• Movies/Entertainment

    Duncan Jones to Explore the World…of Warcraft

    Since 2010, Legendary Pictures has been fostering the idea of taking a cinematic jaunt into the Warcraft video game universe– a fantasy world in the truest sense of the phrase, one inhabited by the usual genre suspects (humans, orcs, elves, dwarves, trolls, minotaurs) and characterized by multiple dimensional planes, demonic landscapes, and outer space. (Really.) Originally, the studio had Sam Raimi circling the director’s chair for the project, but we learned last year that Raimi had to bow out to work on Oz the Great and Powerful, leaving the film without a helmsman and, perhaps, a future. Until last night. Legendary scored a pretty serious win by acquiring the services…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…'Moon'

    When Moon was first released, its awareness and later its success mirrored that old story of “The Little Engine That Could”. Moon slowly but surely made waves in the film circuit and was eagerly awaited and rightfully praised at each proceeding festival. With its popularity strongly brought about by great word of mouth, it quickly became one of the films to see of 2009. In a genre where it is very tough not to do anything cliché, overdone, and achieve something new, Moon felt both refreshing and familiar and, in what I believe can only be described as alchemy, the elements in this film combined to produce a nearly perfect film.

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’Moon’

    When Moon was first released, its awareness and later its success mirrored that old story of “The Little Engine That Could”. Moon slowly but surely made waves in the film circuit and was eagerly awaited and rightfully praised at each proceeding festival. With its popularity strongly brought about by great word of mouth, it quickly became one of the films to see of 2009. In a genre where it is very tough not to do anything cliché, overdone, and achieve something new, Moon felt both refreshing and familiar and, in what I believe can only be described as alchemy, the elements in this film combined to produce a nearly perfect film.