SDFCS Roundup #3: THE LAST STAND, BROKEN CITY, MAMA

Three new major releases this week, including two that star Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg respectively.

Kim Jee-woon’s The Last Stand

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Ian Forbes – Sobering Conclusion
“The January curse maintains its hold on the film industry with this one.”

Brian Lafferty – East County Magazine
“Will he [Arnold] regain his superstar status?  Only time will tell.  But The Last Stand is a good start.”

Rebecca Murray – About.com
“Never, ever get your hopes up based on a RottenTomatoes rating…”

Josh Board – FOX 5 San Diego
“Isn’t this exciting? No, it wasn’t.”

David Pinson – CinemaStance
“The Last Great Action Hero’s return made my inner-eight-year-old very happy.”

Robert Patrick – CinemaSpartan
“Like watching your friend play Need for Speed on a video game console for an undetermined amount of time.”

Jeri Jacquin – Movie Maven
“A totally overblown and hokey film.

Ted Gideonse – LGBT Weekly
“Schwarzenegger can’t say ‘Last’.”

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Allen Hughes’ Broken City

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Lance Carter – The Daily Actor
“The actors performances are so muted that it feels like Hughes filmed the rehearsals.”

Jeri Jacquin – Movie Maven
“Proof can be a powerful weapon.”

Josh Board – FOX 5 San Diego
“So much of this goes wrong…”

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Andres Muschietti’s Mama

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Jeri Jacqiun – Movie Maven
“Dark, scary stuff.”

David Pinson – CinemaStance
“There is an effective unease that seeps through most of the film.”