Silence sees Martin Scorsese wrestling with faith, what it means to have it, how it affects those around us, how it can feel like it has betrayed you, and the results are compelling and thought provoking.Read more "Film Review: Silence"
A week or two has passed now since most sites have posted their end of the year write-ups, and I still find myself debating what to put on my movie list. After much self degradation I have finally come to terms with the fact that my list will be nothing like that of the Oscar’s […]Read more "HST 2014 in Review: Movies"
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 may not be the best superhero film to date, but… Wait for it… It sure is amazing! …I regret nothing…Read more "Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
The Amazing Spider-Man is the beginning of another take on one of the world’s most popular comic book heroes (arguably Marvel’s most recognizable) and will be one of the first of many in the coming years. We will soon get a new Batman, we are getting a new Superman, X-Men has arguably already done this, […]Read more "HST Reviews…The Amazing Spider-Man"
For those of you not keeping track we are about to enter the second half of the year, full of just as many exciting things as the first half. So far some entries have disappointed, some have surprised, and some have lived up to and surpassed expectations so far, so lets keep our fingers crossed […]Read more "Looking Ahead to 2012: 3rd Quarter (July – September)"
Never Let Me Go is the haunting film adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel of the same name, providing a story that blends great characters, romance, and elements of sci-fi that create a touching story for so many reasons. Too bad I just can’t mention most of them because any hint in the wrong direction will […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Never Let Me Go"
David Fincher’s latest is forever going to be known as “the Facebook Movie” but it will also be held up there with his finest works which is a filmography very few directors can touch. The Social Network is a look at the creation, rise, and legal woes of Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook in a […]Read more "Review: The Social Network"
The latest, and too long in the coming, from Mark Romanek is a spectacular sci-fi/romance that you wouldn’t be able to pick out either of those genres if you were to look briefly at the film.Read more "Review: Never Let Me Go"
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus is a beautiful looking film with a really intriguing story, but unfortunately doesn’t answer all of the questions I wish it had. Looks like I am going to just have to use my imagination to fill in the blanks (See what I did there? “Imagination”? That’s right, I went there…) […]Read more "Rental Review – The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"