A brilliant high school student and his friends uncover blueprints for a mysterious device with limitless potential, inadvertently putting lives in danger.
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PROJECT ALMANAC hits theaters this Friday and I’ve got screening passes for Wednesday in HOUSTON. Interested in seeing this?! Check out the info below – good luck!
January 28, 2015
Wednesday at 7:30pm
(Have your pass ready to show at the door)
AMC Studio 30
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THIS PROMOTION WILL END WHEN ALL OF THE PASSES ARE GONE. No one will be admitted late. Theatre and promoter are not responsible for overbooking. We may refuse, revoke or limit admission in our sole discretion at any time. Only a single entry per person. No purchase necessary. Only those over age 18 are eligible to participate and win. Only U.S. residents are eligible to enter. Entry does not guarantee movie passes. Please all rules on tickets.
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IN THEATERS FRIDAY
A fast paced thriller, 88 follows Gwen (Isabelle), a young woman who comes to in a road side diner with no idea where she is or how she got there. Split between two timelines, blurring reality and fiction, Gwen gets taken on a revenge-fueled journey as she seeks out the person responsible for her lover’s death.
Hey movie fans! Last night I watched a flick called 88 starring Katherine Isabelle (American Mary, Ginger Snaps, NBC’s “Hannibal”), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future trilogy, The Addams Family, Who Framed Roger Rabbit) Jesse McCartney (“All My Children,” Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise, Chernobyl Diaries) and Michael Ironside (Top Gun, Total Recall, The Machinist)
My thoughts on 88?!
Now…even though I love me some Katharine Isabelle…I have to start off with Christopher Llyod. His performance in this…WHOA. I don’t know about ya’ll…but I’m used to seeing him in comedies – the BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy – but WHOA. In 88 he plays a gangsta named Cyrus – this dude don’t play! Llyod was great. He goes dark people. It weird cuz – – I found myself liking him…then not liking him…then liking him again. It was a roller coaster of LIKES! (lol)
Katharine Isabelle – not only is she HOT…but…I thought she delivered as well…she always does in all her movies. Have you seen her in the TV series HANNIBAL? Hey…wait a second…I wonder if she got paid TWICE in 88. (lol) Watch the movie and you’ll see what I’m talking about. (lol) Hmmmmm…what else did I like. I liked the story. It has twists and turns. It definitely keeps you on your toes. I liked the strippers. Strippers are always good in a movie. (lol) I really enjoyed the character’s Lemmy (HOT as well) and Ty – they added a certain comedy to this twisted flick. While watching the special features on the Blu-ray – – I come to find out – Lemmy is played by 88 director/writer April Mullen (who is HOT by the way) and Ty who was played by 88 writer Tim Doiron – every time he came on screen – he reminded me of Steve Zahn – either way – HIGH 5 TO THEM!
Do I have any complaints? Nope.
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I give 88… 3 1/2 out of 5 popcorns! I think 88 is worth the watch movie fans. For me – it had that Quentin Tarantino vibe to it. OH and if you plan on watching 88 – be sure you PAUSE the movie before going on a pee or popcorn break – you could get confused. It’s a tight flick people – I even liked how the credits started from top to bottom…I know…I’m weird. (lol)
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Check it out movie fans!
Following it’s huge box office success in Mexico, 20th Century Fox/Fox International Productions will release BUEN DÍA, RAMÓN on January 30, 2015. BUEN DÍA, RAMÓN (GOOD DAY, RAMON) tells the heartwarming story of a young man from a small Mexican town who travels to Germany to find work to support his family and becomes stranded without shelter or money. He struggles to survive on the streets until he meets Ruth, a lonely senior citizen with whom he develops an astonishing and touching friendship that transcends borders and prejudices. The film stars Kristyan Ferrer, Ingeborg Schöner and Adrianna Barazza, and is written, directed and produced by Jorge Ramirez-Suarez.
To celebrate the release of BUEN DÍA, RAMÓN in select cities on January 30th, here are some fun facts about Mexico and Germany’s unique history!
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Master brewer Wilhelm Haase who was originally from Germany created Dos Equis lager in 1897 after he immigrated to Mexico. His approach was to combine his love for his homeland with the new and wonderful tastes and traditions of his new home. Originally, Haase named the brew “Siglo XX” which means “Twentieth Century.” The name Dos Equis comes from the Roman numeral for twenty, which is XX, or two Xs.
Oktoberfest is usually held in several large cities with German-Mexican communities throughout the country, mainly in Mexico City, Chihuahua, and Victoria de Durango. German Mexicans were important in the development of the Mexican cheese and brewing industries.
The German-Mexican population is especially prevalent in southern Mexico, particularly the state of Chiapas, where German farmers and industrialists where encouraged to immigrate in the late 1890s.
Banda music was established in the 1880s in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico, when it exploded into popularity in the 1890s throughout Mexico. Its roots come from the overlapping of Mexican music with German polka music. At the time, many German Mexicans lived in the states of Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Jalisco and Nuevo León.
