A simple benchmark question for judging the merits of this “blockbuster of the year” is: if this film did not have almost 40 years of nostalgia-filled cultural context and cult following, would it be acclaimed as a cinematic triumph on its own merits? 201 more words
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Have you noticed, ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’ And yet, the more things stay the same, the more they change. 503 more words
It seems like Netflix wants to compete with Video on Demand services in a big way!
One of the huge early releases of the summer, … 173 more words
The thick air of August is announcing the end of the summer, as will the slowing number of blockbusters that will make their way to our local theaters. 752 more words
Dinosaurs didn’t stand the test of time, but that didn’t stop tinkerers from reincarnating their genetically modified brethren, hoping to reap enormous wealth. That’s the premise of the Jurassic Park movies, of course, but it’s also a metaphor for what Comcast-owned Universal Pictures just did with its dino-franchise. 298 more words