Predestination – Trailer

Before I begin I think that I should acknowledge that Benedict Cumberbatch is a good actor. That being said, I don’t necessarily think that he’s a good choice for Marvel Studios upcoming Doctor Strange.  For awhile Ethan Hawke was in the running–and I get the feeling that if the choice were entirely Scott Derrickson’s he’d […]

‘Boyhood’ Review

  Boyhood Is A Fascinating Movie More Because Of How It Was Made, Than The Movie Itself I just saw Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, and it was pretty interesting, though mostly on the technical level (it was filmed over a period of 12 years); as an exercise in innovative filmmaking.  As a movie meant to engage an audience, it’s way […]

‘The Purge’ Trailer

I really like this trailer.  James DeMonaco, who wrote the screenplay for the excellent “Assault On Precinct 13” reboot is directing “The Purge,” which takes place in an America where crime and unemployment have fallen to unheard of lows. It’s a golden age, though nothing worth having comes without a price. That price is known […]