Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/30/11
Sep30

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/30/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Joseph Gordon-Levitt-Seth Rogen cancer comedy 50/50, the indie drama The Road to Freedom, John Turturro’s musical documentary Passione, and explains why he’s not reviewing the Daniel Craig haunted house flick Dream House. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation, Episode 18: The Road to Freedom
Sep29

Flick Nation, Episode 18: The Road to Freedom

CLICK TO LISTEN: An extensive look at the making and unique marketing of Brendan Moriarty’s independent drama The Road to Freedom. The film examines the final days of photojournalists Sean Flynn (Errol’s son) and Dana Stone, who famously disappeared in Cambodia in 1970. Actors Joshua Fredric Smith and Scott Maguire discuss the pleasures and perils of retracing the duo’s final march, and the intense experience of...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/23/11
Sep23

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/23/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Brad Pitt sports drama Moneyball, the Bruce Willis-Ryan Phillippe-50 Cent action thriller Set Up and the feel-good 3D family flick Dolphin Tale. he also explains why he’s not reviewing the Taylor Lautner action flick Abduction. Hosted by Bret Burkhart. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation, Episode 17: Johhny, Legend of Noir
Sep21

Flick Nation, Episode 17: Johhny, Legend of Noir

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis welcomes film and music icon Johnny Legend to discuss his upcoming 7-night TV NOIR (aka FISTFUL OF NOIR) program at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater. The conversation becomes a dense and layered journey into the depths of “Lost Hollywood,” and a snapshot of a forgotten TV genre: the weekly dramatic anthology. Learn about the rarely-seen TV projects of horror greats Boris Karloff, Bela...

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Five-Star Flick Nation Review from Amazon’s Grady Harp!
Sep17

Five-Star Flick Nation Review from Amazon’s Grady Harp!

Grady Harp is #3 on Amazon.com’s list of Top 10 Book Reviewers. He also gave the Flick Nation: 2011 Movie Guide five stars! Thanks, Grady! Dennis Willis knows cinema, understands critiquing, has extraordinary insight , and is wonderfully opinionated! This book, FLICK NATION 2011 MOVIE GUIDE, is a must for all those who wish to be a bit discriminate in selecting movies to view, be they in the theater on streaming mechanisms, or...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/16/11
Sep16

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/16/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Ryan Gosling-Albert Brooks action thriller Drive, the Josh Hartnett-Demi Moore action fantasy Bunraku, the 3D re-release of The Lion Ling and the Star Wars Blu-ray collection. Hosted by Bret Burkhart. CLICK TO...

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Drive (Review)
Sep13

Drive (Review)

DRIVE (9/13/11; Thriller) Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman, Oscar Isaac, Albert Brooks SCR: Hossein Amini; based on the book by James Sallis DIR: Nicholas Winding Refn MPAA: Rated R for strong brutal bloody violence, language and some nudity. 1 hour 40 mins (FilmDistrict) Gosling is a Hollywood stunt driver by day and getaway driver by night. He doesn’t speak much, nobody calls him by name...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/09/11
Sep09

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/09/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Tom Hardy-Joel Edgerton-Nick Nolte mixed martial arts drama Warrior, the all-star Steven Soderbergh virus thriller Contagion and the VOD western Blackthorn, with Sam Shepard as Butch Cassidy. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Steven Kirk on KGO Radio’s John Rothmann Show – 9/03/11
Sep03

Steven Kirk on KGO Radio’s John Rothmann Show – 9/03/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Steven Kirk is the guest on KGO Radio’s John Rothmann Show and talks all things Superman: the new movie, the new comics, the classic TV series and the Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois…just for starters. Fly on over and check it out!...

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Dennis Willis on John Rothmann’s show – 9/02/11
Sep03

Dennis Willis on John Rothmann’s show – 9/02/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis is the guest on KGO Radio’s John Rothmann show. The subject: Labor Day – and all the ways “work” has been used as a cinematic device for everything from pathos and inspiring drama to outrageous comedy. Check it out!...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/02/11
Sep02

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 9/02/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Kevin Smith-directed independent horror-thriller Red State, the classy Helen Mirren-Jessica Chastain spy thriller The Debt and the French-language mystery Love Crime, with Kristin Scott-Thomas and Ludivine Sangier. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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