Tagged: adaptation

THE MARTIAN - Matt Damon portrays an astronaut who faces seemingly insurmountable odds as he tries to find a way to subsist on a hostile planet. 0

Story and science make ‘The Martian’ compelling sci-fi

Great sci-fi films combine visual effects, plausible science, and engaging characters who feel like real people. It’s a difficult balancing act between explosions and action, math and engineering, and an engrossing emotional journey. This is why great sci-fi films are so few and far between, and why The Martian gives me hope that this kind of movie can exist in the effects-ridden landscape of current sci-fi and action movies.

New trailer for Dark Places, starring Charlize Theron 0

New ‘Dark Places’ trailer

The trailer for Dark Places, the adaptation of the bestselling novel by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn is here. The film opens theatrically this August. SYNOPSIS: Libby Day (Charlize Theron) was only seven years...

Life of Pi 0

‘Life of Pi’ a visual masterpiece

I mentioned to a friend of mine that I was going to see Life of Pi and she was adamant that I read the book before venturing off to see this film. Like most...

Owen and Abby meet on the jungle guy in Matt Reeves' Let Me In 0

Let Me In far exceeds expectations

When people heard director Matt Reeves was remaking Let The Right One In, the popular vampire movie from Sweden, there was an immediate uproar. People were afraid it would be Americanized and dumbed down....

‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters’ Doesn’t Live Up to the TV Series 0

‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters’ Doesn’t Live Up to the TV Series

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters opened yesterday to scathing reviews. Being a big fan of the series, I ignored critics and went to see it anyway. While the film was definitely funny, there were times where it felt like writers Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis simply ran out of ideas.