M. Night Shyamalan’s new film aims for introspection into human nature, but fails with cliché characters and a lack of thrills.
Film goes beyond the tropes of the heist setup for a story about trying to escape one’s past.
In CTPR 480, cinema production majors work overtime on their movies.
The new film Valentine’s Day, which opens today, offers audiences “a day in the life of love,” but, as most could easily predict, the film will not be offering anything new. Most Hollywood films about romance tend toward the same dull conventions of narrative and form — as is the case with Valentine’s Day. This […]
There have been a lot of good films this past year, from the critically lauded (The Hurt Locker), to the summer blockbusters (Star Trek). But then there were also films you didn’t see. And since the DVDs are out, here’s a list of films for your next trip to Netflix or Blockbuster. Endgame South Africa […]
Saying this won’t halt any productions, but I wish Hollywood would stop co-opting my childhood to turn a profit. Coming soon to a theater near you is a slate of board game and action figure-based movies inspired by the success of Transformers and G.I. Joe — which if you haven’t heard about, gaze ye upon […]
Women have historically lacked presence in Hollywood; recent films do little to bridge the gap.
Mickey surely lost one of his friends last Friday in the rotund Dick Cook. Much to Hollywood’s complete surprise, Cook, a proud USC alumnus, resigned as chairman of Walt Disney Studios.
Film: (500) Days of Summer Rating: PG-13 Length: 95 min. Opens July 17 Two stars