A Marvelous Addition to the MCU | Review of ‘Captain Marvel’

Captain Marvel certainly went higher and further as it tells the origin story of one of Marvel’s most powerful superheroes. Continue reading A Marvelous Addition to the MCU | Review of ‘Captain Marvel’

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A Film of Hope for the Disillusioned | Review of ‘Rogue One’

By Cynthia Ayala

Rogue One starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen & Forest Whitaker Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Rogue One starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Jiang Wen & Forest Whitaker
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

“The Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.”

—IMDB

Rogue One is the latest film in the Star Wars franchise that bridges the gap between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. That doesn’t mean it follows directly after Episode III though. Instead, this film serves as a direct precursor to the original trilogy that launched Star Wars into fandom. Just a little back story for you there to familiarize yourself with the setting of the film.
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A Mediocre Biblical Film | Review of ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Egyptian Princes Moses (Christian Bale) and Ramses (Joel Edgerton) are raised together as brothers. When Ramses becomes pharaoh, Moses is his most-trusted adviser. However Moses soon discovers his Hebrew parentage, and Ramses banishes him to the desert — often a death sentence. But God has a mission for Moses: Free the Israelites from slavery. Moses returns from exile and demands that Ramses let his people go, but the arrogant ruler is unmoved, leading to a battle of divine wills.

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Saoirse Ronan The Latest To Join Ryan Gosling’s How To Catch A Monster

By: Nick Venable When most Hollywood stars make their directorial debut, they opt for something cheap and independent, perhaps a story of a love not meant to be, or the struggle experienced by one character. Even a simple crime drama. But not Ryan Gosling, the actor whose first venture into music was the gothic and monster-minded duo Dead Man’s Bones. A noir fairy tale mystery seems like … Continue reading Saoirse Ronan The Latest To Join Ryan Gosling’s How To Catch A Monster

Ben Mendelsohn Cast In Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut

By:  Sean O’Connell Ryan Gosling has had a commendable career, but hasn’t necessarily worked with the finest directors. He’s no Leonardo DiCaprio, who routinely works with the likes of Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood and Sir Ridley Scott. Gosling, meanwhile, has Craig Gillespie (Lars and the Real Girl), Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines), and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson). But those collaborations inform his choices … Continue reading Ben Mendelsohn Cast In Ryan Gosling’s Directorial Debut