Monday Movie Report: Celebs Chat Movies And More At Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival has included numerous panels since starting on April 19 with many of them featuring high profile figures. One of those figures was Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who made a surprise visit to Kathryn Bigelow’s panel for the film “The Protectors: A Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes.” According to Deadline, the…
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REVIEW: ‘Phoenix Forgotten’ Had A Nice Premise, Poor Execution

UFOs, aliens and government cover-ups can all be pretty entertaining stuff. When a film just uses that premise for a rather generic found footage flick, though, it can be rather dull. “Phoenix Forgotten” is such a film. The picture was inspired by an event in the late 90s where residents in Arizona reported seeing lights…
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REVIEW: A Compelling Look At A Historic Tragedy In ‘the Promise’ Held Back By Romantic Subplot

“The Promise” is a picture that acts as both a historical period piece and a romantic drama. Unfortunately, the latter becomes a weakness to the overall film. The movie sets itself up at the onset of the first World War in the Ottoman Empire and mainly follows three characters, a medical student named Mikael (Oscar…
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Movie Report: Talks Break Down Again Between Producers, Writers Guild

Contract talks between the Writers Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers broke down again Monday. According to the Hollywood Reporter, a joint announcement Monday evening stated that the negotiations will resume next Tuesday, instead of continuing today as was scheduled. The issue, though, is that next Tuesday gives the two parties…
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REVIEW: Eighth ‘Furious’ Takes The Franchise To Whole New Level Of Crazy

Do you have a restaurant you enjoy going to that isn’t perfect but you still enjoy it? There’s some dishes there that aren’t the best of all time, they won’t win any awards, but they’re good, comfort food. That’s more or less what “The Fast and the Furious” franchise has become. Since the fourth film…
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