Andron – Trailer

I like this trailer. Sure, it looks like a car crash between The Maze Runner, The Hunger Games movies with a liberal dollop of The Running Man but in its defense it revolves around actual adults, as opposed young adults, and stars Danny Glover and Alec Baldwin. Which is almost worth the cost of admission. […]

The Divergent Series: Allegiant Official Trailer

I haven’t see any of the ‘Divergent‘ movies–and I blame the Hunger Games because all these movies based on Young Adult novels pretty much feel the same for me.   And while that’s not quite fair, there’s undeniably a similarity between many of them. Which reminds me:  I suggest that you see The Maze Runner if you haven’t […]

Netflix and the Transformation of How We View Television

I imagine that television executives haven’t been too glad about the ascension of alternative viewing options–they’re still reeling from cable– beyond the channels within their control, but I honestly think that if they’re able to see beyond their own parochial interests they’ll come to realize what a boon it can potentially be for them in the long […]

The Quiet Ones – Review

“John Pogue’s The Quiet Ones doesn’t bring a lot new to the possession sub-genre, but is most interesting for its restrained, almost documentary-like approach.” The first thing that I noticed about John Pogue’s The Quiet Ones was that it’s supposedly based upon actual events, which for me means that you’re going to get one of two extremes.  The […]

Why ‘Maleficent’ Is Going To Fail

I don’t know who OK’ed this over at Disney, but, as much as I hate to be the spanner in the works–”Maleficent,” the story of “Sleeping Beauty” from the evil witch’s point of view, isn’t going to work. And so that I am clear, by “isn’t going to work” I mean “lose lots of money.”