G-S-T Review…Saving Mr. Banks

A spoonful of sugar, as they say, helps the medicine go down. In the case of Saving Mr. Banks, John Lee Hancock needn’t any help coaxing people to eat up his charming quasi-biopic. But still, that idea of needing something to sort of grease the rails to get a job done really captures the spirit and […]

Ohhh, Look…Three 'Saving Mr. Banks' Featurettes

When Walt Disney’s daughters begged him to make a movie of their favorite book, P.L. Travers’ “Mary Poppins,” he made them a promise – one that he didn’t realize would take 20 years to keep. In his quest to obtain the rights, Walt faced the curmudgeonly, uncompromising writer who had absolutely no intention of letting […]

ALL PASSES CLAIMED – Advance Screening Passes to ‘SAVING MR. BANKS’ in PLANO, TX

Attention: CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED – All passes have been claimed. Thanks for your interest in Walt Disney Pictures’ SAVING MR. BANKS. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Go,See,Talk is partnering with Walt Disney Pictures to give Dallas area film fans FREE passes to a special “Advance Screening” of SAVING MR. BANKS starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell. This screening […]

G-S-T Review…Beautiful Creatures

If Warm Bodies is a sly mockery of everything Stephanie Meyer started when she wrote Twilight and assisted in its transition from novel to screen, then what can we make of Beautiful Creatures? The lesson here, I think, is that not every post-Twilight YA movie will improve on the formula; in point of fact, some of them will wallow […]

“The CineMagic 8-Ball” – In Theaters 02/14/13

When so many movies are released each week and trailers often seem better than the movie itself, what should one do? In this precarious situation, we consult the The CineMagic 8-Ball (TM) to help us see through the nebulous marketing haze. Doing so just might save us all a disheartening trip to the cinema and […]

G-S-T Review…Brave

Stories of fantasy and high adventure are certain to contain genre stand-bys like magic, kingdoms a far, fair maidens and the like. Yet in Pixar’s latest (and first true period-piece) this “maiden” is not a damsel in distress by any means. Brave‘s Princess Merida actually has more in common with any number of Hayao Miyazaki’s female […]

“The CineMagic 8-Ball” – In Theaters 6/21/12

When so many movies are released each weekend and trailers often seem better than the movie itself, what should one do? In this precarious situation, we consult the The CineMagic 8-Ball (TM) to help us see through the nebulous marketing haze. Doing so just might save us all a disheartening trip to the cinema and […]