Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/01/13
Jan31

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/01/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Sylvester Stallone action opus Bullet to the Head, the comedy-drama Stand Up Guys with Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin; and the romantic zombie comedy Warm Bodies. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 51: Heir to the Empire
Jan31

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 51: Heir to the Empire

  CLICK TO LISTEN: With Trek‘s J.J. Abrams at the helm, will Star Wars Episode VII live long and prosper or is there a disturbance in the Force? Is Argo‘s Best Picture win a done deal? Rising star Imogen Poots (A Late Quartet) discusses working with Terrence Malick and Michael Douglas – and the latest news on World of Warcraft, Sin City, Evil Dead and more! Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve Wagner and Steven...

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Bullet to the Head (Review)
Jan30

Bullet to the Head (Review)

BULLET TO THE HEAD (2/01/13; Action) Sylvester Stallone, Sung Kang, Sarah Shahi, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Christian Slater, Jason Momoa SCR: Walter Hill, Alessandro Camon; based on Du Plomb Dans La Tete by Alexis Nolent DIR: Walter Hill MPAA: R for strong violence, bloody images, language, some nudity and brief drug use. 1 hour 31 mins (Warner Bros.) Bullet to the Head is a monstrosity, the kind of Frankenmovie so endlessly stitched...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/29/13
Jan28

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/29/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: What’s with all the horror movies? Rebecca Hall plays a 1920s mythbuster, Adam Sandler sucks (blood) as Dracula, Paranormal Activity 4 brings Katie back, and – SPOILER ALERT – Downton Abbey Season 3 allows you to spoil the entire season before it airs on PBS. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Dennis Willis talks Netflix on KGO Radio – 1/25/13
Jan25

Dennis Willis talks Netflix on KGO Radio – 1/25/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis discusses the $100 million Netflix production of David Fincher’s House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/25/13
Jan24

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/25/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the all-star raunchy comedy Movie 43 and the Jason Statham-Jennifer Lopez crime thriller Parker (or at least would, if they had been screened for critics). Also, Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arteton are Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 50: Not Fade Away
Jan24

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 50: Not Fade Away

  CLICK TO LISTEN: Does Arnold’s failure at the box office mean bad things for action heroes of a certain age? What classic Dallas stars are coming back to pay tribute to Larry Hagman on the funeral episode? Plus, an exclusive interview with Sopranos creator David Chase about his new film Not Fade Away, and a Sundance Film Festival report. Also, win a copy of Death Race 3: Inferno on DVD and Blu-ray. Hosted by Dennis...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/22/13
Jan21

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/22/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Nicole Kidman and Matthew McConaughey get sweaty, Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña are L.A. cops, and Frankenstein is back! Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/18/13
Jan18

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/18/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner The Last Stand, the creepy horror movie Mama, with Jessica Chastain, and the Russell Crowe-Mark Wahlberg thriller Broken City. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 49: Zero Dork Thirty
Jan16

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 49: Zero Dork Thirty

  CLICK TO LISTEN: An exclusive interview with Life of Pi Oscar-nominee Ang Lee and the ultimate Zero Dark Thirty debate that asks the question: How good is this movie … really? Plus, is Oscar planning a Sean Connery surprise at the big show, and how relevant are the Golden Globes? Plus, the re-branding of VH1 and your chance to win a copy of Guns, Girls and Gambling on DVD and Blu-ray. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steve...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/15/13
Jan14

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/15/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Liam Neeson’s particular set of skills are back, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis star in a “true life inspirational story,” and Woody Allen stays in Europe for his latest comedy. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Interview: Marlon Wayans (A Haunted House)
Jan14

Interview: Marlon Wayans (A Haunted House)

Dennis Willis interviews funnyman Marlon Wayans about his supernatural parody A Haunted House. The original interview is also part of Flick Nation Radio, Episode...

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Dennis Willis talks Golden Globes and Oscars on Chicago’s WGN Radio – 1/13/13
Jan14

Dennis Willis talks Golden Globes and Oscars on Chicago’s WGN Radio – 1/13/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis guests on Chicago’s WGN Radio with Pete McMurray to talk Golden Globes and Oscar and what film will win Best Picture at the Oscars. CLICK TO...

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Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/11/13
Jan11

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/11/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the all-star shoot-em-up Gangster Squad, and the Marlon Wayans satire A Haunted House. Also, a peek at the major Oscar nominees still playing in theaters. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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Flick Nation Radio, Episode 48: Oscar Unchained
Jan10

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 48: Oscar Unchained

  CLICK TO LISTEN: An exclusive interview with A Haunted House funnyman Marlon Wayans, a complete rundown of the Oscar nominations, including the snubs and surprises; and a look ahead at anticipated titles Man of Steel and Star Trek Into Darkness. Also, find out what happens when a reporter tries to engage Samuel L. Jackson in a debate about the “N word,” and register to win a copy of the 1st season of NBC’s...

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Dennis Willis talks Oscars on KGO Radio – 1/10/13
Jan10

Dennis Willis talks Oscars on KGO Radio – 1/10/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis discusses the Oscar nomination winners and losers with Kim Foster on KGO Radio. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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2013 Fearless Oscar Nomination Predictions – THE RESULTS!
Jan10

2013 Fearless Oscar Nomination Predictions – THE RESULTS!

I wish I could say I did better, but taking a look at this list illuminates that the Academy is evolving. I’ve often said that one can predict the Oscars simply by looking at the Golden Globes and the Guild Awards, but the Oscars seem to stubbornly want to buck that trend. And in daring to be original, some stunners occurred. So here is the official list of nominees and the results of my predictions. BEST ACTOR Bradley Cooper,...

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2013 Fearless Oscar Nomination Predictions
Jan09

2013 Fearless Oscar Nomination Predictions

And away we go. I waited until the last possible second this year, mainly because I hadn’t seen everything – and still haven’t. But the great thing about the Oscars lately is that you don’t have to have seen everything to accurately predict them. Granted, 2012 was a stronger year than expected. But it doesn’t change the fact that once a film garners enough momentum to become one of the “anointed...

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Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/08/13
Jan07

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 1/08/13

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Tim Burton’s 3D stop-motion opus Frankenweenie, the unsettling real-life tale of Compliance, Jennifer Lawrence’s recent horror movie, and the 1st season of the Dallas reboot. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD...

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2013 Preview: Welcome to Flick Nation!
Jan06

2013 Preview: Welcome to Flick Nation!

CLICK TO LISTEN: In 2013, we invite you to go flick yourself! No, really! In this fast-paced preview, Dennis Willis and Steven Kirk explain why Flick Nation is the most exciting movie talk program on the planet, with a look at recent guests (Robert Zemeckis, William Friedkin, James Cameron, Lee Daniels) and upcoming shows (Marlon Wayans, Ang Lee, David Chase, Garrett Hedlund). Join us to win DVDs and Blu-rays, screening tickets, and...

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