Ex Hex sizzles at the Mohawk despite the cold

Ex Hex sizzles at the Mohawk despite the cold

Ex Hex managed to give concert goers at the Mohawk in Austin on Saturday night both their money’s worth – the easy part – and their body temperature’s worth, which was the hard part.

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
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‘Inherent Vice’ succeeds as strong adaptation, but flawed film

‘Inherent Vice’ succeeds as strong adaptation, but flawed film

There are films that have an ability to transport audiences from their theatre seats into worlds and experience characters from another era. Some films do this so well that walking out of a movie theatre feels like stepping out of an airport as you return home from a vacation.

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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‘Into the Woods’ is a fun fairytale twist for the whole family

‘Into the Woods’ is a fun fairytale twist for the whole family

Rob Marshall may not be the most experienced director cranking out studio films currently but he is no stranger to success and the big budget films that often earn it having directed four films prior to his latest, Into the Woods including two other musicals. These have all been met with varying levels of critical […]

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

“Big Eyes” is the least Tim Burton-feeling Tim Burton film in years and that’s a very good thing. Consequently, it’s also the best Tim Burton film in years. Burton’s been in a bit of his rut, his last few films have featured the same tired set of actors (cough *Johnny Depp* cough) and have been […]

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

The life and even name of Alan Turing remains a vast unknown to most people even though his influence is a part of almost everyone’s day to day. The man who paved the way for the modern computer led a life shrouded in secrecy and sadness as he worked to crack German codes during WWII. […]

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Unbroken’ tugs at heart strings

‘Unbroken’ tugs at heart strings

There has been no shortage of interesting people and events throughout history ranging from extraordinary people and the legacy they’ve left behind or normal people who have lived extraordinary lives. With this vast history to pull from there have been no shortage of biopics through the years ranging from sprawling depictions of entire lives to […]

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb’ offers fun conclusion to the magical series

‘Night at the Museum – Secret of the Tomb’ offers fun conclusion to the magical series

This weekend two trilogies have their final chapters hitting cinemas. One is a fun adventure with a well-known cast of characters, some shorter than others, but all fighting together against supernatural elements. The other is about a hobbit. That’s right “Night at the Museum” is back with all your favorites and a few new fun historical and mythological figures join as well for “Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb.”

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ disappoints

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ disappoints

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is likely the worst film I have seen in 2014. I take no joy in typing those words as I truly want to enjoy everything I see regardless of actors or directors involved or the genre it is classified as and love The Hobbit as written by Tolkien.

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The New Exodus: Ridley Scott Paints Moses as the Accidental Hero

The New Exodus: Ridley Scott Paints Moses as the Accidental Hero

If Charlton Heston were still alive, he would be pleased with Ridley Scott’s rendition of the Exodus and Christian Bale’s portrayal of Moses/Moshe.

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ just as fun as the original

‘Horrible Bosses 2′ just as fun as the original

Luckily, the cast and crew made magic happen and created a movie that is just as entertaining and funny as the original.

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
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