Divergent (2014) – Neil Burger

Sometimes my disappointment should be something I can throw at the screen. Not that you shouldn’t always worry about book adaptations, because invariably, the books are almost always better. But by the time we got halfway through screening this film, I wondered whether anyone in the production of this film had read the first book,…

Romantic Movies for Valentines Day

So it’s Valentine’s Day. You and your sweetie have had a romantic dinner, or a nice walk (pleasant and warm even with the chill in the air), arm in arm, hand in hand, you decide to go back to the apartment and have a cuddle while watching a romantic movie that isn’t overly sappy… What…

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) – Michel Gondry

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings me this fantastic film to revisit, and what a beautiful film. I’m not always a big Jim Carrey fan, but it’s films like this, that show me that he really does have some acting chops, and isn’t just a physical comedian. With a script by Charlie Kaufman, for which he…

Titanic 3D

┬áSo Paramount and associated companies laid out quite the event the other night for Valentine’s Day by giving a select few audiences a sneak peek at the re-release of Titanic in April, newly upgraded to 3D. Now before you heave that sigh, and say 3D, really?? Titanic?? The one thing one needs to remember about…