Saving Private Ryan is one of the more popular WWII films to come out of the late 20th century. Since I hadn't seen it yet (why yes, I do live under a rock), I was looking forward to finally getting around to watching it, since I had heard almost nothing [...]
Yes, it was good to open up the toy box one more time. Yes, it was good to know that the toys still work after all these years. Yes, it’s great that we got to see them cut loose and that it’s largely just as fun as we remember. With all that said, it’s [...]
J.R.R. Tolkien led a fascinating life. He was an orphan, he had a secret society with two groups of friends (The T.C.B.S. and the Inklings), he had a forbidden romance, and he fought in World War I just to name a few things. It's no wonder that Dome [...]
Seriously, what WAS that? If your plot is too thin, do you take several equally thin plots and fold them over each other hoping to have something that justifies a feature length production? Okay, in concept that’s not the worst idea.
Following the immense success of Ridley Scott's original Alien (1979) film both in the box office and critically, 20th Century Fox was ready to franchise their newly acquired high concept horror series.
Horror stories about the ocean are something of a cultural universal in actuality. Every civilization throughout history has tales of terrifying monstrosities lurking in the great unknown of the earth’s seas, and such dread spawned from its being such a [...]
In the future, humanity has gone extinct, leaving a lone robot to raise a girl in an underground “repopulation facility”. An interesting concept, but how does this anticipated sci-fi measure up to others in the genre?