Archive for August, 2012

CELESTE & JESSE Forever MOVIE PREMIERE PASS GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)

COMINGREELSOON.com has 25 movie premiere passes to give away!!!

MOVIE: Celeste & Jesse Forever

Date: Wed Aug 29, 2012

Time: 7pm

Where: LandMark’s Main Art Theater Royal Oak, MI

Giveaway Rules: To win passes, send an e-mail to info@comingreelsoon.com requesting to be a winner. If you don’t receive a response, please refer back to the site to determine if the giveaway has been closed.

Movie Synopsis: A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people.

HIT & RUN

HIT & RUN – FUNNIER THAN EXPECTED

HOME RUN, Pick up a full price ticket

Watching trailers sometimes, you just never know exactly what your going to get. Here we thought we were in for an action/romance oriented film with a little comedy and to our surprise we got a comedy with some romance and action thrown in.

Charlie Bronson (Dax Shepard) is a ex getaway driver in the witness protection program. While in hiding, Charlie meets the love of his life Annie played by Kristen Bell. Comfortable living the simple life, Annie gets offered her dream job in California. Unfortunately, California is exactly where Charlie had his troubles. His love for Annie forces him to put his fears behind him and risk meeting his ex friends who want to kill him and get the money he owes them.

We figured with Tom Arnold playing a prominent role in the film, that there would be some funny moments, but we found ourselves laughing pretty much the whole movie. Were not talking slap stick jokes either. We are talking natural comedy which seemed to flow with the storyline.

The chase scenes and the romantic banter between the lead characters was entertaining, but the comedy definitely stole the show. This isn’t a film we would say run out and see on the release day, but its worthy of grabbing your significant other and going out for a good dinner and a movie on your next date night.

This is a home run, so you won’t regret spending your money here.

17 Aug

Drama

Sparkle

SPARKLE-GIVING US SOMETHING WE CAN FEEL

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The much anticipated remake of the 1976 movie is finally here. This project has been in the making for over a decade, and it was well worth the wait.

Staying true to the original version, the movie centers on a young woman Sparkle who is destined to make it in the music industry. Sparkle played by Jordin Sparks, and joined by her sisters: Sister (Carmen Ejogo) and Delores (Tika Sumpter), the trio become a music group with sights on taking the Detroit scene by storm and becoming the next big singing sensation. Fueled by individual ambitions and the desire to loosen the chains from their overprotective Mother (Whitney Houston), the ladies make decisions that threaten to thwart their family bond and change their lives forever. Rounding out the cast is Derek Luke in his first role as a leading male; Omari Hardwick; and a very memorable performance by Mike Epps. The chemistry between the cast was very believable. As you might imagine the music was on point. Jordin Sparks as Sparkle solidifies why she was voted as an American Idol.

Director Salim Akil, and writers Mara Brock Akil and Howard Rosenman tell this story from a fresh perspective. The 2012 version is not as gritty as the original version. Some of the dark clouds that hovered over the original movie, that have been imprinted into our minds for the last 35 years are retold with a softer feel. We believe the changes to the storyline will be well received.

We would be remiss if we didn’t mention Whitney Houston. It was good to see her back in action. We couldn’t help but feel the sadness of what might have been. As we watched the movie we could not help to think if art imitated life. The Whitney we see in the movie is radiant, and definitely has her own sparkle. There is one particular part of the movie that will move you to tears.

Movie goers that remember the movie from back in the day will not be disappointed! We don’t want to tell you too much, we want you to be just as surprised and moved as we were. You are in for a real treat!

LAWLESS MOVIE PREMIERE PASS GIVEAWAY (CLOSED)

COMINGREELSOON.com has 50 movie premiere passes to give away!!!

MOVIE: LAWLESS

Date: Mon Aug 27, 2012

Time: 7pm

Where: Birmingham Palladium

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Movie Synopsis: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.