To most, the word ‘anime’ conjures up images of children with eyes that are way too big, looking surprised under a spiky mane of improbably colored hair with high, squeaky voices spouting pseudo-silly clichés with little regard to the actual context of the aforementioned trite remarks.
Ah, November. The leaves are turning red, brown, yellow and any shade but green. And then falling. The air is getting cold and crisp. Thanksgiving is upon us. Christmas shopping. And good movies. Blockbusters and Oscar contenders, there are movies for everyone this month. Interestingly, five of the eight movies to watch this November are […]
It’s Halloween, which means it’s horror movie time! While many people will be out on the town Saturday night, Halloween itself falls on a Sunday – which means that most people will be at home, recovering from the night before and ready to watch some movies (oh, and some football). There are plenty of horror […]
For those of you who loved 300, at least liked Watchmen, the Superman project just got a whole lot more interesting. Several names have been circling the rumor mill in recent weeks, but the winner to direct the new Superman is Zack Snyder. Christopher Nolan is overseeing the project as producer and David Goyer is […]
Waiting for a new Bourne Identity movie? Universal Pictures has hired Tony Gilroy to direct the sequel, titled The Bourne Legacy. Gilroy will also write the film like he did the last three – so at least there’s some consistency there. Gone is Paul Greengrass, who took the franchise from being a moderate hit to […]
Many moviegoers prefer to check with the critics before visiting the local movie theater or the video rental store. Whether these enthusiasts look at the movie reviews in the morning newspaper or stop by a website such as Rotten Tomatoes, they can usually rely on the critics comments to direct them to the best movie. […]
Most of you reading this article are likely fans of the Orson Scott Card novel “Ender’s Game.” That also means that most of you are frustrated beyond belief that the Ender’s Game movie has spent years in development hell. The book is, to be frank, one of the best books in existence. In fact, I’ll […]
Animal Kingdom is the gritty and violent debut feature from talented writer/director David Michod. Set in the dangerous Melbourne underworld, Animal Kingdom revolves around a young man thrust into a family of crime and the severe consequences that result. Michod has crafted a near great yet slightly flawed film. Read the full Animal Kingdom movie […]