For anyone who has seen the trailers for A Haunted House and the fifth installment of the Scary Movie franchise, you may have noticed a few similarities. Since the Scary Movie series was created by none other than Marlon Wayans, the creator of A Haunted House, it begs the question, why not just return to the series he started? But as Marlon put it in our recent interview with him, “When a marriage is over, it’s over. | Full Story
If you’re elderly, or may one day become elderly, then ‘Robot And Frank’ is for You!
Set in the near future, a short-term cure for people suffering from dementia has been found in the form of robots. Frank Langella plays a guy fittingly named Frank, with a last name we can only hope is Langella. He plays a thief who was forced to retire because of Watergate – wait, wrong movie! | Full Story
People too often forget that intelligence cannot be taught. It’s something you are born with. When we attend school, the goal is to become educated, not to become intelligent. There is a distinction. And it is exactly this notion that people often forget when dealing with children. It is widely considered, although not often said, that young children are somehow “dumb.” However, this is simply not true.
But it is with this notion in mind that mediocre children’s fare is too often allowed to bypass criticism. | Full Story
Movies are a way for us to live out our dreams and fears, and everything in between, without the consequences that would inevitably occur in real life. We can live vicariously through the characters we follow, and they, in turn, can say the things we wish we could say and do the things we can only dream of. This is why movies, no matter how outlandish, must have a central character that the audience finds relatable, someone they can see themselves in. | Full Story