Aliens (1986)With Alien: Covenant about to hit screens in 2017, we thought we’d take a trip back and explore one of the most successful and often turbulent franchises in cinema history. This six part article series will take you from the beginning, through all the twists and turns, all the way through to Ridley Scott’s latest entry into the Alien legacy.

Aliens (1986)With Alien: Covenant about to hit screens in 2017, we thought we’d take a trip back and explore one of the most successful and often turbulent franchises in cinema history. This six part article series will take you from the beginning, through all the twists and turns, all the way through to Ridley Scott’s latest entry into the Alien legacy.

Hell or High WaterAs the curtain draws on the 2016 movie season, it's time to not only marvel at the year that featured a number of history-making blockbusters and budget-busting bombs, but also time to look over a list of the best films this spectacular year had to offer ...

Christmas is a stressful time of the year. Everybody knows this, but no one is ever prepared for just how stressful the act of decorating houses, stringing lights, and putting up Christmas trees actually is. Suddenly, everyone – even those ruddy-faced carolers outside the living room window – becomes annoying and demanding of your time. Almost suddenly, the idea of ...

Alien (1979)With Alien: Covenant about to hit screens in 2017, we thought we’d take a trip back and explore one of the most successful and often turbulent franchises in cinema history. This six part article series will take you from the beginning, through all the twists and turns, all the way through to Ridley Scott’s latest entry into the Alien legacy.

13-for-halloween-smSo you’re throwing a party on Halloween night and, while the ghouls and boils are still ringing your doorbell and pulling pranks in the neighborhood, you want something to set the mood. Decorations are out. The jack-o’-lanterns are lit. Cobwebs spread throughout the house. Yet, 

A Critic's Dirty Laundry‘Top’ lists are an unending phenomenon that spawn articles in magazines, books, TV shows, fan sites, and, in the world of movies, unending discussion/debate on which ones make the cut. As a young movie lover, it was always fun to talk about which ones were my favourite. A discerning pallet...

Disney Movies AnywhereIf trying to figure out how to use Ultraviolet wasn’t already difficult enough, we now have yet another "digital movie locker" storage-retrieval-repository thingy in which to house our digitally downloaded movies.

Walt Disney Studios just announced it has launched Disney Movies Anywhere, a proprietary, cloud-based digital locker that gives movie fans access to Disney's digital library of over 400 Disney, Pixar, and Marvel Studios movies to watch on the computer, iPad, iPhone, or Apple TV.

Man of Steel - Movie ReviewTo celebrate the bravery of a new creative team, and a new actor, in the upcoming Man of Steel, we will explore all of the Superman films leading up to its release, and see if Henry Cavill can become Kalel of Krypton for a new generation ...

Superman IV: The Quest for PeaceTo celebrate the bravery of a new creative team, and a new actor, in the upcoming Man of Steel, we will explore all of the Superman films leading up to its release, and see if Henry Cavill can become Kalel of Krypton for a new generation ...

2013 Fall Movie PreviewIt's that time of year. The time when theaters sweep up the popcorn, mop the aisles, and restock refreshments as the curtain closes on another hectic summer movie season of lycra-tighted superheroes and sugar-charged kiddos. But more importantly, it's ...

Superman IIITo celebrate the bravery of a new creative team, and a new actor, in the upcoming Man of Steel, we will explore all of the Superman films leading up to its release, and see if Henry Cavill can become Kalel of Krypton for a new generation ...

Superman: The MovieTo celebrate the bravery of a new creative team, and a new actor, in the upcoming Man of Steel, we will explore all of the Superman films leading up to its release, and see if Henry Cavill can become Kalel of Krypton for a new generation ...

Hollywood Pinups Throughout Cinematic HistoryFrom Betty Grable in a one-piece bathing suit peering saucily over her shoulder into the eyes of millions of American soldiers fighting in WWII, to the iconic shot of Ava Gardner slinking in a skimpy leopard leotard against an animal print backdrop, Hollywood pinups have tickled the ...

