La La Land is a musical delight, with charming turns by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, whose chemistry will keep you swooning and music that you’ll be humming long after you leave the theater.Read more "Film Review: La La Land"
Irrational Man is Woody Allen finding a nice middle ground between his comedy and crime genres to pretty good results.Read more "Film Review: Irrational Man"
A week or two has passed now since most sites have posted their end of the year write-ups, and I still find myself debating what to put on my movie list. After much self degradation I have finally come to terms with the fact that my list will be nothing like that of the Oscar’s […]Read more "HST 2014 in Review: Movies"
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a kinetic farce of the celebrity psyche anchored by some great performances and an incredible technical presentation.Read more "Film Review: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 may not be the best superhero film to date, but… Wait for it… It sure is amazing! …I regret nothing…Read more "Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
Even though things are apparently so easy a caveman to can do it, everything leading up to The Croods left me skeptical that animated movies were something they could tackle. With expectations set low, The Croods could only go up from there.Read more "Film Review: The Croods"
Zac: Gangster Squad is exactly what it is aiming to be: loud and violent fun, while putting to good use an excellent cast all up for the ride.Read more "HST…Film Review: Gangster Squad"
The Amazing Spider-Man is the beginning of another take on one of the world’s most popular comic book heroes (arguably Marvel’s most recognizable) and will be one of the first of many in the coming years. We will soon get a new Batman, we are getting a new Superman, X-Men has arguably already done this, […]Read more "HST Reviews…The Amazing Spider-Man"
For those of you not keeping track we are about to enter the second half of the year, full of just as many exciting things as the first half. So far some entries have disappointed, some have surprised, and some have lived up to and surpassed expectations so far, so lets keep our fingers crossed […]Read more "Looking Ahead to 2012: 3rd Quarter (July – September)"
With giant food babies resting nicely in your stomach following Thanksgiving, renting some movies to help the lounging around become a little more entertaining sounds like a pretty good idea, right? Well, here are some ideas on what to get. (Batman: Year One; Crazy, Stupid, Love; and [Rec]2 for those too impatient to wait until […]Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"