Well, it certainly took much longer for me to come back here than I expected when I wrote this column about the most brilliant film to come along in many many years, US. Since then, I just haven't felt motivated to put the kind of energy into writing that this sort of post requires. Of... Continue Reading →
This is Not a Goodbye . . . (The Future of The Movie March)
This has been a decision a long time coming, and I'm not making it lightly. I am taking a break from The Movie March. There are several factors involved in this difficult decision, but it essentially boils down to the fact that it has begun to feel like work. I no longer anticipate going to... Continue Reading →
COME ON IN! WELCOME TO THE NEW MOVIE MARCH!
Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new Movie March! Big changes have happened here, this week! For starters, the site obviously has a completely new look and layout. It is now much easier to navigate your way around the Movie March using the new header menu. Please, take a look at the different years of reviews,... Continue Reading →
Black Panther Settles It: You Aren’t Too Good For Marvel Studios’ Movies
Marvel Studios has been on a tear both critically and commercially since bursting onto the scene with 2008's Iron Man. They regularly raise the bar in terms of what any single movie can offer an audience and have made a habit of breaking and setting records. They are the current measuring stick for success in the... Continue Reading →
What Should – and Shouldn’t – be Expected from Marvel after the Disney-Fox Deal
Thursday, December 14, 2017, was a very busy day and one of the stories responsible for that was announced that morning as Disney and Fox officially closed a deal allowing Disney to own and take control of the majority of Fox's assets. One of the driving forces behind the deal (if not the sole motivator... Continue Reading →
Review – Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi
Here we are, at the most-anticipated movie event of 2017! Two years ago, J. J. Abrams's Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens stampeded into theaters and broke almost every record there is to break (curse you, Avatar!) and now, Rian Johnson (Looper) tries his hand at both writing and directing the next chapter in... Continue Reading →
10 More Films That Every Self-Professed Film Lover Should See
A long time ago, shortly after the Movie March first began, I did a list of Ten Films Every Self-Professed Movie Lover Should See. It was well-received, people seemed to enjoy it, and I told myself I would do it again. Well, it's taken a while, but I'm back with another installment. As was the case... Continue Reading →
Get Over Yourselves, America! The Movies Don’t Need You, Anymore!
For many decades, one simple truth has reigned over the global film industry: for a film to truly be a success, it must be a success in America. America: the home of Hollywood! It's where the biggest celebrities on the planet make their names! Even if they don't actually live there, it's where they go... Continue Reading →
A Plea to Warner Brothers and DC – Stop Jerking Us Around!
"I'm here to tell you, not all of these films are going to materialize."
How I was C*ckblocked by ROGUE ONE’s Real Darth Vader (or “Another Kind of Star Wars Story”)
This weekend, I took myself a little trip down to Greenville, South Carolina, for the third annual South Carolina Comicon. The fledgling con is growing in size rather quickly and is already attracting many thousands of people, as I witnessed, firsthand. This was my first time attending, but I'm a con veteran (it was... Continue Reading →