GenderStorm – How GeoStorm makes weather control a masculine project

The disaster movie GeoStorm is more than unrealistic, as the genre ‘disaster movie’ already suggests. The movie contributes to a gendered, specifically “male” narrative of controlling the weather and the climate. While taming hurricanes, destroying thunderclouds, and adjusting global and regional temperatures cannot be said to represent a male fantasy … [Read More]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Video Review (Spoiler Free)

If you haven’t checked out my written review of the latest MCU hit, Spider-Man: Homecoming, be sure to do so, because it goes into every spoiler free reason of why you don’t want to not see this movie (coming from a die-hard DC fan). Anyway, if you have, watch as … [Read More]

Wonder Woman Is A Wide Range Industry Brand

Wonder Woman is the latest DC Comics character to star in their own movie. The character is portrayed by Gal Gadot and she made her debut in the 2016 movie Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice. The movie is expected to do very well when it is released in cinemas … [Read More]

Netflix’s Godless: A Frank Success?

After being one of the most lauded screenwriters of the 90’s, with such work as Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Dead Again, Scott Frank conceived the idea for Godless in the early 2000’s. He saw as a project for Steven Soderbergh, who wasn’t keen on the idea of directing … [Read More]

Why Did Secretariat Flop Abroad?

  Source: Secretariat via Facebook  While there have been many films over the years based on horse racing, none have quite managed to capture the essence of the much-loved sport as well as Randall Wallace’s Secretariat. The 2010 film, which is based on a true story and chronicles the life … [Read More]

Most iconic film scenes that have taken place in a bathroom

Some of the most iconic film scenes in history have taken place in some of the most innocuous of locations – including the bathroom. You may not realise it, but we guarantee you’ll be surprised. To prove that fact, here is a selection of the most iconic film scenes that … [Read More]

Ocean’s Eight: Can Franchise Bounce Back With Change In Direction?

When the fourth installment of a franchise is reached, it seems fair to say that the writers and the production team (let alone the cast) are going to have their work cut out when it comes to making the film a true classic. Putting the spotlight on the Ocean’s franchise’s … [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]

Top 5 movies at the Box office Weekend 25-27 August 2017

The weekend was the worst for the box office in 16 years. Box office weekend total movie earning amounted to $65 million in North America and the top twelve films grossed only $49.6 million. It was the slowest weekend since September 2001 with low movie earnings. Floyd Mayweather vs Conor … [Read More]

Remake Rant: Bruce Willis in Death Wish

Death Wish Now I’ve not posted in forever, mostly out of sheer laziness and a myriad of other made up reasons to not do any actually posting. But now and again I feel the urge, the need, the desire to spread my ill-conceived thoughts with you fine people of the … [Read More]