April movie preview: snap into spring

April Movie Preview: Snap into Spring

It’s that age-old battle between comic book juggernauts. Once again Marvel and DC slug it out. This time it’s with their latest big screen titles. But it’s definitely not a fair fight. DC launches Shazam!, the quirky action comedy that is basically the superhero equivalent to Tom Hanks’ Big. While Marvel unleashes the behemoth, Avengers:…

September movie preview: a hodgepodge of releases

September Movie Preview: A Hodgepodge of Releases

With the end of August as an indicator, it was clear that the new releases to come in September were not going to be a great draw. Historically September is one of the weakest months at the theaters, but browsing the list there are a few movies that will pull people to the popcorn lines….

The conjuring – movie review

The Conjuring – Movie Review

Director: James Wan Writers: Chad Hayes, Carey Hayes Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston, Shanley Caswell, Hayley McFarland, Joey King, Mackenzie Foy, Kyla Deaver What are the main elements that make a truly horrifying movie experience? In my opinion, they would be an effective isolated location, interesting use of sound, believable interpersonal…