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"
The Nice Guys is another gem from director Shane Black, delivering a sleazy buddy comedy with a kid thrown into the mix for good measure.Read more "Film Review: The Nice Guys"
Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive turns five this year and it still stands up as one of the best films of the decade.Read more "Drive: A Five Year Retrospective"
The Big Short is one of the year’s best films; funny, informative, entertaining, and infuriating, all with a great group of actors delivering excellent work.Read more "Film Review: The Big Short"
Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, Lost River, is a dark tale about fighting for your family and the lengths we are willing to go to keep it together.Read more "Film Review: Lost River"
Ryan Gosling and Nicolas Winding Refn team up for another stellar picture that is darker, bleaker and more violent than just about anything you will see in theaters this year.Read more "Film Review: Only God Forgives"
Looks like it’s time again for the writers over at HST to look ahead to what we expect/hope to be the best of the best books, movies, music, TV shows and video games of the coming months.Read more "Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 3 (July – September)"
The Place Beyond the Pines is has three distinct acts, the first is excellent, the second is pretty great, and the last one misses the mark almost entirely.Read more "Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines"
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"
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)"