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.
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.”
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.
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.
There is not too much in the way of plot in Mockingjay as the film mostly follows Katniss as she learns to be the symbol for the resistance