'The Duff' directed by Ari Sandel hit the screens in United States on February 20, 2015. The movie which is touted to be a romantic teen comedy has succeeded to satisfy the audience, but this is not getting reflected in its collection. As of now, the film has collected nearly 12 million USD from the theaters. The movie's current IMDB rating is 7.1/10, while the Rotten Tomatoes rating is 64%.
The initial reviews which are coming out about the film is highly positive in nature. “While it's neither as biting as Mean Girls nor as sweetly referential as Easy A, the earnest and sometimes amusing The DUFF is a fine addition to the canon”, wrote wrote Lindsey Bahr of the Associated Press.
The movie showcases the story of Bianca, a high school senior who realizes that her friends are calling her DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). This compels her to trigger a social pecking order revolution.
The movie is completely filled with some real and genuine funny sequences. The lead actor Mae Whitman has enacted her role with finesse, and she literally succeeded to evoke some laugh. The direction is just ordinary, and there is nothing special to boast about. The main highlight of the film is its cinematography. The visuals were pleasing, and it will impress you without any doubt.
Altogether, 'The Duff' is a highly impeccable movie with many fine moments. You can book the tickets for this movie without any hesitation, and the chances of disappointment will be very less.
The major purpose of Sports drama movies is increasing your adrenaline rush in a very emotional manner. 'McFarland, USA' directed by Niki Caro has succeeded in its aim, as watching this movie will take the audience to a new world filled with fun and sportsman spirit. The movie hit the screens in United States on February 20, 2015, and from then, it is receiving positive reviews from all corners. The movie has an IMDB rating of 7.8/10, and this clearly indicates the classic nature of this film.
Many reputed critics also praised the making of the movie. “Disney's inspirational sports drama formula might be old hat, but McFarland, USA proves it still works — especially with a talented director and eminently likable star in the mix”, wrote the consensus of Rotten Tomatoes. As of now, the film has 78% Rotten Tomatoes rating.
The movie showcases the story of track coach Jim White who reaches the Latino High School in California Central Valley. The students in the school were not so great performers. Within quick time, Jim realizes the hidden strength in the school team boys, and he finally transforms them to real champions.
The movie is blessed with some impeccable performances from the lead actors. The pick among the lots is undoubtedly Kevin Costner who enacted the role of Jim White with finesse. The direction is awesome, and Niki deserves a special round of applause for his effort. Altogether, 'McFarland, USA' is a decent film which will not disappoint you in any manner.
'Kingsman: The Secret Service', the movie directed by Matthew Vaughn, hit the theaters in United Kingdom on January 29, 2015. Later the film made its way to the screens in United States on February 13, 2015. The movie has been receiving overhelmingly positive reviews from the date of its release, and as of now, the movie has grossed 31.2 million USD from the theaters. The film is finely laced with both commercial and artistic elements, and it has all the elements demanded to satisy the needs of a common moviegoer.
The IMDB rating of the movie is 8.3/10, and this clearly indicates the top class nature of this film. The Matacritic and Rotten Tomatoes ratings are also not so bad, and it is 59% and 71% respectively. Upon the release of the film, the movie got positive reviews from reputed critics as well. Rotten Tomatoes' consensus called the movie, “stylish, subversive and above all fun”.
The movie showcases the story of a street kid who gets recruited in a spy agency. The main aim of the spy organization is to fight against a techie genius who is emerging as a global threat.
The film is well crafted by the filmmaker. With some genuine fine moments, he succeeded in satsfying the audience completely. The lead actors, Colin Firth, Samuel L Jackson, Mark Strong and Micheal Caine were all convincing in their respective roles.
Altogether, this film is one of such flicks which will entertain you from the very first moment, till the end.
Certain films will not have the storyline which seems incredible, but with crisp making and engaging story telling, these movies will impress the audience in all aspects. 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' is one such film which will make you entertained and thrilled throughout the running time. The film directed by Matthew Vaughn hit the screens in United States of America on February 13, 2015. Earlier, the film had a release in United Kingdom on January 29, 2015.
