Articles Posted in the " Movies " Category

  • Comic-Con: Be the First to See the “Mockingjay” Trailer

    Though the marketing for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 so far has been AWESOME, fans are anxiously waiting for the actual trailer to arrive. Now we finally have word about how and when fans can get their first look at the much anticipated trailer. According to an article from MTV, Lionsgate has […]


  • 5 Things I Want to See in “Mockingjay”

    By now, you’ve probably seen the latest teaser for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, featuring an address by President Snow (and a silent Peeta and quietly defiant Johanna) interrupted by a rebel broadcast starring Beetee. Beetee informs the citizens of Panem that District 13 exists and its message: “The Mockingjay lives.” Aside from […]


  • Recommendation: Slither and Super

    The much anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, will be released in just over a month. In preparation for the film, and to know what to expect from the director/co-writer James Gunn, I recommend two of his other films: Slither and Super. Slither is a horror/comedy, mainly influenced by older B-movies. The plot focuses on […]


  • First “Mockingjay” Teaser Trailer Arrives!

    After months of waiting, the first look at The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 has finally arrived with this chilling address from President Snow! Featuring a silent and hijacked Peeta against an all-white backdrop, President Snow calmly reminds us of how the Capitol depends upon its citizens… and how its citizens depend upon the Capitol even […]


  • Attack on Titan Film Teaser Trailer is here!

    Attack on Titan, Japan’s current uber-popular action anime hit, is now bigger; with a new teaser trailer for its big screen debut. For those not familiar, Attack on Titan is a sci-fi action-drama story centered around a resistant movement of Survey Corps fighters defending the last of civilization from massive human-eating giants (Titans). Originally a continuous manga hit, […]



  • Will ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Pass the Bechdel Test?

    As a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I’m extremely excited for Guardians of the Galaxy to come out this August. I’ve latched onto the character Gamora, played by the always incredible Zoe Saldana, and I’m very excited to see Karen Gillian play Nebula as well. As the release date draws closer I can’t help […]


  • As Seen on the Big Screen: The Fault in Our Stars

    I’m an avid reader, and I’m sure many people share the feeling I get when I hear the news that one of my favorite books is being adapted into a film: a potent cocktail of anticipation and dread.  Who will play my favorite character?  Which of my favorite moments will end up on the cutting […]


  • 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 […]