There’s a part of me that refuses to see the movie of Jersey Boys on account of its being a musical made for the stage. That can be said of most if not all musicals, really; but such “jukebox musicals” are mainly about giving audiences a live-concert experience of classic songs sung new by great talents of Broadway. On the big… Continue reading What Musical Needs to Be Made into a Movie?
On the surface, DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon is a fantasy story about a young boy who befriends a dragon and goes off on a wild and exciting adventure. But that’s just the surface read. This isn’t a fantastical tale of Vikings and mythical creatures as much as it’s a touching and beautiful examination of what it’s like to be a pet… Continue reading Why 'How to Train Your Dragon' Is the Best Movie Ever Made About Pet Ownership
In 2011, we first reported on the “lost” River Phoenix film that the actor was shooting right before he tragically died from drug-induced heart failure in 1993. Dark Blood has a strange, long history — and audiences will finally get to see the movie when it is released by Lionsgate, 20 years after it was made. THR reports that the company picked up… Continue reading 'Dark Blood' Trailer: River Phoenix's Last Movie Is Finally Getting Released 20 Years After It Was Made