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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 May 27 2015 8:07AM
Mad Max: Fury Road (3 1/2 Stars) - In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland.

Good Kill (2 Stars) - A family man begins to question the ethics of his job as a drone pilot.

I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (3 Stars) - Caroll Spinney has been Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969; at 78-years-old, he has no intention of stopping.


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Package (2 1/2 Stars) -
A courier for a local crime lord must deliver a mysterious package while being chased by a horde of unusual gangsters.


Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/05/20/?article=2516604
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/05/20/?article=2516583
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by Lauren McCombs posted May 18 2015 6:32AM
Hot Pursuit (1 1/2 Stars) - An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.

Misery Loves Comedy (2 1/2 Stars) - Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?


DVD Pick Of The Week

Convoy (2 1/2 Stars) -
Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.
by Lauren McCombs posted May 8 2015 11:11AM
Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2 Stars) - When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans.

The D Train (3 Stars) - The head of a high school reunion committee travels to Los Angeles to track down the most popular guy from his graduating class and convince him to go to the reunion.




DVD Pick Of The Week

John Doe: Vigilante (2 1/2 Stars) -
An ordinary man fights violence the only way he knows how - by killing one criminal at a time. Hero or villain? Justice or vengeance? You decide.

by Lauren McCombs posted May 1 2015 10:32AM

Clouds Of Sils Maria (3 1/2 Stars) - A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a revival of the play that launched her career 20 years earlier.

The Wrecking Crew - (2 Stars) - A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew", a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys and Bing Crosby.

5 To 7 (2 Stars) - An aspiring novelist enters into a relationship with a woman, though there's just one catch: She's married, and the couple can only meet between the hours of 5 and 7 each evening.


DVD Pick Of The Week

Escape From New York (3 Stars) -
In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/04/29/?article=2501134
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/04/29/?article=2501118

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by Lauren McCombs posted Apr 24 2015 5:53AM
Unfriended (2 1/2 Stars) - A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.


DVD Pick Of The Week

Odd Man Out (3 Stars) -
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


Links To Reviews

DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/04/22/?article=2495157
 
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