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Season 3, Episode 5

'The Smurfs 2' and '300: Rise of an Empire'

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Movies & Reviews

The Smurfs 2

Director: Raja Gosnell

Year: 2013     Run Time: 105 min

The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been abducted by Gargamel, since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation, creatures called "The Naughties", into real Smurfs.

Gregg's Review

I hope this is one of those franchises like Star Trek that we see become a regular presence on our screens

5 Bags of Popcorn, 5 Blue Popsicles


Tim's Review

I love the whole blue thing, where everything is about blue

5 Bags of Popcorn


300: Rise of an Empire

Director: Noam Murro

Year: 2014     Run Time: 102 min

Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.

Gregg's Review

Whether a character leaves or stays that isn't really how you review movies. That's kind of amateur-ish.

5 Bags of Popcorn, 300 Little Bits of Caramel Corn

Tim's Review

This movie is worth seeing but it's disgusting and a disgrace to movies that [Gerard Butler] is not in it

4 Bags of Popcorn

Popcorn Classics

Jack Frost

Director: Troy Miller

Year: 1998     Run Time: 101 min

A father who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son, before he is gone forever.

Gregg's Comments

You might say "why are we doing Christmas movies in summer?" Well the good Christmas movies are movies you can watch year round.
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