WHY CASINO MOVIES ARE NOT LIKE REAL CASINOS

WHY CASINO MOVIES ARE NOT LIKE REAL CASINOS

 By Kyle Greenwood There’s something about the movies that just doesn’t strike us as real. Just little things. Things like wizard schools and Middle-Earth. And the fact that Roger and Anita instantly decide to get married after chance before going […]

THE RAMBLING RAMBLERS MOVIE PODCAST: EPISODE 45 – COMING NOT SOON ENOUGH

THE RAMBLING RAMBLERS MOVIE PODCAST: EPISODE 45 – COMING NOT SOON ENOUGH

Inspired by a ton of new huge trailers, Justin, Pat, and Pete join together to discuss the art and science of trailers themselves. Why do they have to give away so much? Is it possible to market a film without […]

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MARVEL MOVIE PAIRING PART III

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MARVEL MOVIE PAIRING PART III

In advance of May 1’s dawning of the Age of Ultron, at Eternal Characters, we’ve been offering up Marvel-ish characters, to provide a unique perspective on the key Avenger teammates, while actually celebrating a non-Marvel character. Last week, we paired […]

TGITDNMAR: (4/24/15)

TGITDNMAR: (4/24/15)

For the third consecutive weekend Furious 7 reigned supreme at the box office. The film currently sits at a shade under $300 million domestically, and significantly over $1 billion worldwide. The latter figure ($1.15 billion to be more precise) is […]

THE RISE OF THE UNCERTAIN EPIC

THE RISE OF THE UNCERTAIN EPIC

To understand American culture of any time period since the invention of cinema, you need only look at its films. Ever since Lord of the Rings, Hollywood has been on an epic kick, embracing the possibilities of the big, overblown […]

PANNING THE STREAM: STRANGE DAYS

PANNING THE STREAM: STRANGE DAYS

With the release of Netflix’s Daredevil the hot topic of the past week, I thought it best to go digging for some streaming content featuring the series’ stars. Unfortunately, Charlie Cox had only Stardust which I have previously covered and Deborah Ann […]

VINTAGE VAULT: ALADDIN AND HIS WONDERFUL LAMP

VINTAGE VAULT: ALADDIN AND HIS WONDERFUL LAMP

When many people think of animation, they think Disney. In the early days of animation, however, there were many studios creating some wonderful animation. One of Disney’s biggest rivals in the 30’s was the Fleischer Brothers Studio. The Fleischers were […]

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MARVEL MOVING PAIRING, PART II

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: MARVEL MOVING PAIRING, PART II

Last week we began a journey for both Marvel-Enthusiasts and Marvel-Weary movie lovers, by pairing classic film characters with the key Avengers characters warming up for epic worldwide battles at the start of May. This pairing intends to celebrate those […]