On this week's episode, we're inviting CMCL grad student Sean Smalley to talk about his experience at Fantastic Fest.
The first thing that must be said about Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is that this is no comic book movie. It’s a straight up action film with a surprising degree of unpleasantness for summer fare; a different kind of darkness, a modernist darkness. Take Gotham, for example. It’s not the gothic, stylized, noir-ish city […]
Note: The following review applies only to the 3D version of the film “Journey to the Center of the Earth”. To see the movie any other way would be pointless.. Observing the career of Brendan Fraser is a study in frustration. Though he has a multi-million-dollar franchise to his credit – the “Mummy” films – […]
Maybe you’re old enough to remember. There was a time in the 1980s when the Rambo movies were well-nigh ubiquitous. Even then-president Ronald Reagan, who thought real life was a movie, quoted the films. Rambo, with his impossible biceps, for better or worse, here at home and especially abroad, became a symbol of America – […]