Trailer Into Reaction: Watchmen (2019) | Official Teaser

Damon Lindelof’s a bit of a controversial figure as far as fans of genre movies are concerned. His introduction to mainstream audiences was with 2004’s Lost, and he’s been irritating fans to various degrees every since. From Prometheus (2012) to Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) he’s not only not afraid of tackling beloved franchises, but […]

Pete’s Dragon – Official Trailer# 1

Pete’s Dragon was a Disney movie made in 1977 that–like other Disney movies at the time–was a mixture of live action and hand-drawn animation. Think of it as the CGI of its time. What about the new version?  Looking at the trailer, I Initially thought that I was revisiting The Jungle Book, which also revolves around a […]

Colony, Ep. 1 – Review

When we first meet Will Bowman (Josh Halloway) he’s preparing breakfast–or at least attempting to–for his family, that consists of his wife Katie (Sarah Wayne Callies, most recently of The Walking Dead) and three children, before he heads out to work. Though one of his sons is missing, and Will is doing all he can […]

‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer

I don’t know about Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland.  Maybe it’s because Damon Lindelof wrote it, and I still haven’t gotten over the silly “smoke monster” from Lost or the way he butchered Jon Spaihts’ original script for Prometheus (I know that it was his job was to remove the Alien-related references, and then stitch things back together […]

‘Prometheus’ With Some ‘Leftovers’

Let me begin by saying that I didn’t start out hating “Lost” when it originally aired back in 2004.  In fact, I honestly didn’t watch enough episodes to form any sort of opinion (of the informed variety, at any rate). The thing is, I am a huge fan of horror and science fiction movies and […]

Beware Of ‘Area 407’

The small, almost micro-budgeted, film, when successful, can bring new creativity (and profits) to the box office.  For instance, the whole found-footage trend came into its own with the three “Paranomal Activity” films, which combined cost just over $8 million to produce and earned almost $600 million worldwide. That being said, there are times when […]