I often hear critic complaining about the deluge of superhero movies at the local multiplex, but for my money, keep bringing them on. Although I am always up for a good drama, I mainly go to the theatre to escape and have fun. I love a good popcorn flick [...]
I never thought the day would come when one man would be responsible for rebooting the two biggest sci-fi movie franchises of all time, but that one man, J.J. Abrams, was a huge fan of both and obviously the right man for the job. We have only seen one [...]
Disney has a long tradition of delivering well-made true stories of inspiration, achievement and peril. Their true stories are some of the best out there with films like McFarland, Million Dollar Arm, The Rookie, Miracle and Remember the Titans. But it [...]
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan film adaptations have been pretty varied in terms of the people who have made them and their success. The Hunt for Red October had Alec Baldwin playing the titular character and was a smash hit.
Although I grew up a Star Wars fanatic, I was not among the fan base that shunned Star Trek. I saw the good in both franchises and quite liked the adventures of James T. Kirk and his crew. I have enjoyed all of the film entries in the series as well, [...]
Wow, I was a huge fan of the Abrams Star Trek reboot and I am really looking forward to this one as well, but I didn’t know the scale was going to jump to such astronomical heights, this looks epic. Check it the newly released STar Trek Into [...]
I love video games. And being someone who thinks about movies 24/7, I really love video games based on movies. Unfortunately, that seems to be one of the areas in the video game world where very few games actually end up being any good. When there are [...]
A good crime movie is a beautiful thing. Especially when it falls into the Agatha Christie-ish category. Christie’s classic tales of murder on film like Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile are pure joy, we are even getting a new big screen [...]