PAPER TOWNS: A modestly talented cast expends A-level effort to breathe life to John Green’s bland, dull, insipid prose, themes, and ideas.
THE MAZE RUNNER: A maze, a mystery, and a disappointing payoff.
THE FAULT IN OUR STARS (starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort): An emotional wrecking ball of a movie that is well worth all the tears.
If I Stay seems to be a compelling coming of age story. The trailer for the film, based on the popular YA novel of the same name, is here.
Yep. The film version of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS Will Make Us All Cry.
Wherein the ‘success’ of YA films adapted from young-adult fiction—from HARRY POTTER & THE HUNGER GAMES, to DIVERGENT—is evaluated.
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! There are several big release this week which include: The Adventures of Tintin, The Descendants, My Week with Marilyn and
Welcome to the Popcast Podcast Episode 45 Our panel today consists of: Mal, Dan and I am your host Jim Napier. We have a great show lined up…. HOT SONG OF THE WEEK – simple song by the shinsFirst Up is this weeks Review Recap. What did you watch this
YOUNG ADULT isn’t just the best drama/comedy of the year, it’s also a horror story that plays out in terrifying slow motion. By the end of the movie, Mavis Gary (Charlize Theron in an inspired role, her best acting since MONSTER) hasn’t changed. In fact she’s become worse, a more insular version of the stifled personality that’s killing her at the beginning of the film, and it seems as though redemption has been lost. Yet the journey to this awful destination is two hours of quality entertainment, and the best that the JUNO creative team of writer Diablo Cody (UNITED STATES OF TARA) and director Jason Reitman (UP IN THE AIR, THANK YOU FOR SMOKING) have yet offered, and a startling reminder that there are still films that don’t require thousands of pounds of dynamite to have the most powerful explosions.