Is ‘Ready Player One’ in Trouble?

I’m genuinely concerned about Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Ready Player One.  Reason being, there may indeed be a buzz building for this movie, but if there is I haven’t heard it. In the past Spielberg directing a project was a guaranteed smash.  Now, with a lot of viewers I’d wager not even knowing who he is, […]

Star Trek: Beyond – Teaser Trailer

I refuse to leave out the colon in Star Trek: Beyond because while I am not a grammar nazi, it feels incomplete, as if someone hasn’t quite finished the sentence. “Star Trek Beyond….” Beyond what?  Beyond Jupiter?  Beyond Imagination?  Beyond Getting On My Last Nerve!? Anyway, the trailer looks fun, and while I know that that’s a […]

John M. Chu Does Action Better Than Christopher Nolan

Yeah, I didn’t believe it either, till began to think of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, starting with The Dark Knight Rises backward, and John M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which I am currently watching on Netflix. As much as I hate to admit it, Chu captures action much better than Nolan, which almost feel like sacrilege to […]

‘Terminator: Genisys’ Trailer

Do we really need–or more importantly, want–another Terminator movie?  Especially since the last movie in the saga, Terminator Salvation, performed relatively mediocre? Well, according to Paramount and Skydance, we do. Enter: Terminator: Genisys. The trailer looks okay, but is it really doing something that we have already seen?  Or is it bringing something new to […]