Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/28/11
Oct28

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/28/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the animated spin-off Puss in Boots, the Johnny Depp comedy-drama The Rum Diary and the Kevin Spacey comedy Father of Invention. Hosted by Bret Burkhart. CLICK TO...

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Rum Diary, The (Review)
Oct28

Rum Diary, The (Review)

RUM DIARY, THE (10/28/11; Comedy, Drama) Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins, Giovanni Ribisi SCR: Bruce Robinson, based on The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson DIR: Bruce Robinson MPAA: R for language, brief drug use and sexuality. 2 hours (GK Films) In 1998, Johnny Depp starred in the drug-fueled opus Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, based on the novel by legendary gonzo journalist Hunter S....

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/21/11
Oct20

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/21/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the horror sequel Paranormal Activity 3, the big-budget 3D remake of The Three Musketeers, the Carla Gugino sports drama The Mighty Macs, Rowan Atkinson’s spy sequel Johnny English Reborn and the British crime drama London Boulevard with Colin Farrell, Keira Knightly and Ray Winstone. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/14/11
Oct14

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/14/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the 80s reboots Footloose and The Thing. Also, the long-delayed drama Fireflies in the Garden, with Julia Roberts and Ryan Reynolds. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Father of Invention (Review)
Oct14

Father of Invention (Review)

FATHER OF INVENTION (10/14/11; Comedy, Drama) Kevin Spacey, Camilla Belle, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville, Anna Anissimova, John Stamos, Red West, Michael Rosenbaum SCR: Jonathan D. Krane, Trent Cooper DIR: Trent Cooper MPAA: Rated PG-13 for sexual material and language. 1 hour 33 mins (Anchor Bay Films) Spacey plays infomercial king Robert Axel, a self-made billionaire whose larger-than-life persona allowed him to sell countless...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/07/11
Oct08

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 10/07/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the George Clooney-directed political thriller The Ides of March, the robot boxing flick Real Steel and the Lars von Trier apocalyptic drama Melancholia with an award-caliber performance by Kirsten Dunst. Hosted by Bret Burkhart and Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Father of Invention (Review)
Oct07

Father of Invention (Review)

FATHER OF INVENTION Kevin Spacey, Camilla Belle, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville, Anna Anissimova, John Stamos, Red West, Michael Rosenbaum SCR: Jonathan D. Krane, Trent Cooper DIR: Trent Cooper MPAA: Rated PG-13 for sexual material and language. 1 hour 33 mins Spacey plays infomercial king Robert Axel, a self-made billionaire whose larger-than-life persona allowed him to sell countless “fabrications,” combinations of practical...

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Melancholia (Review)
Oct07

Melancholia (Review)

MELANCHOLIA (10/07/11 VOD; 11/11/11 Theaters; Sci-Fir, Drama) Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård, Cameron Spurr, Charlotte Rampling, John Hurt, Stellan Skarsgård SCR/DIR: Lars von Trier 2 hours 10 mins MPAA: R for some graphic nudity, sexual content and language. (Magnolia) Before the movie even introduces its characters, the world ends when it smashes into another planet. Leave it to avant...

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Ides of March, The (Review)
Oct03

Ides of March, The (Review)

IDES OF MARCH, THE (10/07/11; Political Thriller) Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Wright, Max Minghella, Evan Rachel Wood SCR: George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon; based on the play Farragut North, by Beau Willimon DIR: George Clooney MPAA: R for pervasive language throughout. 1 hour 41 mins. (Columbia) Clooney’s fourth directorial effort is a political thriller, a...

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