Flashback Review: Mars Attacks

After “Ed Wood” earned critical acclaim and earned two Oscars, Tim Burton began development on his next project called, “Mars Attacks.” Based on a trading card series created by The Topps Company, Tim did some research on cheesy B Movies from The 1950’s he grew up watching as a kid most notably the works of […]

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I’m Still Here

In the year 2008, Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix (Gladiator, Walk The Line, The Master) announced he “retired” from acting to transition a new career in hip-hop. The news shocked fans of his work, close friends, peers and family members. He appeared in several interviews prompting his movie, “Two Lovers” spotting unkempt hair and a […]

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Annihilation

In 2014, a book titled, “Annihilation” opened bookstores worldwide along with the sequels titled “Authority” & “Acceptance” as part of “The Southern Reach Trilogy.” A year before the books were published, movie studio “Paramount Pictures” bought the movie rights for the trilogy. The studio focused on adapting Annihilation, the first installment of the trilogy. Novelist/Filmmaker, […]

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V for Vendetta

In the 1980’s, comic book writer Alan Moore, (known for Batman: The Killing Joke, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Watchmen) wrote five issues for in an anthology comic book series called “Warrior,” featuring a story called “V For Vendetta.” The Story is about a costumed vigilante who seeks to oppose a corrupt chancellor, by using terrorism […]

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Thor

When Iron Man was officially declared as the first film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, (MCU for short) Marvel Studios began their journey to create solo films for each titular character, until they band together in The Avengers. Before I break down the pros and cons for this review, let me give a history lesson […]

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