Filmpopper Review: Footloose

Written on October 13, 2011 – 11:09 pm | by Colin |
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Footloose is the latest film to be remade by Hollywood.  Many of you probably remember the original, you know, the one with Kevin Bacon and tractor chicken?   Well essentially this isn’t a true remake.  It takes place in today’s day and age but tells the exact same story.  A small town struck by tragedy bans dancing, […]

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Filmpopper Review: Real Steel

Written on October 7, 2011 – 10:47 am | by Colin |
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 Real Steel has officially “hit” theaters.  This new CGI hit features an array of pretty cool action scenes of boxing robots.  The movie is set slightly in the future in the year 2020.  Human boxing has become obsolete and now everyone wants to see these giant hunks of steel beating on each other instead.  These […]

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Filmpopper Review: What’s Your Number

Written on September 30, 2011 – 2:00 pm | by Colin |
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What’s your number was the most recent chick-flick to come out.  It stars Anna Faris and Chris Evans. It follows the story of Ally, I woman who may have slept with one too many guys in her life.  She has now decided that she has hit her max, so as not to sleep with any […]

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Filmpopper Review: Abduction

Written on September 22, 2011 – 5:49 pm | by Colin |
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Abduction is the latest action movie to come out.  Helping to kick off the boring fall movie season.  I will admit I was going into this movie with very low expectations.  I wouldn’t exactly call Taylor Lautner the best actor ever after all. Taylor Lautner plays the teenager we knows how to fight amazingly well for […]

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Filmpopper Review: Apollo 18

Written on September 1, 2011 – 3:04 pm | by Colin |
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Apollo 18 is out.  Perhaps the last movie I was really excited to see this summer.  The story follows three astronauts on the “Apollo 18” mission.  Needless to say if we look in the history books there was no Apollo 18, and this story tells us why. Shot from the point of view of several […]

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Filmpopper Review: Friends With Benefits

Written on July 21, 2011 – 8:16 pm | by Colin |
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Friends With Benefits is the latest romantic comedy to hit theater staring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. The story is about, as the title explains, two friends who meet when Dylan (Justin Timberlake) moves to New York to start a new job and meets Jamie (Mila Kunis).  As their friendship grows and they begin to […]

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Filmpopper Review: Horrible Bosses

Written on July 8, 2011 – 6:12 pm | by Colin |
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Funniest movie of the year.  The star studded comedy of Horrible Bosses has officially earned that title in my book. The film follows three men played by Nathan Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis as they begin to realize that their three “Horrible Bosses” (Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston, and Colin Farrell) are standing in the […]

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Filmpopper Review: Transformers Dark Of The Moon

Written on July 4, 2011 – 4:17 pm | by Colin |
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The long awaited Michael Bay Transformer movie is out.  Transformers Dark Of The Moon was one of my most anticipated films of the summer. Shia Lebouf returns as Sam with his new co-star Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as Carly.  The movies begins in the early 60’s and begins to weave a story that the moon landing was […]

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Filmpopper Review: Super 8

Written on June 9, 2011 – 3:07 am | by Colin |
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One of the most hyped movies of the summer, J.J. Abram’s Super 8, is finally out.  Super 8 follows the lives of several children in the late 70’s  in their attempt to make a a short movie for a film festival.  But when they are witnesses to a terrible train crash everything begins to change. […]

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Filmpopper Review: X-Men: First Class

Written on June 2, 2011 – 11:29 am | by Colin |
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X-Men: First Class is the latest superhero blockbuster to come out this summer.  This movie hasn’t been receiving as much advertising or hype as others such as Thor, The Green Lantern, or Captain America, BUT, it was my most anticipated superhero film. X-Men: First Class is a prequel to the other X-Men series of years past.  This […]

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Filmpopper Review: Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides

Written on May 19, 2011 – 3:31 am | by Colin |
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The swashbuckling Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) returns for the fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean series.  He is joined by the ferocious Captain Barbosa (Geoffrey Rush) and the mysterious Angelica (Penelope Cruz) in their quest for the unreachable Fountain Of Youth.  Along their way they encounter the famous Black Beard, Zombies, and […]

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Filmpopper Review: ‘Sucker Punch’

Written on March 24, 2011 – 10:21 am | by Colin |
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Sucker Punch, Zack Snyder’s (300, Watchmen) latest (and first PG-13) live action movie packs quite the punch.  It follows the story of  Baby Doll (Emily Browning) who is thrown into a mental hospital by her step father.  She is able to retreat into the depths of her own mind as she and her four friends; […]

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Filmpopper Review: ‘Rango’

Written on March 3, 2011 – 1:25 am | by Kelly |
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Starring: Voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher and Timothy Olyphant Directed by: Gore Verbinski Written by: John Logan, Gore Verbinski, James Ward Byrkit Rating: PG Runtime: 107 min Animation, Action, Adventure Rating: C The Plot: Rango reunites Johnny Depp with his Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski. The animated film follows a chameleon named […]

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Filmpopper Review: Cedar Rapids

Written on February 24, 2011 – 12:04 am | by Seth Quillen |
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Starring: Ed Helms, John C. Reilly and Anne Heche Directed by: Miguel Arteta Written by: Phil Johnston Rating: R Runtime: 87 min Comedy (3/4) In Cedar Rapids Ed Helms plays small-town Wisconsin insurance salesman Tim Lippe (pronounced Lippy), who’s more concerned about his clients well being than making a buck. Miguel Arteta (Youth in Revolt) […]

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Filmpopper Review: ‘No Strings Attached’

Written on January 21, 2011 – 1:16 am | by Kelly |
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Starring: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Kline Written by: Elizabeth Meriwether (screenplay) Mike Samonek (story) Directed by: Ivan Reitman Rating: R Runtime: 108 min (3/4) The Plot–  In No Strings Attached Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) are instantly attracted to each other, but Emma isn’t interested in a real relationship.  Instead of  dating the two decide to […]

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