The Place Beyond the Pines is has three distinct acts, the first is excellent, the second is pretty great, and the last one misses the mark almost entirely.Read more "Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines"
Zac: Gangster Squad is exactly what it is aiming to be: loud and violent fun, while putting to good use an excellent cast all up for the ride.Read more "HST…Film Review: Gangster Squad"
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)"
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)"
It was a great year for films, here are some highlights from the writers of HST. [Sorry to blow you away with my expressive introduction, it’s just my talent shining through]Read more "HST’s Best of 2011: Movies"
With giant food babies resting nicely in your stomach following Thanksgiving, renting some movies to help the lounging around become a little more entertaining sounds like a pretty good idea, right? Well, here are some ideas on what to get. (Batman: Year One; Crazy, Stupid, Love; and [Rec]2 for those too impatient to wait until […]Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
George Clooney’s latest directorial effort, The Ides of March, is sharp, timely, and impeccably executed by his actors and team behind the camera.Read more "Film Review: The Ides of March"
It’s very hard for me to get into anything involving politics: the news, debates, conversations, etc. Yes, I am one of those people. Just try to get me involved; I will give myself 5 minutes tops before the blank stare completely takes over my face as the droning noise of speech is washed away by […]Read more "Film Review: The Ides of March"
I don’t know if I would go as far as Zac does by saying that Drive is the best film of the year considering just how different it is from Bridesmaids and Super 8 (my previous favorites) and thus are pretty incomparable, but I’ll call it a three way tie.Read more "Film Review: Drive"
Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest feature, Drive, is the best film of the year. Sucking you into the dark and intense world of the Driver, played pitch perfectly by Ryan Gosling, the film will not leave you anytime soon after.Read more "Film Review: Drive"