A few years back, when the new wave of cinematic, serialized television was still in its infancy and shows like Lost and 24 were all the rage, there was talk of how these and other shows could wind up concluding not with a traditional finale but with a feature-length movie released to theaters, which would be where the running story would climax and all loose ends… Continue reading Should 'Game of Thrones' Conclude on the Big Screen?
Ever since Pixar and Marvel became housemates under the Disney umbrella, fans have wondered if the former could make an animated feature featuring the latter company’s superhero characters. Rarely in that contemplation was there concern that the feature would be The Incredibles 2. Mainly because it didn’t seem there’d ever be an Incredibles sequel.
But now there is officially one in the works, and with that announcement has… Continue reading Should Marvel Superheroes Appear in 'The Incredibles 2'?
One of this year’s most glaring Oscar omissions comes in the form of Tom Hanks being passed over for his work as that titular character in Captain Phillips. I’m not sure why Academy voters decided that Hanks’ work in Paul Greengrass’ adaptation of a real-life ocean hijacking wasn’t worthy of a nomination, but I like to just assume it’s because 2014 had… Continue reading The Last Scene of 'Captain Phillips' Should Have Earned Tom Hanks an Oscar Nom
How on Earth are they going to top the first Lego Movie? The sequel, which was in planning stages before the original opened in theaters, has just received a releae date of May 26, 2017. That’s prime summer-blockbuster real estate, so there’s even more reason to try to make it bigger and better.
One thing they’ll need to do is add some fresh characters, including cameos. For… Continue reading Which Lego Characters Should Be in the 'Lego Movie' Sequel, Now Set for 2017?
I feel like I could sing Johnny Cash’s “I’ve Been Everyone” if it were about film festivals because I am finally at Sundance. While I have hit many small festivals, and large ones like SXSW, Fantastic Fest and Cannes, the Sundance Film Festival never worked out. This year I left the family, imported my father-in-law to take care of my 15-month-old son, and away I went.
While… Continue reading Five Things Every First Timer Should Know About Attending Sundance