— Jack Rico (@JackRicofficial) September 30, 2015
Jack Rico, editor of ShowBizCafe.com, is a bilingual entertainment contributor to many popular outlets including the TODAY Show with a discerning eye for what’s hot and what’s not in movies, music and more. Jack Rico joins Nicole Hanratty in a live discussion on this summer’s blockbuster summer movie big bangs and flops, the upcoming VMA’s with host Miley Cyrus, the direction of music today vis-à-vis Spotify’s list of the most timeless songs, the social statement of Straight Outta Compton, and who’s on Jack Rico’s playlist including Carly Rae Jepsen, Cannons, and Dave Brubeck.
Listen to 40 minutes of enthralling entertainment analysis with Jack Rico, the top pop culture reviewer today.
Rico—who says he watches over 300 movies per year—shares his two thumbs up review of “Mad Max: Fury Road” (director George Miller) calling it a, “No nonsense action movie…a sophisticated, artistic, action movie.” He chats summer hits “Spy,” “Maggie,” and “San Andreas” with Dwayne Johnson. Of “San Andreas” Rico says, “[It] really impressed me as one of the better action films of the year.”
On Jack Rico’s list of summer misses are “Tomorrowland,” “Ted 2,” “Pitch Perfect 2,” and “Poltergeist.”
Rico also talks about upcoming movie “We Are Your Friends” with Zac Efron, the much anticipated “Ghostbusters” remake with Melissa McCarthy, and tells us which movies he is looking forward to seeing this Christmas on the big screen including “Spectre,” “Star Wars.”
On Jack Rico’s playlist
Carly Rae Jepsen “E-Mo-Tion”
Cannons “Up All Night”
By Nicole Hanratty
August 26, 2015