Category Archives: Good Bad & Ugly Reviews

Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Stage Fright

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 50% (Critics) / 96% (Audience)
Directed By: Jerome Sable
Written By: Jerome Sable
Starring: Minnie Driver, Douglas Smith, Allie MacDonald, Ephraim Ellis and
Meat Loaf
Studio: Entertainment One
Synopsis: Starry-eyed teenager Camilla Swanson wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a Broadway diva, but she’s stuck working in the kitchen of a snobby performing arts camp. Determined to change her destiny, she sneaks in to audition for the summer showcase and lands a lead role in the play, but just as rehearsals begin, blood starts to spill, and Camilla soon finds herself terrified by the horror of musical theatre. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: The Raid 2 – Berandal

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79% (Critics) / 84% (Audience)
Directed By: Gareth Evans
Written By: Gareth Evans
Starring: Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Synopsis: Only a short time after the first raid, Rama goes undercover with the thugs of Jakarta and plans to bring down the syndicate and uncover the corruption within his police force. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Invincible #110

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Written By: Robert Kirkman
Art By: Ryan Ottley
Cover By: Ryan Ottley
Publisher: Image Comics

Synopsis:All good things must come to an end… – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: 300 – Rise Of An Empire

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 42% (Critics) / 61% (Audience)
Directed By: Noam Murro
Written By: Zack Snyder and Kurt Johnstad
Starring: Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey and Rodrigo Santoro
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures

Synopsis: Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Snowpiercer

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83% (Critics) / 97% (Audience)
Directed By: Joon-ho Bong
Written By: Joon-ho Bong and Kelly Masterson
Starring: Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt and Ed Harris
Studio: Radius-TWC

Synopsis: In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Captain America – The Winter Soldier

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 89% (Critics) / 95% (Audience)
Directed By: Anthony & Joe Russo
Written By: Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely
Starring: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie and Robert Redford
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Synopsis: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Bad Words

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 64% (Critics) / 74% (Audience)
Directed By: Jason Bateman
Written By: Andrew Dodge
Starring: Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Allison Janney, Philip Baker Hall and Rohan Chand
Studio: Focus Features

Synopsis: Jason Bateman makes his feature directorial debut with the subversive comedy Bad Words. Mr. Bateman stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee and decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. Contest officials, outraged parents, and overly ambitious 8th graders are no match for Guy, as he ruthlessly crushes their dreams of victory and fame. As a reporter (Kathryn Hahn of We’re the Millers) attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward 10-year-old Chaitanya (Rohan Chand of Homeland), who is completely unfazed by Guy’s take-no-prisoners approach to life. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Noah

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 75% (Critics) / 48% (Audience)
Directed By: Darren Aronofsky
Written By: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel
Starring: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone and Anthony Hopkins
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Synopsis: A man is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission of rescue before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Sabotage

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 21% (Critics) / 53% (Audience)
Directed By: David Ayer
Written By: David Ayer and Skip Woods
Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, Olivia Williams, Joe Maganiello and Mireille Enos
Studio: Open Road Films

Synopsis: Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Divergent

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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 41% (Critics) / 80% (Audience)
Directed By: Neil Burger
Written By: Evan Daugherty and Vanessa Taylor
Starring: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Zoƫ Kravitz, Jai Courtney, Ashley Judd and Kate Winslet
Studio: Lionsgate Films/Summit Entertainment
Synopsis: In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. – (Source)

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