Breaking the decades-long streak of revisionist takes on European fairy tales, including Disney’s own Maleficent just last year, Kenneth Branagh’s (Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Thor, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Hamlet, Henry IV) adaptation of Cinderella unfolds as an overly familiar, by-the-numbers adaptation, thematically regressive and ultimately, dramatically bland, dull, and
There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?
You know what I said about Oscar season really beginning in a few weeks? Well, we learned on Monday that The Weinstein Company will push Meryl Streep’s performance in August: Osage County for best supporting actress, thanks to Gold Derby. Yep, it’s starting already, and Oscar lovers are already theorizing
Marvel Studios has released a 2nd trailer for the upcoming film Thor: The Dark World. This trailer has a whole lot more of Loki!
The Oscar race won’t really begin for another few weeks, but given some recent developments – an infamous name change being among them – I figured I’d go ahead and resume Oscar Watching. Even before the Toronto International Film Festival kicks into gear, I’ve had to revise quite a few
One of my favorite things to do with my mom is to sit down and snuggle up to watch a movie. It has been one of my most enjoyable moments since I was a kid. I love thinking of the the experience of going to the itty bitty independent, local
It’s that time again! 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! This week has two really big releases which are The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO was released a day early and I enjoyed the screening. Quite an undertaking of a film. Check out my video review:
EIFF: Day Three – A short Audioboo review of ANGEL’S CREST, ALBATROSS and THE KING OF DEVIL’S ISLAND
Day 3 of the Edinburgh Film Festival is over and I’ve had the chance to see the chilly drama ANGEL’S CREST starring Jeremy Piven and Thomas Dekker, British coming of age flick Albatross with Sebastian Koch, Felicity Jones and Julia Ormond, and hundreds of juveniles being tortured under the reign
Stellan Skarsgård will reprise his role of Dr. Selvig from THOR for Joss Whedon’s THE AVENGERS! Here’s the translation:according to Swedish newspaper Expressen.se. “The Avengers” is the dream team of superheroes, a group consisting of among others Iron Man, the Hulk, Captain America and Thor. The film is planned to