There appears to be no set in stone consensus on Marc Webb's 'The Amazing Spider-Man.' Certainly no one was asking for a reboot of Sam Rami's take on the character, but once it finally came out, responses were all over the map. Some enjoyed it im
Most actors sign on to a film expecting to play just one character. Some lucky actors, however, get to expand their roles in films by taking on multiple roles. This can be a tactic used for thematic resonance, or it can simply be a gimmick
Even with films like 'Scream,' 'Behind the Mask' and 'The Cabin in the Woods' exposing horror's biggest tricks for all to see, horror films continue using them like proven liars yet again asking for trust
Let's get something straight right up front: we love The Cabin in the Woods. So don't get all bent out of shape if we poke it a little. This is a film that stands up to scrutiny.
Part of the film's great joy comes from the all the interesting details provided by its ample world building. We get just enough inf
With fewer and fewer truly weird mainstream actors out there, it's a bad idea to take the ones we do have for granted. On that note, we look to Joaquin Phoenix, who has proven to be one of the strangest actors of his generation. With his supposedly career redefining performance in Paul Tho
Last week's 'Premium Rush' takes us deep into the world of professional bicycle messengers, a potentially exciting job most of us probably don't know anything about. Many professions go cinematically unexamined by filmmakers too focused on cops and lawyers. Luckily, every onc
If you've never seen A&E's hit show, 'Storage Wars,' you might have a difficult time understanding why so many would find it compelling. Take a look, however, and you'll find a show that hits a surprising amount of pure entertainment buttons and does so in half-hour chunks that fly by the edge of your brain like a dream you can barely remember but know you enjoyed. Let's face it: It's a well conceived show.
Once upon a time there was an amnesiac super assassin named Jason Bourne. He spent three movies on an ass-destroying mission to learn his real name. Then he learned his real name. End of story.
And yet, another Bourne heads our way. Shockin