Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, Lost River, is a dark tale about fighting for your family and the lengths we are willing to go to keep it together.Read more "Film Review: Lost River"
Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel finds him operating at the peak of his powers and as confident as he’s ever been.Read more "Film Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel"
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)"
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"
“I don’t know what she is. Sometimes she acts like the heroine of an epic fantasy novel and sometimes she acts like she’s about nine years old, which might be cute if she didn’t kill people.” Technically this quote was originally written by Austin Grossman about a fairy in his book Soon I Will Be […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Hanna"
Joe Wright’s latest, Hanna, is an assassin picture on the surface but at its heart is a film of self discovery after being trapped in isolation your whole life. It all works really well, but after one viewing I feel like it is missing that special something to make it incredible. The film is fun, […]Read more "Review: Hanna"
Peter Jackson’s latest adaptation is visually stunning but feels like a cliff notes version of the novel and on its own right doesn’t go deep enough into these characters relationships and feelings to connect us as emotionally as possible with the rich material. The story follows the path of Susie Salmon a 14 year old […]Read more "Review: The Lovely Bones"
This period drama and Oscar hopeful delivers on multiple levels, at varying times, but meanders occasionally leaving us a bit unfocused at times. Now, I will say I do want to see it again as the theater environment I saw it in was anything but ideal, not to mention it is hard to focus when […]Read more "Review: Atonement"