When Marvel announced that they hired James Gunn to direct a Guardians of the Galaxy film, my first reaction was "huh?" A Troma director with a problematic social media presence whose biggest claims to fame were 2 films about worms -- one big (Tremors) and one small (Slither) -- and a deconstruction of the superhero genre (Super) starring Rainn Wils
The charms of Serena's lead performers are worthy of note, but if we don't care about the characters they're portraying, we won't care when they start smashing into each other. And I just didn't care.
Some of you might be wondering, what or who the hell are these Guardians of the Galaxy? It has the Marvel logo all over the promos but these aren't characters or superheroes you've probably ever heard of right? Marvel has had a good thing going here, why take a chance with some space movie? Ten films, billions of dollars, and one hell of an opening weekend later trust me these Mar
Yesterday the second trailer for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy dropped after days of mini teasers and screenshots had been hitting the web. If the fans of the comic series weren't sold after that first trailer they are now.
American Hustle is a very entertaining film, if only for the work of that remarkable cast. They sublimely elevate this comedic (perhaps not always accurate) interpretation of real life events beyond all expectations. Without the charms of Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, director David O.
Many trilogies subscribe to a common tactic; let's refer to it as the Trilogy Prestige (imagine Michael Cain's voice from the film The Prestige: "Because making something disappear isn't enough; you have to bring it back.
During the first half of Silver Linings Playbook I squirmed with excitement, elated that I might be watching my favorite film of the year. I was visiting my dad in Texas over Thanksgiving -- the escape from the familial fray to catch a movie was no small feat. After the buzz surrounding David O.
Slick, cool movie about a depressed, struggling writer (Bradley Cooper), who transforms his life with a smart drug, a little clear pill called NZT. It's like cocaine to the 100th power except instead of "thinking" you're smart and witty - you actually are. This illegal pill allows you to use 100% of your brain and with that, the world is yours for the taking.