June 29, 2015
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by Lauren McCombs posted Jun 29 2015 7:00AM
Inside Out (3 1/2 Stars) - After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house and school.

The Wolfpack (3 Stars) - Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed, 'The Wolfpack,'


DVD Pick Of The Week

The Pope Of Greenwich Village (3 Stars) -


Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/24/?page=28
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/24/?article=2542259
 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Jun 25 2015 9:40AM
Jurassic World (2 1/2 Stars) - Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond. After 10 years of operation and visitor rates declining, in order to fulfill a corporate mandate, a new attraction is created to re-spark visitors' interest, which backfires horribly.

Results (2 Stars) - Two mismatched personal trainers' lives are upended by the actions of a new, wealthy client.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Vincent & Theo (3 Stars) -
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.



Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/17/?article=2537642
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/17/?article=2537610
 
by Lauren McCombs posted Jun 12 2015 10:00AM
Entourage (2 Stars) - Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back - and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold on a risky project that will serve as Vince's directorial debut.

Spy (2 1/2 Stars) - A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.

The Seven Five (4 Stars) - Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn.



DVD Pick Of The Week

March Or Die (2 Stars) -
Foreign Legion Major Foster (Hackman), an American haunted by his memories of the recently-ended Great War, is assigned to protect a group of archaeologists at their dig.



Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/10/?article=2532972
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/10/?article=2532965




 
by Lauren McCombs posted Jun 5 2015 10:00AM
San Andreas (1 1/2 Stars) - In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey across the state in order to rescue his daughter.

Aloha (3 Stars) - A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him.



DVD Pick Of The Week

God Told Me To (3 Stars) -
A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to.



Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/03/?article=2527927
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/06/03/?article=2527911
 
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Location : California
by Lauren McCombs posted May 29 2015 10:00AM
Poltergeist (2 1/2 Stars) - A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive.

The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out A Window And Disappeared (3 1/2 Stars) - After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Mad Max (3 Stars) -
In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.


Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/05/27/?article=2522609
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/05/27/?article=2522614
 
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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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