De Vil Wears Dior: Did Cruella Cure COVID Box-Office Blues?

By: William Hume  After keeping its Dalmatians on a leash for over a year Disney finally let the dogs out with a $200 million fashion statement.  A best in class crew came together to create an epic costume period piece. Early reactions are rapturous about the fashion and looking at the ensemble that put together…

New Spider-Man July 28th 2017, likely be Catalyst for Ruination

Variety reports that Marvel’s Kevin Feige and Former Sony Pictures Chair Amy Pascal will produce a film within the Marvel Cinematic Universe due out just over two years from now on July 28th, 2017. Currently the third Thor movie: Ragnarok is scheduled for that date, which moves to November 3rd, while Marvel stablemate Black Panther…

“It’s On Again” – ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Review and Analysis

DECONSTRUCTING THE MODERN BLOCKBUSTER Director: Marc Webb  Producer: Avi Arad, Matthew Tolmach Studio: Sony Writers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci Actors: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Chris Cooper, Colm Feore, B.J. Novak, Sally Field, and Paul Giamatti Plot: The charm and villain from the first Spider-Man, the emotional resonance of Spider-Man 2, the excess of Spider-Man 3, with that comic book feel. Running…

Best Scenes: “The Amazing Spider-Man”

There is a wonderful moment in “The Amazing Spider-Man: that perfectly encapsulates what the film should have been/ was meant to be. I remember watching this scene in theatres and having a sense of giddiness, that the first franchise wasn’t able to bring. There is emotional weight here because you feel happy for Peter nervously…