Category Archives: Movies

Big, Amazing, Emotional: ‘Patriots Day’ Is A Hit, By Michael Long

The 1970s brought a run of so-called disaster movies, a raft of big-name stars in big-budget productions about skyscraper fires, airplane crashes, earthquakes, sinking ships, you name it. The pictures didn’t dramatize

Ex ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star Iwan Rheon Transforms Into Adolf Hitler In ‘Urban Myths’ Trailer (Video)

Michael Jackson’s family is outraged by this campy perception of Jackson, but he’s not the only one in satire here.   The actor who played most evil man on TV in 2016 is

‘CHiPs’ Trailer Debuts On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (VIDEO)

The first trailer from the big screen remake of 70s cop show CHiPs dropped on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night.   Host Jimmy Kimmel had help introducing the trailer from the stars

Cinematographers Pick a Top 5: ‘Arrival,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Lion,’ ‘Moonlight’ and ‘Silence’

“La La Land,” “Moonlight,” “Silence,” “Lion” and “Arrival” have been nominated by the American Society of Cinematographers as the best achievements in cinematography in 2016, the ASC announced at a luncheon in

‘La La Land’ and ‘Moonlight’ Shine Brightly In The UK, Received Top BAFTA Nominations

Golden Globe winners “La La Land” and “Moonlight” have been nominated as the best motion pictures of 2016 by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), actors Sophie Turner and

Weekend Box Office: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ All But Tie For No. 1 With $22M Each

Empowered women and outer space dominated the North American box office over the weekend as Theodore Melfi’s biographical drama Hidden Figures and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ended in a photo

‘Patriots Day’ Reviewed By Barry Rubin, “Proves ‘Boston Strong’ Was Not Just A Phrase But A Fact”

Patriots Day” is a docudrama depicting the events that occurred in Boston at the running of its world famous marathon on April 15, 2013. The film was directed by Peter Berg who

How To Fake A Moon Landing: Critic Mike Long Loves The Thriller ‘Operation Avalanche’

On paper, this is among the hackiest ideas you could come up with: do a “they faked the moon landing!” caper as a found-footage picture. But in the hands of 20-something writer/director

China Box Office: ‘Rogue One’ Opens To $31M, Drastically Down Due To China’s Air Pollution Keeping Moviegoers At Home

The next time silly nutcase Donald Trump tries to make right wingers envy China, just think about this.    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story finally cruised into China over the weekend, completing

Golden Globes Film: Our Editors Pick Who Should Win, Who Will Win

Highlight Hollywood editors love the awards season, even though it means longer hours and a little extra labor of love.   Our choices for the Golden Globes TV nominees are as follows: