Bob Garver: “The Fate of the Furious” movie review

Bob Garver: “The Fate of the Furious” movie review

By Bob Garver For over a decade, you knew exactly what you were getting with a “Fast & Furious” movie. You went to see one of these movies, you got fast cars, gratuitous shots of women, dumb one-liners, ruminations on family during the slow parts, and completely implausible action sequences. The movies were fun if […]

Gary Sinise finally gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Gary Sinise finally gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Actor Gary Sinise was awarded a star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday after his decades of valued contributions to the film industry. At the ceremony, Sinise, 62, was also recognized for his unprecedented work in supporting our brave American veterans. “There’s no living person in our industry that does more for […]

Bob Garver: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” movie review

Bob Garver: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” movie review

By Bob Garver I make it a point not to put out year-end Worst lists because there are so many bad movies that I can’t be bothered to see. I have better things to do with my time and money than waste them on bombs that couldn’t find an audience. But rest assured that if […]

Bob Garver: “The Boss Baby” movie review

Bob Garver: “The Boss Baby” movie review

By Bob Garver Good news, everyone: “The Boss Baby” isn’t as bad as the advertising makes it seem. Frankly it would be hard to be that bad. I was expecting 97 minutes of painful, lowbrow baby jokes mixed with tired corporate stereotypes left over from the 80’s. Some people thought the movie might be redeemed […]

Celebrities who preach their politics hurt their public image

Celebrities who preach their politics hurt their public image

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4, 2017 – Things have been relatively quiet in Southern California since the Trump Oscar Protests have come and gone. Meryl Streep has slipped back into her cozy Fantasyland world, where she only speaks out when a microphone is nearby to broadcast a political statement nobody cares about. Of the endless list […]

Bob Garver: “Power Rangers” movie review

Bob Garver: “Power Rangers” movie review

By Bob Garver Last week I reviewed “Beauty and the Beast,” which was based on a beloved classic from my childhood. This week’s film is “Power Rangers,” which is also based on a property I was obsessed with as a kid. The difference is that while I’ve held a consistently high opinion of “Beauty and […]

7 Must-watch movies coming out in April 2017

7 Must-watch movies coming out in April 2017

Spring is finally here and that means it’s time for Hollywood to begin putting out some of its better films. While the winter months can be slow at theaters — usually reserved for horror films — this April sees a mix of comedy, drama and action. Chris Evans’ “Gifted” will be one of the first […]

Bob Garver: “Beauty and the Beast” movie review

Bob Garver: “Beauty and the Beast” movie review

By Bob Garver “Beauty and the Beast,” the Disney animated classic from 1991, holds a special place in my heart. It was the first movie I saw in its original run in theaters. The film kicked off a lifelong love of movies, and in that time I’ve seen a scant few that were on its […]

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