• Movies/Entertainment,  Trailers

    Sweet Trailer…Ron Maxwell's Civil War-era 'Copperhead'

    As America prepares to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War this summer, we film fans can get to see the release of acclaimed filmmaker Ron Maxwell‘s (Gods and Generals, Gettysburg) next epic Copperhead this Friday. Copperhead is the new Civil War-era movie, inspired by actual events and based on Harold Frederic’s novel of the same name, about a righteous farmer Abner Beech of Upstate New York, who despises slavery – but just as passionately opposes the war that is waging in the name of the union hundreds of miles away. Abner is neither a Yankee nor a Rebel but is what is known as a “Copperhead”. Check out the trailer below… Differing slightly from…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…'The Rocketeer'

    For a lot of people out there, the idea of a comic book movie and the reality of one rarely meet in the middle in terms of financial (or fan) success much to the dismay of most audiences.  Countless times, studios have tempted us with intriguing premises for film adaptations of beloved comic book stories but they unfortunately lead to absolutely dismal efforts.  That said some film adaptations actually do well, other surprisingly beat the odds and, in rare cases, a precious few prove to become some of the finest cinema ever made.  Well I wouldn’t put The Rocketeer in that last category, but it is still a damn fun movie and…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’The Rocketeer’

    For a lot of people out there, the idea of a comic book movie and the reality of one rarely meet in the middle in terms of financial (or fan) success much to the dismay of most audiences.  Countless times, studios have tempted us with intriguing premises for film adaptations of beloved comic book stories but they unfortunately lead to absolutely dismal efforts.  That said some film adaptations actually do well, other surprisingly beat the odds and, in rare cases, a precious few prove to become some of the finest cinema ever made.  Well I wouldn’t put The Rocketeer in that last category, but it is still a damn fun movie and…