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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ (2016): Mel Gibson Returns

Directed by: Mel Gibson || Produced by: Terry Benedict, Paul Currie, Bruce Davey, William D. Johnson, Bill Mechanic, Brian Oliver, David Permut, Tyler Thompson Screenplay by: Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan || Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn, Ryan Corr, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Pegler, Richard Pyros Music … Continue reading

‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ (2016): I (kind of) Enjoy a Movie by Karan Johar?

Directed by: Karan Johar || Produced by: Apoorva Mehta, Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar Screenplay by: Karan Johar, Niranjan Iyngar || Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Fawad Khan, Lisa Haydon, Imran Abbas, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan Music by: Pritam || Cinematography: Anil Mehta || Edited by: Manik Dawar || Country: India … Continue reading

A Ti West Sampling: ‘The Roost’ (2005), ‘The House of the Devil’ (2009), & ‘The Innkeepers’ (2011)

Directed by: Ti West || Produced by: Larry Fessenden [The Roost, The Innkeepers], Josh Braun, Roger Kass [The House of the Devil], Derek Kurl, Peter Phok [The House of the Devil, The Innkeepers], Ti West [The Innkeepers] Screenplay by: Ti West ||¬†Starring: Wil Horneff, Vanessa Horneff, Karl Jacob [R], Jocelin Donahue, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig, … Continue reading

My Take on the Harry Potter Franchise (2001-2011): Not a Review

With the upcoming release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) upon us, I decided it was time to look back at the Harry Potter film megafranchise that birthed the modern Young Adult (YA) novel-adaptation craze, giving us everything from Twilight (2008-2012) to The Hunger Games (2012-2015) to Divergent (2014-2016) to Maze Runner … Continue reading