• Movies/Entertainment,  Reviews

    G-S-T Review…At Middleton

    College films come in all makes and models; some are crafted for teens preparing to head off on their first jaunt into higher learning, some exist to indulge in the stereotypes and tropes of the college experience, and others still try to bridge that gap between highbrow and lowbrow by meshing frat comedy with coming of age narrative. At Middleton does none of these things. Unlike Animal House, Old School, Van Wilder, and the countless other films that mimic them (and which they mimic themselves), Adam Rodgers’ story isn’t about kids going to college as much as it is about their parents taking them there. Which is to say that At Middleton is about the…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Trailers

    Sweet Trailer…'Rio 2'

    Blu Sky Studios has made strong strides in the last decade ever since their debut with Ice Age in 2002. Proving that they can run with the big dogs like Pixar and DreamWorks they are following up their ornithologically-themed hit film from 2011 with an equally colorful looking sequel. In RIO 2, Blu, Jewel and their three kids living the perfect domesticated life in the magical city that is Rio de Janeiro. When Jewel decides the kids need to learn to live like real birds, she insists the family venture into the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in with his new neighbors, he worries he may lose Jewel and the…

  • The CineMagic 8-Ball

    “The CineMagic 8-Ball” – In Theaters 01/04/13

    When so many movies are released each week and trailers often seem better than the movie itself, what should one do? In this precarious situation, we consult the The CineMagic 8-Ball (TM) to help us see through the nebulous marketing haze. Doing so just might save us all a disheartening trip to the cinema and spare us the cost of ridiculous concession stand prices. See what the 8-Ball says about this week’s releases… ——————————————————————————————————————————————- A DARK TRUTH A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company’s cover-up of a massacre in a South American village. When he arrives, he…