Tag: Movies

Thoughts

Why Summer Movies Rarely Make Best Picture

The summer months are winding down. Time to kick back, slather on sunscreen and laze by the pool before it’s too late. Or perhaps you’d rather catch a movie with your friends? If you happen to be a superhero fanatic ...
Review

Spider-Man: Homecoming

For many people who care about movies more than the comics, this 3rd rendition of Spider-Man seems unnecessary and senseless. However, for those of us who are avid comic lovers, the arrival of a new Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic ...
Blog

The Coolest, Most Iconic Vehicles in Movies

The only thing that can be cooler than the main character of a movie is the car they drive. That’s right. A cool car can immediately add a whole other level of awesome to any onscreen character. There have been ...
Film

Oscar Season Through The Eyes Of The Filmmaker

It’s that wonderful time of the year — the time when everyone is watching their TV’s and party snacks are covering the counters. The time where families come together, but sides are drawn. The time that Champions are made! No, ...
Film

Canada: An Unexpected Production Hotspot

If I were to ask you what Tron: Legacy, If I Stay, Man of Steel, Fantastic Four, Percy Jackson & The Olympians, The Lightning Thief, 2012, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Godzilla, The Flash and the 2010 Olympic Games have in ...
Thoughts

Theatre vs Film: What’s the Difference?

People love a good story — regardless of how it’s told. As long as the plot is understood, the dialogue is well written, and the characters are relatable, most of the audience walks away satisfied. There are many ways to ...
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

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 ...
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 ...
How To

How to Create an Ending Worth Remembering

Endings are what leaves the biggest impression on the audience, whether it be the end of a film, the end of a television show, or the end of a novel. “I think a fulfilling ending comes about through a good ...