AFTER EARTH Trailer and Poster Make No Mention of Shyamalan…and Rightly So!

When your last two movies are the nauseating THE HAPPENING and the sack-punching THE LAST AIRBENDER, you do not, under any circumstances, use your name in the marketing material for promoting your movie. You keep it tucked away in the small print where nobody will ever know. Such is the case with M. Night Shyamalan and his new movie, AFTER EARTH, starring Will and Jaden Smith, and rightly so. After building some clout with critical and commercial successes such as THE

Continue Reading

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL is Beautiful, Magical and a Must-See March Movie!

When I was a kid, nothing – absolutely nothing – scared me more than Miss Almira Gulch, aka The Wicked Witch of the West, from the classic 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer masterpiece, THE WIZARD OF OZ. Arguably the most-watched movie in history, there was something about her sinister sneer and evil cackle that gave me the willies, especially when Dorothy spies her inside the tornado, peddling outside the window of the uprooted Gale home. Despite having seen STAR WARS, JAWS, SUPERMAN and

Continue Reading

Andy’s Weekend Wide Movie Guide

If you were one of the 42 million viewers of last Sunday’s three hour and 35 minutes Oscar telecast, then aside from enduring a schizophrenic show with way too much CHICAGO, you saw the love poured out to ARGO (best picture, best adapted screenplay, best film editing), LES MISERABLES (best supporting actress, best makeup and hairstyling, best sound mixing), LINCOLN (best actor, best production design), and SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (best actress). The best news? If you haven’t seen any of

Continue Reading

Site Footer

Sliding Sidebar