Every once in a while, a good movie fails. It absolutely hurts to see money poured into a defunct and defective movie series rather than an original film but you can’t blame the public for their trepidation or choices; we all are at the mercy of marketing and, simply, our own tastes. For Steve Jobs, there are many reasons why it hasn’t pulled in the cliental … Continue reading Unpopped Kernels: Steve Jobs (2015)
What unspools is two hours and nine minutes of unbridled boredom, in which the viewer is invited to reflect, ‘why am I here? Why do I watch movies? Is this a movie? Why can’t Malick make films with real people who are closer to the characters instead of stars? Is it because he needs finance? But what do the actors get out of it? Where’s the exit? Continue reading Song to Song – Review
The latest trailer for Trespass Against Us creates a wealth of conflicting emotions for Michael Fassbender’s character, as he is forced to decide whether to obey his father or help provide for his family. Using plenty of juxtaposing shots to show the difference between the relatively idyllic family life, and the much harsher criminal aspects of his world, Fassbender navigates between the two with conflicted … Continue reading Trespass Against Us – Brand New Feature!
With the official release of Assassin’s Creed on New Year’s Day, the latest tranche of video games adapted into films has come to an end, and with it we can all breathe a sigh of relief that we won’t have to see another attempt at combining the two mediums, for a little while at least. Assassin’s Creed is certainly one of the better adaptations, but … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed – Review
Out of all the movies getting made out of video games this year, the Assassin’s Creed adaptation is probably the most eagerly anticipated of them all, and with good reason. The cast and director are top-notch talent, and the story itself takes the foundations of the games and builds its own story around them. The latest trailer shows off a lot of action shots and … Continue reading Assassin’s Creed – Brand New Trailer!
Have we come to a period in the film industry where it no longer takes time for cult movies to be fleshed out in all their brilliance? After all, there are plenty of dire films released because the market for “so bad, it’s good” has toppled into the mainstream somewhat instead of gaining infamy for their honest endearing mistakes. So can a movie become a … Continue reading Looking Back…Frank (2014)