THE MARTIAN: A taut, tense thriller with practically everything moviegoers could possibly want from a 21st century “Robinson Crusoe on Mars.”
FANTASTIC FOUR: Underwritten characters, underused actors, sub-banal dialogue, and a rushed third act; a complete and utter failure.
TRANSCENDENCE: Yet another misfire for the misfire-prone Mr. Depp.
Warning: Minor Spoilers Ahead! David Fincher’s House of Cards is the anti-West Wing, dripping with cynicism and absent hope. All is irredeemable and bankrupt. No heroes, no plucky underdogs. If Frank Capra saw House of Cards he would slit his wrist along the track of the vein. If Aaron Sorkin
Debuting on Blu-ray and DVD Sept. 25 When the first season of American Horror Story debuted on FX, viewers were in for a surprise by the spine-tingling, chilling series featuring a haunted house like no other. To celebrate its release, we’re giving away a couple copies of Season 1 on
Dear Readers, As I’ve mentioned before, one of my favorite things about chick flicks (defined here, subjectively, as: “movies I would want to see with my girlfriends”) is the emotional connection that can form between characters and the audience when a movie is centered around a common life experience. This bond allows the
Initially released at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, 10 Years is about a formerly tight-knit group of friends reuniting for their ten-year high school reunion. For many of us, the anxiety that surrounds such milestones is not about whether we are happy with our present. Rather, we fear what we might have to confront from our past. And so it is for the characters of 10 Years, each of whom arrives at the reunion saddled by some sort of high school-related, emotional baggage.
Coming to theatres December 7, 2012 is the thriller/action movie Deadfall starring Eric Bana (Hulk, Munich) and bright-eyed Olivia Wilde (House, In Time). The movie also showcases the talents of Charlie Hunnam, Kris Kristofferson, Sissy Spacek, Kate Mara and Treat Williams.
TRON LIVES! If you’re not watching Tron: Uprising, you are missing out on one of the most sophisticated and beautiful animated series ever produced for American TV. Despite airing on the Disney XD channel, there is nothing “kiddie” about this continuation of the Tron mythology. Bridging the gap between Tron