The Mexican National Fútbol team, along with Brazil and Germany, are the only nations to make it out of the group stage over the last six World Cups.
Some notable people of Mexican-German decent include Frida Kahlo, Kuno Becker, Kat Von D, Vicente Fox, and Dulce Maria.
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A beloved box office hit in Mexico, BUEN DÍA, RAMÓN (GOOD DAY, RAMON) tells the heartwarming story of a young man from a small Mexican town who travels to Germany to find work to support his family and becomes stranded without shelter or money. He struggles to survive on the streets until he meets Ruth, a lonely senior citizen with whom he develops an astonishing and touching friendship that transcends borders and prejudices. The film stars Kristyan Ferrer, Ingeborg Schöner and Adrianna Barazza, and is written, directed and produced by Jorge Ramirez-Suarez.
Un adorado éxito de taquilla en México, BUEN DÍA, RAMÓN (GOOD DAY, RAMON) cuenta la enternecedora historia de un joven de un pequeño pueblo mexicano que viaja a Alemania para buscar trabajo y así poder mantener a su familia, pero termina quedándose sin techo ni dinero. Lucha para sobrevivir en las calles hasta que conoce a Ruth, una anciana solitaria con la que desarrolla una asombrosa y conmovedora amistad que trasciende fronteras y prejuicios. El film cuenta con la participación de Kristyan Ferrer, Ingeborg Schöner y Adriana Barraza, y fue escrito, dirigido y producido por Jorge Ramírez-Suárez.
When he is betrayed by a trusted friend, Mathayus must marshal all his strength and cunning to outwit a formidable opponent who will stop at nothing to unlock a supreme ancient power. – Source
THE SCORPION KING 4: QUEST FOR POWER releases in stores today movie fans and well…I saw it! It stars Lou Ferrigno (TV’s The Incredible Hulk), a variety of real MMA/UFC, mixed martial arts fighters, the super cool Rutger Hauer and beauties Ellen Hollman, Esme Bianco and Eve Torres!
My thoughts on THE SCORPION KING 4: QUEST FOR POWER…
It’s a fun movie. (lol) The one thing I like about The Scorpion King franchise is – all the REAL fighters they use. It’s almost like how THE EXPENDABLES movies are – Sly uses all REAL action film stars. For me – it was cool seeing Lou Ferrigno…I watched him as THE INCREDIBLE HULK as a kid. Rutger Hauer is always good. NOW…for the Ellen Hollman. HOLY CRAP BALLS. I’m in love. (lol)
It’s been decided – to find more of her movies. (lol) Not going to lie – she got me through THE SCORPION KING 4: QUEST FOR POWER. Loved the hot girl fight – watch it and you’ll see what I’m talking about. (lol)
It didn’t keep my full attention. There were times I almost dozed off. I wish the killings would have been better. I know it’s PG-13 but come on. The fight scenes were ahhhhh. Kind of cheesy at parts. The whole time I was watching it – I was thinking, “I could soooo see this on the Syfy Channel. (lol)
I give THE SCORPION KING 4: QUEST FOR POWER… 2 out of 5 popcorns. Not a terrible movie…but….yeah. BUT. The funny thing is…no matter how many of these movie’s they make – I’ll always watch them. THE SCORPION KING 5? I’m so down. (lol)
Doug Harris (Josh Gad) is a loveable but socially awkward groom-to-be with a problem: he has no best man. With less than two weeks to go until he marries the girl of his dreams (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting), Doug is referred to Jimmy Callahan (Kevin Hart), owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company that provides flattering best men for socially challenged guys in need. What ensues is a hilarious wedding charade as they try to pull off the big con, and an unexpected budding bromance between Doug and his fake best man Jimmy.
THE WEDDING RINGER in theaters January 16, 2015
Kevin Hart and Josh Grad photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images for Sony.
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MOVIE FANS!! I finally did it. I finally finished watching GET ON UP starring the incredible Chadwick Boseman. I know, I know…I’m late with this one but…it’s been a little crazy in the Mike household. (lol)
GET ON UP is the James Brown story. It’s a ‘movie’ not a documentary – that gives you a look inside THE GODFATHER OF SOUL’S music…his drama…his ups…his downs…everything. It stars a pretty sweet cast – Viola Davis, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd and more!
My thoughts on GET ON UP…
GREAT FREAKING MOVIE! The soundtrack is awesome. His story is nuts – starting from his early childhood to his unfortunate death. James Brown was and STILL is the man. Now lets talk about Chadwick Boseman – you might remember him from 42. This dude was amazing. His sang, danced and looked like James Brown. The training he had to go through…HIGH 5 TO THIS DUDE. Be sure to watch the Blu-ray exclusives and Bonus features – good stuff there. It’s crazy on how this movie got made.
No complaints movie fans. NONE at all.
I give GET ON UP… 5 out of 5 popcorns. It’s definitely worth the watch.
Oh…have some tissue by your side. (lol)