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  • Movie Reviews: “Dunkirk”

      Dunkirk 2017: dir. Christopher Nolan Writer: Christopher Nolan Starring: Mark Rylance, Kenneth Brannagh, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy and Fionn Whitehead I have been critical of Nolan’s handiwork for some time, now. Nolan’s descent into blockbuster schlock has been graceful, but he had become a shadow of his former...
  • Batfleck: To Infinity, and Beyond?

    Recently, several articles have began to pop around with a fresh rumor that Ben Affleck would soon be leaving the role as Batman in the DCEU and that Warner Bros. was going to work on replacing him. Despite this, during San Diego Comic Con this year, Affleck denied the...
  • Movie Reviews: “Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets”

      VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS 2017: dir. Luc Besson Writer: Luc Besson Starring: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Ethan Hawke, Rihanna and Clive Owen   In what can definitely be claimed as the world’s riskiest blockbuster film, Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets is the...
  • Sony Seems Adamant on Bringing ‘Venom’ to Their ‘Spider-Man’ Universe; Will They Get It Right This Time?

    A few months ago in March Kevin Feige – the current President of Production at Marvel Studios and the maestro behind the reigning box office champion franchise of the modern era – seemed on board with Sony’s decision to keep their spin-off franchises separate from the current Marvel Cinematic...
  • Movie Reviews: “Prometheus”

      PROMETHEUS 2012: dir. Ridley Scott Writer(s): Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Logan Marshal Green and Guy Pearce   The Review   Ridley Scott’s returns to science fiction with a bang, lynchpinning his terrible creation with the seeds of ancient astronaut theory to expand the...
  • Danny Elfman to Reunite with Joss Whedon on Zack Snyder’s “Justice League”

    Composer Danny Elfman is clearly no stranger to composing superhero films such as Tim Burton’s Batman and Batman Returns and Sam Raimi’s first 2 Spider-Man films, along with Ang Lee’s Hulk, Dick Tracy and Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy sequel. Hell, he even composed the main title theme for The Flash television series...
  • Retrospective Reviews: “Alien: Resurrection;” Theatrical and Special Editions

      ALIEN: RESURRECTION 1997: dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet (2003 Special Edition) Writer: Joss Whedon Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Michael Wincott, Ron Perlman, Dan Hedaya   I’ve always liked this film. Something about it so pulpy and weird, funny yet grim. It wasn’t until I did a little bit of...
  • Retrospective Reviews: “Alien 3;” Theatrical and Assembly Cuts

      ALIEN 3 1992: dir. David Fincher (2003 Assembly Cut) Writers: David Giler, Walter Hill and Larry Ferguson Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance and Lance Henriksen.   There was quite the controversy when David Fincher’s ALIEN 3 hit theaters. Not only had a freshman filmmaker been...
  • Retrospective Reviews: “Aliens;” Theatrical and Special Editions

      ALIENS 1986: dir. James Cameron (1992 Special Edition) Writer: James Cameron Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Lance Henriksen, Michael Biehn, Paul Reiser, Bill Paxton and Carrie Hen   The Theatrical Cut After reading his script for THE TERMINATOR in 1983, James Cameron was given the opportunity to draft a script...

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