Reviews

 
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
by Jerrod Kingery

“The years spent on this trilogy have burned director Peter Jackson out.”

 Grade: C
Wild Wild
by Kiko Martinez

“Genuine and thoughtful. Features what turns out to be a career-best performance by Witherspoon.”

 Grade: B+
Foxcatcher Foxcatcher
by Cody Villafana

“Somber and unquestionably dark, yet it is slow moving to the point of feeling labored and cold.”

 Grade: C+
Annie Annie
by Jerrod Kingery

“Wallis is fine as the title character, but lacks the plucky, gee-whiz spirit the material really needs.”

 Grade: D
Exodus: Gods and Kings Exodus: Gods and Kings
by Jerrod Kingery

“You’ll be exhausted after meandering through a snazzed-up version of a story you’ve seen before.”

 Grade: C-
Top Five Top Five
by Cody Villafana

“Most fun when Rock gets to let loose, be himself and parade out his cavalcade of comedian friends.”

 Grade: B-
The Babadook The Babadook
by Kiko Martinez

“Emotionally disturbing…Kent creates such a natural and menacing tone throughout the film.”

 Grade: B+
Citizenfour Citizenfour
by Cody Villafana

“A fascinating collection of footage that feels essential, regardless of where you lie on the issue.”

 Grade: B+
Penguins of Madagascar Penguins of Madagascar
by Kiko Martinez

“With John Malkovich’s voice work and our arctic heroes leading the way, it’s harmless fun.”

 Grade: B-
Horrible Bosses 2 Horrible Bosses 2
by Cody Villafana

“Has no real reason to exist and is less funny and inferior in every way to its predecessor.”

 Grade: C
The Homesman The Homesman
by Jerrod Kingery

“A low-key western with a mildly cantankerous performance from Tommy Lee Jones.”

 Grade: B-
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
by Jerrod Kingery

“Ventures into some incredibly dark yet intriguing places.”

 Grade: B
The Theory of Everything The Theory of Everything
by Kiko Martinez

“Redmayne lends himself entirely to capturing every uncomfortable nuance of Hawking’s being.”

 Grade: B
Dumb and Dumber To Dumb and Dumber To
by Cody Villafana

“A series of brutally humorless puns and easy jokes at the expense of messing up turns of phrases.”

 Grade: F
Whiplash Whiplash
by Kiko Martinez

“Features a pair of opposing characters moviegoers won’t be able to shift their eyes from.”

 Grade: B+
Saving Christmas Saving Christmas
by Jerrod Kingery

“Even the most faithful Christians will have to recognize how agonizingly padded this movie is.”

 Grade: D-
Interstellar Interstellar
by Jerrod Kingery

“A mind-bending, heart-tugging – and sometimes frustrating – space and time epic.”

 Grade: B+
Big Hero 6 Big Hero 6
by Cody Villafana

“Adventure-packed enough to be an entertaining, albeit underwhelming experience.”

 Grade: B-
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
by Cody Villafana

“Whip-smart and well-acted.”

 Grade: A-
Ouija Ouija
by Kiko Martinez

“You’ll get more scares walking through a high school haunted house run by the band booster.”

 Grade: D
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Interviews

 
Maria Valverde – Exodus: Gods and Kings Maria Valverde – Exodus: Gods and Kings
by Kiko Martinez

“It doesn’t make sense if you are a strong woman, but you have a weak man.”

The Iron Sheik – Sheik (VOD) The Iron Sheik – Sheik (VOD)
by Kiko Martinez

“Everybody in the locker room know I could beat the fuck out of the Hulk Hogan.”

Jennifer Kent – The Babadook Jennifer Kent – The Babadook
by Kiko Martinez

“I think we all know we’re headed for the final curtain. Fear is a part of life.”

Christopher Lloyd – The One I Wrote For You Christopher Lloyd – The One I Wrote For You
by Kiko Martinez

“When it comes to being on the stage, you can’t just shy away from the audience.”

Cheyenne Jackson – The One I Wrote For You Cheyenne Jackson – The One I Wrote For You
by Kiko Martinez

“I was a little worried when I heard the writer of the movie was also the songwriter.”

Margaret Cho – comedian Margaret Cho – comedian
by Kiko Martinez

“I’m sure there are things I’ve said that have been offensive, but that is the nature of comedy.”

Gabriela de la Garza – Cantinflas (DVD) Gabriela de la Garza – Cantinflas (DVD)
by Kiko Martinez

“I would consider her one of the most important comedians in Mexican history.”

Christopher Lennertz – Horrible Bosses 2 Christopher Lennertz – Horrible Bosses 2
by Kiko Martinez

“My job is to do the best job I can do in the amount of time I get.”

Stephanie Andujar – Orange is the New Black Stephanie Andujar – Orange is the New Black
by Kiko Martinez

“Backstories are everything. It makes everything so cohesive.”

Francis Lawrence – Mockingjay – Part 1 Francis Lawrence – Mockingjay – Part 1
by Kiko Martinez

“She was not happy. But Jen being unhappy is a minor issue in terms of the film.”

Natalie Dormer – Mockingjay – Part 1 Natalie Dormer – Mockingjay – Part 1
by Kiko Martinez

“Something that scares you is a good sign you should probably do it.”

Kirk Cameron – Saving Christmas Kirk Cameron – Saving Christmas
by Kiko Martinez

“Many people want to understand truth and will change their mind if they hear it.”

Baymax – Big Hero 6 Baymax – Big Hero 6
by Kiko Martinez

“I cannot fist bump through a monitor. You may fist bump me and I will monitor it.”

Jamie Chung & Damon Wayans Jr. – Big Hero 6 Jamie Chung & Damon Wayans Jr. – Big Hero 6
by Kiko Martinez

“I’m pretty darn good at math and science. I used to let everybody cheat off me.”

Génesis Rodríguez – Big Hero 6 Génesis Rodríguez – Big Hero 6
by Kiko Martinez

“I’ve been such a Disney fan my whole life – a Disney princess to be exact.”

Ryan Potter & Daniel Henney – Big Hero 6 Ryan Potter & Daniel Henney – Big Hero 6
by Kiko Martinez

“The film’s heart is so huge. It takes your breath away.”

Lynn Shelton – Laggies Lynn Shelton – Laggies
by Kiko Martinez

“The thing that happened to me when I read this script was so rare. I felt like, ‘Wow, I could’ve written this story!'”

Ana Gasteyer – entertainer Ana Gasteyer – entertainer
by Kiko Martinez

“I’ve done a lot of Broadway shows, so, for me, it’s kind of a balancing act in my career.”

Brad Garrett – comedian Brad Garrett – comedian
by Kiko Martinez

“We’re in a business that has a lot of greed and a lot of envy and a lot of insecure people.”

Robert Lemelson – Bitter Honey Robert Lemelson – Bitter Honey
by Kiko Martinez

“It’s probably viewed as a freak show because it’s bizarre to a lot of people.”

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