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A Coming-Of-Age Movie to put you in the Halloween Spirit. ‘Boys in the Trees’ (Review)

A Coming-Of-Age Movie to put you in the Halloween Spirit. ‘Boys in the Trees’ (Review)

Now fair reader, our haunting hour draws on apace. Four spooky weeks bring in another moon: but, O methinks, how slow this old moon wanes! She lingers my desires, like to a stepdame or a dowager long withering out a young man’s revenue. What irks thee so, that thou shalt contort thy face in such … Continue reading A Coming-Of-Age Movie to put you in the Halloween Spirit. ‘Boys in the Trees’ (Review)

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Why You Don’t Want to Pull Out ‘King Arthur: Legend of The Sword’ From Your Local Redbox?

Why You Don’t Want to Pull Out ‘King Arthur: Legend of The Sword’ From Your Local Redbox?

Given a Rotten Tomato score of 28%, I don't find it to controversial to say I don't recommend this movie as a critic. Despite finding that the Guy Ritchie version of the legend of King Arthur, to overall be a failure it is a very interesting mess. The film stars Charlie Hunnam who is our … Continue reading Why You Don’t Want to Pull Out ‘King Arthur: Legend of The Sword’ From Your Local Redbox?

The Quick Pitch: What I Would Adapt Into A Film Franchise?

The Quick Pitch: What I Would Adapt Into A Film Franchise?

One possible adaption that can be brought to the silver screen, with a good chance of successful would be the Erin Hunter Warriors series. The fantasy childrens’ novels are considered a high concept; Patrick Frater of Variety neatly sums it up into “a series of books about four clans of warring feral cats”. Not only … Continue reading The Quick Pitch: What I Would Adapt Into A Film Franchise?

The Master of Color: Vittorio Storaro

The Master of Color: Vittorio Storaro

The world is but one image too large to capture within a single frame. It’s color, it’s vibrancy, it’s beauty; the goal of a cinematographer is to capture the essence of the world’s glorious views. The Italian Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, understood the world around us is not only beautiful but tells a beautiful story of … Continue reading The Master of Color: Vittorio Storaro

3 Ideas Worse Than ‘The Emoji Movie’

3 Ideas Worse Than ‘The Emoji Movie’

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’

Remember the Classics: Paramount Serves its Perfect Dish in ‘Duck Soup’

Remember the Classics: Paramount Serves its Perfect Dish in ‘Duck Soup’

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’

Dark Night: Bold and Brash? More Like Belongs in the Trash.

Dark Night: Bold and Brash? More Like Belongs in the Trash.

In search for my next film review I entered the recently added section of Netflix and decided upon watching Dark Night. Don’t confuse it with Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight because that is actually an enjoyable and well produced film unlike this. The interesting thing about this film is that it happens to fail in every aspect conceivable … Continue reading Dark Night: Bold and Brash? More Like Belongs in the Trash.