Danger! Stay out of the ‘Safe House’

Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in 'Safe House'
Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in ‘Safe House’

[rating=2]Starring: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson
Director(s): Daniel Espinosa
Writer(s): David Guggenheim

A safehouse is vernacular in the FBI/CIA/generic spy agency lingo for a location that’s kept ready always in case there is a need to house someone safely.  Being the caretaker of a safehouse is among the most blase jobs there are in the intelligence trade.

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‘Iron Sky’ offers up Nazis like you’ve never seen them before – don’t worry they’re funny

'Iron Sky' poster
‘Iron Sky’ poster

We’re going to file this under — It Looks Go Bad, It’s Gotta Be Good.

Iron Sky is the daring story about an invasion by a fleet of space ships — made and controlled by Nazis who have been living on the “dark side” of the Moon for 70 years.

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‘Amazing Spider-Man’ trailer debuts online

Andrew Garfield dons the mask in 'Amazing Spider-Man'
Andrew Garfield dons the mask in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

Spider-Man is making his way back to the big screen, and boy does he have some angst.

At least, that’s what this darker version of the wall-crawling superhero seems to suffer from in The Amazing Spider-Man, according to its first trailer.

And this is no half-assed, show you a glimpse of the movie teaser. It’s a full-blown, 2+ minute showcase of the new version of Spidey.

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‘One For The Money’ isn’t worth the cash

Katherine Heigl stars in 'One for the Money'
Katherine Heigl stars in ‘One for the Money’

Janet Evanovich has now written 18 novels in the “Stephanie Plum” series that began with One for the Money. Many of them were bestsellers, and the initial offering actually spent 75 consecutive weeks on USA Today’s list of 150 best selling books. That must be why it seemed logical to take that debut novel and turn it into a major motion picture, with Katherine Heigl in the lead role as Stephanie Plum.

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‘The Descendants’ is A++ material

George Clooney stars in 'The Descendants'
George Clooney stars in ‘The Descendants’

Director Alex Payne has given us three gems so far, ElectionAbout Schmidt and Sideways.   His latest effort in the director’s chair, The Descendants definitely rises to the standard he previously set for himself.  Starring George Clooney as “Matt King” and adapted by Payne and two others from a novel, The Descendants is a tale of how life is both complex and simple, all at once.

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