Director Jon Favreau certainly mastered the beast-size challenge of translating a beloved book and animated film into a new media, even with a roar. His version of The Jungle Book feels absolutely inspired, original and justified, an achievement not to be taken lightly in our current remake-prequel-sequel era. Like with
THE WALK: Watching Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk across New York’s Twin Towers in 3D is unbelievable. The rest? Not so much.
SELF/LESS: A bland, generic, formulaic script that makes for a blank, generic, formulaic action-thriller.
EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS — Not the camp disaster some expected, but nonetheless a flawed, frustrating film.
THE BOXTROLLS: Yet another richly imagined, flawlessly executed visual triumph for Laika.
The artists at LAIKA Studios – makers of the stop-motion animated films Coraline and Paranorman – practice their craft at their studios in Portland, Oregon, a world away from the Hollywood PR machine. But with the release of The Boxtrolls mere months away, LAIKA brought the film into the Comic
Like Zach Snyder’s Watchmen, Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game is a worthy attempt to adapt a story that is practically unadaptable for the screen in the first place. The following review will likely contain some spoilers for non-book readers, so continue at your own risk. In the film, insectoid aliens
Weeks ago, news came out that Ben Kingsley had shot something in secret for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Rumors swirled that it could be anything from a cameo in an upcoming film, a stint on Agents of SHIELD, or a One-Shot short film for the DVD/Blu-ray Release. Well, thanks to
We know not everyone has time for every major release or big movie, so instead of featuring 10 great films a month, these are truly the ones that cannot be missed this May. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch.
To some, the idea of letting Shane Black, the creator and writer of the Lethal Weapon series, Last Action Hero, The Last Boy Scout, and the amazing Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, be the director of Iron Man 3 seemed like a weird joke. Let’s see how he handled the challenge.
When you think of Steven Spielberg you may primarily think of big blockbuster sci-fi or action adventure films. Spielberg has also made some truly meaningful movies that have changed the way people think about film. Schindler’s List is a movie that goes above that level, and is a film that
It’s time for another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray Roundup! Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! or Buy It! The biggest release this week is definitely Hugo, fresh off its wins at the Oscars. While it didn’t take the big