Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave is an astonishing film that will leave you in awe of both its craft and storytelling.Read more "Film Review: 12 Years a Slave"
With the end of the year heading this way, there’s only so much time to cram in all forms of entertainment from this year before it’s too late (if you’re writing an end of post, that is). With that said, there are still plenty of new releases heading this way competing for your attention.Read more "Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 4 (October – December)"
Lauren: World War Z is (not really) a film adaptation of the book of the same name, about the end of the world, zombie style. And apparently there is only one man who can save us.Read more "Dissecting World War Z: Keeping The Undead Alive Or Back In The Grave?"
Killing Them Softly is the second collaboration between Brad Pitt and director Andrew Dominik and the end product is gorgeous, tense and gives you a look into the world of criminals you don’t normally see.Read more "Film Review: Killing Them Softly"
Alright people, it’s almost the end of the year – which means some big releases are coming out. Some of the biggest albums, movies, and video games are slatted for release, making for one incredible last quarter in 2012. Enough of this, let’s get to our selections.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2012 – Quarter 4 (October – December)"
Growing up in St. Louis, baseball has always been an important part of my life. I made myself sick on stadium food as a child, I was way too proud of myself when my neighbor came over to compliment the strength of my pitch into my father’s glove, currently strangers and I are bonded in […]Read more "Film Review: Moneyball"
The Tree of Life is an attempt to capture a snapshot of a human and our planet’s life through film and I think that Terrence Malick accomplishes this daunting task while leaving you with plenty to mull over after the credits role. The film looks at the life of our protagonist, Jack, from his birth […]Read more "Review: The Tree of Life"
Megamind is a not bad but not great film that takes a very scatter shot approach at lampooning the superhero genre and never steps out with its own message or voice. The premise of the film is familiar as it is basically ripping off every superhero movie before it. Megamind, like Superman, is jettisoned from […]Read more "Review: Megamind"
As the world comes crashing down around two desperate parents, their one last act before their planet is destroyed is to send their son far away to the promising planet of Earth, where he can grow up to live the life that would have been cut short without their intervention. On Earth he will be […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Megamind"
A couple of weeks ago I excitedly told my aunt that I was going to Comic Con in a week, with a big ol’ smile on my face. I didn’t really expect her to be jealous, but I was overly excited. Then she asked if it was a gathering of comics or something. As in […]Read more "Comic-Con International 2010 – My Experience in Nerd Heaven"