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"
Zac: Snow White and the Huntsman (#SWATH, love that hashtag) is the second take on the classic Grimm fairy tale to be released this year and it is a visual feast that could have used a bit more plot and character development.Read more "HST… Film Review: Snow White and the Huntsman"
Martin Scorsese’s Hugo takes a bit to find its way, but once it does it is a marvelous tale of filmmaking and wonder that is, quite possibly, the best use of 3D yet.Read more "Film Review: Hugo"
Though Rango has some of the best animation I’ve seen in a while, the quirky characters are not enough to keep the familiar story from being subpar to better films of the genre. The film opens on a chameleon named Lars during his daily routine of putting on productions with his fellow tankmates (AKA non-living […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Rango"
Rango’s story might be a familiar hodgepodge of classic films and such, but the title character and the amount of weirdness the film throws at us elevates it to accompany the incredible ILM animation. To call the film is actually almost an understatement. The film constantly borderlines on being inappropriate for children, has some rather […]Read more "Review: Rango"
Mel Gibson with Martin Campbell returns from a long drought of staring in a picture with the revenge thriller Edge of Darkness which allows Gibson to do some nice work but falls flat pretty much everywhere else. Gibson plays Craven, a Boston police detective, whose daughter almost instantly upon her return home for a visit […]Read more "Review: Edge of Darkness"
Indiana Jones returns to the screen in a mostly successful film and another solid addition to the franchise. Spielberg, Ford, and Lucas all collaborated and agreed on a film that they all wanted to make and the end product successfully evolves our hero with a little bit more ware and tear and a few more […]Read more "Review: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"
Let’s get one thing out of the way, if you see this, see it in IMAX 3-D. The 3-D is phenomenal and a must see for anyone that enjoys film or wants to see the future of the medium. The 3-D gives the movie a bit more life than it might normally have had, but […]Read more "Review: Beowulf"