Tag Archives: Green Lantern

Top 5 Summer Movie Stinkers

16 Jul

By Open Book

We are mid-way through the summer, and although there have been some great films released so far, there’s been a lot of stinkers as well.  So we would like to take the time to list the Top 5 summer movie stinkers.   Then ask you to add to the list.

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New Movie HOT SEAT: Green Lantern

25 Jun

Welcome to New Movie Hot Seat where the last Saturday of each month we review new films that’s opened in theaters that month.  We will have a live debate discussing the pros and cons of one of the newly released films, then vote if it’s worth the money. Last week our viewers selected Green Lantern for this Saturday’s New Movie Hot Seat discussion. So please join us.

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Movie Buzz 6-24

24 Jun

Green Lantern dominated the box office last weekend despite it’s bad reviews by critics and consumers. So how will it do this weekend? Also, opening last weekend in wide release was Mr. Popper’s Penguins we will see how film critic reviews measure up against consumer reviews on this film, then let you know if it’s worth the money.

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Green Lantern: DC Retrenchment or Revolution?

15 Jun

By Guest Author-Comic Relief

Because 3D CGI has returned as a subject of concern on LIH there was interest that one of the most CGI necessary movies since “Alice in Wonderland” be discussed.  If you like Comic book cinema, Blockbuster films, and enormous tent poll franchises in the making then you’ll probably want to consider this Bruce Campbell directed film.  Regarding the Thursday, June 16th, 2011 opening date, most American audiences are familiar with the film’s star Ryan Reynolds, yet most are not familiar with the character Green Lantern.  Yet the character’s name has been around as long as DC mainstays Batman and Superman.

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The Future of CGI/Animation Film Franchises: Part 2

13 Jun

By Open Book

We wrote about this subject some time ago and decided to follow up on this topic given the amount of CGI films still slated to come out this summer. Almost every commercial film is being offered in 3-D. Is this overkill? Did Pixar and Disney ever imagine CGI would become this popular?

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