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Movie Review: “The Cursed”

Will the new gothic horror, “The Cursed” send chills down your spine?  Find out how scary the film actually is in my ICTN review. I also share a preview of the new Channing Tatum buddy comedy, “Dog”.

“The Cursed” and “Dog” open in theaters February 18, 2022.


Interview: “Foxcatcher” Director Bennett Miller Discusses Pressures And Friendships

I sat down with  Academy Award nominee Bennett Miller (Director) for his latest film, “Foxcatcher.” We discussed the pressure of not wanting to let someone down, the definition of a “real” friend, and more! FOXCATCHER opens Wednesday, November 26 at Cinemark West and Angelika Dallas.


20th Century FOX presents an All-Star Panel at Comic-Con 2014!

The line-up for the Twentieth Century FOX films at Comic-Con brought out some of the biggest stars in Hollywood this past weekend.  And I must say, all five films discussed at this year’s conference are soon-to-be box office hits that you won’t want to miss!

The Maze Runner

Director Wes Ball, Writer James Dashner, Stars- Will Poulter, Kaya Scodelario, Dylan O’ Brien

When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D.  Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.  Based upon the best-selling novel by James Dashner.

Release: September 19, 2014

Book of Life

Christina Applegate, Writer/Director Jorge Gutierrez, Producer Guillermo del Toro, Ron Perlman, Channing Tatum

THE BOOK OF LIFE, a vibrant fantasy-adventure, tells the legend of Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mythical and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.

Release: October 17, 2014

Hitman: Agent 47

Stars Hannah Ware & Zachary Quinto

Based on the top-selling, award-winning videogame franchise, “Agent 47” is an all-new motion picture about an elite and genetically engineered assassin, known only by the last two digits – 47 – of a barcode tattooed on the back of his neck.  His latest target is a young woman on the run from powerful and clandestine forces.  The mission brings startling revelations about the lethal agent and his prey, hurtling them on a collision course with their pasts.  And this time, his number may be up.

Release: February 27, 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Stars Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Taron Egerton, Sophie Cookson, Sofia Boutella, and Co-Creators Dave Gibbons & Mark Miller

Based upon the acclaimed comic book and directed by Matthew Vaughn (Kick Ass, X-Men First Class), Kingsman: The Secret Service tells the story of a super-secret spy organization that recruits an unrefined but promising street kid into the agency’s ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.

Release: October 24, 2014

Let’s Be Cops

Stars Keegan Michael-Key, Nina Dobrev, Damon Wayans Jr., Rob Riggle

It’s the ultimate buddy cop movie except for one thing: they’re not cops.  When two struggling pals dress as police officers for a costume party, they become neighborhood sensations.  But when these newly-minted “heroes” get tangled in a real life web of mobsters and dirty detectives, they must put their fake badges on the line.

Release: August 13, 2014


Movie Review: White House Down

The White House is under attack!  And it’s nice to see the president himself actually fight back.

I’m sure a lot of you are wondering if this film is just some cheesy action flick that gives Channing Tatum another reason to be shirtless.  That’s what I thought.  Surprisingly enough Channing Tatum doesn’t take his shirt off once!  Sorry ladies…But I’ll tell you what he does do, he kicks ass!  And unlike most films that are about taking down the president, so does the Commander-in-Chief.  This is what makes White House Down a heart-pounding thrill to watch!

John Cale (Tatum) brings his political obsessed daughter, Emily (Joey King), along with him to a job interview at the White House.  After blowing his interview and lying to his daughter about it, they decide to tag along one of the tours. While on the tour, a bomb goes off.  Like the film says “it’s a sh** show!”  At this point in the film, I’m hooked.  I don’t know how it happened, but even throughout the predictable plot lines, I was taking deep breaths as each scene went by.

There are still some surprises and twists in this film.  But the biggest surprise is how much fun it is watching Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum partner up to fight the bad guys.  The best part of this movie was the fact that the president didn’t act like some damsel in distress.   Usually when a movie has a fictional president, they are hardly a character and have minimal dialogue.  I should have known with Jamie Foxx as president that would not be the case, thank goodness!  As if I was worried Jamie Foxx could do wrong in this film.  I was a little unsure of Channing Tatum, but it was nice to see the new dad in a father figure role.

But if we’re talking scene-stealers, that title belongs to the back talking, brave young Emily.  She is played by Joey King.  Who would have known that while watching her 2010 comedy, Ramona and Beezus, she would become such an evolved actress.  She recently appeared in films like, Oz the Great and Powerful and The Dark Knight Rises.  This girl has some real acting chops, and I would keep an eye out on her from now on.

Never thought White House Down would be on my summer must see list.  But, I haven’t felt that kind of excitement in a movie since the airport scene in Argo.

White House Down hits theaters everywhere today. It’s worth it, go watch!

White House Down – Official Trailer #3 (HD)