The Prestige

In 1995, British author Christopher Priest published a novel titled, “The Prestige.” It follows the story of two rival magicians competing against each other to see who makes the best magic trick. After seeing Christopher “Chris” Nolan’s groundbreaking mystery thriller “Memento,” Priest offered him a copy of The Prestige. Now-defunct production company Newmarket Films bought […]

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Free Guy

“Free Guy” was released in 2021. It received positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike. Plus, it made enough money at the box office. Recently, a sequel is currently in the works. Shawn Levy (Cheaper By The Dozen, Real Steel, Night At The Museum Trilogy) will produce the fourth and final fifth season of […]

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Flashback Review: Van Helsing (2004)

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. It’s Halloween Month. Meaning, I’ll be looking over horror movies during October. Today’s Flashback Review is a crossover with iconic classic “Universal Monsters” including Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein & Jekyll/Hyde as they cross paths with Dracula’s nemesis “Van Helsing.” Thanks to the success of Stephen Sommer’s remake […]

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Flashback Review: X-Men: The Last Stand

After “X2: X-Men United” was released in 2003, 20th Century Fox (pre-Disney purchase) commenced development on a third installment. Bryan Singer (back when he had dignity as a respected director) was attached to direct to direct, but he dropped out to make “Superman Returns” The original 1978 “Superman” with Christopher Reeve inspired him to make […]

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Flashback Review: X2: X-Men United

After “X-Men” was released in 2000 earning positive reviews and made money at the box office, 20th Century Fox (pre-Disney purchase) began development of a sequel with most of the cast from the first movie reprising their roles. After three years of crafting a cohesive narrative, “X2: X-Men United” disturbed worldwide. X2: X-Men United was […]

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Flashback Review: X-Men

The 1960s introduced iconic comic book superheroes including “Fantastic Four,” Hulk,” “Iron Man” & “Spider-Man.” Fantastic Four are the first superhero team in Marvel Comics. Stan Lee created another superhero team called, “X-Men.” Introduced in 1963, the X-Men is a school for kids born with powers as mutants, learn to control their powers instructed by […]

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