As soon as this continuation of the Bourne films was announced it was much debated how the story would continue on without the title character involved. Then with Jeremy Renner eventually attached it seemed like there was nothing to worry about; it just turns out we may have been looking in the wrong place for […]Read more "Film Review: The Bourne Legacy"
For those of you not keeping track we are about to enter the second half of the year, full of just as many exciting things as the first half. So far some entries have disappointed, some have surprised, and some have lived up to and surpassed expectations so far, so lets keep our fingers crossed […]Read more "Looking Ahead to 2012: 3rd Quarter (July – September)"
The Avengers have finally assembled for Marvel and it was more than worth the wait as Joss Whedon has delivered one of the best comic book films to date.Read more "Film Review: The Avengers"
Over the past few years Marvel has been wracking up a slew of great films based on their universe’s superheroes. Starting with Iron Man, Marvel moved though the Hulk (The Incredible Hulk, just so there’s no confusion), Captain America, and Thor, each with quite a bit of deserved success. In addition to Hawkeye and Black […]Read more "Film Review: The Avengers"
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)"
Brad Bird makes his live action debut with Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and the results are 2/3 of a great action movie that makes up for its minor third act missteps in the finale.Read more "Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol"
I was trying to come up with a “picture this” experience to start this review to give you an idea of just how big the 4th installment of the Mission: Impossible series is, but everything is just dwarfed in comparison. It is that intense.Read more "Film Review: Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol"
Last night the ALCS game ran long on FOX due to extra innings, so neither Nate or myself got more than 8 minutes of Terra Nova’s episode recorded. Lucky us, if FOX is still doing their “make you suffer” game of posting shows 8 days after airing, we’re gonna have to wait a while to […]Read more "The Breakdown: Marvel’s The Avengers Trailer"
I have some confessions to make: Even with the persistent recommendation from a certain reviewer on this site I have never really had the inclination to see Ben Affleck’s first directed big screen film, Gone Baby Gone. (2) I seem to have a subconscious aversion to films involving bank robbery. No Inside Man or Public […]Read more "Now Playing Review – The Town"
Ben Affleck’s second directorial effort is as strong as his first, Gone Baby Gone, and is a very good crime/bank robbery movie that is tough to complain about. The film follows Doug MacRay, a bank robber, and his team as they run through a series of jobs which events lead to Doug wanting to finally […]Read more "Review: The Town"