Nicolas Winding Refn is back with another lush entry, set in the LA model scene, that keeps the tension running high while being unpredictable as to what will happen next.Read more "Film Review: The Neon Demon"
Don’t get me wrong, I love The Hunger Games series. However, I equally hate books being broken down into multiple movies. So as much as it pains me to say it, it comes as little surprise that on its own, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 just doesn’t get the job done.Read more "Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire saves the franchise from being an outright atrocity, it’s even a very good film at times, but I fear the source material is going to keep the series from greatness.Read more "Film Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
With only a couple of months left on the 2013 film calendar it has become increasingly clear that this has been a great year for women in film. Sure, it would be great if we had more big budget fare starring women, but the opportunities in smaller films are becoming more plentiful and taken full advantage of.Read more "2013: A Great Year For Women In Film"
I’m not going to do my typical breakdown for this trailer because I did one for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire teaser trailer when it was released and a lot of the footage is the same, but there is definitely enough new stuff in this original trailer to make it worthy of being shown off. […]Read more "The Breakdown: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Official Trailer"
As you have probably seen in our reviews of Sucker Punch, Lauren and I both quite like this film, but feel like it needs to be dissected further to get to its full worth. So that is why we are here partaking in a big spoiler filled discussion of Zack Snyder’s new film that will […]Read more "Dissecting Sucker Punch"
Sit tight kiddies, Lauren has got some rambling to do. Last year I got to sit through a bunch of amazing panels (and some lackluster ones too) at Comic-Con for upcoming movies during my camping session in Hall H, and one of the highlights was finally getting to see a trailer for Sucker Punch. In […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Sucker Punch"
Sucker Punch will have you wondering “why should I care” as you watch Zack Snyder’s beautiful film unfold, only to confound and confuse even further as it simultaneously saves the film from being narratively pointless in the end. That above sentence doesn’t seem to be high praise, but the more I think and talk about […]Read more "Review: Sucker Punch"
Oren Moverman’s The Messenger is a great honest look into the side of war we rarely see, the deceased family dealing with receiving the news of the passing, and the results are a film filled with sadness, anger, and humor surrounding this delicate and vulnerable situation. The messenger in question is a staff sergeant, Will, […]Read more "Review: The Messenger"