As I go through the movies of 2012 that I didn’t manage to see while in theaters, I’m starting to realize that there’s probably a reason that I chose to skip out on some. Because once they’re seen, things like Dark Shadows and Rock of Ages can’t be unseen.Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
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"
Hello internet perusers! We are back with round 2 of the four part year break down of things to come. Between April and June, the writers on HST have plenty that we are looking forward to in movies, music, and games,, and we want to share them with you. No, none of these are April […]Read more "Looking Ahead to 2012: Quarter 2 (April – June)"
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"
The King’s Speech is a fantastic retelling of King George VI over coming his speech impediment and his rise to the throne that is funny, sharp, and interesting every step of the way. Prince Albert was always a well respected leader and Duke in England and among the family but the rise of the wireless […]Read more "Review: The King’s Speech"
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"
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"