Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

Brett Ratner to Produce The Oscars

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — So, Brett Ratner will produce the Oscars and Jackie Chan will host. Okay, okay, the latter part isn’t true. However, the former is and the choice is a bit perplexing. In news from left field, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced Brett Rat[...]

Was Harry Potter Worth the Wait?

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — In 2000, I read my first “Harry Potter” book. For the past 11 years, I have been waiting … waiting for the next book to come out, waiting for the movies to come out. I have spent over half my life with Harry, Ron, and Hermione keeping me company. I[...]

Universal Backs Out of ‘The Dark Tower’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — As of today, “The Dark Tower” project is on hold. Uncomfortable with the ambitious undertaking, Universal decided to part ways with what could have been a most profitable franchise. This does not mean the prolific series will not be produced, however. Anothe[...]

Is Superman’s Comic-Book Makeover a Preview of His Movie Look?

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Check out the recently-revealed image of Superman’s new suit for the comics. Since it was revealed, it has been the constant subject of comic-book fans worldwide. Some like it, other hate it, and others just don’t see much difference with it. I like it &#[...]

What’s Next For Tom Welling?

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — “Smallville” ended and now I’m a tad depressed. Ten years of my life was spent watching and enjoying the amazing comic-book series and on Friday the 13th the saga of one Clark Kent drew to an uplifting conclusion. What could possibly replace such a[...]

‘The Thin Man’ Remake Has a Director, Still Needs a Nora

— by SEAN GERSKI — At this point, it’s completely to superfluous to complain about Hollywood rebooting and remaking movies. It’s going to happen and there’s not much we can do about it (even avoiding most of them doesn’t seem to do the trick). But with movies like[...]

‘The Dark Tower’ Films Have Potential to be Hugely Successful

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Last fall, Deadline reported Universal Pictures and NBC Universal’s plans to make Stephen King’s epic Arthurian scifi western “The Dark Tower” novels into a trilogy of feature films and also a network television series. Known as King’s magn[...]

Book vs. Movie: The Sword and the Stone

— by JACKIE YU — Countless tales have been told about people going from misfortune to success. As kids, we’ve heard the stories of Cinderella with her glass slippers, and of Snow White and her seven dwarves. Among them all, one has stood as a great legend, being retold through[...]

Lindsay Lohan’s Rumored ‘Man of Steel’ Role Is …

— by LAUDELYS MIRANDA — As a rumor that started as far back as February, this is something that should have either been confirmed or completely debunked by now. Unfortunately, it has come back — with a vengeance. is reporting that a source close to the production[...]

How Do You Make Superman Realistic?

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — During the past few weeks, I have read interviews from director Zack Snyder about the upcoming Superman movie, “Man of Steel,” and one word that I thought I would never hear in a sentence regarding Superman keeps popping up: realistic.[...]

Should Jean-Claude Van Damme Be Making Demands?

— by LYNN TACKITT — In the 1990s, Jean-Claude Van Damme was well known in the action movie world. The ladies all liked him; men thought he was a man’s man of action. Through the years, though, he hasn’t been as visible. He seems to stay busy doing voiceovers for cartoons and doing se[...]

Film-Makers Must Remember What Makes Superman Such a Classic

— by JESSICA MORALES — I’d like to start this off by saying I’ve loved Superman since I was a little girl … yes, a little girl. Superman is one of those rare superheroes that not only grabs the attention of little boys, but of little girls as well. And this in large part[...]

Why They Should Make a New Our Man Flint Movie

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — It is possible some of you have heard of Derek Flint, and some of you have not. For those who haven’t, it will be my pleasure to introduce you to this character. Some may say his movies were campy, and others may say they were comedies. But after re-watching[...]

Movie Theatre Etiquette: A Rough Guide

— by H.G. WATSON — Put yourself in a movie theatre. The lights have dimmed, you’ve already forgotten what the trailers were, and the 20th Century Fox logo has tricked you into thinking you’re watching “Star Wars” for the millionth time. At this time, the person two seats [...]