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Arts and Culture Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 1 year ago

Popcorn Bob's Movie Magic

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by: Popcorn Bob

Popcorn Key
One Popcorn: Flop
Two Popcorns: Wait till it’s on video
Three Popcorns: Go see it
Four Popcorns: Standing ovation

 

"Gimme Shelter"
Four Popcorns

Genres: Drama
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, James Earl Jones, Rosario Dawson, Brendan Fraser, Ann Dowd. Stephanie Szostak
Director: Ron Krauss
Rating: PG-13

Comment: Two words: powerful and real. A story of hope based on a true story of a young single mother snatching victory out of the jaws of defeat. The critics panned it but every family with teenage kids should see this. Vanessa Hudgens is an outstanding young actress.


"I, Frankenstein 3D"
Two Popcorns

Genres: 3-D, Sci-Fi, Action/Adventure
Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Miranda Otto
Director: Stuart Beattie
Rating: PG-13

Comment: Why can't Hollywood just leave the great original Frankenstein alone?! This one is a monument to computer animation creatives.


"The Invisible Woman"
Three Popcorns

Genres: Drama, Romance
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Hollander
Director: Ralph Fiennes
Rating: R

Comment: A captivating story of Charles Dickens' secret life beautifully portrayed. A class act motion picture.
 

"Mitt" (A Netflix Original)
Four Popcorns


Genres: Documentary
Cast: Mitt Romney, Romney Family
Director: Greg Whiteley
Rating: PG

Comment: An extraordinarily human and candid look behind the scenes of the Mitt Romney's 2008 and 2012 election campaigns. The focus is the impact on the Governor and his family as they went through the demanding process. Well directed and edited.

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