Alice Reese

Movie Reviewer

Alice Reese is the movie reviewer for the Greenville Herald-Banner, the Rockwall Herald-Banner, and for us at KETR.

Alice thought The D Train was a comedy, but somewhere along the way it went off the rails.
Ealing Studios

This week on Movie Picks, Alice reviews Far From the Madding Crowd, The D Train, 5 Flights Up, and Bravetown.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the sequel to The Avengers (2012).
Marvel Studios

This week Alice reviews Avengers: Age of Ultron and Little Boy.

The Age of Adaline stars Blake Lively as a woman stuck in her youth after an accident.
Lakeshore Entertainment

This week on Movie Picks, Alice reviews The Age of Adaline, starring the stylish Blake Lively, The Water Diviner, the first directing credit for Russell Crowe, and True Story, an odd movie loosely based on fact.

Ex Machina stars Domhnall Gleason, Oscar Isaac, and Alicia Vikander.
DNA Films

This week on Movie Picks with Alice Reese, Alice reviews Monkey Kingdom, Ex Machina, and The Longest Ride.

Monkey Kingdom is the latest Disney Nature film. It is narrated by Tina Fey, and follows two Sri Lankan monkeys after a new tribe chases them out of their home. Alice thought the documentarians did a beautiful job, and she highly recommends this family-friendly movie.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the sequel to The Avengers (2012).
Marvel Studios

This week Alice previews some of the mega-movies (and some not so mega) coming our way this spring and summer.

The biggest one is Avengers: Age of Ultron, which stars Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, and James Spader, with many others involved. The Avengers are taking on a monster of their own creation (or at least one of their own), and there are some newcomers with some special powers.

Furious 7 stars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel in the latest installment of The Fast & Furious franchise.
Universal Pictures

This week Alice reviews Furious 7, the latest installment of The Fast & Furious franchise and Woman in Gold, which is based on a true story about a strong-willed Austrian woman.

Home features Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez.

This week Alice watched Home, with Jim Parsons and Rihanna, Get Hard, the buddy-comedy starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart,

Insurgent is the second movie in the Divergent trilogy, starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James.
Summit Entertainment

This week Alice saw The Divergent Series: Insurgent starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James, and The Cobbler starring Adam Sandler and

This year's Cinderella takes us deeper into the characters in the classic story of our childhood.

This week Alice reviews Cinderella, Disney's live-action take on their classic animated movie, Run All Night, starring Liam Neeson and Ed Harris, and 71, which follows a

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the only movie Alice got to see this week due to the weather.
Blueprint Pictures

This week the weather kept Alice from seeing everything she had planned, but she did get to see The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, with Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, and Bill Nighy.

Jude Law stars in 'Black Sea,' a story about an undersea treasure hunt.
Focus Features

This week Alice takes a look at Black or White, a story about a little girl in the middle of a custody battle between her grandparents who are played by Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer, Black Sea, a thriller by award-winning director

Alice warns against The Boy Next Door, but does give thumbs up to A Most Violent Year and Cake.
Smart Entertainment

This week Alice takes a look at The Boy Next Door, with Jennifer Lopez playing a high school teacher who gets involved with a student, Ryan Guzman, and gets more than she planned for, A Most Violent Year, with

'Paddington' opened on January 16th.

This week Alice reviews Paddington, a movie based on the popular books about a talking bear. It seems someone has done the books justice, so much so that Alice hopes there will be more to come.