The Smurfs Movie Review

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The Smurfs hit New York City in the big-screen family comedy starring Neil Patrick Harris, which hit theatres on July 29, 2011. And TylerOMG wants to know if YOU are going to see this film!!!

The Evil Wizard
For years, the evil wizard Gargamel has been searching for the Smurfs’ hidden mushroom village. He plans to collect the sweat, tears and hair from every Smurf in order to harness their power. During the blue moon festival, Papa Smurf sees a disturbing vision – one that shows Clumsy and the rest of his beloved Smurfs in the hands of Gargamel.

The Vision
As the vision predicts, Gargamel discovers the whereabouts of their village. Now the Smurfs must escape. Six Smurfs – Papa Smurf, Clumsy, Grouchy, Gutsy, Brainy and Smurfette – escape through a portal that is only open during a blue moon. They have no idea that the portal leads to the most daunting city of all – New York City.

The Portal
To flee from Gargamel, who has followed them through the portal, they hitch a ride with a local human named Patrick. Not only are Patrick and his wife expecting a baby, but Patrick is under intense pressure at this marketing job, making it the most inopportune time for the Smurfs to arrive.

The Smurfs must avoid Gargamel while they wait for the stars to realign. Only then can they return to their mushroom village. In the process, Papa Smurf teaches Patrick a thing or two about fatherhood.

The Bottom Line
The Smurfs is a great film for kids and family’s! I loved the film it offered so many laughs manly because the cat, and the evil wizard! I know the cat and the wizard is evil but you can’t help not to love them! The Smurfs is fun, adventurous and heartwarming.

Overall I would recommend this movie to everyone, I loved that smurfing movie!

Glee 3D The Movie Hit Rock Bottom!

One movie stayed strong. One movie opened strong. One movie took down Transformers: Dark of the Moon to rule over all others.

And then there was Glee.

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The TV show’s 3-D concert movie not only failed to meet modest expectations—it failed to crack the box-office weekend’s Top 10.

The Glee movie finished in 11th place with a $5.7 million Friday-Sunday gross, per estimates. The performance wasn’t exactly a disaster; the film, culled from footage of this summer’s tour, cost a mere $9 million.

Still, something was off. Glee behaved more like a throwback to the days when concert movies didn’t do much, and less like a contemporary blockbuster à la Justin Bieber and Hannah Montana movies.

Or, to put it another way: It took Glee to make the Jonas Brothers look really big in 3-D.

Elsewhere, Rise of the Planet of the Apes held on to the top spot, and crossed the $100 million mark domestically, while The Help looked like the best-seller it’s been on Kindles, grossing $35 million since opening Wednesday.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 upped its domestic gross to $357 million to become the year’s top-grossing film—domestically, that is. With nearly $1.2 billion in the bank overall, the film had already established itself as the year’s No. 1 worldwide hit.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the year’s deposed domestic champ, exited the Top 10 after six monster weekends, and a $347.2 million take. (Worldwide, it’s at $1.1 billion and counting.)

Two comedies dropped out of the Top 10: Jennifer Aniston‘s Horrible Bosses, which lasted five weekends and came away with $110 million domestically; and, Justin Timberlake‘s and Mila Kunis‘ Friends With Benefits, which scored $53 million domestically, but proved unable to top the similarly themed No Strings Attached.

Final Destination 5, one of the weekend’s other new major releases, finished in the upper echelon of Final Destination movies, while 30 Minutes or Less, another newbie, did OK for an R-rated comedy about bombs, pizza and bank robbery.

And, yes, it’s strange, but it’s true: The Smurfs is nearing a $250 million worldwide gross.

Here’s a complete look at the weekend’s top-grossing films, per Friday-Sunday estimates as compiled by Exhibitor Relations:

  1. Rise of the Planet of the Apes, $27.5 million
  2. The Help, $25.5 million
  3. Final Destination 5, $18.4 million
  4. The Smurfs, $13.5 million
  5. 30 Minutes or Less, $13 million
  6. Cowboys & Aliens, $7.6 million
  7. Captain America: The First Avenger, $7.1 million
  8. Crazy, Stupid, Love, $6.9 million
  9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, $6.88 million
  10. The Change-Up, $6.2 million

Winnie The Pooh MOVIE REVIEW

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They’ve never heard the word “snarky” in the Hundred Acre Wood. While other kids’ films cram in sly humor and CGI effects, Winnie the Pooh is sweet, old-fashioned and unhurried-perhaps too much so, with its meager 68-minute running time feeling like a bit of a slog. Pooh stitches together some of A.A. Milne’s classic plots, with clever touches like Pooh (Jim Cummings) and friends interacting with the narrator (John Cleese). It’s all very pleasant, but hardly memorable.

3/5

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2-MOVIE REVIEW

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All seven previous films in the Harry Potter series faithfully executed the magical minutiae of J.K. Rowling’s books. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2 is the first to re-create the feeling of reading them. Grim, beautiful and unabashedly emotional, this is nearly as satisfying an end to the saga as a fan could wish for (even with some subtle deviations from the book) as Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) faces the evil Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). On their quest to find and destroy the Dark Lord, Harry, Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) take a thrilling detour through Gringotts’s bank vaults (the best use of otherwise needless 3-D) before finding their way back to Hogwarts. The wizarding school is a garrison, and it’s here that the mighty battle will come. Bring tissues, because Hallows 2 is largely about facing death. Beloved characters will die-including possibly Harry. When the time comes to face Harry’s fate, Radcliffe confidently, casually shows how much he’s matured as an actor. He’s a man now, and flashbacks of him, Grint and Watson as wee tots in the first film underscore one of Hallows 2’s salient metaphors, about childhood’s end. But despair not, Potterphiles. That part you’re fervently hoping to see at the end? Wish granted.

4/5