Tag: Charlize Theron

Review: ‘Atomic Blonde’ Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Sofia Boutella

Posted: July 28, 2017 at 8:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

I’m not exactly sure why, but for whatever reason the 1980s are enjoying a strong renaissance. Wherever you look, the influence of the neon decade has hovered over media, be it in TV shows (“Stranger Things,” the “Lethal Weapon” series), movie reboots (Ghostbusters, Blade Runner), hell, even some video games (Far Cry: Blood Dragon) have […]

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Review: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Starring Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron

Posted: April 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm   /   Movie Reviews

What started as a movie about drag racing, the “Fast and Furious” franchise has morphed into an over-the-top action romp with just enough heart to keep audiences coming out in droves. Make no mistake, “Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment in the franchise, will not be its last. Two more sequels are expected by […]

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178: ‘Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Starring Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt

Posted: April 29, 2016 at 12:26 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

It’s the prequel/sequel no one demanded – The Huntsman: Winter’s War. Chris Hemsworth is back, Kristen Stewart is not. On paper that seems like good news. But films aren’t on paper, are they? Also, we teach Joe the difference between Noah and Moses, Tom and Dan regale us with tales of scamming video arcades, and […]

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177: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Box Office Report (4/22 – 4/24)

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:34 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

We’re joined this week by Michael Haffner, film critic for Alive Magazine and We Are Movie Geeks. Many important things are learned this week, such as: how movies get their subtitles, why Disney’s Magic Bands are a little bit creepy, and Tom explains how oldies radio works. It’s Reel Spoilers 177: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ […]

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94: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

Posted: May 21, 2015 at 11:55 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

If Sid from Toy Story grew up to be John Ford and then filmed a Smokey & The Bandit reboot at Burning Man it might look like Mad Max: Fury Road. Or maybe it was a fever dream. Hard to say but either way director George Miller has turned in what is arguably the most […]

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Film Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

Posted: May 15, 2015 at 12:52 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Even if you haven’t seen any of the Mad Max films, there’s still a good chance you’ve watched or heard something that the series had a direct effect on. Filmmakers like James Cameron, Guillermo del Toro, and David Fincher cite the series’ impact on their works. Rap artists such as Tupac and Snoop Dogg referenced the films […]

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‏MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Opens May 15! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: May 4, 2015 at 1:22 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with a group fleeing across the Wasteland in a War Rig driven by an elite Imperator, Furiosa. They […]

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Film Review: ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’ Starring Seth McFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson

Posted: May 30, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

It wasn’t until I was a freshman at Truman State back in fall of 2002 (holy crap, it’s been a while) that my buddy Aric introduced me to one of his favorite shows called “Family Guy.” I’d never seen it before, but after watching my first episode (“Wasted Talent”), I was hooked. The brainchild of […]

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Movie Review: ‘Prometheus’ Starring Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace, Guy Pearce

Posted: June 8, 2012 at 8:43 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

It has been 33 years since Ridley Scott directed Alien, and it’s about time that the director returned home to a genre he knows so well.  Luckily for us, special effects and technology have come a long way since then, and Scott was given the resources needed to make an incredible looking film.  Michael Fassbender […]

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Snow White Makes More Than Expected As It Takes The Top Spot At The Box Office

Posted: June 3, 2012 at 5:14 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

1.) Snow White and the Huntsman…..$56,255,00 2.) MIB 3……$29,300,000 3.) The Avengers…..$20,273,000 4.) Battleship…..$4,810,000 5.) The Dictator…..$4,725,000 I think everyone would have predicted “Snow White and the Huntsman” to take the top spot this weekend, but it made quite a bit more than was anticipated.  The studio was predicting around $40 million opening weekend.  Universal […]

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