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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Intruders


Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 33% (Critics) / 25% (Audience)
Directed By: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Written By: Nicolás Casariego and Jaime Marques
Starring: Clive Owen, Carice van Houten and Izán Corchero
Studio: Millennium Entertainment

Synopsis: Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Serenity

Serenity
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 82% (Critics) / 89% (Audience)
Directed By: Joss Whedon
Written By: Joss Whedon
Starring: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres and Chiwetel Ejiofor
Studio: Universal Pictures

Synopsis: A band of renegades on the run in outer space get in more hot water than they anticipated in this sci-fi action-adventure adapted from the television series Firefly. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: The Raid – Redemption

The Raid: Redemption
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83% (Critics) / 94% (Audience)
Directed By: Gareth Evans
Written By: Gareth Evans
Starring: Iko Uwais, Ananda George and Ray Sahetapy
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics

Synopsis: A SWAT team becomes trapped in a tenement run by a ruthless mobster and his army of killers and thugs. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: American Reunion

American Reunion
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 44% (Critics) / 80% (Audience)
Directed By: Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg
Written By: Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg
Starring: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy
Studio: Universal Studios

Synopsis: In the comedy American Reunion, all the American Pie characters we met a little more than a decade ago return to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds of friendship. It was summer 1999 when four small-town Michigan boys began a quest to lose their virginity. In the years that have passed, Jim and Michelle married while Kevin and Vicky said goodbye. Oz and Heather grew apart, but Finch still longs for Stifler’s mom. Now these lifelong friends have come home as adults to reminisce about-and get inspired by-the hormonal teens who launched a comedy legend. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Fantastic Four – Rise of The Silver Surfer

Fantastic Four Rise of The Silver Surfer
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  37% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: Tim Story
Written By: Don Payne and Mark Frost
Starring: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon and Laurence Fishburne
Studio: 20th Century Fox

Synopsis: The Fantastic Four learn that they aren’t the only super-powered beings in the universe when they square off against the powerful Silver Surfer and the planet-eating Galactus. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Evan Almighty

Evan Almighty
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 23% (Critics) / 56% (Audience)
Directed By: Tom Shadyac
Written By: Steve Oedekerk
Starring: Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Wanda Sykes and Lauren Graham
Studio: Universal Pictures

Synopsis: 40-Year-Old Virgin star Steve Carell reprises his role as preening newscaster Evan Baxter in this heavenly sequel to the 2003 Jim Carrey comedy hit. Shortly after television anchorman-turned-U.S. congressman Evan Baxter (Carell) relocates his family from Buffalo to Northern Virginia, God (Morgan Freeman) reveals to him that a devastating flood is coming and the planet is about to be cleansed once again. Later, when Baxter accepts the responsibility of building a great ark and his rapidly changing physical appearance begins to draw media attention, his skeptical family attempts to discern if his actions are driven by delusion or divine intervention. (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Transformers

Transformers Movie (2007)
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 57% (Critics) / 89% (Audience)
Directed By: Michael Bay
Written By: Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, John Turturro and Josh Duhamel
Studio: Dreamworks

Synopsis: The interstellar battle between the Autobots and Decepticons rains destruction down on planet Earth as director Michael Bay adapts Hasbro and Takara’s popular Transformers franchise into a big-budget, live-action summer tentpole extravaganza in this ambitious sci-fi action feature. (Source)

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