Arrival: A Spacey, Smart Sci-fi Flick

Arrival is a science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve. The film focuses on a linguist, played by Amy Adams, who trys to communicate with aliens who have landed in Montana. If you have seen any of Villeneuve’s other films, like Sicario, Enemy or Prisoners, then you know that he directs movies that really put … Continue reading Arrival: A Spacey, Smart Sci-fi Flick

Ghost in the Shell: Another Appropriation of Culture by Hollywood?

After teasing small clips of footage over the past few months, Paramount has finally released the first trailer for 2017’s Ghost in the Shell, a live-action film. The film, based on the popular manga and anime films of the same name, follows a character known as “The Major” who is a counter-cyberterrorist agent. The story … Continue reading Ghost in the Shell: Another Appropriation of Culture by Hollywood?

Doctor Strange: A Film to be Marveled

Doctor Strange is the newest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and is about the origin of the titular superhero, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The film, which also deals with the entrance of magic into the MCU canon, is visually stunning. This film sets itself apart from the rest of the MCU in many … Continue reading Doctor Strange: A Film to be Marveled

“Blair Witch” Movie Review

Blair Witch is the third installment of the Blair Witch Project franchise and serves as the direct follow-up to The Blair Witch Project (ignoring the continuity of Blair Witch 2: Book of Shadows). The film, which is framed as a friend’s documentary class project, follows the brother of the main character of the original movie … Continue reading “Blair Witch” Movie Review

Spectre brings the action Skyfall was missing

  James Bond is not usually one to turn down adventures. Spectre shows the globe-spanning spy in action-packed scenarios as he tries to take down SPECTRE. The movie pays homage to classic Bond movies and never seems to turn down the action as Bond acts out his missions. The movie begins with M (played by … Continue reading Spectre brings the action Skyfall was missing

Sandra Bullock to Star in Female-driven ‘Ocean’s 11’ Reboot

 If you’re a Sandra Bullock fan or if you are a fan of movies in general, here’s some news that will be sure to excite you: the all-star ensemble classic Ocean’s 11 is being rebooted once again, this time with Sandra Bullock leading an all-women heist team. The original film, starring Frank Sinatra, was famously rebooted in … Continue reading Sandra Bullock to Star in Female-driven ‘Ocean’s 11’ Reboot

Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You’re Made Of

“From 1999 to about 2002 we were the biggest band in the world. No one thought it was going to be as big as it was, then it just stopped. And what do you do when you’re a full-grown man in a boy band? ”- Backstreet Boys member, Brian Littrell. This past year the Backstreet … Continue reading Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You’re Made Of

Del Toro Impresses Again with ‘Crimson Peak’

If you’re looking for a good movie to see in theaters this Halloween, Crimson Peak might just be the choice for you. Released on October 16th, the film boasts a great cast including Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, and Jim Beaver. The film was directed and written by Guillermo Del Toro, so if you’re a fan of his, you’ll know what to expect. The film follows the story of … Continue reading Del Toro Impresses Again with ‘Crimson Peak’

‘Nightcrawler’ terrifies box office during opening weekend

Jake Gyllenhaal gives his best performance in film noir thriller Nightcrawler, which debuted on Oct. 31. Whether it was his huge, dead eyes or his creepy smile, Gyllenhaal’s character, Lou Bloom, rendered audiences speechless. Bloom becomes a freelance videographer specializing in crime in Los Angeles. Obsessed with getting the right angles, he lets no obstacle, … Continue reading ‘Nightcrawler’ terrifies box office during opening weekend