Liam Neeson has a specific set of skills. Namely, he can look stern and kick ass. We didn’t always know he had this capability. He was a doctor alongside Jodie Foster in Nell. He was Mr. Schindler in Schindler’s List. But I’ve never seen either of those films, one of which is my dirty movie secret (the definition of a dirty movie secret is the film you should be most… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'Taken' vs. 'Non-Stop'
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Part man. Part machine. All cop. I don’t know if I’m remembering a tagline from the 1987 film, or if I just made that up. After rewatching the ’87 version, I realized I fell into the category of “RoboCop just kind of blended together for me with the first three films, the TV show, the animated series and everything else.” I wasn’t part of the fanboy cry that felt their… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'RoboCop' 1987 vs. 'RoboCop' 2014
We’ve come a long way in 19 years. Way back when in 1995, Pixar made a movie about children’s toys. The folks there called it Toy Story. Now, in 2014, Warner Bros. made a movie about children’s Legos. The studio called it The Lego Movie. Both films attempt to capture adventure and heartfelt spirit for kids of all ages (adults included).
This week’s Film Face-off will only focus on the first Toy Story
The middle movie of a trilogy is rarely looked at like the middle child. The middle child is forgotten. Thanks to The Empire Strikes Back, Toy Story 2, Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 2, that isn’t always the case for films. Sure, there are more examples of a bad middle (Men in Black II), but we have hope with number two.
Reviews, Features and Interviews
What Is ‘Divergent,’ and Why It May Be the Next ‘Hunger Games’ (Plus: Watch the First Trailer) by Perri Nemiroff
Rent These: A Guide to the Many Movies Made by the Cast and Crew of ‘You’re Next’ by Peter Hall
What Is One Direction? A Guide for Adults by Evan Saathoff
Movies.com Infographic: The 2013 Summer Box Office Summed Up in One Image by Erik Davis