After 2020, Where Do Hollywood Movies Go From Here?

Now that 2020 is over, and a number of blockbuster films have released post-pandemic such as; TENET, MULAN, and Wonder Woman, we can evaluate.* There’s no speculation. This year was terrible for movies. I am finding it hard to scrape together a top 10 list, I think I will bunch with TV and Video Games….

Mr. Robot 3.0 System ‘Overview’

“I love the party, but I can’t stand the scene.” I binged Mr. Robot over the summer on Blu-Ray Home Video. Like most people I thought that the first season was superior and the second devolves into mind trips with its less structured nature and slightly longer length. After an extended break the show returns to…

The Second Showing ‘Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising’

Neighbors 1 is one of the funniest movies I have seen in recent years. It had something to say while being funny, it was well paced, great memorable characters and a surprise star vehicle for Zac Efron. The sequel has a lot of that same stuff as its predecessor, it’s still funny though not as quite,…

Modern Electronic Film Composing in the 2010’s: Case ‘Legacy & Oblivion’

Featuring the music composed by “Daft Punk” and “M83”: Mission Statement: Big-time Hollywood director Joseph Kosinski made his mark on movie history landing an expensive debut with Tron Legacy and following it up with the relatively big Oblivion, an adaptation of his own sci-fi treatment. Both times he collaborated with musicians outside the movie industry….

Jurassic World Review: ‘A Well-Worn Retread of a Massive Footprint’

When I was eight-years old my dad took me and my four siblings to the drive-in to see ‘Jurassic Park III’ and ‘The Fast and the Furious’, from which I developed a penchant for B-movies. After having watched the original Jurassic Park and The Lost World, I read the much darker respective Michael Crichton novels….

January’s Anticipated Film – “Blackhat”

Why we’re excited: The director of such acclaimed film’s as “Heat”, which had the best Al Pacino and Robert De Niro pairing, “Collateral”, showcasing Tom Cruise’s best performance and Jamie Foxx’s best supporting work, and “The Insider” for which he was academy award nominated 3 of 4 times (the other was as a producer on “The Aviator”)….

“Are You Ready For A Show?” – Neighbors Review

Director: Nicholas Stoller  Writers: Andrew J. Cohen, Brendan O’Brien Actors: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse Studio: Universal Running time: 97 mins. Plotline: Mac and Kelly Radner (Seth Rogen & Rose Byrne) fear a toxic environment for their young child and strive to maintain their “cool”, when they suddenly have to…

In Spite Of Missed Opportunities: About Time Review

Studio: Working Title Films/ Universal Writer/ Director: Richard Curtis Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy Running Time: 2 Hours, 3 Minutes (some of which are done over again) Plot: At the age of 21, Tim Lake’s father informs him that all men in his family have the ability to travel in time throughout their…