80s Fueled Family Fun | Review of ‘Despicable Me 3’

By Cynthia Ayala

“Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.” — IMDB

Fun and zany probably sums it up best. Despicable Me 3. Sure, the original will always be the best because it was original, but the heart isn’t lost from the original. The story expands as the story has the group discover a whole new family member. Turns out Gru has a brother, it’s Dru. Dru has the hair, and money, and a mansion. Talk about sibling rivalries. But he reveals some hidden secrets to the family legacy.
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Steve Carell Shines in this Frightening Role | Review of ‘Foxcatcher’

By: Cynthia Ayala

When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont to move on to the du Pont estate and help form a team to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics, Schultz jumps at the opportunity, hoping to focus on his training and finally step out of the shadow of his revered brother, Dave. Flattered by the attention and entranced by du Pont’s majestic world, Mark comes to see his benefactor as a father figure and grows increasingly dependent on him for approval. Though initially supportive, du Pont’s mercurial personality turns and he begins to lure Mark into an unhealthy lifestyle that threatens to undermine his training. Soon du Pont’s erratic behavior and cruel psychological game-play begin to erode the athlete’s already shaky self-esteem.

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Despicable Me 2 | Movie Review

Directed By: Pierre Coffin & Chris Renaud Screenplay By: Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio Starring: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Steve Coogan & Ken Jeong The former villain Gru, now father of three girls, simply wants to lead a semi-normal family life as he puts his villain days behind him. But when a secret weapon is stolen, the Anti-Villain League recruits him and teams him with one of their own putting him undercover to solve the mystery and recover the weapon. Hilarious and adorable. This movie was just as good as the first one with … Continue reading Despicable Me 2 | Movie Review

Community’s Gillian Jacobs Joins Elizabeth Banks For Walk Of Shame

By: Eric Eisenberg Elizabeth Banks may soon be doing the Walk of Shame on the big screen, but at least she will have a best friend to help her through the experience. Gillian Jacobs, best known for playing Britta “The Worst” Perry on the critically acclaimed NBC series Community has signed on to join Banks in the upcoming Steve Brill comedy and will be playing the main character’s close bud. According to THR, the movie, which Brill also wrote, is about a “high-strung news anchor” (Banks) who is having the worst day of her life. After a drunken night and … Continue reading Community’s Gillian Jacobs Joins Elizabeth Banks For Walk Of Shame

Anthony Michael Hall Joins Steve Carell And Channing Tatum In Foxcatcher

By: Eric Eisenberg Anthony Michael Hall is an actor who has undergone a pretty impressive transformation over the course of his career. While he started out as a teen playing geeks and nerds in John Hughes movies, as he aged he grew to a strong size and is now almost unrecognizable to his fans from the 80s. Also, unlike some of his Brat Pack cohorts, he has kept his acting career going, taking roles in movies like The Dark Knight and television shows like Community and Warehouse 13. And now he’s found a place in the next movie from Academy Award … Continue reading Anthony Michael Hall Joins Steve Carell And Channing Tatum In Foxcatcher

Mark Ruffalo Joins Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher

Things are currently looking really good for Mark Ruffalo. In addition to getting extremely positive early reviews for his performance as Bruce Banner/The Hulk in Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, he’s just landed a role in the next film from Academy Award-nominated director Bennett Miller. The actor is currently in talks for Foxcatcher, Miller’s follow up to last year’sMoneyball, according to Variety. As previously reported, the film is already set to star Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. The movie is based on the true story of John du Pont, heir to the du Pont fortune, who built his own wrestling training … Continue reading Mark Ruffalo Joins Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher

Thursday Night TV (9 Feb 2012)

Hilarious!  The episode was simply hilarious, I really loved it, although again I found myself asking the same question every week, where is the kid?  I’m just saying.  Anyway it was still a good episode, I really loved it and I thought it was also realistic.  I mean you are comparing this new couple to a married couple that has been together for years.  It was good, not written cheesy but rather in a good way.  Decent writing, great acting and great chemistry between all members of this cast.  This show has a great thing going on.  Thursdays @ 930PM … Continue reading Thursday Night TV (9 Feb 2012)

Thursday Night TV (2 Fed 2012)

Andy is an awesome boss.  Angela’s baby is not her husbands.  Dwight??  Oh my heavens, I’m convinced it’s his, so convinced!  Anyway I love Andy as the boss, he’s pretty awesome.  Her husband is so gay as well.  Anyway it was pretty funny, how Jim and Pam tried to make everyone not be so upset with Jim.  It worked in the end, I have to admit it.  You know, Angela and Dwight are so made for each other.  This is a hilarious episode!  I love this show.  Thursdays @ 9PM EST on NBC. Hey!  That’s the mayhem guy from the … Continue reading Thursday Night TV (2 Fed 2012)

Thursday Night TV (17 Nov 2011)

I love this show.  Once again I love James Spader and I love the fact hat he is part of the cast.  James Spader is brilliant.  Andy (played by Ed Helms) makes a great manager.  I love him and he was the best choice after Michael (played by Steve Carell).  Erin (played by Ellie Kemper) is adorable and so impressionable, I really hope that she does not believe everything Dwight (played by Rainn Wilson) says.  Anyway I love this show and as always, this show has me laughing all the time.  Thursdays @ 9 PM EST on NBC. Continue reading Thursday Night TV (17 Nov 2011)

Thursday Night TV (5 May 2011)

Wicked good night here, but I was not pleased with what happened.  They were about to kill Klaus (played by Joseph Morgan), but no, Klaus saved himself by destroying the very reason why Elijah (played by Daniel Gillies) hated his brother.  Ugh!  And they had him!  Jenna (played by Sara Canning) died for nothing, as did John.  Poor Alaric (played by Matt Davis), he lost the woman he loves, again.  So mad that Jenna died, I really liked her.  Damon (played by Ian Somerhalder) better not die either.  Hopefully they will find a way to save him.  Anyway it was … Continue reading Thursday Night TV (5 May 2011)