Avengers Infinity War Trailer Reaction And Breakdown

For months, the demand for the Avengers Infinity War trailer release had only increased exponentially. If you didn’t happen to attend the San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) this year, then you were just going to sit and wait to hear from the Internet about the trailer. Naturally, the internet is … [Read More]

Disney buying 21st Century Fox Film and TV assets

The day has finally come and the movie gods have made it official. The internet has been abuzz about the news that Disney would be buying 21st Century Fox’s film and television assets. Today the deal has been finalized and with that the multitude of Fox properties are now only … [Read More]

O.C.C.’s Film Festival Featured Anton Yelchin’s performance in Porto

I recently attended the Oakton Community College Pop-Up Film Festival. The festival is organized by Film Instructor and Director Michael G. Smith in Des Plaines, Illinois. Porto is a film featuring one of Anton Yelchin’s final film performances, and was shown with Writer/Director Gabe Klinger in attendance for a Q&A afterwards. … [Read More]

Film Theory: What If I Told You That Snoke is [SPOILER]?

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you are reading past this point you either have already seen the film or don’t care about spoilers. You have been warned. If you were like me, then you probably thought that the death of “not so Supreme … [Read More]

The Top 5 Burning Questions We Have For Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is right around the corner! I’ve got a ton of questions and I’m sure you do as well. Ever since Star Wars: The Force Awakens released, a number of questions began to arise for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. When the Last Jedi trailer released those … [Read More]

Chicago: Exclusive Black Panther Viewing Party Contest

Hey Chicago! Are you excited to see Black Panther as soon as possible? Well come and watch it with me!  Black Panther is probably one of the most highly anticipated films of 2018. If you want to see it right before opening day, then enter this contest for your chance to … [Read More]

Review: The Cabin in the Woods

Director: Drew Goddard Written by: Drew Goddard, Joss Whedon Starring: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford MPAA Rating: R Introduction: The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 horror film co-written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. It is also the directorial debut … [Read More]

Rest In Peace: Chantal Akerman—A Belated Word on a Lost Director

Chantal Akerman passed away this past Monday at the age of 65. Her death flew under the radar of the mainstream media, and did not catch my attention until Wednesday. We at The Movie Blog owe her, and everyone, an apology for our tardiness in coverage. The Belgian filmmaker deserves … [Read More]

The New Black Panther Trailer Is Here But I’m Not Watching

It’s here! Marvel’s Official Black Panther trailer has been released today! I personally have no desire to see this movie because it violates one of my golden rules when it comes to watching movie trailers. Official Black Panther Trailer Was the trailer good? Please let me know in the comments … [Read More]

“The Charmer” and “Killing Jesus” Win at Chicago International Film Festival

The Chicago International Film Festival announced winners of many awards, celebrating the films chosen by the Festival juries in various categories on October 20th, 2017. Among those selected for awards were two foreign films that definitely impressed me: “The Charmer” from Denmark by Iranian born first-time director Malad Alami won … [Read More]