A common complaint about Hollywood (and an entirely justified one) is in regards to a total lack of originality. Reboots, remakes, and sequels are cranked out practically every month. Among all these complaints, one that has recently gotten much quieter is adaptations. Specifically, book adaptations. These are incredibly hit or miss. There are some adaptations… Continue reading The Many Challenges of Adapting a Book to Film
There have been five Terminator movies. Two of them are good. All of the others are awful. If the new one is awful (it will be), then we'll be down to a success rate of 33%. Why the hell they still making these movies? The Terminator is one of my favorite classic sci-fi films. It's… Continue reading The Terminator: One of the Only Good Ones
Psst. Hey. If you haven't read yesterday's post, I'd highly recommend doing so! There's a pretty big announcement in there that may spark your interest! You can check that out with the handy link at the bottom of the page. Now, on with the review! In light of yesterday's announcement, I figured I'd pick an… Continue reading Transcendence: Evolution Bad, Don’t Do (Movie Monday)
Watch this movie. That is all. Goodbye. Invader Zim is a series very near and dear to my heart. Of all the Nickelodeon cartoons to ever come out, it was easily my favorite. Unfortunately, it only lasted two seasons before being taken off the air, leaving a hole in my heart for as long as… Continue reading Enter the Florpus: Zim’s Glorious Return! (Movie Monday)
Of all the mediums in the entertainment industry, film is arguably the single biggest across the world. It is so successful in fact that other mediums are often adapted into film in order to achieve greater success. Out of all of these, books-to-films have been the most successful, though they have certainly had a rough… Continue reading Are Film Adaptations Getting Better?
Directed By: Jon Favreau Written By: Jeff Nathanson, Brenda Chapman Starring: Donald Glover, Beyoncé, Seth Rogan, James Earl Jones and more. Run Time: 1 Hour 58 Minutes Release Date: July 19th, 2019 Rated PG Link to IMDb Of all the classic animated Disney movies, 'The Lion King' is probably the one I care the least… Continue reading The Lion King: Soulless Edition
Directed By: Tom McGrath Written By: Alan Schoolcraft, Brent Simons Starring: Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt, and more Run Time: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes Rated: PG Release Date: November 5th, 2010 Link to IMDb The superhero genre has become incredibly overcrowded over the last decade. Nowadays, you can barely go a week without some new comic… Continue reading Megamind: A Fun Movie Becomes a Classic (Movie Monday)