Life of Pi

In the lead up to the release of “Life of Pi”, I openly wondered why the trailers focused so much on the visuals and gave us so little of the story. In actuality, the trailers gave us essentially ALL of the story. A young man escapes a sinking cargo-liner aboard a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger on board. He then struggles to coexist with the animal and survive the ordeal.

The true subject of the film, however, is something we rarely get in movies, and thus something the film would be reluctant to “sell” in its promos.

God.

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The 2012 Holiday Movie Season Preview

Ok, folks, here we are! One of the major movie release seasons of the year is upon us, The Holiday Movie Season!

The Holidays started a little early this year, with “Skyfall” (undeniably a major release) opening in the first week of November. So we’re underway! Between now and the end of the year, we’ll see some of the biggest films on the 2012 docket get released, including the conclusion to the “Twilight” Saga, “The Hobbit”, and “Django Unchained”!

Click through to check out what the Holidays hold in store!

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The Amazing Spider-Man

There’s a solid argument to be made that this is the best “Spider-Man” movie we’ve gotten yet.

I’m not sure that I’m going to be the guy to make it… but it’s immediately obvious to me that the potential is there. I can totally see it.

Spider-Man of the “Amazing” variety has a more serious tone, a great cast, and some fantastic fight scenes. It’s a first-rate summer blockbuster, a top-notch superhero movie, and well worth your ticket dollars and a trip to the theatre.

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