Steven Spielberg making - well remaking - a musical? Why not. This is the second feature-length adaptation of the 1957 West Side Story stage musical by Arthur Laurents with music by Leonard Bernstein, and lyrics by the dearly departed Stephen Sondheim - I'm no musical theatre fan but even I know who he is. This … Continue reading West Side Story | Well Crafted & Acted But What a Sh!tty Story
Quick review: I went to see Carrie with my cousin and her friend. I know I saw the orignal years ago but I don’t really remember it. This one was somehow more satisfying except maybe that I wished the bitch had died a harder, bloodier death, she could have suffered more. Although it was entertaining … Continue reading Carrie | Entertaining but not Horror Enough
My thoughts on the latest The Divergent Series movie adaptation Allegiant.
Based on the second installment of the Divergent novels by Veronica Roth, the film was directed by Robert Schwentke and stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Milles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts & Octavia Spencer. Premise: Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society … Continue reading Insurgent
A review of Insurgent (the movie), it's look back at what I wrote after watching the movie last year. I haven't changed my mind so here it is.
Inspired by Chad Kultgen the novel of the same name and adapted on the silver screen by Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the air) & Erin Cressida Wilson. The film stars Adam Sandler, Jennifer Garner, Ansel Elgort, Rosemarie DeWitt, Dean Harris, Judy Greer & Kaitlyn Dever. Premise: A group of high school teenagers and their parents … Continue reading Men, Women & Children | A Freakishly Good Movie