Bromantic Intentions: 8 Beautiful Bromances to Joyify Your Feels

Written on April 3, 2013 – 4:20 pm | by Savannah Bria |
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Continuing in the thread of human companionship, let’s talk about “bromances.” This oft-loved genre has its roots in the “buddy” films that often involve a hero and his friend or sidekick using their friendship to overcome all odds. Bromances in particular generally put a large amount of focus on both the strength and depth of […]

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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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Filmpopper Review: ‘The Green Hornet’

Written on January 14, 2011 – 11:59 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Christoph Waltz Written by: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Created by: George W. Trendle Directed by: Michel Gondry Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 119 min (2.5/4) Admittedly, I have virtually no knowledge of The Green Hornet. I never read the comic book, listened to the radio serial or watched the shortlived 1960’s television show. […]

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Filmpopper Review: ‘The Dilemma’

Written on January 13, 2011 – 5:15 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Starring: Vince Vaughn, Kevin James Written by: Allan Loeb Directed by: Ron Howard Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 118 min (2.5/5) The Dilemma stars Vince Vaughn and Kevin James who have been best friends since college. Now the two are partners in an auto design firm where they are trying to win a contract that would launch […]

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Filmpopper Chick Flick Review: ‘Burlesque’

Written on November 30, 2010 – 11:03 pm | by Kelly |
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Starring: Cher, Christina Aguilera Written by: Steve Antin Directed by: Steve Antin Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 100 min (3.5/5) Burlesque is the scantily clad story of Ali, played by Christina Aguilera in her feature film debut.  Ali is a small town waitress who arrives in Los Angeles with dreams of becoming a star. Her first week in town she […]

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