This week there is an interesting mixture of genres, from The Walking Dead to Gatsby and men with muscles! I think everyone will be satisfied. Don’t forget to let me know if there’s something that should be a must have or if there’s any other opinions you might have. Leave everything
This week’s biggest releases are Side Effects, Beautiful Creatures, Struck by Lightning, and Teen Wolf: Season Two.
A retrospective analysis of 2012’s chick flicks and a few of my hopes and dreams for 2013’s.
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.
Today we’ve got a great News Invasion lined up for your enjoyment. Included are stories about The Walking Dead, After Earth, Kristen Stewart and much more.
This week there are some really great releases: Pitch Perfect, Total Recall, Trouble with the Curve, Sleepwalk With Me, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days. A really interesting mixture of genres! Here’s a clip from Pitch Perfect: [springboard type=”video” id=”627857″ player=”scin001″ width=”560″ height=”315″ ] And as usual, please
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
As promised last week in my Vintage Chick Flicks Gift Guide, today I bring you its companion, Chick Flicks 101: a collection of classic chick flicks from the late 90s to today. This Gift Guide is designed to help you choose the perfect gift(s) for all chick-flick-lovers of any age. Organized
On Friday, Ang Lee’s Life of Pi kicked off the New York Film Festival and received high marks from the critics. The epic scale, lauded visual effects, and story about humanity might tug the heartstrings of Oscar voters, and if there’s a movie out there to grab “the heart vote,”
They say college is the time to find yourself and to make friendships that will last a lifetime. Well, if any university in the real world can boast a peer group and aca-adventures like those in PITCH PERFECT, I’ll write them a check for all four years right now.
Dear Readers, They say that little girls are made of “sugar and spice, and everything nice.” Assuming that grown-up women are made of the same, at least to some extent, I wonder: Do women also look for and/or need these qualities in our movies? In other words, what ingredients does the
Dear Readers, Today, as I have previously done for Think Like a Man and The Five-Year Engagement, I’d like to recommend a new-to-DVD/Blu-ray/iTunes chick flick: What to Expect When You’re Expecting. A loose adaptation of Heidi Murkoff‘s best-selling pregnancy how-to, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is an intertwining ensemble tale of five very different couples who,
The official trailer for Pitch Perfect has arrived. Pitch Perfect is directed by Jason Moore and will be released on October 5, 2012. Anna Kendrick, Alexis Knapp, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Adam DeVine, John Michael Higgins, Hana Mae Lee, and Ester Dean star.