“Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” – Once More Into the Mind of Ron Burgundy

After the success of 2004’s “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” a sequel was a no-brainer. Unfortunately, it took some time for all the pieces to fall into place, and the concept for the return of Ron Burgundy went through a number of different transformations before the final project took shape. The wait is finally over, however, and fans will welcome this second adventure into the world where news teams are more like street gangs and dogs are the ambassadors of the animal kingdom.

“SAVING MR BANKS” – A New Film Report

Sometime around nineteen forty, a little girl, Diane Disney, tells her daddy, the famous Walt Disney, that he ought to make a movie out of MARY POPPINS, the book she is reading and so delighting in. Walt– being a man of action, with honed persuasiveness- says to her, “I PROMISE!” And thus begins the grand effort of getting the author, P.L. Travers, to sign over her rights so Walt can in fact produce a movie of MARY POPPINS with that Walt Disney world class appeal.

“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” – One More Trip to the Shire

Ever since 2012’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” reintroduced audiences to Middle-earth, fans of the series have eagerly awaited director Peter Jackson’s next step into the world of J.R.R. Tolkien. Although the first movie in the “Hobbit” trilogy may have suffered from a few pacing problems as it introduced its incredibly large cast of principals, “The Desolation of Smaug” seems to have learned a few important lessons from its predecessor and provides a tighter and more epic story, if not a perfect one.

Jude Law – Talented Star of Stage and Screen

Academy Award-nominated actor Jude Law, best known in recent years for his portrayal of Dr. John Watson in the “Sherlock Holmes” series, got his start on the British stage. He earned a spot with the National Youth Music Theatre at the age of 13 and starred in its production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” three years later.

Review of the Film: The Blind Side

An Oscar winning movie inspired from real life events of a white woman who wanted to bring a change in an unfortunate African-American boy’s life. Little did she realize the kind of change he would bring to her and her view of life. Starring Sandra Bullock and Quinton Aaron in pivotal roles, where Ms. Bullock went on to win an Oscar for her highly applauded performance.

“KILL YOUR DARLINGS” – A New Film Report

I’ve struggled with the film, “KILL YOUR DARLINGS” for the last twenty-four hours, trying to come to grips with how I might report on it. It’s one of the poorest films I have ever seen; and yet what it tries to do is probably quite worth someone’s while.

Why Do We Watch Sad Movies?

This is where we find out why we watch sad movies, read the sad books and listen to sad music? Do we want to make ourselves cry? Is that healthy for us?

High Noon Vs The Left Handed Gun

Both American Western films, “High Noon” and “The Left Handed Gun” share genre similarities; icons, rituals or conflicts, such as the sheriff, the outlaw, the wedding day, the chase and pursuit, the gun battle or the moral ambiguity. Even though the second film tells the story from a different perspective, they both are fine analyses of the best and worst of America. “High Noon” is packed with a lot of symbolism, with the main focus on the ideal American hero, Will Kane, a courageous man with an incredible sense of duty and responsibility towards his town who finds himself having…

12 Movies A Slave: Doing Time At Friday The 13th’s Camp Crystal Lake

Being a massive cinephile, I thought it might be, for lack of a better word, “fun” to watch all 12 FRIDAY THE 13th films in a row and give some brief thoughts about them. I’m including FREDDY VS. JASON and the 2009 Remake as part of the series because I’m a glutton for punishment.

Movie Review – The Right Kind of Wrong

A failed writer turned dishwasher is made famous for his many flaws and shortcoming by his ex-wife’s successful blog “Why You Suck.” Then, he meets the girl of his dreams on the day she is marrying the perfect man. As the ultimate underdog, he becomes the fearless dreamer and strives to show her and the whole world all that is right with a man famous for being wrong.

Vampire Diaries Season Five: Predictable and PDA?

Are you an avid Vampire Diaries fan? I have written a review on the latest season: season five. How has this season changed from the last four seasons? Has it changed for the better?

Movie Review – The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

This self-investigation of a deteriorating marriage as seen through the eyes of the respective parties shows how too much analysis harms a relationship. The film is actually two feature-length films shown back-to-back and subtitled “Him” and “Her” respectively. The film stars Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy and because of its 190-minute length and confusing structure it faces numerous distribution obstacles.