“How To Train Your Dragon 2” – Movie Review

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“How To Train Your Dragon 2”

Director: Dean DeBlois

Screenwriter: Dean DeBlois

Cast: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferfuson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Djimon Hounsou

Runtime: 1 Hour 42 Minutes

Rating: PG for adventure action and some mild rude humor

Studio: Dreamworks Animation/20th Century Fox

After Credits Scene? No

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Fresh V Rotten (June 13, 2014)

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This weekend in movies, Jonah Hill stars in two sequels, one with Dragons, one with Channing Tatum, and Robert Pattinson stars in a film alongside Guy Pearce.

 

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” – 91% CERTIFIED FRESH

“Exciting, emotionally resonant, and beautifully animated, ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’ builds on its predecessor’s successes just the way a sequel should.”

 

“22 Jump Street” – 83% CERTIFIED FRESH

“Boasting even more of the bromantic chemistry between its stars — and even more of the goofy, good-natured humor that made its predecessor so much fun — ’22 Jump Street’ is the rare sequel that improves upon the original.”

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June 2014 Movie Preview

Hey all!

So we’re in the midst of the summer movie season and it’s off to a great start. From big summer blockbusters like “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “Godzilla” to small independent films like “Chef” and “The Double,” it’s been one of the most consistently great months of the year so far. Next up, we have June, where things are looking to get bigger and better. So I figured I’d take some time to look over the upcoming June releases and share my brief expectations on them all. Let’s get started!

June 6:

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“Edge of Tomorrow” – Ever since I heard the premise, I’ve been excited about this movie. I’m a big Tom Cruise fan and the raving early reviews are definitely adding to my excitement.

“The Fault In Our Stars” – This movie could end up being the movie of the weekend at the box office. The fan base is absolutely huge. Me personally, I like the trailer, but I worry that the final product will turn out to be a sap-fest. Continue reading