June 7, 2013 - 8:48am
A great movie about a great man at a great venue.
A friend of mine once posed a theory about Steven Spielberg – he only makes movies about two things: monsters or persecution. This led to a long and many-tiered discussion on the topic.
November 20, 2012 - 10:30am
Does 'Lincoln' live up to all its early Oscar hype?
It isn't the first time this year our 16th president has received the cinematic treatment. Back in June, Lincoln was given the great honor of being portrayed as a slayer of the bloodsucking undead – although all those involved in the creation of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter were sadly...
September 21, 2012 - 3:15pm
It's the classic shark movie, playing at midnight at Baxter Avenue Theater
In about a month and a half, theaters will be hit with the highly anticipated new film by Steven Spielberg: Lincoln, a biopic about our 16th president. Frankly, I think it looks like a horrible caricature, based on the trailer – and his recent track record isn’t so great. Last year...
July 30, 2012 - 10:16am
It's Harrison Ford versus Nazis, tonight at Iroquois Amphitheater
A friend and I had a really interesting conversation about Steven Spielberg recently. He pointed out that Spielberg only makes movies about two things: monsters and persecution. At first, it makes perfect sense. What are his big movies? Jaws – monster. Jurassic Park, Close Encounters of the...
December 27, 2011 - 9:42am
Set in Europe at the time of World War I, "War Horse" tells the story of Joey, a thoroughbred, and his remarkable journey through the war.
War Horse, which opened in theaters Christmas Day, is Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Pictures latest offering. Spielberg adapted the story for the screen from a British play based on a children’s book by British author Michael Morpurgo. Although Morpurgo told the story from the horse’s...