Movie 411: The Great Wall

Genres: action Directed by: Yimou Zhang (Hero) Screenplay by: Carlo Bernard (Prince of Persia), Doug Miro (Prince of Persia), and Tony Gilroy (Rogue One) Rated:  PG-13 Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  Action, Adventure The Hook: Nothing really. Just action, adventure, and the need to catch a movie. On a quest to hunt down black powder, […]

Movie 411: LaLa Land

Directed by: Damien Chazelle Screenplay by: Damien Chazelle Rated: PG-13 Release Date: December 2016 Genre: Musical, Drama The Hook: Musical!   An aspiring actress and determined jazz pianist cross paths while pursuing their careers in the heart of Los Angeles. They fall in love and together they weave through the ups and downs of the […]

Movie 411: Star Wars, Rogue One

Genres: action, paranormal, sci fi Directed by:  Gareth Edwards Screenplay by:  Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy Rated:  PG-13 Release Date:  December 2016 Genre:  Sci-Fi, Action The Hook:  Um, because it’s Star Wars Summary Members of the Rebel Alliance decide to steal the building plans of the Death Star after finding out there may be a […]

Movie 411: Legend of Tarzan

Director: David Yates (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows) Screenplay: Andrew Cozad (Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit), Craig Brewer (Footloose 2011), Rated: PG-13 Released: July 1, 2016 Genre: Adventure The Hook: I never considered or have seen the story of Tarzan told from this perspective before. This Tarzan […]

Random 411: What to do at 3 in the morning

Well, insomnia isn’t much of a surprise to me and I’ll probably pay for it dearly come tomorrow, but for now … killing time. So, what can you do at 3 in the morning that will allow you to stay under the covers (because it’s finally feeling like autumn) yet pass the time until the […]

Movie 411: The 5th Wave

Director: J. Blakeson Screenplay: Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich), Akiva Goldsman (Fringe), and Jeff Pinker (Amazing Spinder Man 2, Lost, Alias) *Based on the books by Rick Yancey Rated: PG-13 Released: January 22, 2016 Genre: Sci-Fi/Action The Hook: With all the post-apocalyptic/alien stories scattered among mainstream entertainment, this one appealed to me. Summary Aliens have attacked Earth, with every intension of taking it over […]