The summer blockbuster season is waning down and we are now two third of the way through the year. After the usual September-October lull, we will see award contending movies battle it out with the winter blockbusters. In this week’s Q&A, we look back at the best in 2011 movies to date.
I can easily recall all the movies I have seen by myself. Winter’s Bone and The Eagle. That’s it. For the longest of time, I never dared venturing into the movie theater all by myself. I have always wondered why I thought it would be awkward to see a movie alone.
AM readers, rejoice! This week, you have the opportunity to rant against those movies everyone seems to love but you dislike! The question of the week is: What movies beloved by seemingly everyone else do you hate?
Like many other people, I was simply blown off my knocker by Inception, but when I screened it for a friend I started noticing all sorts of flaws. Are there movies that really meant something to you that you are afraid to revisit because they might not mean as much to you now?
Isn’t it frustrating to watch a movie that is based on fascinating premises only to see all of its potential squandered by poor execution? What films had fascinating premises but ended up being blandly executed?
Sometimes, they are reason enough to watch a movie we wouldn’t be interested in seeing otherwise and always, they are a delight to watch: Favorite actors. Everyone has favorites we enjoy watching more than others. Who are your favorite actors and why?
There is few things more frustrating as a movie lover than to watch a film that sputters and misfires badly at the end when it was otherwise really good. Like your obnoxious neighbor crashing your party and puking all over your carpet, a bad ending ruins your day.
Given the release Duncan Jones’ Source Code last weekend, I thought it would be timely to address a good old fantasy question that is sure to stretch your imagination. The question of the week is: If you could travel through time, where would you go?
Have you ever felt the same way? You are watching a movie intently and suddenly, it’s happening. That exhilarating feeling that rushes through your mind when you know you are watching something powerful, memorable and great. The question of the week is: What are some of your favorite movie scenes?