Arrival brings an intelligence and a beauty that is often lacking from Science Fiction films, but do potential plot holes and contradictions prevent it from being one of the best? SPOILERS ABOUND!Read more "Dissecting Arrival: Heptapod for Dummies"
They came, they saw, they conquered… the ability to communicate with humanity through plate glass windows. The alien invaders have arrived?Read more "Film Review: Arrival"
Captain America: Civil War is another great entry into Cap’s saga, but the introduction of Spider-Man and wedging in every last MCU face feels too forced, even if those elements work on their own.Read more "Captain America: Civil War"
It’s been four years since the last Mission: Impossible film, but the series is as strong as ever in Rogue Nation, continuing the trend started with M:I III.Read more "Dissecting Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation"
There is a new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer on the loose! Watch it and follow along as my mind breaks down what I do not understand.Read more "The Breakdown: Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer 2"
American Hustle has a lot of great things going for it, but David O. Russell’s hesitance to just do his own thing keeps the film from reaching its utmost potential.Read more "Dissecting American Hustle"
Lauren: Early on, the main storyline is introduced by the crudely drawn faces of missing children canvassing milk bottles decorating the background of a impromptu witch trial. If that little detail is not even slightly hilarious to you, then Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is not for you. Granted the title probably clued you in […]Read more "HST… Film Review: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters"
Now that we’re done looking behind us here at HST, it’s time to ring in the new year by filling our calendars with the upcoming releases (movies, music, TV, and video games) we’re looking forward to most. Big names, big sequels, big comebacks, big excitement.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2013: 1st Quarter (January – March)"
With our feet firmly planted in 2013, it is time for the writers here at HST to look back on the past year and reminisce about the good, the meh, and the just plain ugly of the entertainment world, starting right her with film.Read more "HST…Best Movies of 2012"
As soon as this continuation of the Bourne films was announced it was much debated how the story would continue on without the title character involved. Then with Jeremy Renner eventually attached it seemed like there was nothing to worry about; it just turns out we may have been looking in the wrong place for […]Read more "Film Review: The Bourne Legacy"