Archive for March, 2013

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 3/29/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 28 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the action sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation, and the charming comedy Starbuck; also Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor and The Host. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 3/26/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 25 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, featuring Daniel Day-Lewis’ Oscar-winning performance as our 16th president, Killing Them Softly with Brad Pitt and James Gandolfini, and the comedy Parental Guidance, with Billy Crystal and Bette Midler. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 3/22/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 21 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the controversial dark comedy Spring Breakers, the “unfilmable” adaptation of the Jack Kerouac classic novel On the Road with Garrett Hedlund and Kristen Stewart, the Tina Fey comedy Admission, and the action thriller Olympus Has Fallen. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 3/19/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 19 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: The Oscar-winning musical Les Miserables, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey makes a billion dollar splash, Zero Dark Thirty tries to outrun controversy, and This is 40, with Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide

SPRING BREAKERS (Review)

Posted by flicknation on March - 15 - 2013

SPRING BREAKERS (3/15/13; Satire, Comedy, Drama) James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine SCR/DIR: Harmony Korine MPAA: R for strong sexual content, language, nudity, drug use, and violence throughout 1 hour 33 mins (A24, Annapurna Pictures) The most fascinating thing about Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers is how people react to it. Audiences  [ Read More ]

Categories: REVIEW-S

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 3/15/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 14 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews the Steve Carell-Jim Carrey magician comedy The Great Burt Wonderstone, the Halle Berry thriller The Call, the sci-fi romance Upside Down, and the Snoop Dogg (Snoop Lion) documentary Reincarnated. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Flick Nation: Home Media Guide – 3/12/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 11 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: This week on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD: Ang Lee’s Life of Pi and Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away make their 3D Blu-ray premieres. Plus, Dave Grohl’s amazing music documentary Sound City. Hosted by Dennis Willis. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: Home Media Guide

FREE SCREENING: GREEDY LYING BASTARDS

Posted by flicknation on March - 8 - 2013

ONE EARTH PRODUCTIONS, LAMBERT RELEASING and FLICK NATION are proud to present FIVE PAIRS OF TICKETS to ANY SCREENING of GREEDY LYING BASTARDS, a provocative documentary that investigates the stalled efforts to tackle climate change. SCREENINGS ARE HELD AT THE GRAND LAKE THEATER, in Oakland, California. RSVP VIA EMAIL HERE. Your name (plus one) will  [ Read More ]

Categories: Event

Flick Nation: At the Movies – 3/08/13

Posted by flicknation on March - 7 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: Dennis Willis reviews Disney’s big-budget prequel OZ: The Great and Powerful, the WWII-era thriller Emperor, with Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox, and the thriller Dead Man Down. Plus, free passes to the documentary Greedy Lying Bastards. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Categories: At the Movies, KGO

Flick Nation Radio, Episode 54: Live and Let Die Hard

Posted by flicknation on March - 6 - 2013

CLICK TO LISTEN: 007 loses his director, Jason Bourne loses his keys and John McClane loses his way. A look at the state of Hollywood’s major action franchises, and how to fix what’s broken. Plus, DC Comics’ Marvel-ous plan; and the splashy premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful. Hosted by Dennis Willis, with Steven  [ Read More ]