Counting down to X-Men: First Class – 5 reasons I’m seeing this on opening night

In about 72 hours, the wait will finally be over! As you know I've been excited to see this movie for some time now. I love the X-Men franchise, I even enjoyed the third one to an extent, despite all the flaws and Brett Ratner's direction. I just re-watched the trailer of the first one …

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Weekend Roundup and The Way Back review

Happy Tuesday everyone! Hope everyone's had a lovely weekend. I definitely enjoyed my 3-day weekend though it sure went by real fast. I took a much-needed break from my computer which including blogging and reading other people's blogs, though I had planned on seeing more movies but only managed to see two of them. One …

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THIS JUST IN! First look at Pixar’s first female protagonist in ‘BRAVE’

Finally! After releasing a dozen feature films with all male protagonists, Pixar's 13th feature film will have a female heroine! And not just an ordinary girl, she is a Scottish princess called Mérida. Photo courtesy of BleedingCool ... Ooooh, a spunky redhead who rivals Robin Hood with her bow and arrow? I like her already! …

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Guest Post: The rise and fall of Kevin Costner’s career

With the news that Costner will play Jonathan Kent in the new Superman film, Man of Steel, I thought I should write up about his rise to super-stardom and his fall from that status. You see I never thought of Costner as good actor and yet I’ve seen every single film of his from 1985 …

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Happy Birthday Cillian Murphy! 35 reasons I’m a fan of the Irish actor

A few weeks ago, my friend Novia from the awesome blog Polychrome Interest asked me and a few other bloggers to write a tribute to her all-time favorite actor. Of course I agree to do it. I like Cillian, he's one of my top ten favorite Irish actors whom I first noticed in Batman Begins …

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Weekend Roundup: Five Minutes of Heaven and JJ Abram’s Star Trek

I hope y'all had a lovely and storm-free (weather or otherwise) weekend. Boy, the weather's been strange this weekend, it couldn't decide whether it wants to be rainy or sunny, so it alternated back and forth practically every half an hour! There's even some strong storms hitting our neck of the woods, even a tornado …

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Tree of Life won the Palme d’Or! Congrats to 2011 Cannes Film Festival Winners!

What an interesting journey Terrence Malick's Tree of Life has been at the 64th Cannes Film Festival. Just a week ago, it was booed in its first screening (read the story on Entertainment Weekly), but today it's won the top honors the Palme d’Or for Best Picture! This isn't the first time he nabbed top …

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The Flix List: Top Ten Favorite Scene-Stealing Bad Boys

To conclude the trilogy of our Movie Villains post, I've resurrected the post I did nearly 2 yrs ago after I saw Public Enemies. I found the Michael Mann movie to be rather disappointing, but one thing is certain, Johnny Depp makes for a charming bad boy, the notorious bank robber John Dillinger. Hollywood does this …

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Guest Post: Top ten movie villains from the 80s – today

Well, now that you've read my villains analysis post, these are my top ten favorite/best villains in films since the 80s, I know I left out some well known ones but that's because most people have already chose them. So I decided to go with some not so well known or no that popular villains …

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Guest Post: Musings on Action Movie Villains from the 80s-Today

I love action films, when I was little I watched so many kung-fu and samurai films that I thought I was gonna grow up and be a kung-fu or samurai master. We all had silly dream when we were young right? Then in my teens I started watching shoot-em-up action flicks, a lot of John …

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