Movies coming in 20132012 saw the silver screen with sequels and remakes of superhero films, film adaptations of best-selling novels, and end-of-the-world stories. The Mayan Apocalypse trend also had its impact on the movie industry, lending the concept of time running out, and horrific images of  ...

Quentin Tarantino - 2000s DirectingIf one needed to sum up who Quentin Tarantino was in one word, I think the best one would be “pioneer.” He ushered in a new wave of film that is replicated over and over again, ad nauseum, until the entire pool...

Quentin Tarantino - 1990s WritingIf one needed to sum up who Quentin Tarantino was in one word, I think the best one would be “pioneer.” He ushered in a new wave of film that is replicated over and over again, ad nauseum, until the entire pool...

Lincoln - Movie ReviewThe Dallas-Fort Worth film critics association, of which we are proud members, has voted Steve Spielberg's historical epic Lincoln as the best film of 2012, according to the results of its 19th annual critics' poll released today. Rounding out the composite list of the top 10 films of the year were as follows ...

Quentin Tarantino - A Writing PioneerIf one needed to sum up who Quentin Tarantino was in one word, I think the best one would be “pioneer.” He ushered in a new wave of film that is replicated over and over again, ad nauseum, until the entire pool...

Best Films of 2012As the curtain comes to a close on the 2012 movie season, it's time to not only marvel at the year that featured an unprecedented share of history-making blockbusters and budget-busting bombs, but also a time to look over a list of the best films this spectacular ...

Casino Royale

A fifth outing for Pierce Brosnan was being written as late as 2004, even though the rights to Fleming’s inaugural Bond tome Casino Royale had come into Eon’s possession in 1999. Although Brosnan’s last outing as 007 had been his highest ...

2012 Holiday Movie PreviewWith the sun having set on the summer's rambunctious slate of cinematic fare, and the calendar tipping over into the end of the year, it's time to take a look at the films that will be decking our cinematic halls this holiday movie season. While many will be  ...

GoldeneyeThe Soviet Union was gone, the Berlin wall fell, and the Cold War was over. Ever the product of that era, and with a six year hiatus due to legal battles over the rights, Bond’s relevance topically and commercially was yet again being questioned. Timothy Dalton had ...

The Living DaylightsAfter a very profitable 12 years, it was again time to find a new 007. Roger Moore was almost 60, no longer appropriate for the role, and the initial idea of the producers was to do a prequel—something they wouldn’t end up doing, in essence, until the 2006 reboot. A lot of the frontrunners or desired candidates that were tested ...

Roger Moore James BondIan Fleming’s creation had captured the world by storm, so much so even President Kennedy had listed one of Fleming’s James Bond novels as a favourite read. There had been interested parties in developing Bond from the first novel, Casino Royale, and in 1954 CBS made a one hour ...

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

It is reputed that Sean Connery and Cubby Broccoli weren’t even on speaking terms during the shooting of You Only Live Twice, so it came as little surprise to those that made the films when Connery announced he would no longer play James Bond. But Bond was big business; ...

Noomi RapceWhile Hollywood mainstays Charlize Theron, Guy Pearce, and Michael Fassbender lead an extraordinary cast in the epic Sci-fi thriller Prometheus, we wanted to spend a little time examining the blossoming career of up-and-comer Noomi Rapace who broke out with her ...

James Bond - Dr. NoIan Fleming’s creation had captured the world by storm, so much so even President Kennedy had listed one of Fleming’s James Bond novels as a favourite read. There had been interested parties in developing Bond from the first novel, Casino Royale, and in 1954 CBS made a one hour ...

Jaws - Blu-ray ReviewEvery reviewer, film fanatic, or even general movie watcher has one: the holy grail of movies; that flick that just thrilled you beyond words and never lost its impact, no matter how often you see it. The film that put Steven Spielberg on the world’s radar is ...

2012 Fall Movie PreviewWith the sweltering sun finally giving way to the autumn of the year, it's time to turn our thoughts to shorter days, cooler temperatures, and best of all, hotter movies. We know Hollywood likes to save the best for last so, as the summer blockbusters ...

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