Twenty years ago this week, audiences were scared out of their wits with Paul Anderson’s sci fi-horror-fetish film, Event Horizon. Plagued by production problems and studio interference, Anderson’s film ended up as maimed as most of the victims in the film (if you haven’t seen it yet, I don’t know if I blame you, but I […]Read more "I Am Home: Twenty Years of ‘Event Horizon’"
A word of caution: as the ‘About’ section mentions, any movie is fair game for a review. If this were a professional review site, the same theory would apply. In short, “Magic Mike XXL” is a gas. Full of vulgar inhibitions, it is not afraid to let itself loose. Set three years after “Magic Mike”, […]Read more "MAGIC MIKE XXL"
Intelligent, well-paced and irreverent, Woody Allen’s “Irrational Man” is a look at human relationships and the philosophy behind them. Choosing to live his life shrouded in a cloud of his experiences, Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) is an emotionally broken, depressed, drunken philosophy professor. A romantic at heart, he is incapable of feeling or expressing his desires. […]Read more "IRRATIONAL MAN"
Editor’s Note: I had attended an advance screening of WOMAN IN GOLD in March of this year. Below is my first formal review for your enjoyment. ~bc Woman in Gold review – The film centers around the efforts of Maria Altmann and Randol Schoenberg to retrieve a familial Gustav Klimt painting, the Portrait of Adele Bloch […]Read more "WOMAN IN GOLD"
Editor’s note: This is a review written earlier this summer, before I committed to honing in on the craft. It is not edited in any way, shape, or form from my original Facebook post. I hope you enjoy it. ~bc It has a solid premise and I believe that the story is set up in […]Read more "TOMORROWLAND"
“Every time we unveiled a new attraction, attendance has spiked.” Twenty-two years ago, Steven Spielberg graced the silver screens the world over with an awe-inspired film. One that would use well-articulated characters to tell an amazing story supported with state-of-the-art technology available at the time. Michael Crichton created a believable world on which David Koepp […]Read more "JURASSIC WORLD"
First and foremost, I’ve missed most of the previous iterations of the Terminator franchise. After James Cameron’s groundbreaking efforts in 1984 and again in 1991, it was difficult for me to latch on to a ‘franchise’. When I heard about the latest installment, Genisys I thought to myself “ok, I’m going to give the film […]Read more "TERMINATOR GENISYS"