Archive for July, 2012

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 7/27/12

Posted by flicknation on July - 26 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the romantic Paul Dano-Zoe Kazan fantasy Ruby Sparks, the latest Robert De Niro opus Red Lights, and the ensemble sci-fi comedy The Watch, with Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill and Vince Vaughn. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 38: Out of the Darkness

Posted by flicknation on July - 26 - 2012

  CLICK TO LISTEN: We examine the fallout from the horrific movie theater shooting in Colorado, and Warner Bros.’ decision to reshoot scenes from Gangster Squad. Is this an example of sensitivity or a business decision? Plus, Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano talk about their genre-bending comedy Ruby Sparks; and we are so many horror  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/24/12

Posted by flicknation on July - 24 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Elizabeth Olsen and Stephen Dorff star in real-time thrillers, and The Avengers’ Loki has a steamy affair with Rachel Weitz. Hosted by Dennis Willis.  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation, Episode 37: Bruce Wayne’s World

Posted by flicknation on July - 19 - 2012

  CLICK TO LISTEN: The Dark Knight Rises! Can the challenging film satisfy pent-up and set box office records? This week, we visit the New York premiere with director Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway; Also, a complete Comic-Con wrap-up with coverage of the Man of Steel and Hobbit panels, and Robert Downey Jr.,  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/17/12

Posted by flicknation on July - 16 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The Three Stooges in the 21st century, the Bridesmaids gang become Friends with Kids, and Will Ferrell es gracioso en español! Hosted by Dennis Willis.  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

The Amazing Spider-man: Reboot This!

Posted by flicknation on July - 13 - 2012

It’s a foregone conclusion that the major Hollywood studios responsible for the majority of what floats across multiplex screens look no further than what they already own for the next blockbuster. That’s why the summer movie season is often a bottomless pit of prequels, sequels, remakes and reboots. To a certain degree I can understand  [ Read More ]

Categories: Entertainment Report

Flick Nation, Episode 36: Easy Spiders, Raging Bulls

Posted by flicknation on July - 12 - 2012

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Burning questions of the week: Why did DirecTV remove several Viacom cable channels? What shows are expected to nab Emmy nominations? How badly did Sony underestimate the audience when they rebooted The Amazing Spider-man? And finally, the idea of a sequel to Raging Bull sounds ridiculous, but but why isn’t Hollywood  [ Read More ]

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 7/10/12

Posted by flicknation on July - 9 - 2012

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The gang from American Pie takes another bite, Robert De Niro and Paul Dano star in a drama based on a book with an unprintable title, and a lost movie with Anna Paquin and Matt Damon finally surfaces. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD  [ Read More ]

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Dennis Willis Movie Reviews – 7/06/12

Posted by flicknation on July - 5 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the latest Oliver Stone thriller Savagesthe 3D concert documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me, and the blockbuster sequel The Amazing Spider-man. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast

Amazing Spider-Man, The (Radio Review)

Posted by flicknation on July - 3 - 2012

Dennis Willis reviews the risky big-budget Marvel reboot The Amazing Spider-man, with Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: KGO, Podcast, Review