Everybody’s Chattin’ + Good/Bad Movie Surprises of 2014

It's the day after Christmas and I'm taking a bit of a blogging break so I can catch up on reviews. I couldn't help starting a bunch of year-end lists though, I'll be posting them towards the end of the year and spill over into January. It's always fun making lists and I was inspired by Ms …

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Question of the week: Which seasoned director do you think has lost his mojo?

Though this falls under my Random Movie Question categories, you'd surmise that it's really NOT so random. I was inspired by my friend Ted who texted me after the EXODUS screening that he was surprised the film was made by an experienced director of Ridley Scott's caliber, he said it looked like it had been …

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Question of the week: Actors whose famous role you can’t shake

I just reviewed The Judge this weekend and I mentioned how RDJ is playing yet another variety of Tony Stark. He's always the smartest guy in the room, and always have an arsenal of snarky remarks he can just throw at you at the best opportunity. I'm not just talking about the recent roles he …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ & Question of the Week on Breakthrough Performer of 2014

Happy Thursday everybody! I'm going to hit two birds with one stone again today, combining two post *series* in one. I want to highlight some of my fave posts from the past week, as well as pick your brain on the topic of the week: Breakthrough Performer of 2014  😀 Ok, so let's start with the links, shall we? …

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Question of the week: Which casting news are you excited about from the past few weeks?

Hello everyone! I'm planning of launching a Casting News Roundup series in the coming weeks, something I'd update a couple times a month. I even made the banner already 😉 Casting can make or break a film and to me, casting is a big part of whether I want to see a certain film or not. Of course …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + Question of the Week on Emmys winner wishlist

Happy Midweek everyone! Just two more days until Friday, yay 😉 I'm going to hit two birds with one stone again today in combining two post *series* in one. Ok, so let's start with some of my favorite posts from the past week: The legendary director Steven Spielberg's been is a lot of my fellow …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite contemporary black & white films?

This week's question is inspired by Sin City: A Dame to Kill For screening Tuesday night. Boy it's been ages, almost a decade to be exact, since the first film was released. To be honest with you, I don't remember much about the story but the visual certainly is striking. The graphic novel came to live …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ + Question of the Week on Tom Hiddleston as Ben Hur

Happy Friday everybody! I'm going to hit two birds with one stone again today in combining two post *series* in one. Ok, so let's start with some of my favorite posts from the past week: It's been quite a very sad week for film fans... we lost two beloved actors within days of each other. I'm …

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Question of the Week: How do you [REALLY] feel about the endless supply of superhero movies?

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Today's question is inspired by my viewing of Guardians of the Galaxy last night, and also the recent festivities of San Diego Comic-con. I also just read this article written by my friend Raul Marin at Film Inquiry where he talks about Marvel vs. DC and who will win in the end. …

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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite film(s) on Man-Machine relationship?

I saw The Machine back in April and while I didn't think it was perfect, it's a pretty darn good sci-fi that's worth your while. I think the concept is intriguing, with fantastic acting [Toby Stephens, natch!] and compelling direction. I have been re-watching clips of this film recently, especially the scenes between the scientist …

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