Category Archives: Reviews

Jason Marsden: Voice-Over Acting Review

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By far one of the most interesting and fun panels I’ve attended to-date. Jason is full of energy, extremely talented, and quite good at directing. And much shorter than I thought; sorry Jason! LOL

The crowd was a mix of… seasoned voice-over actors, those wanting to break in the industry, and those like myself, who were merely observers.

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The Other Woman: Movie Review

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Laugh-out-loud funny! This movie will literally have you quoting some of the genius script writing, and cringing during the dialog between Nicki Minaj and Cameron Diaz.

Love, Leslie Mann in this movie! As Kate King, she brings the funny in such a way, that it reminded me of my comedic side.

Mark King (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) thinks he’s got everything under control… at work, home, and on the side. The over confident idiot, gets hit from all sides and never sees it coming; including the beating he gives himself at the end.

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Grace: Movie Review

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Sun and sand greet Gracie (Annika Marks) with a reality check she needs, but isn’t quite prepared for. Given little choice, she takes the path of least resistance, avoiding jail time.

When faced with town folk who not only care, but understand, she accepts refuge from Sonia (Sharon Lawrence) who ultimately, teaches Gracie strength to endure.

*Fun Fact: Rick Springfield’s son, Liam Springthorpe, plays Pickles and does so phenomenally!

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Tanzania: Movie Review

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Why? Is a question I tend to ask often. Throughout the movie, it became a bigger part of my vocabulary.

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What began with an idea, of what I thought the film was about, to the unfolding on the screen, were totally different. The reality… shook me to my core, stirred my soul, and touched my heart.
There were moments of joy, pure beauty, and, “tissues please!”, as tears poured from my eyes.

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The Best Man Holiday: Movie Review

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This heartbreaking, laugh out loud movie, takes you on a roller coaster ride of emotions.

Well written and packed with an amazing cast, you quickly become a part of the film, with it’s relatable characters and story lines.

If you missed The Best Man, there’s no cause for concern, but watch it if you can before seeing this long awaited follow up.

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Won’t Back Down: Movie Review

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“Won’t Back Down” tackles some very real problems that continue to occur in schools across the country today. The message this film sends is far more important, than what critics claim is missing.

If you’ve ever dealt with a failing school, a broken system, teachers who don’t care or children who aren’t learning… This movie will speak to you.

Be the change you want to see! Movie quote and truth statement. So many are quick to speak and yet, slow to react or do at all. It’s when you’re tired of waiting, that motivation strikes and propels you into action.

Should you be someone whom the films storyline doesn’t apply, or perhaps you’ve never encountered this or a similar situation, the empowerment this movie delivers will beg the question… Are you tired of waiting?

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Early California: Music Review

Glenn’s genius brings out my play on words creativity once again!

LINCOLN: Movie Review

With bits of humor, this film is profound and incredibly compelling!

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You can’t watch this film without visiting several emotions and being drawn into the battle this country faced during that time. Thanks to the incredible onscreen performances and the magnificent portrayal of Lincoln by Daniel Day-Lewis, you’re injected in their era and will find yourself making comparisons to the current day.

Tommy Lee Jones (Thaddeus Stevens) is brilliant as a powerful US House Representative, known as the dictator of Congress, and isn’t afraid to say what it takes, commanding attention and causing disruption.

“The House” still represents a lot of the same issues depicted in this film today and perhaps, even more so.

Great storyteller and leader, Abraham Lincoln was loved by many and yet, hated by those who feared change, the unknown and others for mere selfish reasons.

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A Christmas Story 2: Official Sequel Review

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If you’re a fan of “A Christmas Story”, well… You’ve got to watch this one right?

While many may disagree, I loved it! … WHAT?! Are you kidding me? … No, actually I’m not. Though skeptical as I settled in to watch this official sequel, I found it to be a nice tribute to the original.

The cast is new but appropriate and Daniel Stern as Ralphie’s dad, adds a fun holiday classic feel to the film.

A Christmas Story 2 builds on the things we loved the original for… storyline, narration, setting, and though there’s no competition between the two, lovers of classic holiday movies will enjoy this film.

Love it or hate it, if you watch it, leave your comments below!

Watch the Trailer:

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Pt. 2 Review

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I’ve struggled with writing this review, simply because I seem to be stuck on the “edge of my seat” fight scene. While the movie starts off a bit slow and unadventurous, loose ends are tied up, making it an awesome finale.

Bella is captivating as a vampire and discovers her strength isn’t the only thing that makes her unique; she has quite a gift. Powerful and protective, Bella shows Edward what he’s longed to see and she learns that Jacob isn’t going anywhere.

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