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Lamar reviews - Sin City; A dame to kill for

There are some of the same characters from the first film and some new ones. There are 4 story lines. Some that happened before the first movie and some that happen after, so it’s a mixture of a prequel and a sequel. You really need to see the first one. Read more...

Lamar reviews- The Expendables 3

I’m not saying the cast of this movie is old but, the average age of the 3 biggest names is 69. Word is they had toyed with a few different titles for this movie; Hey You Kids, Stay Out of My Yard, The Revenge of the Mall Walkers, or my personal favorite, Hey, Turn That Crap Down! But they settled on the easy to remember Expendables 3. It’s been two years since the last Expendables and they really wanted to get this one out sooner but naps, multiple overactive bladders and having to eat dinner at 4:30 slowed down production. Read more...

Lamar reviews- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

What started off as a one issue comic making fun of super hero comics turned into a huge money making franchise. My kids grew up watching the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles so of course I watched every episode. It was an obsession at our house. Later on when my kids asked why they didn’t have a college fund I told em “Ninja Turtle stuff and Cracker Barrel.” They had their addictions, I’ve got mine. Read more...

Lamar reviews - Guardians of the Galaxy

This is a tricky movie. I saw some trailers and wasn’t really interested in seeing it. I like Sci-Fi space adventure but couldn’t see Chris Pratt pulling that off. I did a little research and found out it had a Galaxy Quest feel to it. That was a movie with Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver in 1999. It was a takeoff on Star Trek and space movies. If you’ve never seen it you should. It’s hilarious. The director refused to let Chris Pratt audition but his assistant finally convinced him to give Chris a shot. He hired him after 30 seconds of reading dialog. It turns out that Chris Pratt was the perfect choice for this movie. Most people know him for being Andy the goofy, lovable idiot on Parks and Recreation but he did play a Navy Seal in Zero Dark Thirty. For this movie he worked out for 6 months and he is cut up and has a few shirtless scenes to show it off. He is very convincing as a wise cracking action star. Read more...

Lamar's Review- Hercules 7-25

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Lamar reviews - Tammy

Its 96 minutes, Rated R for really strong language and sexual humor. Read more...


Lamar reviews - 22 Jump Street

Making a sequel to a movie is tricky business. Sometimes a movie is really good, it lends itself to a sequel, and it works out great. Toy Story 2, Godfather 2, and The Dark knight. But a lot of the time sequels are driven by money. When a movie makes a ton of money the studios can't resist going back to the well, even if it's a bad idea. And they keep going back until it totally bombs. The 2 Hangovers and the multiple American Pie sequels. 22 Jump Street, amazingly, is in the first category. It really shouldn't have worked. The genius of this movie is it completely makes fun of the idea of sequels and especially of itself. We know the problem with sequels and the movie knows we do. It is a complete inside joke and we are invited in to enjoy it. Read more...

Lamar reviews-Edge of Tomorrow

When I first heard of this title it sounded like a soap opera from the sixties. “The Edge of Tomorrow, where our dream of happiness stubs it’s toe” But it turns out that Tom Cruise may have a winner. Read more...

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