The Best Films of 2014


An emotional test of twinship, southern revenge served cold, the happenings inside a most unusual hotel, wearying concerns during an all-night car ride, a retired assassin on the hunt for blood, a demon born from depression, dragons and the Vikings who love them, doomsday on a speeding train, friendship between a mouse and a bear, and a creature of the night who can't be stopped. Read the rest at on 2014: A Year of Blockbusters

2014 Movie Year

With January (and its requisite duds) now over, we can finally focus on the upcoming film year. 2014 promises to be a wild one in terms of franchise construction, superhero examination, and dramatic offerings, presenting moviegoers with opportunities to reteam with Captain America, traverse Middle-earth, ride a Dinobot, soar into the cosmos with Christopher Nolan, and stomp a major city with Godzilla. Read the rest at

The Worst Films of 2013

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The end of John McClane, matrimonial misery, parodies galore, Lindsay Lohan’s unfortunately placed iPad, west coast sexual gamesmanship, the first of two terrible White House-under-fire pictures, Mischa Barton’s haunted apartment, the futility of fast cars, and funny people trapped in an unfunny movie. These are the Worst Films of 2013.

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Interview - "Homefront" author Chuck Logan


Chuck Logan is a seasoned author who's published nine books, with the majority of them devoted to the exploits of Phil Broker, an undercover cop from the far, snowy reaches of Minnesota. The force of justice and devoted father is about to receive his first big screen adaptation with "Homefront" (opening November 27th), a Sylvester Stallone-scripter action film starring Jason Statham as Broker. The cast also includes Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, and James Franco. Recently, critic Brian Orndorf had the opportunity to sit down with Logan to discuss his experience with "Homefront" and his future plans for publishing as the e-book revolution grows. Read the rest at