If you haven’t seen Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s Birdman yet, what are you waiting for? The movie is one of the year’s strongest contenders for the Academy Award for Best Picture — deservedly so — and it’s got a meta narrative that appeals to all kinds of movie fans, whether you prefer the arthouse variety or the superhero blockbusters of the multiplex.
Also, if you… Continue reading The Original Ending of 'Birdman' Could Have Featured Johnny Depp
Stanley Kubrick’s score for 2001: A Space Odyssey possesses some of the greatest classical works ever written, and with it his legendary direction are matched with some of the greatest visuals ever produced. The merging of the sounds by Strauss and Khachaturian with visual effects, which during the film’s release of 1968 were groundbreaking, have been imitated and spoofed ever since. You know all… Continue reading Listen to Parts of the Rare Original Score for Stanley Kubrick's '2001: A Space Odyssey'
Earth to Echo is a PG-rated live action-adventure movie starring kids, about kids and made for kids. Pause for a second and consider that. Consider how rare that is.
In most ways, Earth to Echo is very much a modern movie. It’s full of CGI. It’s a nostalgic riff on already beloved ideas. It’s “found footage.” But at its core, it represents a kind… Continue reading 'Earth to Echo' Makes Us Wonder Where Are The Other Original Kid-Friendly Adventure Movies?