Beauty. Vanity. Power. Jealousy.
The dark elements of the story of Snow White, cloaked in fairy tale magic and fantasy, are perfect ingredients for a delicious epic story, with a high potential to be a cinematic dream. Snow White and the Huntsman
offers the sinister and action-adventure side of our beloved childhood fairy tale to rouse horror and suspense reminiscent of 1997's TV movie Snow White: A Tale of Terror
while keeping intact its sense of fairy tale magic. Medieval castles, enchanted forests and creatures, evil queens, beautiful princesses and handsome princes, it promises a fairy tale movie come true.
So, is it? (READ FULL REVIEW
What to Expect When You're Expecting
feels like a brief overview of various birth methods and pregnancy tales (because it's based on some pregnancy book) that culminates, of course, to seeing the babies in their arms.
In the first place, I don't know why they needed to make a film out of this stuff; which feels nothing but a very light, cliched summary of what to expect when you're expecting, only it's pretty, colorful and, uhm, cinematic. We see beautiful women, Hollywood female A-listers and popular faces (Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz, Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kenrick, etc) walking around with bulging bellies and/or watching them in their own little dramas and little joys of being expectant mothers. To give us a break from too much estrogen on the screen, they incorporated a Daddy Club, led by Chris Rock...(READ FULL REVIEW
Hell has no fury like a woman scorned.
It's 1752 and playboy and dark magic enthusiast Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) of Collinsport, Maine, breaks the heart of Angelique (Eva Green) when he chooses Josette (Bella Heathcote), his true love, over her. But too bad for Barnabas, the devastated Angelique happens to be a witch, and Barnabas receives the full effect of her wrath of unrequited love: not only with a family curse, but with eternal suffering—turning Barnabas into a vampire and then burying him alive.
Almost two centuries later,in 1972, Barnabas is accidentally released from his coffin. Time-warped and culture shocked, Barnabas returns to the Collinwood Mansion, stays with the cursed and dysfunctional Collins family, his descendants, and becomes determined to redeem the Collin family name. But Barnabas is in for a surprise when the past returns to haunt him...(READ FULL REVIEW
In 1999, the world got a taste of American Pie
. Jason Biggs will forever be stamped in our minds not only as the younger version of Adam Sandler but as the horny boy who had sex with an apple pie and became an Internet sensation.American Pie
creator Adam Herz contributed to pop culture and cinema a brand of mainstream teen comedy that crushed the barriers of censorship, modesty, and subtlety-- he nosedived into a shameless sex comedy in all its teenage awkwardness. He laid it out point-blank to your face: American Pie
is a sexy, hormonally charged gross fun, meant to turn your eyes away awkwardly, make your jaw drop and make you feel uncomfortable, while keeping a steady stream of humor, inducing the...(READ FULL REVIEW
As if you don't already know, Joss Wheddon is currently the superhero of the world for making the dream of the entire Marvel fandom come true, not only bringing to life their all-time favorite superheroes on the big screen but
teaming them up to avenge the world. What could be more exciting than that for fanboys and girls? It is the most highly anticipated summer blockbuster crossover event in recent cinematic history!
In The Avengers
, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) of S.H.I.E.L.D brings together Iron Man (Robert Downey, Jr), Captain America (Chris Evans), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), together with Black Widow (Scarlet Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) to save the world from the evil plans of the highly insecure exiled demigod and half-brother of Thor, Loki (Tom Hiddleston). Tension and quarrels rise between the superheroes...but can they unite, compromise, and tolerate each other for the sake of humanity?...(READ FULL REVIEW