The Glass Castle: An Extraordinary Cast Brings This Tragic Tale to Life (Review)

The Glass Castle: An Extraordinary Cast Brings This Tragic Tale to Life (Review)

The idea of a “glass castle” is something fantastical.  It is an elegant structure unlike any other.  While other buildings rely on concrete or timber as a foundation and structure, this is one that stands on it’s own with just glass.  The way to glass is meant to be designed is to allow light in without changing the temperature inside the structure.  It’s such a grand idea that it’s just barely out of the realm of reality. It’s a grand gesture that is impossible to truly fulfill, and it is as much a sham as it is see through.  The idea of a glass castle is a strong metaphor that lays the groundwork for the film The Glass Castle, based on the memoir of the same name by Jeanette Walls. Read more

War for the Planet of the Apes is The Most Emotionally Satisfying Film I’ve Seen in Ages (Review)

War for the Planet of the Apes is The Most Emotionally Satisfying Film I’ve Seen in Ages (Review)

War For the Planet of the Apes is the first Planet of the Apes movie I’ve seen since the remake with Mark Wahberg.  I was asked why I would start in a trilogy on the third film.  The answer is: because that’s what came out this week.  The other answer is because a film should stand on its own merits, even if it’s the third in a trilogy.  You should never have to have seen/read/listened to something else, in order to enjoy a movie. Read more

War for The Planet of The Apes: Steve Zahn is a Glimmer of Hope in a Depressing but Impressive Third Act (Review)

War for The Planet of The Apes: Steve Zahn is a Glimmer of Hope in a Depressing but Impressive Third Act (Review)

From 20th Century Fox and director Matt Reeves comes the third film in this incredible revitalisation of the Planet of the Apes franchise titled ‘War For The Planet of The Apes’. Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Terry Notary and Karin Konoval, the film hits theaters July 14, 2017. Read more

War For The Planet of The Apes Trailer 2 Reveals Betrayal & Machinegun-Loading Gorilla Sweetness

War For The Planet of The Apes Trailer 2 Reveals Betrayal & Machinegun-Loading Gorilla Sweetness

From 20th Century Fox and director Matt Reeves comes the third film in this incredible revitalization of the Planet of the Apes franchise titled ‘War For The Planet of The Apes’. Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Terry Notary and Karin Konoval, the film hits theaters July 14, 2017. Read more

War For The Planet of The Apes Trailer Cements Sequel as one of 2017’s Most Anticipated Films

War For The Planet of The Apes Trailer Cements Sequel as one of 2017’s Most Anticipated Films

From 20th Century Fox and director Matt Reeves comes the third film in this incredible revitalization of the Planet of the Apes franchise titled ‘War For The Planet of The Apes’. Starring Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Terry Notary and Karin Konoval, the film hits theaters July 14, 2017. Read more

The Red Band Trailer for Gritty Action Film Triple 9 Features a Stunning Ensemble Cast

The Red Band Trailer for Gritty Action Film Triple 9 Features a Stunning Ensemble Cast

From Open Road Films and director John Hillcoat (The Road) comes the gritty action film Triple 9. Starring Woody Harrelson, Kate Winslet, Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot, Teresa Palmer, Norman Reedus, Clifton Collins Jr and Anthony Mackie, the film hits theaters February 19, 2016.

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