 - 2011

CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE. (7/29/11; Comedy, Drama) Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Analeigh Tipton, Kevin Bacon, Julianna Guill, Josh Groban, Marisa Tomei SCR: Dan Fogelman DIR: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa MPAA: PG-13 for coarse humor, sexual content and language. 1 hour 58 mins BOX: $78,568,802 Cal Weaver (Carell) is stunned to learn that  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Cowboys and Aliens (Review)

Posted by flicknation on July - 29 - 2011

COWBOYS & ALIENS (7/29/11; Western, Sci-Fi) Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Adam Beach, Sam Rockwell, Clancy Brown, Keith Carradine SCR: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby DIR: Jon Favreau MPAA: PG-13 for intense sequences of western and sci-fi action and violence, some partial nudity and a brief crude reference. 1  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 7/29/11

Posted by flicknation on July - 29 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Harrison Ford-Daniel Craig western fantasy Cowboys & Aliens, the Steve Carell-Ryan Gosling comedy Crazy Stupid Love, and the 3D live action-CGI comedy The Smurfs. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 13: Caped Blunders

Posted by flicknation on July - 26 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk wrap-up Comic-Con ’11 and preview Flick Nation Live, an interactive event happening August 5th. They debate superhero movie fatigue, the leaked Wonder Woman pilot, the Man of Steel moving to 2013 and the controversial DC Comics reboot; Plus, the return of the Flick Nation Home Media Guide  [ Read More ]

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 7/22/11

Posted by flicknation on July - 22 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Marvel Comics adventure Captain America: The First Avenger, the Justin Timberlake-Mila Kulis sex comedy Friends with Benefits, and the French-language kidnapping thriller Rapt. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Captain America: The First Avenger (Review)

Posted by flicknation on July - 22 - 2011

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER (7/22/11; Action, 3D) Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke, Stanley Tucci SCR: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely; based on Captain America by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby DIR: Joe Johnston MPAA: PG-13 For intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 7/15/11

Posted by flicknation on July - 15 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the blockbuster finale Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 and discusses why the success of the Potter series might not be duplicated for a very long time. Also, the John Carpenter thriller The Ward and the traditionally-animated ‘toon Winnie the Pooh. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris  [ Read More ]

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Winnie the Pooh (Review)

Posted by flicknation on July - 15 - 2011

WINNIE THE POOH (7/15/11; Animation, Comedy, Musical) Voices: Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Craig Ferguson, Travis Oates, Bud Luckey, Jack Boulter, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Wyatt Dean Hall, John Cleese (narrator) SCR: Burny Mattinson; based on stories from Winnie the Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner, by A. A. Milne DIR: Stephen Anderson, Don Hall MPAA: G  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review

Flick Nation, Episode 12: What Streams May Come

Posted by flicknation on July - 14 - 2011

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis tells everyone to settle down about Netflix; also Harry Potter and the Dealthy Hallows, The Dark Knight Rises, Evil Dead, Godzilla; and a preview of Steve Wagner’s book and multimedia show More Popular Than Jesus. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD