Colorful, Adventurous, but Poorly Written | Review of ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’

By Cynthia Ayala

Alice Through the Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp, Mia Wasikowska, Helena Bonham Carter & Anne Hathaway
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

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Another vibrant whimsical film following Alice (Mia Wasikowska) through Wonderland and Time in order to save her best friend, The Mad Hatter. Why? Because he Mad Hatter has gone Mad, and not in a good way…or so everyone thinks. This leads Alice through an adventure of time travel, but Time (Sacha Baron Cohen) warned her that she cannot change the past, only learn from it.
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Visually Beautiful | Review of ‘Crimson Peak’

By Cynthia Ayala

'Crimson Peak' starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain & Tom Hiddleston, Universal Pictures
‘Crimson Peak’ starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain & Tom Hiddleston,
Universal Pictures

After marrying the charming and seductive Sir Thomas Sharpe, young Edith finds herself swept away to his remote gothic mansion in the English hills. Also living there is Lady Lucille, Thomas’ alluring sister and protector of her family’s dark secrets. Able to communicate with the dead, Edith tries to decipher the mystery behind the ghostly visions that haunt her new home. As she comes closer to the truth, Edith may learn that true monsters are made of flesh and blood.

– Google

Guillermo del Toro impresses once again with this fantasy film filled with numerous gothic tropes to build the story of romance and mystery set in a Victorian background amidst snow and bloodied clay that bleeds into the ground. Continue reading “Visually Beautiful | Review of ‘Crimson Peak’”

Alice In Wonderland 2 Now Titled Through The Looking Glass, Sacha Baron Cohen In Talks

By: Eric Eisenberg Sacha Baron Cohen fit right into bizarre Tim Burton aesthetic when the actor played a small supporting role alongside Johnny Depp in the horror musical Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Now the Borat star is looking to head into yet another one of the director’s created universes – albeit this time without Burton at the helm. Variety’s source have … Continue reading Alice In Wonderland 2 Now Titled Through The Looking Glass, Sacha Baron Cohen In Talks

Chloe Moretz May Join Juliette Binoche In Obsession Drama Sils Maria

By: Nick Venable The only time I’ve ever heard of Sils-Maria was while reading about a house in Switzerland that the sunshiney German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche used to live in, but apparently the entire area is quite nice and a vacation home there would be pretty amazing. Does the name have anything to do with the upcoming film of the same name? Possibly. But this is … Continue reading Chloe Moretz May Join Juliette Binoche In Obsession Drama Sils Maria

Hunger Games Sequel Catching Fire May Have Found Its Johanna Mason

By: Kelly West With the success of the first film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ popular young adult series The Hunger Games, it’s no surprise that there’s plenty of buzz surrounding the cast additions for the sequel Catching Fire. Among the characters set to be introduced in the adaptation of the second novel in the trilogy is Johanna Mason, a girl who has one major thing … Continue reading Hunger Games Sequel Catching Fire May Have Found Its Johanna Mason