Earlier this year we got a new ab-heavy take on Frankenstein’s monster with I, Frankenstein. Now we’re about to lay eyes on a new, somewhat heroic take on Dracula with Dracula Untold. With these two examples in mind, perhaps the time has come to put a new coat of paint on some of our older movie monsters. Variety, after all, is the spice of… Continue reading Other Old-School Villains Who Need a Makeover, from Gremlins to the Phantom
Welcome to the YA Movie Countdown, our resident expert’s biweekly guide to young-adult book-to-film adaptations.
If you’ve been keeping up with the young-adult book-to-film adaptations, you’ve probably noticed that they’ve got a lot of world building going on, and The Maze Runner is no different. Director Wes Ball and the screenwriters do manage to squeeze a lot of information into the film’s 113-minute… Continue reading The YA Countdown: Everything You Need to Know About 'The Maze Runner'
Or should we say… Guardicats of the Galaxkitty?
You can really only go see “Guardians of the Galaxy” in the theater so many times before you go broke or your shoes permanently stick to the gross movie theater floor. This video by The Pet Collective is almost as fun, but more importantly, it’s free. And you can watch it… Continue reading You Need to See This All-Kitten 'Guardians of the Galaxy' (VIDEO)
If you regularly watch TCM, you already know that Bill Hader is a total cinephile, and he wants to share his love for movies with the world, particularly the younger set. That’s why he’s been host of Essentials, Jr. on Turner Classic Movies for the past few years, introducing relatively kid-friendly classics like To Kill a Mockingbird, the original Godzilla, Charlie Chaplin… Continue reading Bill Hader's List of the 200 Comedies You Need to Watch
“The Giver” is the latest dystopian thriller to follow an attractive teen who must fight against the totalitarian authority of misguided adults. And if that sounds like every other post-apocalyptic young adult film ever, keep in mind that at least “The Giver” came out a decade or two before such recent YA offerings as “The Hunger Games” and… Continue reading 'The Giver' Review: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Dystopian Thriller