The film garnered positive reviews upon its release, and the current IMDB rating of 8.3/10 clearly indicates the top class nature of the movie. The movie has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 71%, and its Metacritic score is 59%.
The movie showcases the story of a lad named Gary who lives in the street. Dapper agent Harry Hart recognizes his potential, and recruits him in a spy agency. In the meantime, the whole world comes under threat due to a villaneous act by Richard Valentine.
The movie is blessed with some powerful performance from the lead actors. All the actors which includes, Colin Firth, Samuel L Jackson, Micheal Caine and Taron Egerton were all convincing in their respective roles. The director has done a neat job and he has crafted all the scenes with finesse. The visuals were scintillating, and the cinematographer deserves a full round of applause for his effort.
'Kingsman: The Secret Service' is not a classic movie, but it has thise extra fine moments to engage the audience throughout the running time.
Sergie Bodrov's 'Seventh Son' was one of the most expected movies of the year. The movie hit the screens on February 6th, and as per initial reports, this movie will emerge as the disaster of the year. The film literally pulled the audience to a state of boredom for more than 120 minutes, and this is considered as the main reason behind the failure of the movie. The movie has a rotten tomatoes rating of 10%, and this clearly indicates the sub standard nature of 'Seventh Son'.
Upon its release, many reputed critics and reviewers panned the movie with no mercy. “Seventh Son squanders an excellent cast and some strange storyline ingredients, leaving audiences with one disappointingly dull fantasy adventure”, wrote the consensus of Rotten Tomatoes.
The movie showcases the story of young Thomas who is apprenticed to the local Spook to learn tricks to fight against evil spirits. But things takes a new turn when a dark force starts its attack in the absence of the Spook.
The movie could be made as a classic epic fantasy film, but the director literally failed a golden chance to craft an impeccable film. The screenplay was lagging, and the dialogues failed to evoke any kind of interest in the minds of the audience. One and only highlight of this movie is the performance of its lead actors. Jeff Bridges and Ban Barnes put up a memorable show in their respective characters, and it will surely impress you without any doubt.
Science fiction movies are meant for taking the audience to new level of entertainment, and 'Jupiter Ascending' is one such movie which will surely disappoint you in any aspects. This Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski hit the theaters in United States on Feruary 6th 2015. The movie had its World Premiere in the Sundance Film Festival, and it garnered negative reviews upon its screening. The film is now recieving mixed to negative feedback after its release in theaters.
Most of the movie critics all over the world have panned the movie in a hard hitting manner. “Pleasing to the eye but narratively befuddled, Jupiter Ascending delivers another visually thrilling misfire from the Wachowskis”, wrote the critical consensus of Rotten Tomatoes. As of now, the movie has a Metacritic rating of 40%. The pathetic 22% rating in Rotten Tomatoes clearly indicates sub standard nature of this movie.
The movie showcases the story of Jupiter Jones, a woman who was born under signs that predicted future and greatness. She is now working in other people's houses, and leads a miserable life. Now, a genetically engineered hunter, Caine arrives the scene, and his aim is to make Jupiter aware about her destiny.
The basic plot of the movie is interesting, but the director failed to engage the audience till the end. The viewers will surely fall in the clutches of boredom during the proceedings. The actors Mila Kunis Channing Tatum have done their jobs in a pretty decent manner, but in a movie with weak screenplay, all their efforts went in vain.
If the sole responsibility of animation movies is to entertain the audience, then 'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' is one such movie which has succeeded in its responsibility. The film directed by Paul Tibbit and Mike Mitchell has reached the screens in North America on February 6, 2015, and is getting positive reviews from from all corners. The movie has succeeded in gluing the audience in the theater seats throughout the running time, and this is undoubtedly the major USP of 'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water'.
The film currently has an IMDB rating of 7.1/10, and this clearly showcases its watchable nature. The film's Rotten Tomatoes rating is 75%. Critics has also showered praises on this movie without any hesitation.
