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January 7, 2013 No comments exist

Here is a best of 2012 list from friend of the show Francis Sky.  So read, enjoy, and leave some feedback because after all these lists are not supposed to end the conversations, but meant to start them. Now on to the list:

MOVIES

 

 

 

 

1. Avengers– This was probably the most fun I had at the movies in a while.  Marvel managed to put some of its top characters in the same movie without over saturating the content.  Director Joss Whedon managed to make a comic film that both does not insult old fans and does not punish the new ones.  All the characters were given equal time to shine and the final battle in New York was a wonder to behold in 3D.

 

 

 

 

2. Frankenweenie– Frankenweenie felt like a return to form for Tim Burton.  Combining elements of classic horror with a morbid sense of humor, the film felt like something in the vein of earlier works like Beetlejuice.  The emotional buttons were also pushed, because who can’t sympathize with losing a pet?  Unfortunate timing (coming after Paranorman and Hotel Transylvania) really hurt its box office, but hopefully it can find a bigger audience on DVD/Blu-ray.

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October 20, 2012 1 comment

I’m sure all of you in our SSWL family know that we are friends of Director Ryan O’ Leary. Well, we were lucky enough to score an exclusive photo from his upcoming feature film The Backseat. The movie stars Chris Bellant, Allyson Reilly, Craig Kelly, Costas Nicholas, and Lori Hamilton as Mrs. Offerman.

Synopsis:

“High school social outcasts Roy Offerman and Larry DiMarco struggle to find a drummer for their new punk rock band, Witness My Jehovah. As Roy will learn, sometimes finding the answer to one problem only brings about a host of others. Immediately after finding a drummer, Roy is plagued by a raging case of hemorrhoids.”

To see more stills and get updates on the movie, ‘Like’ their Facebook Page. The more likes it gets, Ryan will randomly put out more stills.

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August 23, 2012 No comments exist

Burn Notice

 Well, its that time again for all the burn notice fans to sit and wait for the winter season to start. I do not like the fact that USA splits on season into two mini season. Anyway, I digress from that. This year’s summer season has been a power packed season. (Spoiler Alert) You should have already seen some of the episodes, but the loss of Nate has a big impact on the group. The fact that Michael’s mom isn’t speaking to him, really changes his focus on the jobs. Its great to see another layer of Michael Weston, we see his softer side and not the typical clam and collected Michael Westen.

The capture and death of Anson was one of the peaks of this summer season, but the highlight of this season was the death of Nate. This was a big surprise in the season. As talked about on TV’s Now on, Rick and I talked how it would have been a bigger surprise if one of the main characters where to die. Some one like Michael’s mother or Fi.

Also the fact that CIA agent Pearce was transferred to Mumbai for helping Michael in search of finding Nate’s killer. Hopefully she will make an appearance in the following seasons of burn notice.

I’m sad to see the summer season ending and I can’t wait for the winter season to start. I wonder how this season is going to end? What new twists will the new season have? Watch the summer season finale tonight  on the USA network at 9 ET/PT.

 

July 17, 2012 2 comments

 

You have to admit that you’ve always wanted to go time traveling. Whether you are taking a DeLorean, the TARDIS or H.G. Wells’ machine, we have all dreamed of going back in time. In reality we know it’s not possible (yet). But what if you came across an ad that said “WANTED: Someone to go back in time with me. This is not a joke. You’ll be paid after we get back. Must bring your own weapons. I have only done this once before. SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED.” This was an actual ad that I first heard about on the internet show Diggnation and now it has turned into a movie by FilmDistrict.

The movie is about three people who work at a magazine that come across the ad and decide to find out who this person is and what he is all about by answering the ad. The movie stars Aubrey Plaza (Scott Pilgrim), Jake M. Johnson (New Girl), Karan Soni, and Mark Duplass (Jeff Who Lives at Home). It was directed by Colin Trevorrow, written by Derek Connolly, and produced by the same people who did Little Miss Sunshine.

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