Positively Masterful | Review of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (2017 Film)

Invigorating, quirky and an honest to good film. Continue reading Positively Masterful | Review of ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (2017 Film)

A Tale as Old as Time | Review of “Beauty and the Beast”

By Cynthia Ayala

Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline & Josh Gad
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

“Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.”

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A magical live action remake of the classic tale following Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the cursed prince. Needless to say—but it has to be said—this film had exceptional casting. Emma Watson has become an exceptional actress, taking on the part of Belle and molding her into something new. She was able to capture the essence of Belle from the original, the stubborn opinionated girl with dreams as vast as the eye could see. And her performance was breathtakingly amazing. She is Belle, there is no question about it. Then there is Luke Evans. God, what a wonderful Gaston he made. Much like Watson, he was the perfect person to take on this role, to sing the songs, the be the perfect narcissist.
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A Fun Solid Animated Feature | Review of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’

By Cynthia Ayala

Th Angry Birds Movie starring Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad & Danny McBride
Columbia Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts – Red, Chuck and Bomb – to figure out what the pigs are up to.

—IMDB

Okay, let’s be honest here: no one expects Angry Birds to be good, after all, it’s based off a game where you throw birds into pigs because they are stealing eggs. But guess what, this movie was actually incredibly entertaining, and much like with Warcraft, the writers were able to put together a strong story and strong characters based on a mobile game that had very little of both.
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Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic Gets A Release Date

By:  Eric Eisenberg On April 19th you will have two new releases to choose from. There’s the option to watch Tom Cruise roam around the deserted Earth Wall-E-style fixing drones in the Joseph Kosinski sci-fi thriller Oblivion, or you will be able to watch Ashton Kutcher found the Apple Computer Company. After picking the movie earlier this month, the distributor has announced an official nationwide release date for the … Continue reading Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Biopic Gets A Release Date

Glee Star Jonathan Groff Lands Lead In Disney’s Frozen

By: Kristy Puchko Actor and singer Jonathan Groff has taken on Broadway, originating the role of Melchior Gabor in the controversial rock musical Spring Awakening. He’s landed movie roles in Ang Lee‘s Taking Woodstock and Robert Redford‘s The Conspirator. But he’s best known as the debonair and duplicitous Jesse St. James, who broke Rachel Berry‘s heart on Glee. Now the Broadway star-turned TV star will … Continue reading Glee Star Jonathan Groff Lands Lead In Disney’s Frozen