Alice Reese

Movie Picks
2:29 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Alice gives Nightcrawler, Birdman 3.5 stars

Photo: "D 9 Popcorn" by allisonmseward12 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

  Make no bones about it: when film reviewer and critic Alice Reese doesn't care for your movie, she'll say so. This week's Picks puts Alice at odds with independent film, "Force Majeure."

Praise this week goes to Jake Gyllenhaal in "Nightcrawler," a show about a shutterbug with a stomach for shocking scenes.

Alice also advises we check out, "Birdman," whose cast she can only compliment. Actors include Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Jr., and Zach Galafianakis.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri September 12, 2014

'Dolphin Tale 2' is a must-'sea'!

Continuing off of the first movie, Dolphin Tale 2 is sure to entertain the whole family. With many laughs and some tearful moments, Alice Reese says that it is mostly based on true events, and is worth your trip.

Listen to what else she has to say about Dolphin Tale 2, The Drop and Frontera on this week's Movie Picks!

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
10:05 am
Fri September 5, 2014

'Love is Strange' already rumored to be award-worthy

The latest from Hollywood is being said to be worthy of an award.

Starring Alfred Molina and John Lithgow, Love is Strange is a story of two life-partners struggling to get by after George, the character played by Molina loses his job.

Listen to what Alice Reese has to say about Love is Strange, The Identical and Life After Beth on this week's episode of Movie Picks.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Looking for a strange movie? 'Frank' is your answer!

"Strangest", "Weirdest" and "Odd". Those are the words that Alice Reese used to describe the new movie, 'Frank'. It's about a man and his band, and everything in between.

Listen to what Alice has to say about Frank, A Trip to Italy and The November Man in this week's edition of Movie Picks.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri August 22, 2014

'Are You Here?' Alice says you shouldn't be

If you're looking for a fun and entertaining comedy this weekend, Alice Reese says that Are You Here is not the movie to go see.

Filled with dry humor, a simple plot, and mediocre writing, Alice has dubbed this the "worst movie of the summer so far."

Check out what else she had to say about Are You Here,  along with reviews on If I Stay, When the Game Stands Tall, and The One I Love on this week's Movie Picks.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:20 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Marvel's 'Guardians' a must-see this weekend

Guardians of the Galaxy hits theaters this weekend!
Credit Marvel Studios

You probably wouldn't picture these five characters trying to save the world, but they definitely make you want more! What Alice calls the "nicest surprise of the summer" is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat, with laughs for all.

In the week's Movie Picks, listen as Alice Reese give us her review on Guardians of the Galaxy, Get on up, and Magic in the Moonlight.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
2:23 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Family sure to be entertained with 'Planes: Fire and Rescue'

Blade Ranger (voiced by Ed Harris) fights the blaze on 'Piston Peak' in the new movie "Planes: Fire and Rescue".
Credit Disney

Alice Reese joins Daniel Starks this week to discuss the latest movies coming out to theaters.

Planes: Fire and Rescue lives in the same realm as the Cars saga and appeals to all ages, young and old. Starring Dane Cook, Ed Harris and countless others, this movie is sure to entertain you and your family.

Listen as Alice brings her review of Planes: Fire and Rescue, Wish I Was Here, and Boyhood on Movie Picks with Alice Reese.

Read more
Movie Picks
8:44 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Reese: Broadway boffo beats boring bunch

Production photo from Jersey Boys.
© 2014 - Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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.

Read more
Movie Picks
9:43 am
Fri May 30, 2014

'A Million Ways' raunchy, 'Maleficient' not for young kids

Scene from "A Million Ways to Die in the West"
Universal Pictures

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.

This week Alice shares her thoughts on "A Million Ways," plus the new Disney offering, "Maleficient," starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning.

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.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:05 am
Fri April 25, 2014

The Other Woman, and other movies

Still image from Twentieth Century Fox's new film, "The Other Woman."
Barry Wetcher Twentieth Century Fox

"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.

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.

Finally, we look ahead to the first major superhero movie to be released this year, The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Hollywood's latest product, 'Sabotage' not for young audiences

Almost like the Final Destination  series, Sabotage brings in suspense but over-the-top blood and gore to the big screens in Arnold Schwarzenegger's next big movie.

Listen as Alice Reese brings her review of Sabotage, Birder's Guide to Everything, and Noah.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri March 21, 2014

The 'Muppets' are back and crazier than ever

KETR

Jim Henson's Muppets are back on the big screen once again, and this time they are crazier than ever. Many stars join the cast of Muppets Most Wanted including Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, and many more.

Listen as Alice Reese brings her review of Muppets Most Wanted, Divergent, and Bad Words.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri March 14, 2014

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' hits the big screen

Daniel Starks KETR

The Oscars may be awarded and done with, but Hollywood is still working towards this  year's awards. One of the first movies on this list is The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Listen as Alice Reese gives her review on The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Bethlehem.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri February 28, 2014

'Non-stop' gets seal of approval from critics

Daniel Starks KETR

Alice Reese has given her seal of approval for Non-stop, and she joins other critics with the same feeling who have given the movie an '8' according to the Internet Movie Database.

Listen as Alice talks about Non-stop, Son 0f God, Omar and The Wind Rises. Alice also touches on two more Oscar-nominated movies, American Hustle, and Gravity.

Read more
Movie Picks with Alice Reese
7:30 am
Fri February 21, 2014

'Winter's Tale' not fit for big screen

Daniel Starks KETR

What was originally a multi-hundred page book, Winter's Tale does not translate very well to the big screen, according to Alice Reese.

Listen to what she has to say about it, plus In Secret, and 3 Days to Kill.  Alice will also talk about the Oscar nominated movie, 12 Years a Slave.

Read more

Pages