May 28, 2015
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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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Location : Belfast
by Lauren McCombs posted Apr 10 2015 9:22AM
Furious 7(1 1/2 Stars) - Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Best Seller (3 1/2) -
Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/04/08/?article=2485724&output=html
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/04/08/?article=2485732&output=html

 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Apr 6 2015 7:43AM
Get Hard (1 1/2 Stars) - When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (3 Stars) - A jaded Japanese woman discovers a hidden copy of Fargo (1996) on VHS, believing it to be a treasure map indicating the location of a large case of money.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Without A Clue (3 Stars) - A drunken Sherlock Holmes is really just a cover for the real detective - Dr Watson.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/04/01/?page=28
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/04/01/?article=2481335


 
by Lauren McCombs posted Mar 30 2015 6:28AM
The Gunman (2 Stars) - A sniper on a mercenary assassination team, kills the minister of mines of the Congo. Terrier's successful kill shot forces him into hiding. Returning to the Congo years later, he becomes the target of a hit squad himself.

Serena (2 Stars) - In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton's timber empire becomes complicated when he marries Serena.

The Duke Of Burgundy (2 Stars) - A woman who studies butterflies and moths tests the limits of her relationship with her lover.



DVD Pick Of The Week

The Sure Thing (3 Stars) -
A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...



Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/03/25/?page=34
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/03/25/?page=34


 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Mar 20 2015 12:00PM
Cinderella (3 Stars) - When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Leviathan (2 1/2 Stars) - In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Late Phases (3 Stars) -
A wounded war vet moves to a place where people are dying from mysterious circumstances.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/03/18/#?article=2470070
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/03/18/#?article=2470061

 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Mar 13 2015 9:59AM
Chappie (2 Stars) - In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

Ballet 422 (2 Stars) - From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer Justin Peck crafts a new work.

The Salvation (3 Stars) - In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Bombshell Bloodbath (2 1/2 Stars) - A mad scientist tries to bring his wife back to life and things go terribly wrong.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/03/11/?article=2465270
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/03/11/?article=2465244
 
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People : Justin Peck
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