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Mark Burger - Movie Reviews from WKRR

Mark Burger, 2 Guys Named Chris' Film Critic, brings you the latest on newly released moveis in theaters and on DVD.
by Lauren McCombs posted Nov 14 2014 9:08AM
Interstellar (3 Stars) - A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to find a potentially habitable planet that will sustain humanity.

Big Hero 6 (3 Stars) - The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Laggies (3 Stars) - In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.


DVD Pick Of The Week

Attack (3 1/2 Stars) - During the closing days of WWII, a National Guard Infantry Company is assigned the task of setting up artillery observation posts in a strategic area.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/11/12/?article=2377369
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/11/12/?article=2377391
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by Lauren McCombs posted Nov 11 2014 7:09AM
Nightcrawler (3 Stars) - When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Before I Go To Sleep (2 1/2 Stars) - A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Moneychangers (3 Stars) -
This is the story of the happenings at a major bank. The first of which is that the bank's president announces that he is dying and that with no heir to take his place, he informs the bank's officers that he is letting them choose a successor.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2014/11/05/?article=2372450&output=html
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2014/11/05/?article=2372401&output=html
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by Lauren McCombs posted Nov 4 2014 10:22AM
St. Vincent (3 Stars) - A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.

Listen Up Philip (2 Stars) - Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to promoting the novel. When Philip's idol Ike Zimmerman offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject: himself.

Revenge Of The Green Dragons (2 Stars) - Two best friends rise through the ranks of New York's Chinese underworld in the 1980s.

Last Days Of Vietnam (3 Stars) - During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront the same moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate U.S. citizens only--or to risk treason and save the lives of as many South Vietnamese citizens as they can.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Legend Of Lizzie Borden (3 Stars) -
A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/10/29/?article=2367185
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/10/29/?article=2367195
by Lauren McCombs posted Oct 28 2014 8:50AM
Fury (3 Stars) - April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.

Evolution Of A Criminal (3 Stars) - Tens years after robbing a Bank of America, filmmaker Darius Monroe returns home to examine how his actions affected the lives of family, friends...and victims.



DVD Pick Of The Week

The Manipulator (3 Stars) -
An insane Hollywood makeup man kidnaps a woman, keeps her prisoner in his warehouse full of props.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/10/22/?article=2361651
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/10/22/?article=2361660
 
by Lauren McCombs posted Oct 21 2014 7:15AM
Best Of Me (1 1/1 Stars) - A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.

The Judge (2 Stars)  - Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.

The Two Faces Of January (2 Stars) - A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Innocents (4 Stars) -
A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/10/15/?article=2356005
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2014/10/15/?article=2356023
 
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