I liked the first movie well enough. The trailers for the sequel looked amusing. How horrible could it be?
Once you take Marvel out of the equation, The Hunger Games franchise probably represents the most widely anticipated films of their respective years. A personal favorite, I’ve waiting anxiously to see how the film brings the third book to screen, and now it’s here.
Kevin Hart and Josh Gad – you like them, right? I’ve got passes to see a super advanced screening of their upcoming comedy, The Wedding Ringer - it’s not out in theaters until January 16! Continue reading
Daniel (Ryan Eggold) has lost both his parents suddenly. Getting ready to sell off the family lake house, he gathers his childhood friends for one last time in the place that holds so many memories for all of them. Things do not go smoothly.
As well paying jobs become a commodity in America, desperate people will go to extreme measures to find one. With good work especially scarce between the two coasts, middle Americans don’t have a whole lot of options. The tiny town of Williston, North Dakota, just happens to be right on top of a goldmine of opportunity. Oil.
When Disney bought Marvel it was inevitable that we would see the mouse house bring some animated superheroes to the big screen. Big Hero 6 is the first to fall into that category.
Christopher Nolan has built a reputation for creating must-see films that are both cerebral and accessible. From the complicated, yet satisfying Memento, to his celebrated gritty reawakening of Batman in his Dark Knight trilogy, to oft discussed brain teaser, Inception, his particular brand is strong. Harnessing the newly reinvigorated star power of Matthew McConaughey, Interstellar promises an incredible journey to the farthest reaches of space on a mission of the utmost importance – the preservation of the human race.
This past weekend I had the pleasure of experiencing the new luxury theater in Bethesda, MD – the iPic. We were treated to a showing of Nightcrawler which I much enjoyed, but you can read my review of the film at the link above. Read on to hear more about this new way to enjoy a night out at the movies.
An extremely motivated young man, Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is looking for a job. By chance he falls into a career he never knew existed – late night crime photography. Scanning the police waves, he seeks out the most violent and gruesome sounding incidents taking place, speeding to the scene of the crime, and trying to get the best video footage possible before things are either cleared out or another photographer beats him to the punch. All in the name of selling a few minutes of graphic video to the local news for the next morning’s lead story.