Denis Villeneuve Offers a Rock-Solid ‘Dune’ to the Masses

It’s funny to me how much fear vibrated through the sands ever since the first frame of this movie was released. Dune is based on a 1965 book and subsequent book series. It has quite the fanbase. A 1984 film adaptation from David Lynch and Dino DeLaurentis failed critically and financially. This version’s distributor and…

“Counter-moves” – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1 – Review

Director Francis Lawrence/ Producers Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik Writers Danny Strong, Peter Craig, adaptation by Suzanne Collins (based on her novel) Studio Lionsgate Run Time 2 Hours, 3 Minutes Tagline Fire Burns Brighter in the Darkness Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, Donald Sutherland, Sam Claflin, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Jeffrey Wright,…

Current and Timeless; ‘The Spectacular Now’ Review

Director: James Ponsoldt Writers:  Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber Budget: $2.5 million dollars Running Time: 95 minutes Starring: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bob Odenkirk, Kyle Chandler The Spectacular Now is the best movie I’ve seen this week. And saying that in comparison to Prisoners last Saturday followed by Fruitvale Station on Wednesday as a critic…