Wreck-It Ralph: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

March 5, 2013

Video games are a thriving and incredibly lucrative industry, grossing as much if not more than the film industry so it makes sense that someone would make an animated film about the games themselves. And what better studio to do it than Disney who attempted... 

Year of the Dog

August 28, 2007

Since his auspicious debut, Chuck and Buck (2000), screenwriter Mike White has gradually and oh so carefully inched his way into the mainstream with the one-two punch of The Good Girl (2002) and School of Rock (2003). His scripts champion quirky outsiders... 

Casualties of War: Extended Cut

April 25, 2006

Casualties of War (1989) came out towards the end of the trend of Vietnam War movies in the 1980s after the likes of Oliver Stone, Stanley Rubric and others had tried their hand at it. By the time Brian De Palma’s film came out the public had grown... 

Dark Water

February 24, 2006

Jennifer Connelly joins the club of A-list actresses who are trying their hand at the horror genre. Of course, fans of her work should remember the Dario Argento film, Phenomena (1985), she did as a child so she is certainly no stranger to the genre or... 

The Aviator

November 18, 2005

For years, Martin Scorsese has been unfairly overlooked by the Academy Awards (GoodFellas losing out to Dances with Wolves?!). He is the perennial Hollywood outsider. In recent years, the veteran filmmaker seems to become aware of this slight and, like... 


October 6, 2005

Based on the movie, Nine Queens (2000), Criminal (2004) is the directorial debut of Gregory Jacobs, a protégé of filmmaker Steven Soderbergh (who also co-produced the movie). Stylistically speaking, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree. The...