Adding anything new to an established classic is often a risky move, but it occasionally pays off. You run the risk of ruining a legacy, but building upon that legacy can be a risk worth taking.
Hollywood blockbusters come and go, but every once in a while there is a massive action flick that truly makes a mark in cinema. There are plenty of reasons to believe why “Kong: Skull Island” made its mark at the multiplex as the next big thing in Hollywood blockbusters. Often the issue with modern blockbusters is … More New Kong Film Sets Standard For The Modern Blockbuster
It has been seventeen years since the original “X-Men” movie, which can largely be attributed with starting the fire of the comic book craze in cinema. With each new adventure, it seems that the action becomes larger and screens become crowded. Now that we have arrived at Hugh Jackman’s final performance as Wolverine, we are reminded … More “Logan” Shows Simplicity, Precision
Unless you have been living under a rock (or avoiding Facebook, which is essentially the same thing), you have heard about the craze behind comedian Jordan Peele’s race-themed horror film “Get Out.”
At the 89th annual Academy Awards, Manchester By The Sea brought home the gold for Best Original Screenplay. While the film is successful on several levels, it did not deserve the Oscar for screenwriting. This certainly is not a popular take. The film is loved by many. It is considered to be a great story … More Why “Manchester By The Sea” Did Not Deserve the Oscar for Screenwriting
Netflix’s production of the third season of the British series “Black Mirror” has been met with much critical success and it’s wealthy share of viewer obsession. With that comes the rating and rankings of each episode. Through this process, several critics often over-praise and over-criticize certain episodes.
Jason Reitman’s most recent cinematic endeavor is a risky, ambitious effort that has been greeted with much criticism. Is this a social commentary that just fails to connect with audiences or has the two-time Oscar-nominated director made something that is just simply misunderstood?
The name of parody films have been tarnished over the past 10 years. With films like “Meet the Spartans” and “Epic Movie,” audiences tend to groan when they even hear the genre of parody.