Some ideas sounds better on paper than they do in execution. In one character study, a devoted boyfriend discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him (The Room), whereas in a genre-mashup space western, a warrior monk and a farm boy… Read More ›
Solo: A Star Wars Story may have been doomed to fail from the beginning. Prequels, in general, are tricky propositions. The entire concept is intended to shed new light on existing characters while also providing extensive back story. This is… Read More ›
Of the things we take for granted, the written word is possibly the highest on the list. Before Johannes Gutenberg devised the printing press in 1440, there was little focus on or desire for the common person to read, which… Read More ›
Graphic novel adaptation ‘I Kill Giants’ is beautifully constructed, but misses its emotionally landing.
When the term “graphic novel” is tossed around, most immediately turn toward stories that capture grand adventures of heroes, like Superman, Batman, the Avengers, who display their superhuman strength or intellect while defeating similarly striking villains bent on world, or… Read More ›
Recommendation: Peter Bohush’s feature-length debut ‘Altered Spirits’ is more Midnight Movie than Sci-Fi Adventure.
Director Peter Bohush’s debut feature Altered Spirits traveled the convention circuit before finally coming available on DVD and most digital streaming services and features six actors most notably known for their vocal talents in the massive online battle arena game… Read More ›
With so many large releases coming to theaters every month, it’s hard for smaller films to break through and get your attention. One of these smaller films is out now for home release – the dark comedy Colossal, featuring the… Read More ›
Now Available: Director Anna Biller’s examines the cruel side of love in her 60s throwback ‘The Love Witch’.
Every year-end Top Ten list features a mix of popular releases and lesser-known stand-outs that made a significant impression on theater-goers and critics alike. This isn’t an editorial decision to provide equal coverage; rather, films that grace Top Ten lists… Read More ›
With multitudes of films releasing every week, it’s hard to stay on top of them all. Last week provided the perfect opportunity to try and catch up a few of the films that have been recommended to me from 2016… Read More ›
As 2016 winds down, the race for the 2017 Oscars begins. That means new advertisements for movies you may have forgotten, re-releases in theaters, and even the occasional discount VOD access. Exposure is key to win nominations because if voters… Read More ›
Tomorrow the latest installment in the Harry Potter saga hits theaters with Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. Since J.K. Rowling and Warner Brothers always make sure to cast high-caliber actors in their films – Eddie Redmayne, Dan Fogler,… Read More ›
Growing up, there was no writer better than William Shakespeare. His words, while seeming fancy, were easy to understand and possessed a fantastic rhythm. Read one way, they inspired menace. Read another, delight. As I grew older, I learned that… Read More ›