The Emoji Movie is being decreed as a sign of the end of times, a movie that marks almost everything wrong with modern cinema. While The Emoji Movie is the epitome of a film “no one really wanted” and while I intend on avoiding this movie like the plague, it makes sense to me. Like it or not … Continue reading 3 Ideas Worse Than ‘The Emoji Movie’
A film comes together similar to a main dish, a mix of ingredients following a recipe established by the kitchen. For a film, that kitchen that controls the ingredients and creates the recipes that distinguished the dish from another kitchen is the production studio. Classic Hollywood's Big Five studios ( Warner Bros., Paramount, Universal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, … Continue reading Remember the Classics: Paramount Serves its Perfect Dish in ‘Duck Soup’
The Minions are the beloved mascots of the Illumination Entertainment and a continuing global phenomenon. Introduced in the first Installment of the Despicable Me Franchise had the adorable yellow creature assisting Gru, a Steve Carrell voiced character as he transitions from a treacherous villain to heroic good doer and father figure. The minions started as adorable comic … Continue reading The Perfect Minions Movie Doesn’t Exi-
It seems that Hollywood is willing to turn anything into a film/franchise these days. With questionably bizarre films such as The Emoji Movie truly mystifying film viewers on how this got made. It has almost gotten to the point where almost any recognizable brand has a chance of becoming a film these days. With that … Continue reading 3 Film/Franchise Ideas That Hollywood Should Look Into
Shimmer Lake is a recently released Netflix Original Film, that may spark some interest. The film centers around a local small-town sheriff, Zeke Sikes (Benjamin Walker) trying to catch a group of bank robbers. However, the story unfolds in a rather peculiar way as the events on screen are portrayed in reverse, winding back the … Continue reading Shimmer Lake: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Review
Being a superhero only requires two things: The will to save the day and that you wear your underwear on the outside. This long-lasting school yard mockery of classic superhero designs seemed to be a great deal of inspiration for Dav Pilkey. Pilkey decided to channel the creativity of an immature child and answer the … Continue reading Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Reviewed. Underrated or Underwhelming?
Fist Fight is a modern comedy featuring It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Charlie Day and rapper/actor Ice Cube. Fist Fight answers the age-old question of instead students laying down on the playground what if your teachers decided to settle their beef out there instead? The stakes this time go beyond having your lunch money … Continue reading Fist Fight: a Nice Hit or a Slap in the Face