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"
Rise of the Guardians is a lackluster and forced attempt to turn established characters in our cultural lexicon into a franchise that lacks imagination and never gets off the ground.Read more "Film Review: Rise of the Guardians"
Real Steel is a slick and polished sports flick that features some great effects, solid acting, and nothing you haven’t seen already.Read more "Film Review: Real Steel"
Real Steel still has some large flaws in many ways, but it isn’t hard to say that it has dethroned a certain transforming summer blockbuster from its spot as the top robot movie of the year (which it was only perched on because of a lack of competition).Read more "Film Review: Real Steel"
Though I cannot take the same stand that I am sure many comic book fanatics are taking against this film, I will say that I feel slightly cheated by X-Men Origins: Wolverine. As the name states, Wolverine is an origin story for the beloved X-Men character, so let’s start at the beginning. The character of […]Read more "Rental Review – X-Men Origins: Wolverine"
The X-Men franchise returns with an origin story of its main character Wolverine, and the end result is a fun, action filled summer movie that gets the season off on the right foot. James Howlett was born in the early 1800’s, a consistently sick boy; his father is murdered by vengeful neighbor who is father […]Read more "Review: X-Men Origins Wolverine"
Baz Luhrmann’s long gestating epic is a solid visual feast that is a bit disjointed story wise, but remains an entertaining film nonetheless. Nullah is the films narrator and he is a young aboriginal boy who lives and helps around Far Away Downs, which is a cattle ranch owned by Lady Sarah Ashley’s (Nicole Kidman) […]Read more "Review: Australia"