Let's Do It Again...

Let’s Do It Again…

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A few days ago I saw Expendables 2.  I have been waiting for this opening since they announced it shortly after the first Expendables came out.  Let's get some things straight to start off. I know they're all like 60 and in Chuck Norris' case...72, but I don't care.  I love it, bring on a 3rd.  I know you think it's unrealistic for these "Geezers" to dominate as much as they do...Ok, well, you fight Stallone aka Rocky Balboa and see who wins. My money is on him still being able to whoop 97% of your asses.  And my personal favorite comment,...

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There Goes The Neighborhood

There Goes The Neighborhood

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Out of LA and in need of something to do, the old man and I headed to the Pix Theater in the wonderfully small town of Albany, Oregon. (They serve beer there!)  This 200 seat theater is a throw back to the one screen, one movie, theater.  Best parts, 5 dollar entrance, $8.50 for decent sized popcorn and two drinks and all the Albanian chatter you can handle.  In fact we had a guy sit in front of us (I think he resembled Mike O'Malley) was pretty damn awesome.  For instance, as soon as he walked in he walked up...

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If You Had The Chance To Change Your Fate - WOULDJA?

If You Had The Chance To Change Your Fate – WOULDJA?

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Yes, I went to Brave and YES, I realize I'm a grown man going to a little kids movie.  I know all of this, but look; I find it really hard to pass up on Pixar movies (well, except Cars 2, that was a travesty). Pixar has been a piece of my childhood since I was 10 and they are legendary...just awesome!  When Toy Story came out, I, along with most of America, became a fan and have been one ever since.  Every time Pixar comes out with a movie, especially something new, I can't wait to see what it's going to...

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Where is Bruce Willis When You Need Him?

Where is Bruce Willis When You Need Him?

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Zac: What would you do if you knew the world was going to end in 3 weeks? Would you spend time with family? Frantically try to cross every item off your bucket list? Keep living life like everything was fine? That's the question at the center of Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. The majority of Hollywood disaster movies all follow the same, relatively simple formula: 1) A threat to humanity is discovered (Aliens, Asteroid, Natural Disaster, etc.) 2) Any conventional method for stopping it is quickly dismissed 2) One or several misfits or renegades are brought in to help 3) A crazy (but plausible) plan is formed 4) The plan fails...

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Fear the Beard

Fear the Beard

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Ok, I finally did it.  I was all talk for a while, but I finally stepped up and went to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.  Look, I knew what I was getting myself into. I knew what kind of ratings it got. Yes, it flopped in the theaters, but just hear me out. I went to see this movie for a couple reasons: 1) Sorry, Abraham Lincoln killing evil doesn't strike you as awesome? 2) RottonTomatoes isn't always accurate with their evaluations and this movie is a perfect example. 35%!? That means that all 3 of the Jackass movies had better ratings, and not only...

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Sorry...

Sorry…

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Due to some reasons beyond my control (as well as several that were well within it), I haven't put any posts up in quite a while. I know how annoying it is to check a site and see the same post over each time with nothing new, so I apologize for that. I suppose it's also possible likely that some several people were glad we stopped posting, so apologies to you as well, cause we're starting back up again. Rest assured, we've still been going to the movies, talking and arguing about them, and Nic has still been overrating most of...

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Score One for the Underdog

Score One for the Underdog

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Nic: A few months back we came across the Safety Not Guaranteed trailer and I gotta be honest, I was intrigued.  The story line of this movie is awesome by itself.  I mean, it starts with a want ad that reads – *Wanted* Somebody to go back in time with me. This is not a joke.  You’ll get paid after we get back.  Must bring your own weapons. Safety not guaranteed.  I have only done this once before.  -- How can you go wrong with a movie like that?  Well, I’m here to tell you that you can’t. Rocked the Rave...

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Don't Worry, We Didn't Understand It Either: A Discussion About Prometheus

Don’t Worry, We Didn’t Understand It Either: A Discussion About Prometheus

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 (Note: This is less of a review, and more of a discussion about Prometheus, so if you haven’t already seen the movie, there’s gonna be some spoilers coming your way. Also, much like the movie, there’s a high probability that none of this will make sense. Sorry.) Nic D: Have you ever watched a movie and at the end felt like what the hell did I just watch?  Did I miss something?  Or like, 8 things? I gave myself a week to think about this movie and come up with a few things to write, but I kept arriving at the...

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Avengers: The Marvel Rye

Avengers: The Marvel Rye

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Well, I succumbed to the hype that is the Avengers.  Went on a weeknight since they were still making 50 or so million the previous weekend and I didn’t want to be crowded…(Don’t crowd me! @ :28 mark)  That and to be honest with you, I wanted to see it, but I wasn’t in a mad dash either. Took our talents to the AMC Century City 15 this week.  The AMC 15 is a household favorite when it comes to movie watching because the theater is apart of the Westfield mall, and the Westfield mall offers a decent selection at the...

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Tuesday Trailers: Counting on Your Support

Tuesday Trailers: Counting on Your Support

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It's time for another edition of Tuesday Trailers. Here we go: The Campaign ZO: Here’s my concern about the movie: Jay Roach. Not long ago, he was almost exclusively a “comedy” guy, directing the Austin Powers series, the first two Meet the Parents movies, and producing Borat, Bruno, and Adam Sandler’s 50 First Dates. In the years since, he’s taken an intense interest to almost anything political, producing and directing the docudramas Recount and Game Change for HBO, and is currently working on a drama about the Watergate scandal. This should make him the ideal candidate for the job;  a solid understanding...

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