“Life Itself” (2014): A Thumb Not So Up (Review)
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“Life Itself” (2014): A Thumb Not So Up (Review)

Life Itself, the print autobiography, was a very compelling read for two reasons.  First, it was written by a journalist, a Pulitzer Prize winner who had…

“Legend” (1985): Less than a Fable, More of a Tale – Or an Anecdote (Review)
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“Legend” (1985): Less than a Fable, More of a Tale – Or an Anecdote (Review)

Legend is an original (in relative terms) cinematic dark fantasy fairy tale from Ridley Scott. It’s the film that Scott made following Blade Runner, arguably…

“Game of Thrones” Season 4 (2014): Where Adaptations Go (Review)
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“Game of Thrones” Season 4 (2014): Where Adaptations Go (Review)

Let’s get this out of the way.  I am calling the fourth season of Game of Thrones an overall failure and a disappointment.  As usual,…

How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) (Review)
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How To Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) (Review)

It feels unfair to criticize How To Train Your Dragon despite the notable flaws that it so obviously had, perhaps because what comparatively little it…

BACK IN THE DAY: “INDIANA JONES & THE LAST CRUSADE” (MAY ’89)
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BACK IN THE DAY: “INDIANA JONES & THE LAST CRUSADE” (MAY ’89)

As the story goes, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas were in the planning stages for Raiders of the Lost Ark, but they were still struggling…

“Maleficent” (2014): I knoooow yoooouu… (Review)
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“Maleficent” (2014): I knoooow yoooouu… (Review)

First, I’m not thrilled with the live-action remake of animated classics trend, most notably Disney classics. I’m warning you now that Cinderella comes out next…

5 Reasons Why “I, Frankenstein” (2014) Is A Complete and Utter Creative Failure (Review)
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5 Reasons Why “I, Frankenstein” (2014) Is A Complete and Utter Creative Failure (Review)

I, Frankenstein is the latest in attempts to pop up and modernize old classics, it’s the people behind Underworld trying to do the same thing that they…

A Look At The Postmodern: The Girl Who Leapt Though Time
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A Look At The Postmodern: The Girl Who Leapt Though Time

Makoto Konno is a typical teenage schoolgirl who happens to be having the worst day of her life; a day that we see more than…

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