Jamie Dornan Is Right About Fan Backlash

Jamie Dornan is right about fan backlash over the casting of Daniel Craig and Robert Pattinson as James Bond and Batman, respectively. We see this every time that studios announce their lead actor for a James Bond, Marvel, DC, or Star Wars movie. The fan backlash needs to stop. I mean it! What I encourage fans to do is just be patient and reserve judgement until after watching the movie. Films tend to be more…

"Jamie Dornan Is Right About Fan Backlash"

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and 2

There was no need for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay to be split into two different films if only to rake in more money at the box office. I’m reviewing both of these films together because I see zero way in which I can review them otherwise. While telling the story in two parts, it is still one comprehensive story. This splitting of films is nothing more than a cash grab no matter how you look…

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 and 2"

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the second film of the thrilling series based on the Suzanne Collins novels to hit the big screen. Much like the first film, the second film brings justice to the book. Yes, there are changes from the book but they work in the long-term. Mind you, it’s been just over a decade since reading the books but I jotted down some notes upon the film’s release. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer…

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"

The Hunger Games Marks 10th Anniversary

Based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games marks the tenth anniversary of its theatrical release in 2012. It’s hard to believe how much dystopian young adult novels/movies dominated the conversation over a decade ago. Nowadays, not so much or at least it certainly seems this way. While The Hunger Games ultimately gets to finish, we cannot say the same about a franchise like Divergent. It’s a shame because Divergent should have been…

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Jurassic Park at 24: How Steven Spielberg’s Film Changed My Life

Jurassic Park was released 24 years ago on June 11, 1993 and this film changed my life as it was the one that set me on a course of wanting a filmmaking career. I still remember the first time I watched the film in 1993 at Showcase Cinemas and how I flinched when the Tyrannosaurus Rex appeared on screen for the first time.  To this day, I still find myself either quoting the film or…

"Jurassic Park at 24: How Steven Spielberg’s Film Changed My Life"