Archive for January, 2013

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 2/01/13

Posted by flicknation on January - 31 - 2013

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 AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 51: Heir to the Empire

Posted by flicknation on January - 31 - 2013

  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  [ Read More ]

Bullet to the Head (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 30 - 2013

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  [ Read More ]

Categories: Review, REVIEW-B

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

Posted by flicknation on January - 28 - 2013

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.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

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

Posted by flicknation on January - 25 - 2013

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

Categories: KGO, Press

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/25/13

Posted by flicknation on January - 24 - 2013

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 AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 50: Not Fade Away

Posted by flicknation on January - 24 - 2013

  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  [ Read More ]

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

Posted by flicknation on January - 21 - 2013

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 AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/18/13

Posted by flicknation on January - 18 - 2013

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 AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 49: Zero Dork Thirty

Posted by flicknation on January - 16 - 2013

  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  [ Read More ]

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

Posted by flicknation on January - 14 - 2013

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 AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide, KGO, Podcast

Interview: Marlon Wayans (A Haunted House)

Posted by flicknation on January - 14 - 2013

Dennis Willis interviews funnyman Marlon Wayans about his supernatural parody A Haunted House. The original interview is also part of Flick Nation Radio, Episode 48.

Categories: Podcast

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 DOWNLOAD

Categories: Radio, WGN

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 1/11/13

Posted by flicknation on January - 11 - 2013

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 AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies, KGO, Podcast

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 48: Oscar Unchained

Posted by flicknation on January - 10 - 2013

  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  [ Read More ]