Bring back Old Tobey
What happens when a hero hits middle age? What does “work/life balance” look like when “work” involves battling homicidal super-villains?
Quick take on the new ‘Force Awakens’ trailer
Don’t forget; The Phantom Menace’s trailer was kick-ass, too.
A single, key change would have proven that the filmmakers at least took Trek seriously: Kirk should have stayed dead.
Skip the action scenes.
I don’t visit the movie theater very often. The nearest cinema is nearly an hour away, and the nearest decent multiplex takes a solid ninety minutes to reach. Even if our hometown had a theater, our seven-month-old daughter makes catching a flick seem complicated and expensive. The logistics involves—babysitters, breastfeeding, nap times, etc.—boggle the mind. Fortunately for me,…
‘Star Trek: TNG’: a misnomer?
Captain Kirk retired from Starfleet in the year 2293. Jean-Luc Picard assumed command of the Enterprise-D in 2364. That’s a gap of 70+ years. Even in an era when lifespans have lengthened dramatically, it’s a stretch to call Picard’s crew “The Next Generation.” Then again, “Star Trek: A Subsequent Generation” just doesn’t have the same…
Plotting out ‘Jurassic Park 5’
I know what direction the franchise should take. I even have a title.
You will always have a soft spot for the films you loved when you were twelve. For me, 1993 was the golden era of film-making. The Fugitive, released that year, remains my favorite Harrison Ford movie—even besting my beloved Star Wars and Indiana Jones series. Similarly, I could watch Groundhog Day a thousand times and…
Evangelical “Oz” film spoils beloved classic forever.
This adaptation is formidably, fantastically awful.
Firewall the marketers.
A leaked Sony email demonstrates what happens when marketers hijack a film.
We love watching others—strangers or not—learn to love what we love.