Silence – Official Trailer 1

Silence, the latest movie from Martin Scorsese, looks absolutely gorgeous, as the two images I have included from the trailer will attest to.  My problem with the movie–sight unseen–are less with the auteur behind the camera than the subject matter, which revolves around two Catholiic missionaries, played by Adam Driver and Andrew Garfield, who head […]

Doctor Strange – Trailer (2) Into Reaction

Why does the latest poster for Marvel’s Doctor Strange remind me of the poster for Martin Scorsese’s Hugo?  Looking at the two posters, I think it has more to do with some of the color scheme–lot’s of golden yellows and blues–more than anything else. It’s also been confirmed by Scott Derrickson that Doctor Strange will […]

(Bruce) Wayne’s World

I didn’t particularly like the first two trailers for Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice  because they’re both filed with much bombast and thunder–as far as I can tell–signifying very little.  And I might be reading into things a bit, but if feels as if director Zach Snyder equates blowing things up with seriousness, which if that […]

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Trailer

Martin Scorsese is pretty much a legend at this point, after having directed films like “Mean Streets,” “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” and “Shutter Island” among many, many others.  His latest is “The Wolf of Wall Street,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio. I would offer some commentary on the trailer if it weren’t for Youtube loading remarkably slow […]

Lionsgate Aims, Shoots Own Foot?

Lionsgate has been on a roll lately–after purchasing Summit Pictures, makers of the ‘Twilight’ films–and launching “The Hunger Games,” a franchise based upon the novels of Suzanne Collins. “The Hunger Games,” has earned almost $400 million worldwide, which is remarkable when you consider that it cost $78 million to produce and $45 million to advertise, […]