Yesterday, Facebook annnounced it had acquired Oculus VR and the internet imploded. Why this isn’t the VR apocalypse.
Acting since the age of five, Sarah Hyland is no stranger to the world of small and silver screen comedy. Best known as Haley Dunphy on ABC’s ‘Modern Family,’ Hyland has also worked with the likes of Howard Stern and Jennifer Aniston, and starred in a Disney Channel Original Movie, ‘Geek Charming.’ In her latest film role, Hyland tackles a different kind of comedy—that of the dark teen variety—in Brian Dannelly’s (‘Saved!’) ‘Struck By Lightning.’
Chris Colfer is not a man who wastes time resting on his laurels. In the past four years, we’ve seen him sing and dance on ‘Glee,’ win a Golden Globe® and two Teen Choice Awards, and become a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author thanks to his young adult novel, ‘The Land of Stories.’
Taking on the well-worn subjects of high school angst and drama, it would be easy for STRUCK BY LIGHTNING to feel trite and clichéd. But STRUCK BY LIGHTNING is not your average high school coming-of-age movie. It dares to be different from start to finish, and succeeds in being a funny and enjoyable dark teen comedy that pulls no punches about, well, anything.
Finally brought to the silver screen by director Walter Salles and screenwriter José Rivera, ON THE ROAD is a beautiful portrait of social and emotional disillusionment starring Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss, and Viggo Mortensen.
Most rites of passage today are particular to a gender, religion, community, or the like. There is one, however, that remains an obstacle to all, regardless of personal traits and affiliations. struck by lightning Yup, you guessed it: I’m talking about high school. A society comprised of and ruled by
[one_third] Release Date Dec. 11, 2012 [/one_third] [one_third] Rated R / NR [/one_third] [one_third_last] Length 107 min. / 114 min. [/one_third_last] For centuries, man has used fairy tales to teach children life lessons, like the importance of telling the truth and being wary of stranger-danger. But what about adults? We don’t
It doesn’t happen often, but every now and then life spawns two people who are so completely right for each other that they could only be wrong for everyone else. Such is the case of Pat (Bradley Cooper) and Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) in David O. Russell’s SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK. Luckily for us, it is not only the characters that share this special affinity: Cooper and Lawrence are perfectly-balanced counterparts in this dark-yet-oddly-uplifting dramedy.
The most epic love stories often demand that characters pay a price for love. This is particularly true for many female characters set in times past, who would lose children, social standing, and economic security upon choosing love over duty. Many who discuss Leo Tolstoy‘s famed novel Anna Karenina focus on the infamous and
I had the pleasure of spending last week becoming well acquainted with That’s What She Said, an uproariously funny film about three chicks who aren’t afraid to tell you what’s going on up here, down there, and everywhere. Over the course of three days, I researched the film (which, by the way,
This Chick’s Flicks newbies should pause here and read the original “chick flick” definitional piece first. To the rest of you, away we go… . . . . . . . . . Dear Readers, Today, with your indulgence, I’d like to do something a bit different. Instead of writing
The internet is a marvelous place–at least most of the time–where we can go to find anything that can be typed into a search bar. How many videos on YouTube contain somebody actually saying “this is so going on YouTube?” Everyone wants to make a film, but not many of
The great part of being an indie developer, is being able to take risks. Case in point BREAK BLOCKS a rhythm/puzzle game from the minds of Greater Good Games, a studio with the mission statement of making games to help others. The studio comprises of two men, Noah Wood (Illustrator/Art Director)
Steven Soderbergh’s HAYWIRE continues with it’s releases this time giving us the first five minutes of the film on Hulu. I think stuff like this can definitely help the hype of a movie as long as they don’t give away too much information. This first five minutes is literally a