Movie Picks with Alice Reese http://ketr.org en Reese: Broadway boffo beats boring bunch http://ketr.org/post/reese-broadway-boffo-beats-boring-bunch <p>The review of this week's box office offerings from Alice Reese starts on a high note with kind words for Jersey Boys, the Hollywood version of the successful stage play about 60's iconic musical group The Four Seasons. Clint Eastwood directs.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:44:26 +0000 Jerrod Knight 55208 at http://ketr.org Reese: Broadway boffo beats boring bunch 'A Million Ways' raunchy, 'Maleficient' not for young kids http://ketr.org/post/million-ways-raunchy-maleficient-not-young-kids <p>The creator of Family Guy and Ted has stepped into the world of the western with "A Million Ways to Die in the West." Reviewer Alice Reese finds admirable points in the casting, the music, the scenery, and the direction - but not the script.</p><p>This week Alice shares her thoughts on "A Million Ways," plus the new Disney offering, "Maleficient," starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning.</p><p>Alice Reese is the movie reviewer for the Greenville Herald-Banner, the Rockwall Herald-Banner, and has been offering her insight to KETR's audience since December 2008.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 14:43:18 +0000 Jerrod Knight 54264 at http://ketr.org 'A Million Ways' raunchy, 'Maleficient' not for young kids The Other Woman, and other movies http://ketr.org/post/other-woman-and-other-movies <p>"It's the Leslie Mann show," says Alice, about the comedy opening in wide release this Friday, The Other Woman. It also stars Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton, and follows three unlikely friends on their quest for revenge.</p><p>Alice also talks about an art house film which won top awards at the Cannes Film Festival, called Only Lovers Left Alive, which stars Tilda Swinton as a vampire.</p><p>Finally, we look ahead to the first major superhero movie to be released this year, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:05:00 +0000 Jerrod Knight 52604 at http://ketr.org The Other Woman, and other movies Hollywood's latest product, 'Sabotage' not for young audiences http://ketr.org/post/hollywoods-latest-product-sabotage-not-young-audiences <p>Almost like the <em>Final Destination&nbsp; </em>series, <em>Sabotage </em>brings in suspense but over-the-top blood and gore to the big screens in Arnold Schwarzenegger's next big movie.</p><p>Listen as Alice Reese brings her review of <em>Sabotage, Birder's Guide to Everything, </em>and <em>Noah.</em></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:30:00 +0000 Daniel Starks & Alice Reese 51319 at http://ketr.org Hollywood's latest product, 'Sabotage' not for young audiences 'Winter's Tale' not fit for big screen http://ketr.org/post/winters-tale-not-fit-big-screen <p>What was originally a multi-hundred page book, <em>Winter's Tale</em> does not translate very well to the big screen, according to Alice Reese.</p><p>Listen to what she has to say about it, plus <em>In Secret,</em> and <em>3 Days to Kill.&nbsp; </em>Alice will also talk about the Oscar nominated movie, <em>12 Years a Slave. </em></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Daniel Starks & Alice Reese 49729 at http://ketr.org 'Winter's Tale' not fit for big screen 'The Lego Movie' a must-see for families http://ketr.org/post/lego-movie-must-see-families <p>Alice Reese tell us that <em>The Lego Movie, </em>directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, is a must-see for families.</p><p><em>The Lego Movie </em>has a star-studded cast including Morgan Freeman, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Shaquille O'Neal and more.</p><p>Listen as Alice gives us a review of this movie and <em>The Monuments Men. </em>She will also give a short preview of the Oscars coming up on March 2.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 13:30:00 +0000 Daniel Starks & Alice Reese 49144 at http://ketr.org 'The Lego Movie' a must-see for families Stiller returns in divergent role http://ketr.org/post/stiller-returns-divergent-role <p><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001774/" target="_blank">Ben Stiller</a>&nbsp;tackles a role he's not known for in the title character of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0359950/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_7" target="_blank"><em>The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.</em></a></p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Alice Reese & Cooper Welch 47465 at http://ketr.org Stiller returns in divergent role Statham is back and packing more action http://ketr.org/post/statham-back-and-packing-more-action <p><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005458/?ref_=tt_cl_t1" target="_blank">Jason Statham</a> joins <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0290556/?ref_=tt_cl_t2" target="_blank">James Franco</a> in a new novel-based movie, <em><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2312718/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1" target="_blank">Homefront</a>. </em></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Daniel Starks & Alice Reese 46256 at http://ketr.org Statham is back and packing more action Texas' own McConaughey returns for new movie http://ketr.org/post/texas-own-mcconaughey-returns-new-movie <p>Matthew McConaughey, raised in Longview, Texas, is returning to the Lonestar State for the new movie, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790636/?ref_=nv_sr_1" target="_blank"><em>Dallas Buyers Club</em></a>.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Daniel Starks & Alice Reese 45374 at http://ketr.org Texas' own McConaughey returns for new movie 'Last Vegas' hits the big screen, Freeman hilarious http://ketr.org/post/last-vegas-hits-big-screen-freeman-hilarious <p>Morgan Freeman is back and he's brought some old pals with him! Last Vegas is the newest hit from <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005509/?ref_=tt_ov_dr" itemprop="url"><span class="itemprop" itemprop="name">Jon Turteltaub. </span></a></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:31:25 +0000 Daniel Starks & Alice Reese 45052 at http://ketr.org 'Last Vegas' hits the big screen, Freeman hilarious