Film

Next Please: The Roulette of the Movie Experience

I’ve written quite a bit recently on the evolution of the movie theater experience. There’s a lot that’s changed over the years. From a classic movie experience to rising costs that suck up your cash, the movie experience is constantly ...
Thoughts

Comedic Decline: Is Adam Sandler’s Career Hitting the Skids?

I have never been a fan of Adam Sandler. I find his comedy and his films mostly low-brow and simply not funny. However, it seems many people do find his antics entertaining since his start on Saturday night live in ...
Thoughts

The Empty Pocket Experience: The Price of Movie Tickets Reaches ...

I go to the movie theater about once a year. I do my research —  reading countless reviews based on the films I like. I narrow it down and choose one film that I desperately want to see and go ...
Film

A Cold Summer

Recently, I decided to watch all of the James Bond films in order. During this process, I discovered something about myself — I love Cold War spy films. I immediately began consuming them at a rapid rate and it seems ...
Thoughts

The Evolution and Future of the Movie Theater Experience

One of my favorite films is the 2001 movie, The Majestic, starring Jim Carrey. Carrey plays a Hollywood writer in the 1950’s who, after a car accident, loses his memory and wanders into a small town where he is mistaken ...
Thoughts

The Museum of Motion Pictures

Last week, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced plans to build the final word in movie museums, The Academy Motion Picture Museum. The museum will be located next to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in ...
Film

The Brontosaurus of the Box Office: Jurassic World

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog discussing Hollywood originality. In the article, I outlined summer blockbusters, and the reality that nearly all of the major motion pictures this year are remakes or adaptations. From Mad Max, to Jurassic ...
Film

A Walk Along the Bridge of Spies

About a week ago, a trailer was released for a film which I knew nothing about. It looked like it might be along the same lines as The Man From U.N.C.L.E., which I did know was being remade soon. The ...
Film

What to Watch on D-Day

It’s June 6, 1944. The Allied forces have spent weeks, even months, waiting on the British coast to cross the channel into France. Their objective: five beaches of Normandy code names Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword. As the largest ...
Film

It’s an Adaptation of a Reboot Based Off a Book, ...

“What has been is what will be and what has been done is what will be done and there is nothing new under the sun.” –Ecclesiastes 1:9 Who would have known that King Solomon, in all his wisdom in ruling ...