Good, but not Great | Review of ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip’

By Cynthia Ayala

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Trip starring Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney & Jason Lee 20th Century Fox

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother

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Not bad, but not great either. I’m a person who loves the chipmunks. I think they are adorable and have a lot of heart and humor to them. This film was no exception to that but the story did feel forced, and most of that was tied to the character Miles, played by Josh Green.
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A Remarkable Piece of History That Shines | Review of ‘Bridge of Spies’

By Cynthia Ayala

'Bridge of Spies' starring Tom Hanks
‘Bridge of Spies’ starring Tom Hanks

During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers’ only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks), recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man’s freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

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Chronicle Screenwriter Sets The Record Straight On The Sequel

By: Eric Eisenberg It’s been a few months since we last heard an update about the progress of Chronicle 2, and at that time there was little more than bad news. While the news didn’t come from an official source, just screenwriter Max Landis‘ dad John Landis, the story was more than a little disheartening, with the elder Landis saying that the script for the sequel was having … Continue reading Chronicle Screenwriter Sets The Record Straight On The Sequel

Bryan Singer Says Mark Millar Isn’t Working On New X-Men

By:  Sean O’Connell Because Mark Millar had been hired as a creative consultant for, comic-book properties at 20th Century Fox, one would assume that the things he has said about X-Men: Days of Future Past were coming from a point of insider information, and that he and Future Past director Bryan Singer have met, discussed the franchise, and shared ideas. Not the case. Singer spoke with the Web site Bleeding Cool about … Continue reading Bryan Singer Says Mark Millar Isn’t Working On New X-Men

Damon Wayans Jr And Jake Johnson To Front Comedy Caper Let’s Be Cops

By:  Kristy Puchko The buddy cop comedy is a tried and true formula where you pair two polar opposites as partners then watch the sparks fly as they save the day and explode at each other. (Riggs!) But the newly greenlit comedy Let’s Be Cops offers a new twist on this time-tested narrative, providing two best-bud protagonists who aren’t actually policemen. They are just pretending to be cops … Continue reading Damon Wayans Jr And Jake Johnson To Front Comedy Caper Let’s Be Cops

Iron Man, Despicable Me producers behind Angry Birds movie

By: Eddie Makuch The Angry Birds movie will hit theaters during summer 2016, Rovio Entertainment announced today. Iron Man producer David Maisel is attached as executive producer, with Despicable Me producer John Cohen also on board in a producing role for the untitled 3D CGI film. The Angry Birds film will be produced and financed entirely by Rovio Entertainment with no help from an outside … Continue reading Iron Man, Despicable Me producers behind Angry Birds movie

The Wolverine Will Film In Japan, After All

Diehard Wolverine fans lost their fool minds when news broke recently that the upcoming sequel to X-Men Origins: Wolverine would be shooting in Hugh Jackman’s home country of Australia instead of Japan, as had previously been promised. As it turns out, according to an interview on MTV interview with 20th Century Fox chief Tom Rothman, both assumptions were right. As you can now see, Rothman … Continue reading The Wolverine Will Film In Japan, After All

Ridley Scott’s The Counselor Getting Attention From Angelina Jolie And 20th Century Fox

Ridley Scott’s next project, The Counselor, may be moving fast, but the talent that it’s collecting is no joke. In addition to the fact that Scott is on-board (a three-time Oscar nominee), the script was written by Cormac McCarthy, Michael Fassbender is attached to star in the titular role, and both Javier Bardem and Jeremy Renner have been gunning for the part of the major … Continue reading Ridley Scott’s The Counselor Getting Attention From Angelina Jolie And 20th Century Fox