“The plot is straightforward, predictable and slight, no more intricate a plot than a 15-minute TV episode would have. It's the freewheeling madness of its execution that makes the movie such a trip - as in acid trip”, quoted the Arizona Republic about the movie.
The film showcases the story of SpongeBob Squarepants and his friends who starts a battle against a fiendish pirate named Burger Beard.
The movie is completely filled with laugh evoking sequences, and it will not make you bored even for a second. The screenplay written by Glenn Berger, Jonathan Aibel is engaging, and many of the one liners were simply impeccable. The direction was top notch, and the visuals were cool.
'The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' is a movie which will satisfy you in all aspects if you love funny movies.
Emotional dramas are meant to create an impact in the minds of audiences. But 'Black or White' fails in this attempt to create a mark in the hearts of viewers. The movie is not at all a classic nor a below average one. This Mike Binder directorial is an average film with some fine moments layered here and there. The movie hit the screens on January 30, 2015, and it is now recieving mixed to negative reviews from all corners.
“Black or White has more on its mind than your average family drama, but the film's approach to its thought-provoking themes too often lives down to its title”, reviewed Rotten Tomatoes consensus. As of now, the movie has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 39%. The IMBD rating is 6.3/10.
The movie showcases the story of a grieving widower who is now engaged in a battle to win the custody of his grand daughter for whom he spent his whole life.
The film's story line is quite suitable for making an emotional drama. But the director literally failed to exploit this opportunity, and he made this movie in a very ordinary manner. The acting department which is headed by Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer has done their roles in an impeccable manner.
The direction is just average, and the same is the case of screenplay. If it goes like this, the movie will fail to ring the money bells, and will emerge as just an average grosser.
'Project Almanac', the science fiction movie directed by Dean Israelite hit the screens on January 30, 2015. The movie which portrays the story in the backdrop of a time machine is quite different when compared to other films which showcases the same theme. Dean Israelite along with his crew members have succeeded in crafting a film with technical finesse, but they failed to engage the audience with powerful narration. The movie has recieved mixed reactions from all corners, and as of now, the IMDB rating is 6.6/10/.
The film is being panned by critics upon its release. “Project Almanac isn't without wit or originality, but its thin story and irritating found-footage camerawork ultimately make it difficult to recommend” reviewed consensus.
The movie showcases the story of some teenagers who build a time machine. But at some point of time, things go out of their control, and slowly, they started running for their lives.
The movie's basic plot may seem interesting for people who have not seen any other science fiction movies in the past. The characters are cliched, but the concept of time machine has been dealt with finesse.
All the actors have done their roles in a perfect manner in this movie. The lead cast which comprises of attractive names like Jonny Weston, Sofia Black, Sam Lerner and Virginia Gardner have all performed well, but their skills went unnoticed due to bad script and shoddy direction.
“Watch 'Project Almanac' if you want to see a mindless science fiction film”.
Are you the one who have immense free time in life? Even if it is an Yes, you should again think twice before booking the tickets for 'The Boy Next Door' directed by Rob Cohen. The film which stars Jennifer Lopez and Ryan Guzman in the lead role was touted to be an erotic thriller, but when it came out as a movie on January 23, 2015, it literally failed to live up to the expectations. The film is receiving negative reviews from all the corners and after the weekend mash up, the movie has collected $15.6 million from the theaters. Now, let us analyze the movie in detail.
The movie showcases the story of a divorced woman who who falls for a younger man. Soon intense relation develops in between them, which is followed by a series of mild sexual encounters. But at one point of time, their sleazy relation takes a new turn, and it creates huge negative impacts in their lives.
The movie has some hot sequences which are capable to increase the testosterone rush in anybody's body. Jennifer Lopez looked hot and gorgeous, and she literally tried to carry the movie in her own shoulders. But it was actually the script and direction of the film which derailed all the efforts. The director was completely clueless while narrating the story, and he failed to glue the audience throughout the running time.
'The Boy Next Door' is not an extra ordinary movie nor an ordinary one, but it is such a pathetic film crafted by Rob Cohen which is capable to test your patience level.