The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 opens today. Thankfully, Bella’s run as a leading lady waiting for her smitten men to save the day is coming to an end. While there are plenty of reasons to hope the next blockbuster vampire franchise leans more toward Buffy the Vampire Slayer, fans of movies with strong female leads have reasons to be thankful for the angst-ridden vampire-versus-werewolf saga. . . . → Read More: All Hail Twilight?
Guest post by Eileen Sather. . . . → Read More: Superhero Premiere Geek Chic
If you haven’t watched Hughes the Force yet, you need to. It’s smart, entertaining, poignant at the right moments, and laugh out loud funny. . . . → Read More: Fanfilm Fun: Hughes the Force
Following up on last month’s recap of the impressive performance by stories featuring strong female heroines, here’s more evidence that creating powerful women is good for the bottom line. . . . → Read More: Strong Female Heroines as Hitmakers
Last weekend’s release of The Hunger Games movie has generated a lot of fan discussion about the differences between the book and the film. Some fans have expressed disappointment, even outrage, at various aspects of the book that were “left out” or “changed” in the movie. Other fans have praised the new material in the movie for expanding the story or increasing its impact compared to the book. And some, like a parent with two children, love them both just as much, but in different ways. . . . → Read More: The Book, the Movie, and the Story of The Hunger Games
After much anticipation, it was delightful to see The Hunger Games movie succeed so brilliantly. Check back later this week for more thoughts and analysis of the film, but in the meantime you can start with the movie review. The short version: it’s a 9/10. . . . → Read More: REVIEW: The Hunger Games (Movie)
Last night I attended the midnight movie premiere of The Hunger Games at my favorite local theater. Here’s my preliminary, spoiler-free recap. . . . → Read More: The Hunger Games: Midnight Movie Premiere Recap (Spoiler-Free)
Linda reports about the AMC Theaters special event for the theatrical release of Episode I in 3D. . . . → Read More: Linda’s Report: AMC Theaters Special Event for Episode I in 3D
Is Red Tails a perfect movie? Of course not. Is it a fun, exciting, entertaining action movie with a vein of serious social commentary? Absolutely. Our review has the details. . . . → Read More: REVIEW: Red Tails
At the stroke of midnight, Twilight’s fourth entry, Breaking Dawn, will premiere on the big screen. . . . → Read More: Where’s Team Bella?