This weekend the second annual Kapow Comic Convention took place in North London. Being a mere mile away from the Angel Business Design Centre I decided to tag along for the weekend and see what all the buzz was about, especially in regards to all the film properties on show in the site’s auditorium.
Twenty years after the summer movie season of 1992, Nick takes a look around at this year’s summer movie season only to be left with an awfully familiar feeling.
The personification of evil goes by many names: Lucifer, The Prince of Darkness, Old Scratch or simply, The Devil. Whatever moniker he chooses, he is evil incarnate. I mean, he presides over a place where you are tortured and suffer for eternity.
Battleship opens today. I propose an alternate plan for the inevitable Battleship sequel wherein we construct a film comprised of ten vignettes featuring well known Hollywood celebrities squaring off in actual Battleship board games.
With Mother’s Day come and gone, there were a world of lists going around cyberspace, naming the best movie moms and the worst movie moms. I have decided to go another way. Combining both the good and the bad, and in some cases, the very very bad, I have compiled a list of those moms you do not want to cross.
Transferring a novel to the silver screen is a tricky process. Directors such as Alexander Payne and David Fincher have a special touch while others don’t quite possess it, and the amount of failed cinematic adaptations of novels is unfortunately high. Guest writer Zack Mandell takes a look at five terrible adaptations.
“Drink the coffee! It’ll make you feel better! It picks you up! It calms you down! It’s the lifeblood that drives the dreams of champions!” This is what Mike Ditka says to Will Ferrell in 2005′s mostly terrible Kicking & Screaming. But it got me to thinking: what are the ten best coffee-related moments in movie history?
All year long there are tons of times you’ll hear: “One of the best films of the year”. Well, let’s decide what are the top ten best films of each year. Starting with a list of well respected choices I invite everyone to propose their titles and discuss why those films are or aren’t deserving the recognition of being on the top ten films of its year. Let’s begin with the year 1950, shall we?
As a tried, true, proud Midwesterner there are few times of year that get me excited quite like those days in May when the sky turns dark mid-afternoon, distant thunder rumbles, the blessed aroma of rain fills the air, and weathermen on all the local channels fire up their doppler.