The Nice Guys is another gem from director Shane Black, delivering a sleazy buddy comedy with a kid thrown into the mix for good measure.Read more "Film Review: The Nice Guys"
The Water Diviner is an enjoyable piece of historical fiction and a solid debut for director Russell Crowe.Read more "Film Review: The Water Diviner"
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"
Lauren and Zac break down the biggest superhero release of the summer in Man of Steel and things might get a bit ugly.Read more "Dissecting Man of Steel: Does Superman Sink or Soar?"
Now that we’re done looking behind us here at HST, it’s time to ring in the new year by filling our calendars with the upcoming releases (movies, music, TV, and video games) we’re looking forward to most. Big names, big sequels, big comebacks, big excitement.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2013: 1st Quarter (January – March)"
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"
Paul Haggis’ prison break thriller delivers a great final act but fails to make us care about the characters at all in the film’s preceding two acts essentially neutering the emotional impact of the film. The film is finely acted, has a very intriguing premise in the reverse jail break, and is pretty clever in […]Read more "Review: The Next Three Days"
Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe reteam yet again for a new spin on the Robin Hood, a grounded origin story, and while I enjoyed much of the film there is a lot of things you catch yourself going; huh?. We all know the story of Robin Hood, right? Well Scott and Crowe take us on […]Read more "Review: Robin Hood (2010)"