Movie Reviews & Interviews from Washington

‘A Good Die To Die Hard’ Review: Willis Can’t Save Tired Franchise

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Moviegoers who walk in to the theatre to see A Good Day to Die Hard will leave the theatre thinking the best thing they got from that movie was its title. The main problems with A Good Day to Die Hard: the villain is terrible, the actors fall victim to a been-there-done-that screenplay and Willis […]

‘Safe Haven’ Review: Sparks’s Romance Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

A small North Carolina town on the water, two beautiful people finding love after struggle, lots of letters and surprising twists make up the Nicholas Sparks story formula; and for his newest film adaption Safe Haven, it positively adds up. Nicholas Sparks has written 17 novels, seven of them turned to films, with Safe Haven […]

’21 & OVER’ Review: Forced Comedy Doesn’t Measure Up to HANGOVER

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The first thing readers are going to say when they read my headline is “Lauren, you can’t expect every drinking comedy to be as funny as The Hangover!” But I’m comparing 21 & Over to The Hangover because both films have the same writers and one script is tremendously better than the other. Here’s a […]

‘Dead Man Down’ Review: Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace & Terrence Howard

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Noomi Rapace reunites with Niels Arden Oplev, who directed her in the 2009 Swedish film, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Oplev makes his American theatrical debut with Dead Man Down and although there are definite similarities in the two films, Dead Man Down is significantly worse than his acclaimed Dragon Tattoo. Victor (Colin Farrell) […]

‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ Review: James Franco & Michelle Williams Are Marvelous

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

“I don’t want to be a good man…. I want to be a great one.” -Oz In 1939 Warner Brothers released The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland, Margaret Hamilton and Billie Burke. The film remains a classic for young and old and the visuals are more spectacular than many films that have come out […]

‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’: A Funny & Magical Cinematic Escape

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone is a perfect example of how a completely funny and cheery film can come from a goofy and terrible trailer. When a film has a bad trailer it means one of two things: Either the studio purposefully made a not great trailer, so people would see the film and say “Oh […]

‘The Croods’ Review: The Perfect Animated Family Film

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by admin@dcfilmgirl

Dreamworks’s newest animated feature has everything a family friendly film needs: interesting characters, lots of laughs, vibrant scenery and a lot of heart. The Croods is the animated 3D experience of the year and one that you don’t want to miss while in theatres. As the film opens we are introduced to one of the […]

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