Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 11/25/11
Nov25

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 11/25/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews The Muppets (with a little help from his 5-year-old son Daniel), Martin Scorsese’s 3D family film Hugo, Arthur Christmas, and the Michelle Williams romantic drama My Week with Marilyn. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Holiday Movies and Gadgets on KGO Radio – 11/24/11
Nov24

Holiday Movies and Gadgets on KGO Radio – 11/24/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis previews the holiday home media season, compares the Kindle Fire to the Nook Tablet, and explains what the Ultraviolet format really is. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Turkeys for Thanksgiving: The Worst Movies Ever Made!
Nov24

Turkeys for Thanksgiving: The Worst Movies Ever Made!

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis joins KGO Radio’s John Rothmann to talk turkey…literally! In honor of Thanksgiving, the subject is the worst movies ever made. John and Dennis (with help from spirited callers) discuss such legendary stinkers as Battlefield Earth, Gigli, Plan 9 from Outer Space, Howard the Duck, Troll 2 and Catwoman, complete with cheesetastic sound clips! CLICK TO...

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Artist, The (Review)
Nov23

Artist, The (Review)

ARTIST, THE (11/23/11; Silent, B&W, Drama) Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Uggie SCR/DIR: Michel Hazanavicius 1 hour 40 mins In 1927, George Valentin (Dujardin) is on top of the world: he’s a beloved icon and a major silent movie star attending the premiere of his latest film, A Russian Affair. Outside the theater, Valentin is posing for pictures...

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Thanksgiving Movie Preview – 11/22/11
Nov22

Thanksgiving Movie Preview – 11/22/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis joins Voice of Russia’s Kevin Tripp to preview the major films being released over the long Thanksgiving holiday, from Oscar potentials The Descendants, The Artist and My Week with Marilyn to family fare such as The Muppets, Arthur Christmas and Hugo. CLICK TO...

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Descendants, The (Review)
Nov18

Descendants, The (Review)

DESCENDANTS, THE (11/18/11; Drama) George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Beau Bridges, Nick Krause, Amara Miller, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster, Patricia Hastie SCR: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash; based on The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings DIR: Alexander Payne MPAA: R for language including some sexual references. 1 hour 55 mins BOX: Matt King (Clooney) is a Honolulu-based lawyer and the sole trustee of a family...

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Dennis Willis Movie Review on KGO Radio – 11/18/11
Nov18

Dennis Willis Movie Review on KGO Radio – 11/18/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the George Clooney drama The Descendants, the horror-romance sequel The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I, and the CGI-animated penguin sequel Happy Feet Two. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 11/11/11
Nov10

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

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Clint Eastwood-directed Leonardo DiCaprio biopic J. Edgar, the Lars von Trier Sci-Fi melodrama Melancholia, with Kirsten Dunst; and the Adam Sandler comedy Jack and Jill. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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Dennis Willis talks Murphy, Ratner and Oscar on The Voice of Russia – 11/10/11
Nov10

Dennis Willis talks Murphy, Ratner and Oscar on The Voice of Russia – 11/10/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis joins The Voice of Russia’s Kevin Tripp to discuss the controversy surrounding Oscar producer Brett Ratner’s gay slurs that led to his resignation from the show, and host Eddie Murphy’s surprise exit. Can the Oscarcast pull it together with just three months to go? Not surprisingly, Dennis has some opinions. CLICK TO...

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London Boulevard (Review + Free Movie)
Nov08

London Boulevard (Review + Free Movie)

LONDON BOULEVARD (10/21/11 (VOD); 11/11/11; Crime Drama) Colin Farrell, Keira Knightley, Ray Winstone, David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Stephen Graham, Ben Chaplin SCR: William Monahan, Based on the novel by Ken Bruen DIR: William Monahan MPAA: R for strong violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug use. 1 hour 38 mins British crime drama about a criminal (Farrell) who gets released from prison and promptly finds himself dragged...

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Tower Heist (Review)
Nov04

Tower Heist (Review)

TOWER HEIST (11/04/11; Comedy, Thriller) Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Michael Peña, Gabourey Sidibe SCR: Ted Griffin, Jeff Nathanson DIR: Brett Ratner 1 hour 44 mins MPAA: PG-13 For language and sexual content. BOX: $78,046,570 The combined filmographies of Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller and director Brett Ratner haven’t amounted to much during the first decade of the new century. So...

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Another Happy Day (Review)
Nov04

Another Happy Day (Review)

ANOTHER HAPPY DAY (11/04/11; Comedy, Drama) Ellen Barkin, Kate Bosworth, Ellen Burstyn, Thomas Haden Church, George Kennedy, Ezra Miller, Demi Moore, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Michael Nardelli, Daniel Yelsky, Eamon O’Rourke, Jeffrey DeMunn, Diana Scarwid SCR/DIR: Sam Levinson 1 hour 59 mins (Phase 4 Films) At least Another Happy Day is aptly named. The debut film from the son of Oscar-winner Barry Levinson is a handsome mess:...

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Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 11/04/11
Nov04

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews on KGO Radio – 11/04/11

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Ben Stiller-Eddie Murphy-led ensemble Tower Heist, the outrageous sequel A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas, the Channing Tatum-Al Pacino cop drama The Son of No One, and the documentary Revenge of the Electric Car. Hosted by Chris Brecher. CLICK TO...

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