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Review – The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods Release Date: April 13, 2012 Director: Drew Goddard Writers: Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth and Anna Hutchison MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: If you are a diehard horror fan looking for the next classic slasher film, The

Review – American Reunion

American Reunion Release Date: April 6, 2012 Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg Writers: Adam Herz (characters), Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (screenplay) Stars: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan and Seann William Scott MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: In the opening scene in American Reunion, things have officially come

Review – The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games Release Date: March 23, 2012 Director: Gary Ross Writers: Gary Ross, Suzanne Collins and Billy Ray (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (novel) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Thanks to strong word of mouth and a massive ad campaign,

Review – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Director: Lasse Hallström Writers: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Paul Torday (novel) Stars: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, as the name suggests, is the story of a man with the impossible dream

Review – John Carter

John Carter Release Date: March 9, 2012 Director: Andrew Stanton Writers: Andrew Stanton & Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon (screenplay), Edgar Rice Burroughs (story A Princess of Mars) Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Disney seem very unsure of how

Review – Wanderlust

Wanderlust Release Date: February 24, 2012 Director: David Wain Writers: David Wain and Ken Marino Stars: Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston and Malin Akerman MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Your enjoyment of Wanderlust will probably hinge on how much you like Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston. The film

Review – Act of Valor

Act of Valor Release Date: February 24, 2012 Directors: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh Writer: Kurt Johnstad Stars: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez and Nestor Serrano MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Thanks to the use of real active duty US Navy SEALS in the lead roles, the makers of

Review – Safe House

Safe House Release Date: February 10, 2012 Director: Daniel Espinosa Writer: David Guggenheim Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds and Vera Farmiga MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Safe House is being advertised as a psychological thriller where Denzel Washington’s Tobin Frost gets in the head of green CIA

Review – Big Miracle

Big Miracle Release Date: February 3, 2012 Director: Ken Kwapis Writers: Jack Amiel & Michael Begler (screenplay), Thomas Rose (book Freeing the Whales) Stars: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski and John Pingayak MPAA Rating: PG HoboTrashcan’s Rating: On the surface, Big Miracle appears to simply be a feel

Review – Man on a Ledge

Man on a Ledge Release Date: January 27, 2012 Director: Asger Leth Writer: Pablo F. Fenjves Stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks and Jamie Bell MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Man on a Ledge is by no means a good movie. It is, however, a fairly entertaining one.