Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "Fee, fi, fo, fum." Giants! Or a giant disaster. Finally in theaters is Bryan Singer's delayed CGI fantasy action-adventure Jack the Giant Slayer, originally Jack the Giant Killer, starring Nicholas Hoult as Jack. Joining him is a cast that only Bryan Singer could bring together, with Eleanor Tomlinson as Isabelle, the girl he's after, plus Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner and Ian McShane. After all this waiting, is it any good? Is it even worth seeing? How is the action? If you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Jack the Giant Slayer.
This Sunday night, the 85th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre right here in the heart of Hollywood. It's the biggest of all award shows, the culmination of months and months of speculation from supposed "experts" and millions of dollars spent behind the scenes to jockey certain films into the best position possible to take home as many trophies as they can. The question in the headline isn't meant to single out this year specifically, but instead to wonder, in an age in which technology makes award shows like these more ubiquitous than ever before, if the Oscars really still mean anything anymore.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? He's back, again! For more explosions! John McClane - the "007 of Plainfield, New Jersey". Returning for his fifth time, it's A Good Day to Die Hard, directed by John Moore (Behind Enemy Lines, The Omen, Max Payne), another action movie about McClane but this time he's in Russia when shit goes down. Bruce Willis returns to take on the bad guys and he's joined by actor Jai Courtney playing his son Jack. So how is this one? Better than the fourth, third, or second? Or more action trash? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts about A Good Day to Die Hard.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Cold body. Warm heart. Zombies! They're all the rage nowadays. But one of one of them had a heart? In theaters now is Jonathan Levine's Warm Bodies, an adaptation of Isaac Marion's novel, about a zombie called R, played by Nicholas Hoult, that falls for a girl named Julie, played by Teresa Palmer. How is the new film from Jonathan Levine (of All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, The Wackness and 50/50)? How are up-and-comers Hoult and Palmer as romantic leads? Is it any good or is it really bad? Once you've seen it, write a comment with your own thoughts on Warm Bodies.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? No names. No badges. No mercy. After being delayed from October last year, and revised after the Aurora tragedy, the Los Angeles-set police drama Gangster Squad, directed by Ruben Fleischer, is now out in theaters. Josh Brolin stars as Sgt. O'Mara, the head of an unofficial cop squad assigned to take down mobster Mickey Cohen, played by Sean Penn. The rest of the squad includes: Ryan Gosling, Robert Patrick, Anthony Mackie, Michael Pena with Giovanni Ribisi. But is it any good? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your own thoughts on Gangster Squad.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "The Fastest Gun in the South." It's here! Now playing in theaters everywhere is Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited "spaghetti western" Django Unchained, starring Oscar winner Jamie Foxx as a freed-slave-turned-bounty hunter named Django ("the D is silent"). He's joined by Christoph Waltz as Dr. King Schultz, and Leonardo DiCaprio as Candyland plantation owner Calvin Candie, with Samuel L. Jackson. It's violent, it's funny and entertaining, but is it any good? One of the best Tarantino movies? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Django Unchained.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "Bilbo Baggins, I'm looking for someone to share in an adventure... " It begins! In theaters everywhere is The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first movie in Peter Jackson's trilogy adapting the J.R.R. Tolkien classic novel The Hobbit. Martin Freeman stars as Bilbo, who gets whisked away on an adventure with the Company of Dwarves lead by Thorin Oakenshield, played by Richard Armitage, plus Gandalf, played by Ian McKellen. So how is the first movie? As good as Fellowship of the Ring, or not? If you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on the first Hobbit.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "The fate of human dignity is in our hands, blood's been spilled to afford us this moment!" Introducing Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. Now playing in theaters nationwide is Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, an intimate biopic detailing the last few months of his life and the passing of the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery. So how is Spielberg's take on this iconic figure from our history? As beautifully realized as one could hope, or yet another misstep for the filmmaker? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your own thoughts on Lincoln.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? 007 reporting for duty. Now playing in theaters is the 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall, marking the triumphant 50th anniversary of the character's big screen appearance. American Beauty director Sam Mendes takes the reigns, directing Daniel Craig in his 3rd Bond movie as Agent 007. He's joined by Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Javier Bardem, Bond girls Bérénice Marlohe and Naomie Harris, plus Ben Whishaw as the new Q. So how is it? One of the best Bond movies ever? Or an overlong forgettable mess? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Skyfall.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? The story of a regular guy just looking for a little wreck-ognition. In theaters now is Disney Animations' latest original story, Wreck-It Ralph, starring the voice of John C. Reilly as Wreck-It Ralph, a bad guy in a classic arcade game (called Fix-It Felix, Jr.) who doesn't want to be a bad guy any more. Along the way he meets Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) and Calhoun (Jane Lynch), plus many other classic video game characters. So how is the film? As good as the trailers? Best animated movie this year? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Wreck-It Ralph.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "Fear. Belief. Love. Phenomena that determine the course of our lives. These forces begin long before we are born and continue after we perish." It's time. The latest film from the Wachowski Starship, Andy & Lana, with director Tom Tykwer, adapting the David Mitchell novel Cloud Atlas, is now playing in theaters. An ambitious, grand, sweeping epic interweaving six storylines, with actors like Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant, Halle Berry, Jim Sturgess, Jim Broadbent, Doona Bae and Ben Whishaw playing multiple roles. So how is it? A masterpiece, or a massive failure? Time to voice your own opinion. Once you've seen it, write a comment with your thoughts on Cloud Atlas.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? In 1979, during the Iranian Revolution, Islamic militants take over the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and hold 52 Americans hostage. Six escaped and hide in the Canadian ambassador's home. This is the story of how they got home. Actor-turned-filmmaker Ben Affleck brings this riveting, intense thriller of a story to life on the big screen in Argo, starring an ensemble cast including Affleck, with Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Scoot McNairy and Clea DuVall. How is it? This year's top Oscar contender or not? If you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Argo.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? First they took his daughter. Now they're coming for him. Bryan Mills is back! And ready to kick more ass! In theaters is Taken 2 directed by Olivier Megaton, the sequel to 2009's Taken, starring Liam Neeson as the father of a daughter, played again by Maggie Grace, who gets abducted in Europe. This time he takes his family on vacation to Istanbul, but the captors seek revenge and take him and his wife, played by Famke Janssen. So how is it? Better than the first one, or worse? Is Neeson still badass at least? If you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Taken 2.
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Hunted by your future. Haunted by your past. It's time. In theaters now is Rian Johnson's sci-fi time travel action movie Looper, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis as the same person of different ages, plus Emily Blunt, Paul Dano and Jeff Daniels, too. It's time to finally experience the latest original creation from the mind of Rian Johnson (of Brick, The Brothers Bloom), and discover the impact that decisions can across our lives. So how is it? One of the best sci-fi films of the year? Or a let down? Once you've seen it, post a comment with your thoughts on Looper.