Category:  Film Review

By Eric Bell, April 6, 2014 1 Film Review

Now before I launch into my review let me first state that this will be a spoiler free column and that this film is miles superior to its predecessor Captain America: The First Avenger. Now granted this statement isn’t conveying… Read More »

By Magnumb P.I., March 31, 2014 0 Film & TV, Film Review

Spoilers are dead ahead. Star Wars fans who’ve watched behind-the-scenes interviews for The Empire Strikes Back will know that just before Han Solo gets frozen in carbonite, the original lines in the script were:      Princess Leia: I love… Read More »

By Magnumb P.I., March 29, 2014 3 Film & TV, Film Review, Film Trailers

Blue Sky Studios follows up on its Rio intellectual property (IP) with the return its most talented ensemble voice cast to date. The makers of the Ice Age films and last year’s Epic hope to re-create the avian magic it… Read More »

By Eric Bell, December 18, 2013 9 Feature, Film & TV, Film Review

DES·O·LA·TION Noun: desolation A state of complete emptiness or destruction. “The stony desolation of the desert.” Before I go into my review for Peter Jackson’s latest installment, The Hobbit the Desolation of Smaug. I have to state how impressed I… Read More »

By Derek Easley, October 11, 2013 221 Film & TV, Film Review

Greetings my ghouls! We continue the dastardly adventures of Halloween-time in Derek Easley’s 31 Nights of Nightmares column. Do you like scary movies? Who doesn’t!? Priests, I guess…But I digress! Each night this season, I’ve been exposed to something horrible… Read More »

By Derek Easley, October 7, 2013 263 Archived Articles, Film & TV, Film Review

I am a big fan of Quentin Tarantino, his style, his sensibilities, the way he mashes-up genres. He has made unforgettable moments in cinema with his unique characters, smart editing, ingenious use of music, and inventive storytelling. The auteur filmmaker… Read More »

By Derek Easley, September 24, 2013 0 Film & TV, Film Review

I find positive qualities in even some of the worst films in that I appreciate ART as a subjective and emotional medium, and I relate to all the hard work that goes into making a production. Sadly, I have very… Read More »

By Eric Bell, August 1, 2013 Comments Off Film & TV, Film Review

Before I go into any type of detail for The Wolverine, let me make one thing perfectly clear: To determine what is a good or a bad movie, one must first determine the expectations of said movie. If you are… Read More »

Review: Monsters University

By Magnumb P.I., July 15, 2013 238 Film Review

Prior to June 21st, only the Cars and Toy Story franchises have had sequels thus far in the Pixar universe. Monsters University (MU) marks the third time the magicians of Emeryville decide to follow-up on a pre-established franchise. While Cars… Read More »

Review: The Blue Umbrella

By Magnumb P.I., July 2, 2013 5,059 Film Review

Last year, the other animation group that John Lasseter runs at Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) put out an instant classic in Paperman. It eventually won the Academy Award for best animated short film. Paperman was presented to movie-goers as… Read More »