Archive for April, 2012

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 5/01/12

Posted by flicknation on April - 30 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Two dozen movie stars descend upon New York City, Steven Soderbergh’s latest discovery is a (beautiful) lean, mean killing machine, and Madonna’s latest directorial effort…well, the less said, the better. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 28: The Big Picture

Posted by flicknation on April - 27 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: Behind-the-Scenes at CinemaCon 2012 with Jack Black, Johnny Depp and Tim Burton, and reviews of The Five-Year Engagement, The Raven and The Hunter. Plus, the boys debate 48 FPS, texting in theaters and how far you can bend a creative property before it breaks. Hosted by Dennis Willis, Steve Wagner and Steven  [ Read More ]

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 4/27/12

Posted by flicknation on April - 26 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the Jason Segal-Emily Blunt romantic comedy The Five-Year Engagement, the John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe thriller The Raven, and the European thriller Headhunters. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 27: Coming Distractions

Posted by flicknation on April - 25 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: Steve Wagner flies solo with an in-depth look at the latest Hollywood projects in development, and why they may never make it to the big screen. From Scorsese’s Sinatra to biopics about Joni Mitchell and Alfred Hitchcock, to the latest projects from Charlie Kaufman, Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman and Ben Stiller. Plus,  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 4/24/12

Posted by flicknation on April - 22 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: It’s action and horror week! Mark Wahlberg leads the remake of a Icelandic shoot-em-up, a recent Oscar winner stars in a (ahem) direct-to-video killer shark; also the haunted hotel thriller The Innkeepers, and the (not) prophetic horror movie 11-11-11. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO  [ Read More ]

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 26: American Grandstand

Posted by flicknation on April - 20 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk pay tribute to legendary media icon Dick Clark, and discuss the public spat between Mel Gibson and screenwriter Joe Ezterhas and the leaking of an unflattering tape with a full-on Mel meltdown. Does the public have the right to listen? Plus, the latest on The Avengers, the  [ Read More ]

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 4/20/12

Posted by flicknation on April - 20 - 2012

Dennis Willis covers the romantic drama The Lucky One, the Disneynature doc Chimpanzee, the official Bob Marley documentary, called Marley; and the Willem Dafoe apocalyptic drama 4:44 Last Day on Earth. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 25: Raising Titanic

Posted by flicknation on April - 12 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: In honor of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner explore why the event has resonated so strongly with filmmakers. Also, exclusive interviews with Titanic director James Cameron and Leonardo DiCaprio and a look at the uncertainly that haunted the 1997 film prior to its  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation, Episode 24: Spoiler in the Woods

Posted by flicknation on April - 10 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis covers surprises in the weekend Top Ten, looks ahead to forthcoming releases and tells you why you shouldn’t watch any trailers for Cabin in the Woods; Steve Wagner reviews Titanic 3D, American Reunion and The Hunter. Also, how would you like to win a hundred bucks? We’ll tell you how!  [ Read More ]

Hanna (Review)

Posted by flicknation on April - 8 - 2012

HANNA (4/08/11; Action, Thriller) Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Jessica Barden, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams SCR: David Farr, Seth Lochhead DIR: Joe Wright MPAA: PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sexual material and language. 1 hour 51 mins BOX: $44,953,470 Ronan adds a pulse and blue-eyed soul to this thrilling tale  [ Read More ]

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 4/03/12

Posted by flicknation on April - 2 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Steven Spielberg’s recent Oscar contender, Matt Damon stars in Cameron Crowe’s latest crowd-pleaser, a look behind-the-scenes at how Muppet magic is created; plus a Jack Nicholson classic and the movie that inspired My Week with Marilyn. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast