Immediately before I got married, I was told the same thing by a number of married friends. Marriage would change everything; I wouldn’t really know my partner until we were married and then I’d see what they meant. I’m not married now, and the short story is that they were right. The deteriorating relationship at the heart of Honeymoon reminded me of this advice.
The… Continue reading 'Game of Thrones'' Rose Leslie Helps Twist the Familiar Into Something Creepy for 'Honeymoon'
Review in a Hurry: Jim, Michelle, and the rest of the Class of 1999 return to their hometown for their 13-year high school reunion. As evidenced by Stifler’s receding hairline, they’ve all gotten a little older, but the humor in American Reunion is still late-’90s raunch. Which, for… Continue reading Movie Review: American Reunion Bakes Up That Familiar Pie Humor
What is it about the end of the world that brings out the cannibals? The Day seems set in the same exact universe as Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, with five survivors traveling on foot through a gray, dreary, post-apocalyptic America in search of food and shelter. It’s not a carbon copy of that book (or its cinematic adaptation), but director Douglas Aarniokoski is more than willing to eagerly set… Continue reading 'The Day' FF Review: Interesting Characters Trapped in a Familiar Apocalypse
This spring, ‘Mortal Kombat’ fans were delighted by ‘Mortal Kombat: Legacy,’ a series of viral short films directed by Kevin Tancharoen (‘Fame,’ ‘Glee: The 3D Concert Movie’) which started as ‘Mortal Kombat: Rebirth,’ an unauthorized short film Tancharoen directed to prove he could handle a live-action reboot of ‘Mortal Kombat’ for Warner Bros. Apparently, it worked! Deadline reports that New Line is going forward with a new ‘Kombat’ with