Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Veronica Mars

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 76% (Critics) / 98% (Audience)
Directed By: Rob Thomas
Written By: Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero
Starring: Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Chris Lowell, Gaby Hoffmann and Enrico Colantoni
Studio: Warner Bros

Synopsis: Years after walking away from her past as a teenage private eye, Veronica Mars gets pulled back to her hometown – just in time for her high school reunion – in order to help her old flame Logan Echolls, who’s embroiled in a murder mystery. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Knights of Badassdom

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 61% (Audience)
Directed By: Joe Lynch
Written By: Kevin Dreyfuss and Matt Wall
Starring: Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage, Danny Pudi, Margarita Levieva and Summer Glau
Studio: Entertainment One Films

Synopsis: KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM follows three best friends (Peter Dinklage, Steve Zahn and Ryan Kwanten) and dedicated LARPers (Live Action Role Players) as they take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario fresh out of the mythical Middle Ages. Trouble arises after they unwittingly conjure up some serious evil in the form of a blood-lusting Succubus, from the pits of hell. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Nurse 3-D

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 69% (Critics) / 47% (Audience)
Directed By: Douglas Aarniokoski
Written By: Douglas Aarniokoski and David Loughery
Starring: Paz de la Huerta, Katrina Bowden, Judd Nelson and Corbin Bleu
Studio: The Film Arcade

Synopsis: By day Abby Russell is a dedicated nurse, someone you wouldn’t hesitate to trust your life with. But by night, her real work begins…using her smoldering sexuality she lures cheating men to their brutal deaths and exposes them for who they really are. When a younger nurse starts to suspect Abby’s actions and compromises her master plan, Abby must find a way to outsmart her long enough to bring the cheater you’d least expect to justice. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: American Hustle

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94% (Critics) / 82% (Audience)
Directed By: David O. Russell
Written By: David O. Russell and Eric Singer
Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence
Studio: Sony Pictures
Synopsis: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. – (Source)

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Remake Rumble: Carrie (1976) vs Carrie (2013)

The 411: An abused and ridiculed teen develops telekinetic abilities that she uses to exact revenge on her tormenters at schools and at home.
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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Maniac

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 47% (Critics) / 52% (Audience)
Directed By: Franck Khalfoun
Written By: Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur
Starring: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivo
Studio: IFC Midnight

Synopsis: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop’s deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface. – (Source)

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: The Wolverine

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 67% (Critics) / 81% (Audience)
Directed By: James Mangold
Written By: Mark Bomback and Scott Frank
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova and Famke Janssen
Studio: 20th Century Fox

Synopsis:Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in this sequel to the member of the X-Men’s first solo outing. Mark Bomback and The Usual Suspects’ Christopher McQuarrie penned the script, which takes its inspiration from the Chris Claremont/Frank Miller Marvel miniseries from the 1980s dealing with the character’s adventures in Japan as he fights ninjas in the ceremonial garb of the samurai. Knight and Day’s James Mangold directs. (Source)

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