A Brief History Behind “Beauty and the Beast”

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// With the release of Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” on March 17, The company continues to set the bar higher for future live-action remake movies worldwide. Starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, the movie is expected to break a worldwide box office gross of $452 […]

“Lion” Review

Genre: Drama Based on: “A Long Way Home” (2013) by Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose Director: Garth Davis Writer: Luke Davies Starring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman Release Date: Nov. 25, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some sensuality Plot Summary: “A 25-year-old Indian […]

J.K. Rowling Shuts Down “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Movie Trilogy Rumors

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// For most “Harry Potter” fans, the past year has been pretty good in terms of content. In 2016, fans received a “Harry Potter” prequel film (“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”), a new book based on a play (“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”) and updates to the Pottermore site. According to […]

“Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age” Preview

“Screenagers” will make a one-night local premiere at Mountain Vista Feb. 2. The film begins at 7 p.m. and is followed by a moderated discussion about teen cell phone usage. The film, created by Delaney Ruston, talks about the struggles that some families have faced, including her own, with the increased amount of time spent looking at […]

6 Things Fans Hope to See in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// DISCLAIMER: The following article may contain spoilers for the upcoming film, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and contains spoilers for the “Star Wars” movies “Episode III Revenge of the Sith” and “Episode IV A New Hope.”  If you don’t want the movies spoiled for you, I advise you to not continue reading. […]

“Kubo and the Two Strings” Movie Review

//DAVID ROBINSON//   Genre: Animation/Adventure Director: Travis Knight Writers: Marc Haimes and Chris Butler Starring: Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Rooney Mara, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei and Art Parkinson Release Date: August 19, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 41 minutes Rating: Rated PG for “thematic elements, scary images, action and peril” Plot Summary: “A young boy travels […]

“Captain America: Civil War” Review

GUEST POST BY DAVID ROBINSON Genre: Superhero/Action Directors: Joe and Anthony Russo Writers: Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Tom Holland, Daniel Bruhl, William Hurt, Emily Van Camp, Martin Freeman, Marisa Tomei […]