Are film franchises more difficult beasts than one-off movies, at least for writers? How hard does it have to be to do something new and different and yet familiar and enjoyable? How hard does it have to be knowing that… Read More ›
Movie Review: "Star Trek Beyond"
Many would argue that “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” is the high point of the “Star Trek” film franchise and certainly there is a case to be made for it. It is in fact the lofty heights reached… Read More ›
Movie Review: "Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation"
At first blush, it ought to be easy to make a good, high octane, spy movie, it’s just a matter of ingredients. You need attractive and/or charismatic cast members, exotic locations, a few fun set pieces, gadgets, some banter, and… Read More ›