Spoilers… Reel Spoilers. We talk Bond this week as Spectre hits theaters. All the Bond elements are in place – women, cars, guns. And Tom might or might not have slept through most of it. All this plus the return of the Video Recovery i.e. Tom finally remembered to throw it to Dan at the […]
Ain’t it grand? Wes Anderson has a toy box. And in this toy box, Anderson has a camera – some might find it frustrating, while others find it magical – that frames almost every scene perfectly symmetrically. Sometimes this camera, from a fixed spot, will rotate left or right 90°, even 180° (and once in […]
THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL opens March 21 in St. Louis! Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!
Enter to win a pass for two! THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars; and Zero Moustava, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting; a raging battle […]
The 23rd Bond movie wasn’t always a sure thing. After 2008’s Quantum of Solace, the Bond franchise was in disorder due to the financial troubles of MGM studios. Despite having contracted Sam Mendes, the film fell out of production for a while, and was thought at one point to have been scrapped. Luckily upon exit […]
See James Bond in ‘Skyfall’ Opening November 9! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!
Enter to win a pair of passes! Daniel Craig is back as Ian Fleming’s James Bond 007 in Skyfall, the 23rd adventure in the longest-running film franchise of all time. In Skyfall, Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down […]
We Need To Talk About Kevin – One of the more unsettling flicks I saw last year, “Kevin” makes me never want to have kids. Sure it’s a small percentage chance, but what if your child grows up to despise you and terrorizes you just for the fun of it. The performances are outstanding from […]
Released in the wake of Avatar, Clash of the Titans was rapidly converted to 3D in order to capitalize on its predecessor’s runaway success. The increased revenue from the sale of 3D tickets turned what would have otherwise been a modest success into an actual hit. In the process, Hollywood learned that this was an […]
Unlike most people, I don’t hold a grudge against mindless action flicks. In fact, some of my favorite movies are epic action films that don’t require a whole lot of thought involved. When I heard that a sequel to Clash of the Titans was being made, I figured I’d give it a try. The original film was a […]
Enter to win a pass good for two! A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus (Worthington) –the demigod son of Zeus (Neeson)–is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods […]
I still remember years ago when the first Harry Potter novel was taking the world by storm. Not being a huge fantasy fan, I basically brushed it aside. Now, a decade later, we are at last reaching the end of the series in terms of films. Were this series analogous to a date, this film […]