Breaking the decades-long streak of revisionist takes on European fairy tales, including Disney’s own Maleficent just last year, Kenneth Branagh’s (Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Thor, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Hamlet, Henry IV) adaptation of Cinderella unfolds as an overly familiar, by-the-numbers adaptation, thematically regressive and ultimately, dramatically bland, dull, and
This week we have some Oscar nominated releases with Argo and Anna Karenina plus some other awesome releases: Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season and Sinister. The Oscars are coming up in a few days and Argo is pretty much the front runner for Best Picture, thanks to a
The most epic love stories often demand that characters pay a price for love. This is particularly true for many female characters set in times past, who would lose children, social standing, and economic security upon choosing love over duty. Many who discuss Leo Tolstoy‘s famed novel Anna Karenina focus on the infamous and
Check out the international trailer for Mike Newell’s upcoming film Great Expectations, which stars Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Jessie Cave, Jeremy Irvine, Jason Flemyng and Holliday Grainger. (That’s nearly a Harry Potter reunion! 4 Harry Potter starsThe Goblet of Fire director!).
It’s that time again: another weekly Blu-Ray/DVD Roundup! Here are the new releases for the week and my opinion on whether you should Skip It! Rent It! Or Buy It! This week we’ve got The Lorax, Grimm, and Marley just to name a few of the must-haves. It’s a very