Why Watch a Movie When You Can Play It? Movies are one of the most popular forms of entertainment. They are watched every day by millions of people all over the the world who want to experience an engaging and fun story that are often based on books, comics and even video games. Sometimes, the adaption can … Continue reading Movies and The Video Games They Inspire
The First Star Wars Episode VIII Footage Is Here! Well, that was fast. Less than a month into production and the first Star Wars Episode VIII footage has already hit the internet. The snippet of a teaser hardly shows anything new, but it’s nice to see that Luke already has more screen time in the preview than … Continue reading First Star Wars Episode VIII Footage Has Arrived!
The English Patient: Still A Masterpiece What I Remembered: Another week has gone by and the 2016 Oscars are approaching. Therefore, once again this week I wanted to focus my attention on another past the Best Picture winner, the 1996 film, The English Patient. The English Patient was not something that was on my radar when … Continue reading The English Patient
Any Given Sunday: So bad It’s Good. This week I’m going to deviate from the course that I’ve taken for the last few weeks. Lately my focus has been on Oscar nominees of years past. But, with Superbowl 50 taking place this week I decided to turn my attention to a football themed movie. That … Continue reading Any Given Sunday
Nixon: As Worthy of An Oscar In 2016 As It Was In 1996 Although they are now mired in controversy the 88th Academy Awards will be taking place on February 28th. Due to this fact, I’ve decided to spend the next few weeks mostly reviewing Oscar nominated films of years past. For me doing this … Continue reading Nixon
The Siege: More Important Now Than Ever Before What I Remembered: When The Siege was first released in November of 1998, I’m shocked to say that i laughed it off. It’s hard to believe, but even though the United States had only recently survived two embassy bombings in Africa, the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, and … Continue reading Throwback Review: The Siege
Deadpool Rated R For Strong Language, Violence, Sexual Content and Graphic Nudity It appears Deadpool star, Ryan Reynolds can rest easy as he’s atoned for for the comic book sins he committed in Wolverine Origins and Green Lantern. As it should have, Fox’s Deadpool has successfully earned an R rating. If you’ve seen the entertaining … Continue reading Deadpool Rated R
“Mia Madre” by Nanni Moretti — an essay, more than a review “Those Italians, they understand Sorrowful Life and Comical Death in ways that Americans just do not.” When was the last time you heard a great last line in a movie? So great it made you burst into tears? The final line in Nanni … Continue reading Nanni Moretti’s “Mia Madre” Review