The Beach Bum is surface level and shallow every step of the way; a halfhearted attempt that exists uneasily between two worlds.
The 1980s set gangster flick White Boy Rick gets off to a fast paced, but rocky start before eventually settling into a predictable, but more assured groove.
A harmless, well meaning, toe tapping animated romp, Sing isn’t a new family movie classic by any stretch of the imagination, but it will do fine for both kids and adults in a pinch.
The stop motion animated adventure Kubo and the Two Strings might not be the best offering from the perpetually underrated Laika animation studios, but it still boasts more stunning visuals and wild imagination than most any other high concept adventure this summer.
New on DVD and Blu-ray this week: Johnny Depp gets animated for the hilarious comedy, Rango; Matthew McConaughey stars in the thriller, The Lincoln Lawyer; and prepare for the creepy horror film, Insidious.
Opening this weekend in theatres: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost star in the sci-fi comedy, Paul; Bradley Cooper unleashes the power of his mind in Limitless; and Matthew McConaughey plays cat and mouse against his own client in The Lincoln Lawyer.
Coming out this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Matthew McConaughey plays a monumental jerk forced to change his ways in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, and Seth Rogen stars as a security guard looking for a future in Observe and Report. Plus, a look at the dramedy Lymelife, and Shaun of the Dead arrives on Blu-ray.
Bad puns aside, I had a chance to chat with Mike Nabuurs this morning about X-Men Origins: Wolverine on Hamilton’s Talk 820. Normally I’m on the show Thursdays to chat about entertainment, but their charity drive was yesterday, so we cut it down to a quick review of the film for this week.
Opening in theatres, Hugh Jackman reprises his role as the mutant Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, and Matthew McConaughey stars in the romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.