Last week’s movies – The Amazing Spider-Man, Katy Perry: Part of Me, and Savages – probably won’t make waves with the Academy, but at least one of this weekend’s smaller releases feels bound to be a favorite of AMPAS’ crafts voters. But let’s talk about wide releases first. Sadly, Ice
It’s that time again: another weekly DVD/Blu-Ray 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 there are some big time releases! The Artist which had an amazing awards season run last year nabbing
Going to movie theaters these days can be ridiculously expensive, so viewers need to selective in these down economic times. That’s why we here at Screen Invasion always highlight what’s available on DVD/Blu-Ray and what’s on demand. There’s a lot of good movies out there, but everyone’s working off a finite
Fairbanks definitely transformed every adult in attendance of the screening into a child. The audience was awed, joyous, clapping, laughing with relief as the hero miraculously overcame obstacles and got his princess, defeating schemers and monsters alike, and even resisting temptation, always self-assured, brave, with no option but victory. That is perhaps the achievement of the film: nearly a century after it was created, it charms the audiences just the same. It allows all age categories to simply enjoy themselves; so lighthearted, it feels like a Christmas present.
Netflix attempts to make a move to keep in the competition received from other rental and On-Demand companies. They’ve recently inked a deal with The Weinstein Company that will see the highly acclaimed and award-ridden film, THE ARTIST, debut on the DVD/Instant Streaming service before it has a chance to
Tonight’s telecast of The 84th Academy Awards was surprisingly enjoyable! That may in part be due to our fun live viewing party, but the show itself had its share of funny sketches, touching montages, and insightful interviews. Billy Crystal was a safe hosting choice, but he did a good enough job
This marks the first official year that I have seen every film nominated for best motion picture by the Academy Awards. I am honestly quite proud of myself for that feat. Now, I just have to keep up the film going the rest of my film career now that I’ve
It’s hardly a controversial statement to call the French black and white silent film The Artist the most charming film of the year. With a Golden Globe, several critics awards and 10 Oscar nominations under its belt, there a few people who have not been whisked away by Michel Hazanavicius’
Welcome to the Popcast Podcast Episode 46 Our panel today consists of: Mal, Gwen, Dan and I am your host Jim Napier. We have a great show lined up….HOT SONG OF THE WEEK – Link Up by Wiley First Up is this weeks Review Recap. What did you watch this
Editor’s Note: Originally we were only going to post one list of the Top 10 Movies that would consist of films selected by everyone, but the writers had such varied, quality selections that we didn’t want to leave anything out. 2011 was such a strong year for film, covering everything
2011 has been a great year at the movies and has provided some breathtaking moments of cinema. Here are 20 of the best scenes we have seen this year. Note: This article is ridden with spoilers. If you haven’t seen a particular movie that I talk about, skip to the
Most film soundtracks serve the purpose of complementing the story. They help to intensify the suspense in an action scene, strengthen the sadness of an emotional sequence or capture the longing between characters in a romantic moment. However, Ludovich Bource has a lot more on his plate than the average
Our very own Daniel Sarath has been at the London Film Festival this year and has been able to review some wonderful films for the site. In case you missed them, click on the links below. Day 1: Reviews of SHAME, LIKE CRAZY and 360 Day 2: Reviews of THE
Today was my third and most anticipated day at the London Film Festival, one that would see me checking out two of 2011’s most talked about movies and a film that has been intriguing me for a long, long time. From talky political drama and silent black and white comedy
Shot in the style of a 1920s silent movie, The Artist arrived at the Cannes Film Festival as a late addition but left the critics swooning. It tells the story of a romance between a famous silent movie star George Valentin and average girl Peppy Miller. However, with the invention
A trailer for the black and white silent film The Artist, which is playing at Cannes this week, has emerged online and is an absolute must see. The story takes place in Hollywood between 1927 and 1931 and focuses on a declining male film star and a rising female actress.