If I had to use just one word to describe Colossal, it would be “unique,” but I’m going to use a whole lot more. Colossal is a darkly funny, dramatic, unpredictable, and a slightly emotional film that manages to look at some heavy material in a considerate manner; despite it’s absolutely absurd premise. Anne Hathaway […]Read more "Film Review: Colossal"
Movie Night With Lauren #4: From The Martian to Interstellar thanks to Matt Damon. Dude loves space! Check out the explanation for Movie Night here.Read more "Movie Night With Lauren: Interstellar (2014)"
Sky-high expectations and marketing oversaturation could leave some audiences disappointed, but Interstellar still does plenty to amaze viewers.Read more "Dissecting Interstellar: Love, Wormholes and Robots"
Interstellar is at its best when playing with science, as Christopher Nolan propels his cautionary tale with his always solid filmmaking.Read more "Film Review: Interstellar"
Lauren: Les Misérables is at the top of the list of stage productions I’ve been dying to see. As I wait for it to return to the St. Louis area, the release of the film adaptation is making a powerful attempt to remove me from my misery until that day finally comes. Zac: Eh…Read more "HST… Film Review: Les Misérables"
Zac: The Dark Knight Rises supposedly brings us to the end of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, and the reactions to it have been fairly positive for the most part (Zac’s Review). Still, the latest Batman film leaves a lot to be discussed and Lauren and I have decided to get into spoilers to see what […]Read more "Dissecting The Dark Knight Rises: Ending Nolan’s Batman"
Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises concludes his Batman series with a wonderful finale as Christian Bales delivers his best performance of the trilogy.Read more "Review: The Dark Knight Rises"
Love and Other Drugs is the latest from Ed Zwick and features a couple of great lead performances in a story that does a lot of things well but has a hard time finding a narrative through line. Zwick is a history buff and likes to blend fiction with facts and this is another example […]Read more "Review: Love and Other Drugs"
The 1951 animated version of Alice’s story is far from the top of my list of favorite Disney films from my childhood, but that does not keep me from being overly disappointed in the additional trip down the rabbit hole in this year’s Alice in Wonderland. 13 years following young Alice’s nightmare riddled nights of […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Alice in Wonderland"
I still stand behind the fact that I am not a fan of this day, but Valentine’s Day has at least warmed my heart enough to be capable of acknowledging it as an acceptable holiday. But just this once. In a nutshell, Valentine’s Day takes a group of characters that tie together in simple ways […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Valentine’s Day"