Film Review: “A Monster Calls”

A Monster Calls is a film that asks the question: how do we deal with the conflicting emotions that we experience when we're grieving?  This inspiring and heartbreaking tale comes across as dark, and in some ways it is.  However, it is ultimately very cathartic and teaches a refreshing lesson in self-honesty. Here's the synopsis: 12-year-old Conor, [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:13-07:00January 5th, 2017|Movie Reviews|1 Comment

Review: “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

“Rogue One” is the first film in the new Star Wars Anthology series, a collection of one-off films that exist outside the main episodic chapters.  It’s also the first to not use the iconic opening crawl, the first to not use John Williams for the score, and the first to use a character originally created [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:39-07:00December 13th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Inferno”

“Inferno” – Around 2005, many of my close friends and casual acquaintances read Dan Brown’s fascinating novel “The Da Vinci Code”, a fictionalized, modern-day thriller which examines clues within famous artworks.  These specific clues lead professor Robert Langdon on a chase to uncover the greatest kept secret of the last two thousand years.   I personally [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:06:14-07:00October 28th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Advance Movie Screening – “Inferno” (VEGAS)

Enter to WIN Advance Screening passes to "INFERNO" Tuesday, October 25 AMC Town Square in IMAX 7:00PM http://www.sonyscreenings.com/gXKOo93761 Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:06:20-07:00October 18th, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|1 Comment

Advance Movie Screening – “Inferno” (PHX)

Enter to WIN Advance Screening passes to "INFERNO" Tuesday, October 25 Harkins Scottsdale 101 7:00PM  http://www.sonyscreenings.com/HqfNF81556 Academy Award® winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (Da Vinci Code) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom Hanks) on a trail of clues tied to [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:06:21-07:00October 18th, 2016|Arizona, Screenings|0 Comments

A MONSTER CALLS – New Trailer

A MONSTER CALLS releases nationwide from Focus Features on October 21, 2016 Story: A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible”). 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall), dealing with his mother’s (Felicity Jones) illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother (Sigourney Weaver), and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:41-07:00July 13th, 2016|Trailers|0 Comments

“A Monster Calls” Trailer 2, featuring Liam Neeson

Heres the latest look at "A Monster Calls", based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel, starring Liam Neeson, Lewis MacDougall, and Felicity Jones.   Synopsis A visually spectacular drama from acclaimed director Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible”), based on the award-winning children’s fantasy novel. 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall) attempts to deal with his mother’s (Felicity [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:08:50-07:00April 13th, 2016|Trailers|0 Comments

Review: “A Monster Calls”

“A Monster Calls” was originally the brainchild of Siobhan Dowd, but after her untimely death, Patrick Ness was approached with the thought of turning her idea into a novel. And what a novel he wrote from her idea. "A Monster Calls" centers around Conor O'Malley, a young child of indeterminate age, but the reader is [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:10:00-07:00January 15th, 2016|Book Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments