Film Review: La La Land

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.

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Film Review: The Nice Guys

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.

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Drive: A Five Year Retrospective

Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive turns five this year and it still stands up as one of the best films of the decade.

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Film Review: The Big Short

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.

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Film Review: Lost River

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.

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Film Review: Only God Forgives

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.

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Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 3 (July – September)

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.

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Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines

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.

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HST…Film Review: Gangster Squad

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.

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Looking Ahead to 2013: 1st Quarter (January – March)

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.

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