Archive for June, 2012

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 6/29/12

Posted by flicknation on June - 28 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the Seth MacFarlane comedy Ted, Steven Soderbergh’s male stripper comedy Magic Mike, and covers the latest Tyler Perry comedy Medea’s Witness Protection. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 35: Bummer Movie Season

Posted by flicknation on June - 28 - 2012

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Are some movies critic-proof? We chat with Rotten Tomatoes editor-in-chief Matt Atchity to find out the answer. Also, a visit to the Hollywood premieres of Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy comedy Ted, and Oliver Stone’s thriller Savages. Plus, we grade the studios on our mid-Summer Movie Season report card, and ask the question:  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 6/26/12

Posted by flicknation on June - 26 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill go back to high school, Julia Roberts is an evil stepmother, Liam Neeson and Sam Worthington return with the Titans, and Eddie Murphy has just one thousand words remaining. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

KGO Radio “Brave” with Dennis Willis – 6/22/12

Posted by flicknation on June - 24 - 2012

KGO Radio’s Kim McCallister interviews Dennis Willis about the new Disney-Pixar movie Brave and how appropriate it is for younger members of the audience. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 6/22/12

Posted by flicknation on June - 21 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the latest Disney-Pixar movie Brave, the horror-action mashup Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter; and previews Woody Allen’s From Rome with Love and the Steve Carrell post-apocalyptic comedy Seeking a Friend For the End of the World. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 34: The Brave and the Bold

Posted by flicknation on June - 20 - 2012

  CLICK TO LISTEN: A look at the reasons Rock of Ages flopped and why TNT’s reboot of Dallas hits all the right notes; we visit the “green carpet” premiere of Disney-Pixar’s Brave, and preview of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom. Plus, an interview with Leap Year writer, producer and co-star Yuri Baranovsky on the perils  [ Read More ]

Rock in a Hard Place

Posted by flicknation on June - 19 - 2012

Last weekend, Rock Of Ages arrived with a thud. The spirited jukebox musical, an adaptation of an off Broadway sensation, made a scant $15 million from its 3470 screens. By Monday, the loudest Hollywood pundits were all asking the question: “Can Tom Cruise still open a movie that doesn’t have Mission Impossible in the title?”  [ Read More ]

Categories: Entertainment Report

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 6/19/12

Posted by flicknation on June - 18 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman star in a pre-theatrical rental, Drew Barrymore saves the whales, Nicolas Cage tries to outsmart evil Guy Pierce, and Jason Segal stars in the latest comedy from the Duplass Brothers. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 6/15/12

Posted by flicknation on June - 15 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the all-star adaptation of the musical Rock of Ages, the indie music comedy Tonight You’re Mine, the Ethan Hawke-Kristin Scott Thomas drama The Woman in the Fifth, and the Adam Sandler comedy That’s My Boy. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 33: American Popcorn

Posted by flicknation on June - 14 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: EXCLUSIVE: What is the real reason Paramount’s action sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation disappeared off the summer movie schedule? We’ll tell you the story Hollywood doesn’t want you to hear! Plus, behind-the-scenes at the Prometheus and Rock of Ages red carpet premieres, a look at the Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois. And introducing  [ Read More ]