Martha Marcy May Marlene – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88% (Critics) / 77% (Audience)
Directed By: Sean Durkin
Written By: Sean Durkin
Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Synopsis: MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE is the story of Martha, a recent escapee from a creepy upstate New York cult full of sister-wives and brother-husbands growing their own food and living in abject squalor. After fleeing the cult Martha runs to her estranged sister who is spending some time at a vacation home in Connecticut with her husband. As Martha tries to get her bearings and re-assimilate to normal living, her sister tries to repair the broken relationship between the two. This becomes difficult because Martha is damaged goods and continues to behave in the way she did as part of the free-loving hippie cult which freaks her sister and brother-in-law out.

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: Guy Ritchie
Written By: Kieran & Michele Mulroney
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams
Studio: Warner Brothers

Synopsis: Master detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful sidekick Dr. Watson return in an adventure that pits them against the greatest evil Holmes has ever faced in Prof. James Moriarity. Can Holmes outwit a villain who is every bit the genius he is?

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Snakes On A Plane

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: David R. Ellis
Written By: John Heffernan
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Marguiles, Nathan Phillips, Bobby Cannavale
Studio: New Line Cinema

Synopsis: An FBI agent has to save the passengers on a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii from the deadly snakes released on the plane as part of a plan to stop the witness under his protection from testifying against a mob boss.
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Trailer of the Day: ParaNorman

ParaNorman

You don’t become a hero by being normal.

A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. – IMDB

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The Walking Dead Midseason Review – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

The WALKING DEAD began its second season with an episode that provided 15 minutes of gripping, intense action with the zombie stampede on the highway. And now, they have finished the season with another gripping and intense 15 minutes. Starting with Shane and Dale’s confrontation over the guns in the woods to Rick having to be the one to step up and put Zombie Sophia down it was some of the best TV I have watched in a while. Its just that the bulk of the show between the Episode One zombie herd and the Episode Seven barn full of zombies was less than scintillating to say the least.

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Watchmen – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 64% (Critics) / 68% (Audience)
Directed By: Zack Snyder
Written By: David Hayter & Alex Tse
Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Carla Gugino
Studio: Warner Brothers

Synopsis: The murder of a former teammate brings members of a disbanded super-hero team out of retirement to solve a mystery that effects not only the masked community but everyone in the world in this adaptation of the venerated Alan Moore graphic novel directed by 300 director Zack Snyder.

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Immortals – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 36% (Critics) 57% (Audience)
Directed By: Tarsem Singh
Written By: Charley Parlapanides and Vlas Parlapanides
Starring: Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Freida Pinto, Stephen Dorff
Studio: Relativity Media

Synopsis: The mad king Hyperion (Mickey Rourke), enraged at The Gods for allowing his family to die, seeks revenge on them and the world by unleashing the Titans to destroy them. Only the peasant Theseus (Henry Cavill) stands in Hyperion’s way but will even being under the watchful eye of Zeus (Luke Evans) be enough for Theseus to stop Hyperion’s plans?

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