Review: A Brony Tale

Review: A Brony Tale

Brony culture has entered the mainstream over the last few years and Brent Hodge’s documentary explores the not-so-strange fandom.

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Review: Life Itself

Review: Life Itself

I knew Roger Ebert.

I never met the man nor did we ever exchange words but I knew him. I knew the movies he liked, what filmmakers he championed and that he was willing to go out on a ledge and go against the grain. I also knew he grew up in a small town, loved his parents and that he was an alcoholic. What’s interesting is that I learned those last things, the really personal things, well after he had left television and illness had forced him to communicate only via the written word.

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Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Review: The Fault in Our Stars

Director: Josh Boone (Stuck In Love) Screenplay: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Webe, John Green (book) Producer: Brendan Prost Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running time: 125 min. Cancer sucks and generally speaking, movies about cancer suck. They’re saccharin and overtly...

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Review: DSKNECTD

Review: DSKNECTD

Director: Dominic H. White Producer: Dominic H. White MPAA Rating: NR Running time: 98 min. Over the last few years there has been a lot of discussion and study into how humans use and abuse technology. As everything from sexting and cyber bullying to gaming addiction has become part of mainstream culture, so has culture’s fascination with the ill effects of...

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Review: Spaces and Reservations

Review: Spaces and Reservations

Director: Brendan Prost (Coch, Generation Why) Screenplay: Brendan Prost Producer: Brendan Prost Starring: Zach White, Taylor Hastings, Jennifer Kobelt, Arianna McGregor MPAA Rating: NR Running time: 140 min. Somewhere in Brendan Prost’s Spaces and Reservations is a really great story about relationships and the difficulties of falling out of love with your...

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Review: Kids for Cash

Director: Robert May Producer: Robert May, Lauren Timmons MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running time: 102 min. When I first saw the trailer for Robert May’s Kids for Cash I was shocked. I couldn’t believe this scandal had unfolded just a few years before and I’d never heard of it. It sounded horrifying: Luzerne County, Pennsylvania President Judge Mark Ciavarella was...

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Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past

Director: Bryan Singer (Valkyrie, Superman Returns, X-Men, X-Men 2: X-Men United) Screenplay: Simon Kinberg Producers: Simon Kinberg, Hutch Parker, Lauren Shuler Donner, Bryan Singer Starring: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Page, Nicholas Hoult, Peter Dinklage, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, Anna Paquin...

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Review: Friended to Death

Director: Sarah Smick Screenplay: Sarah Smick, Ian Michaels Producers: Sarah Smick, Ian Michaels, Peter Smick Starring: Ryan Hansen, James Immekus, Zach McGowan, Sarah Smick, Ian Michaels MPAA Rating: R Running time: 94 min. While the internet has become a popular way for people to connect and meet casual hook-ups and potential life partners, for others it has...

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Review: The Other Woman

Director: Nick Cassavetes (The Notebook, My Sister’s Keeper, John Q) Screenplay: Melissa Stack Producers: Julie Yorn Starring: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Don Johnson, Taylor Kinney, Nicki Minaj MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running time: 109 min. The DNA of The Other Woman is familiar: three women team up to wreak revenge on...

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Review: Jesus People

Director: Jason Naumann Screenplay: Dan Ewald, Rajeev Sigamoney, Dan Steadman Producer: Dan Ewald, Jason Naumann, Rajeev Sigamoney Starring: Tim Bagley, Mindy Sterling, Joel McCrary, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Robert Bagnell, Damon Pfaff, Richard Pierre-Louis MPAA Rating: NR Running time: 90 min. This is what I know about Christian music: it exists, there’s a...

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