Review – Justice League

It's taken a very long time to get here, but we finally have a live-action Justice League movie.  The road to the film hasn't been the smoothest, but DC and Warner Brothers got the job done, one way or another, and now it's time to sit back and take it in.  The marketing has felt a... Continue Reading →

Review – Blade Runner 2049

I'm not any sort of lifelong Blade Runner fan.  I saw the original film for the first time about five years ago.  I also haven't seen it since.  I liked it fine.  I just like many other films much more.  For me, the most appealing aspect of Blade Runner 2049 is director Denis Villeneuve, who knocked everybody's... Continue Reading →

Review – Wonder Woman

It's finally here.  Seventy-six years after her creation by William Moulton Marston, there's finally a Wonder Woman movie.  By comparison, it took Kick-Ass only two years to get a movie.  That's more - so much more - than a little absurd, when you stop to ponder it.  The long-overdue film is the fourth chapter in the... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Moneyball

Original US release date: September 23, 2011 Production budget: $50,000,000 Worldwide gross: $110,206,216 Moneyball was the second directorial outing for Bennett Miller (Capote) and was a bit of an awards season darling at the end of 2011/beginning of 2012.  The film was nominated for six Academy Awards and four Golden Globes - including Best Picture... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Beowulf

Original US release date: November 16, 2007 Production budget: $150,000,000 Worldwide gross: $196,393,745 2007's Beowulf is a notable film for a number of reasons.  For one, it continued director Robert Zemeckis's experimentation with motion-capture CGI (computer generated imagery) filmmaking (initially utilized by Zemeckis in 2004's The Polar Express).  Also, the changes to the original poem's... Continue Reading →

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