One of Clint Eastwood’s most underrated films is the 1971 flick The Beguiled, a picture directed by Dirty Harry filmmaker Don Siegel. Eastwood’s cat and mouse games (he played an injured Union soldier) with the head (Geraldine Page) of an all-girls boarding school. Now Sofia Coppola (Somewhere, Lost in Translation) offers up her version of [...]
Katherine Heigl headlines Unforgettable as Tessa Connover, a woman who’s still processing her divorce from her ex-husband David (Geoff Stults). When Mike gets engaged to Julia Banks (Rosario Dawson), Tessa is filled with jealousy, and the thought that Julia will have quality time with her daughter Lily (Isabella Kai Rice) isn’t easy [...]
Tracey Wigfield, an Emmy award winning writer for 30 Rock, is the creator behind Great News, a workplace comedy that’s set on a national cable news show called “The Breakdown.” Partly inspired by Wigfield’s relationship with her mother, the comedy [...]
As a member of Generation X, gaming has always been about placing a disc into whatever console I was playing. The first of five episodes of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series is now available for digital download, but I have my eyes set on the hard copy release of the game. A [...]
With Disneynature, one can expect visually immersive and informative documentaries, as their “True Life Adventure” installments spotlights both their subject matter and the importance of Earth Day. In 2018, Disneynature will release Dolphins, a year in the life look at a youngster named Echo who is torn between being a child and growing up [...]
Poet John Donne famously wrote that “No Man Is An Island,” and the medieval life simulation game Life is Feudal: MMO proves that very concept with their immersive adventure. Developer Bitbox has debuted a new trailer for their title, which guides gamers through the first five hours of the experience.
Starting off as a [...]
Director Kathryn Bigelow takes several years between films, as her last two films (The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty) attest, the anticipation is only outmatched by its execution. With Detroit, she reteams with screenwriter Mark Boal for a look at the 12th street riot in 1967 that claimed the lives of 43 people. [...]
Though the first two Thor films were well received and box office hits, they are not exactly considered as the best movies Marvel has to offer. Expectations have been immeasurably heightened with the teaser trailer release of Thor: Ragnarok, probably thanks to its not subtle Guardians of the Galaxy vibe.
That being said, kudos to [...]
The Ice Cube and Charlie Day school comedy Fist Fight will be available as a Blu-Ray combo pack on May 30 and digital on May 16 via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The project was directed by Richie Keen, a TV director who’s worked extensively with Day on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
The plotline [...]
It will be hard to top director Martin Brest’s 1979 movie Going In Style, a 1979 heist comedy starring Lee Strasberg, Art Carney, and George Burns. Director Zach Braff has that enviable task with the remake, but thankfully he has three excellent and seasoned actors (Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman) to help his cause.