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TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION: Honor to the End

Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) – Directed by Michael Bay – Starring Peter Cullen, Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer, Titus Welliver, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor, Sophia Myles, Li Bingbing, T.J. Miller, John Goodman, John DiMaggio, Ken Watanabe, Reno Wilson, Mark Ryan, and Frank Welker. I have a saying that I like to use when…

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THE MONUMENTS MEN: Ain’t There Supposed to Be a Parade?

The Monuments Men (2014) – Directed by George Clooney – Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Hugh Bonneville, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Dimitri Leonidas, and Grant Heslov. SPOILERS — SPOILERS — SPOILERS — SPOILERS When the first MONUMENTS MEN trailers arrived, the film’s comedic elements were front and center, but…

PARANORMAN: I Wish I Understood You

ParaNorman (2012) – Directed by Sam Fell and Chris Butler – Starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Elaine Stritch, Bernard Hill, Jodelle Micah Ferland, John Goodman, and Tempestt Bledsoe. PARANORMAN is a ridiculously dumb title, but that’s the only thing this movie does poorly. PARANORMAN is…

ARGO: This is the Best Bad Idea We’ve Got

Argo (2012) – Directed by Ben Affleck – Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Clea DuVall, Kyle Chandler, Tate Donovan, Michael Parks, Richard Kind, Titus Welliver, Rory Cochrane, Bob Gunton, Zeljko Ivanek, Philip Baker Hall, and Adrienne Barbeau. Why is it ARGO gets Oscar talk yet The Avengers doesn’t? I’m…

FROSTY RETURNS: But You’ll Wish He Hadn’t

Frosty Returns (1992) – Directed by Bill Melendez – Starring Jonathan Winters, John Goodman, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Patrick Carter, Brian Doyle-Murray, Andrea Martin, and Jan Hooks. FROSTY RETURNS contains one great character in Holly, a little girl from Beansboro who befriends a newly rejuvenated Frosty the Snowman, but the rest of this special is pretty…