4 Silent Horror Films You Need To Watch This Halloween

Originally published Moviepilot.com on October 20th, 2017 Every October, film fans gather into theaters and around their televisions for horror movies with a good scare. We know the classics (The Exorcist, Halloween, The Shining and The Fly) and we know about the Universal Monster movies, but there is another era of horror that is largely ignored by most modern filmgoers — … More 4 Silent Horror Films You Need To Watch This Halloween

The Big Character Mistake ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Made That Even J.J. Abrams Got Right

Originally published on Creators.co on September 27th, 2017 After years of waiting, wondering, production problems, Star Trek fans finally got treated to the first brand new Star Trek TV show in well over a decade in Star Trek: Discovery. In some ways, the arrival of a Star Trek show should have come with more pomp and circumstance. Unfortunately, the show’s arrival … More The Big Character Mistake ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Made That Even J.J. Abrams Got Right

Is ‘Mother!’ Too Heavy Handed For It’s Own Good?

Originally published Creators.co on September 22nd, 2017 Mother! is unlike any other film out in theaters right now. It is certainly unlike any other mainstream horror film that has been released in a very long time. A movie such as Mother! could only be made from a daring and talented filmmaker such as Darren Aronofsky. The movie … More Is ‘Mother!’ Too Heavy Handed For It’s Own Good?

At Criticism’s End: Why ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Word’s End’ Is A Great Conclusion To A Trilogy

Originally published on Creators.co on September 11th, 2017 After The Lord of the Rings trilogy was released and went on to win 17 Academy Awards, every studio in Hollywood was looking for their “Lord of the Rings” franchise. Along with the success of the Harry Potter movies, studios began quickly trying to imitate both series with films … More At Criticism’s End: Why ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: At Word’s End’ Is A Great Conclusion To A Trilogy

Why ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Proves A ‘Conjuring’ Cinematic Universe Could Work

Originally published on Moviepilot.com on August 21st, 2017 Ever since Marvel broke new ground and created the Marvel Cinematic Universe, every studio in Hollywood has wanted their version of the MCU. Warner Brothers got serious with their DC properties to create the DC Extended Universe, Fox has the X-Men Universe, and Universal Studios is attempting … More Why ‘Annabelle: Creation’ Proves A ‘Conjuring’ Cinematic Universe Could Work

Why Comic Book and Superhero Movies Aren’t Going Away

Originally published on Moviepilot.com on August 15th, 2017 as “Not A Singular Genre: Why Comic Book And Superhero Movies Will Never Go Out Of Style” There’s a lot of talk about comic book movie fatigue these days. When will it happen? Will it happen? Has it already happened? Moviegoers have never been treated to as … More Why Comic Book and Superhero Movies Aren’t Going Away

He Has Forgotten The Face Of His Father: The 95 Minute Problem Of ‘The Dark Tower’

Originally published on Creators.co on August 8th, 2017 The Dark Tower directed by A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel and penned by A Beautiful Mind writer Akiva Goldsman (but who could forget his other masterpiece, Batman And Robin?) has finally reached theaters after almost a decade of troubled development. Studio changes, filmmakers coming and going, different drafts, and several casting changes … More He Has Forgotten The Face Of His Father: The 95 Minute Problem Of ‘The Dark Tower’

Tick Tock: The Genius Narrative Storytelling Of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’

Originally published on Moviepilot.com on August 3rd, 2017 “Are you watching closely?” If you aren’t, you may miss the details, which are seemingly what writer/director Christopher Nolan obsesses over in his films. Nearly all of his screenplays use non-linear storytelling, with very few exceptions. I thought Dunkirk was going to be one of these exceptions, but Nolan utilizes … More Tick Tock: The Genius Narrative Storytelling Of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’

The Forgotten Knight: 5 Reasons Why Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Is Still A Great Batman Movie

Originally published on Creators.co on August 1st, 2017 Only a year after the release of Tim Burton’s second entry into his Batman canon, Batman Returns, there was a release of another theatrical Batman film. Most moviegoers would automatically think about Joel Schumacher’s Batman Forever as the next theatrical Batman movie they would be forgetting about one small Batman movie … More The Forgotten Knight: 5 Reasons Why Batman: Mask of the Phantasm Is Still A Great Batman Movie