Why “Star Wars” is Important to Me

If you know me, then you know that movies are probably one of the most important things in my life. I have always been fascinated with the characters, plots and themes in movies, as well as the work that happens behind the camera. This fascination did not start until I was about six or seven when…

13 Best Scary Halloween Movies

For anyone who hasn’t looked at a calendar recently, I have splendid news! It’s October! Well, the end of it anyway. It’s the time to ditch the bro-tanks for sweaters, grab your choice of pumpkin-flavored beverage and gawk at just how pretty all the leaves are this season. However, the more dark and twisted of us…

‘The Winter Soldier’ is Marvel’s best stuff yet

Marvel is back and better than ever. Knowing they’ve got the viewership, Marvel took an extremely ambitious turn by hiring directing brothers Joe and Anthony Russo (they won an Emmy for “Arrested Development”) to craft a grounded and realistic film without the typical CGI spectacle. Boy, did it pay off. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”…

‘Don Jon’ is more than just a good vibration

Few moviegoers will leave “Don Jon” saying, “Wow that was so amazing. I want to buy it immediately when it comes out on DVD, so I can watch it again and again.” However,  Joseph Gordon Levitt’s directorial debut succeeds by offering a unique perspective, using humor and flashy editing to question the ways in which…