Fast Five – or The Last Hurrah?

Mobile Move Minute 175 goes completely off the rails (see the movie and you’ll know what we mean) as we race to the finish with Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and hottie Jordana Brewster. Can you believe this thing has turned into a chick flick? The action is all guy town, but the women love that Vin. What am I missing here?

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Except for old ladies, this movie fits the bill, with 5 full-on bags of Oh-Vinnie popcorn (even from Cindy) for this non-stop-makes-no-sense action flick. See it, and rent the first, Fast and Furios. Bye, y’all. Eh?

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Source Code – or Sci Fi With A Chick Flick Ending. What?

Mobile Movie Minute 174 cracks the code as Jake Gyllenhall is ultimately seduced by hottie Michelle Monaghan and stays back in time. Or not. What? You’ll get it by the second time jump, but you won’t get the sappy chick flick ending. Vera Farmiga is featureless but effective, and Jake is somewhat convincing.

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3.4 bags of blow-the-train-up-again-and-again popcorn for this it-couldn’t-happen-here-could-it flick.

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The Lincoln Lawyer – or Studebaker, Anyone?

Mobile Movie Minute 173 cruises the streets in a Lincoln as the best business is always conducted from the back seat of a large car. True or what? Remember drive-in theatres? Wouldn’t a Lincoln have been perfect? Yep – but not so much this overly predictable piece of Grisham-like telling of Michael Connelly’s bestseller.

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Read the book or see the movie. Don’t do both. Btw, if you don’t read the book, you should know that the mom was attacked by someone in the film. Guess who? The answer is in the book – not the movie. Good cast, Matthew McConaughey is fun but Marisa Tomei looks old and Ryan Phillippe is not believable. William H. Macy (what’s the H. stand for anyway?) is terrific. 2.75 bags of where’s-Perry-Mason-when-we-need-him popcorn.

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Battle: LA – or WTF?

Mobile Movie 172 finds Staff Sergeant Aaron Eckhart seemingly winning the war in LA all by himself. Well, almost. He has a band of marine roustabouts that need him to survive, but that’s it. And guts. He has a lot of guts. He’s likely the bravest marine ever to grace the silver screen. John Wayne? We don’t think so.

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2.8 bags of very-heavy-alien-metal for this wait for the video game flick. I shouldn’t be so harsh – we do get a good glimpse of yucky alien innards. And Michelle Rodriguez. Who else?

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Bad Teacher Trailer

Talk about Hot for Teacher – Cameron Diaz plays the ultimate slacker in this high school comedy. A teacher that drinks, gets high and is on a mission to get a free ride through life by landing the rich substitute (played by former boyfriend Justin Timberlake).

With Jason Segal (Forgetting Sara Marshal), Phyllis Smith (The Office) and Lucy Punch (Dinner for Schmucks) supporting this one – I think we might have a candidate for summer comedy gold.

In theaters June 24th.

Unknown – Or If Only It Had Stayed That Way!

Mobile Movie Minute 171 finds Liam Neeson lost on the streets of Berlin. Well, his memory is lost, sort of, but not his driving skills. That guy is a badass Bullitt. If you don’t get the reference, rent Bullitt with Steve McQueen. Best car chase scene ever. Bar none. In fact, here it is:  http://bit.ly/h4awBA . Liam, on the other hand, and his band of cronies, are Mission Impossible gone bad.

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But you won’t find that out until well into the movie, and long after you question his driving abilities. 2.8 bags of who-am-I-really popcorn for this wannabe action flick that fails on many levels.

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Fresh Details On Mortal Kombat Movie

MORTAL COMBAT!

Warner Premiere today announced initial casting for their upcoming live-action digital new media series “Mortal Kombat” which is based on the iconic gaming franchise.

Confirmed cast includes:

  • Jeri Ryan, (“Star Trek: Voyager”) will be back as “Lieutenant Sonya Blade”
  • Michael Jai White (“The Dark Knight”) as “Major Jackson ‘Jax’ Briggs”
  • Darren Shahlavi (“300”) as Kano.”

Other Fan Favourites that will be coming back to the big screen include Scorpion and Sub-Zero, and fans are promised a deeper look into the past of their respective ninja clans.

Shooting for “Mortal Kombat” is currently underway in Vancouver. Live in the Area and got pics of the sets? We would love to see them!

Additionally, a new “Mortal Kombat” video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. will be available April 19, 2011 on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. We will be covering these developments over on our sister site Feed Your Console.

The Company Men – or Somebody Please Give Ben Affleck Another Job



Mobile Movie Minute 170 hits its four year anniversary, but unfortunately hits it at another crappy flick. Rental only for Ben Affleck (who needs to get a life), Tommy Lee Jones, Chris Cooper and Kevin Costner. Now, those guys can act. Ben, listen up and take a few lessons from the pros.

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3.0 bags of see-it-on-TV popcorn for this tale of layoffs, firings and let’s-blame-the-banks-and-CEOs-for-the-mess flick. Trivial and humdrum.

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Barney’s Version – or Finally, A Serious Movie


Mobile Movie Minute 169 looks deep into the soul of a tortured man.  Why look so deep and why is he tortured?  I dunno, and you can’t ask Mordecai Richler – but he is tormented – and it’s highly entertaining. And the movie even features Dustin Hoffman in (finally) a believable role. This is one good flick, so I don’t expect it to appeal to many of our regular listeners.  No really, the worse the movie, the higher our downloads. Go figure!

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4.2 bags of  they-almost-bought-all the-Golden-Globes-but-The-Social-Network-beat-them-to-it popcorn.  See this film.

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1st Images of Spider-Man

The wait is finally over – the 1st official images of Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker has been released. I think the costume looks pretty cool but I want to see the whole thing. What says you?