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The need for news, speed of tech and buzz of New York media hits hard in this docu film

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Oct 20, 2011 at 02:46 EST
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Anyone with a passing interest in publishing and media should check out the incisive documentary film, Page One: Inside The New York Times. While focusing mainly on the story of one iconic newspaper, it broadly examines the struggle of one news medium while looking beyond the obvious face of that which is replacing it. More »

Did First Class make X-Men movies great again?

POSTED IN:  by Ayman Abdel Jaber, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:51 EST
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One of this summer’s biggest blockbuster movies, X-Men: First Class, boldly attempts to entertain us by telling us what we already knew. More »

Super 8′s what summer blockbusters are made of

POSTED IN:  by Lorraine Pimienta, Jul 28, 2011 at 11:56 EST
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We all love movies from the 80′s. From the lovable E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial to the lesser known slasher flick Slumber Party Massacre, it was a time when innovation and acting carried a film rather than CGI. In Super 8, the magic is carried by its young cast - most of whom have little acting experience. More »

Arrietty could teach Disney a thing or two – but it’s not for everyone

POSTED IN:  by Haig Chapman, Jul 26, 2011 at 16:02 EST
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It’s hard to find fault in anything Japanese animation filmmaker Studio Ghibli has done. Release upon release, filled with exuberant charm, stunning animation and emotionally engrossing storylines, it’s no wonder they’re often referred to as the “Japanese Disney”. More »

First reviews of Cars 2 point to another Pixar hit – but not everyone’s happy

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, Jun 20, 2011 at 16:45 EST
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This year’s Disney-Pixar blockbuster Cars 2 hits US theatres on Friday, and following the world premiere in Hollywood this past weekend, reviews have now started to appear. More »

Is The Hangover 2 worth getting out of bed for?

POSTED IN:  by Adam Doree, May 30, 2011 at 14:21 EST
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The first Hangover movie was pretty funny, if I recall (and sort-of-spin-off Due Date is also worth a look if you're in a silly mood). The Hangover Part II isn’t. More »

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