Articles Posted in the " Movies " Category

  • Get Swept Away by The Fault in Our Stars

    The first thing a book reader must reconcile themselves with when they hear one of their favorite books is being adapted into a film is that things will be changed.  Sometimes it’s for the better, but more often than not, it’s for the worse.  So a disconnection is usually necessary, treating the film adaptation as […]


  • Get Spellbound by Disney’s Maleficent

    I grew up on classic fairy tales like Sleeping Beauty.  I was swept away by the magical and kind-hearted fairies, frightened by the evil Maleficent and her wicked curse, and overjoyed when the valiant Prince Phillip defeated the witch in her monstrous dragon form and saved Aurora from her awful fate.  As a child, I […]





  • X-Men: Apocalypse…Original cast members are coming back and more!

    X-Men: Days of Future Past is dominating the box office and getting rave reviews. With the latest offering in theaters, fans are already talking about the next installment in the series, X-Men: Apocalypse. Warning! Post might contain some spoilers regarding X-Men: Days of Future Past. The post-credits scene in DoFP clearly set up things for […]


  • HBO Movie Review: The Normal Heart

    Based off the play by Larry Kramer, Ryan Murphy’s The Normal Heart tackles the beginnings of the AIDS crisis.  Initially referred to as GRID or gay-related immune deficiency, the disease was viewed as something happening to bad people who did bad things.  We now know that is not the case.  The Normal Heart gives us […]


  • Director Edgar Wright Leaves Marvel’s Ant-Man

    WHAT DOES CHANGING TEAMS THIS LATE IN THE GAME MEAN FOR THE FILM? Multiple sources are reporting that Edgar Wright and Marvel have issued a brief joint statement: Marvel and Edgar Wright jointly announced today that the studio and director have parted ways on ANT-MAN due to differences in their vision of the film. The […]


  • Marvel Schools Fox on How to Market a Superhero Movie

    CAN ANYONE BEAT THE ‘GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY’ MARKETING CAMPAIGN? I think it’s safe to say that the two Guardians of the Galaxy trailers might be the best movie trailers of all time. Is that too much? I don’t think so. I’m seeing a talking raccoon and a talking tree alien kicking ass and being […]


  • X-Men: Days of Future Past – Movie Review

    When X-Men: Days of Future Past was announced I was very excited. Bryan Singer was returning as director, the original and new casts were going to work together; it was going to be based on the most iconic storyline in the X-Men comics, what could possibly go wrong? Apparently a lot! The review is spoiler free. […]