Doug was out this week but Wanzie stopped by this week to review The Monuments Men starring George Clooney, John Goodman, Matt Damon, and Bill Murray. Wanzie enjoyed this film saying it had a good balance of humor considering the seriousness of the situation in the film. Although it is not a must-see for theater viewing, it remains an enjoyable movie; Wanzie gave it 3.5 Pink Triangles.
The Monuments Men debuted this weekend coming in at #2 at the box office.
IMDb Synopsis: An unlikely World War II platoon are tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
Taking the top spot at the box office this weekend was The Lego Movie in its opening week. This computer-animated flick features the voices of Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry, Will Ferrell, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Alison Brie, Liam Neeson, and Morgan Freemon.
IMDb Synopsis: An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together.
And rounding out the top 3 is Ride Along starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. This flick is staying strong at the box office in its 4th week in theaters.
IMDb Synopsis: Fast-talking secruity gaurd Ben joins his cop brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James' sister.
For more information on this weekend's box office results, visit BoxOfficeMojo.com