The live action versions of Disney classics continue to fall short of their predecessors, though Beauty and the Beast may be my favorite yet. Partly by default, partly by merit.Read more "Film Review: Beauty and the Beast"
Like The Fountain before it, Darren Aronofsky created a graphic novel adaptation of Noah that was released before the film, and in Noah’s case the book’s narrative actually works better.Read more "Dissecting Noah: The Graphic Novel vs. The Film"
Darren Aronofsky’s biblical reinvention of the epic tale of Noah is full of some incredible moments, but loses its way a bit on the boat which keeps it from overall greatness.Read more "Film Review: Noah"
This Is the End is as fun a time as you are going to have at the theater this summer, don’t miss out on it.Read more "Film Review: This Is the End"
With our feet firmly planted in 2013, it is time for the writers here at HST to look back on the past year and reminisce about the good, the meh, and the just plain ugly of the entertainment world, starting right her with film.Read more "HST…Best Movies of 2012"
The complaint always seems to be that when a book is made into a film, it never quite captures the magic of the words on the page, whether things are changed, lost for time, or what have you. But when the author just so happens to be the one to write the script and then […]Read more "Film Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
The Deathly Hallows: Part II is an exciting, heart pumping, and near perfect finale to the Harry Potter series. We last left our heroes as they escaped Malfoy Manor and our villain had acquired the Deathly Hallow, the Elder Wand. Harry, Hermione, and Ron pick right back up where they left off, on the trail […]Read more "Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II"
A few years back when the last Harry Potter book was released I went with my sister to pick up her reserved copy at Borders. Stepping hesitantly into the throngs of Potter devotees I picked a seemingly safe place away from the costumed clusters animatedly discussing their favorite memories from the series and what is […]Read more "Now Playing – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1"
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 definitely feels like a part one, but it is executed nearly perfectly and it sets the stage for The Deathly Hallows to easily be the best of the Potter films when it is all said and done. Picking up more or less right where the last film […]Read more "Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1"