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Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’


Plot:  Based on the best-seller by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire picks up a few months after the events of the first film.  Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ender’s Game’


Plot: Based on the acclaimed novel by controversial author Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game tells the story of Earth’s desperate fight against a race of bug-like aliens known as Formics. After the Formics… Continue reading

Ender’s Blame: Exploring the Controversy Over the Film Adaptation


While the United States is not without its flaws as a country, one of our most cherished freedoms is the right to free speech.  It is a fundamental tenet of the United States… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Runner Runner’


Plot: Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake) is a former Wall Street hotshot who lost his job and is now making his way through Princeton financial school. Desperate for tuition money, Furst uses his talent… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Elysium’


Plot:  In the year 2154 Earth has become an overpopulated, poor, and polluted police state.  Most muddle through a dismal existence trying to eek out a living.  For the financially bereft the dream… Continue reading

Hollywood is the ‘Dune’ Killer: Part I


*Note 1:  In Part 1 of this segment I will examine WHY Dune needs a quality film, in Part 2 I will explore HOW to make Dune into a successful feature film, and… Continue reading