Spider-Man and the Human Struggle: The Emotional Brilliance of Sam Raimi’s Trilogy

Spider-Man and the Human Struggle: The Emotional Brilliance of Sam Raimi’s Trilogy

Spider-Man is a duality. You’d think an awkward, gangly wallflower of a science geek acquiring bullet-time reflexes, herculean strength, acrobatic agility, and a sixth sense…

Film Review: On the Road

As if traveling on a road with no direction, Walter Salles and Jose Rivera’s adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s classic novel glues itself together with the…

Shailene Woodley In Talks for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Spider-Man fans who felt the absence of Mary Jane Watson in this year’s The Amazing Spider-Man are in for a treat. Variety reports that The Descendants‘…

Film Review: Bachelorette

Writer / Director Leslye Headland’s script for Bachelorette made the 2008 Black List (a yearly compilation of the industry’s “most liked” unproduced screenplays), so don’t…

Retro Review: Marie Antoinette

As a figure who got caught up in probably one of the most powerful and transformative moments in the history of human civilization one would…

Retro Review: All Good Things

2011 became informally known as The Year of Gosling. Before he stole our hearts/instilled a crippling sense of inferiority in us with great performances in…

Retro Review: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

It’s Sci Fi Movie Month on Filmophilia and you know what they say. April showers bring May Sci Fi movie-related material. Here is one of those…

Retro Review: Spider-Man 2

Following up the 2002 blockbuster hit Spider-Man (read our review) was never going to be an easy task.  When making a sequel to a superhero movie…

Film Review: Melancholia

How do you deal with the end of the world? Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia is based on that question. The viewer starts right out with…