Is Dune the Next Lord of the Rings?

By Michelle Lynn Tackett Lord of the Dunes! Lord of the Rings was a monumental achievement in filmmaking. No film had the ambition that LOTR had, and no modern movie comes close. Next October, Denis Villeneuve will attempt to make the next LOTR with Dune, the classic sci-fi book series that’s been a movie andContinue reading “Is Dune the Next Lord of the Rings?”

The Problems With The Get Out Script

By Michelle Lynn Tackett Jordan Peele is the toast of Hollywood right now. I have mixed feelings about this. I am glad he is doing well but is he a good writer? He won the Oscar for best original screenplay for Get Out. Here are the reasons I don’t think Get Out deserved the bestContinue reading “The Problems With The Get Out Script”

Why is CGI Getting Worse In Movies?

By Shawn Tackett and Michelle Lynn Tackett T2 and Jurassic Park set the bar for CGI. Then the Matrix and Avatar raised special effects for the 21st century. Special effects have gotten better with photo-realistic images and worlds that look real. People couldn’t wait to see what new effects Hollywood would do next. Something happenedContinue reading “Why is CGI Getting Worse In Movies?”

Where Are the Blue Collar Heroes?

Thor, Captain Marvel, The Hulk and Wonder Woman. These are great characters, but let’s be honest, how many of us can identify with them? Are any of us Thunder Gods? I highly doubt it, although I do get the feeling I can manipulate lighting sometimes (JK). These characters are great, do not get me wrong,Continue reading “Where Are the Blue Collar Heroes?”

Why Is Anime So Popular?

In the 21st century, Japanamation (or Japanese Anime), has exploded in popularity. Names like Miyazaki, Hosoda and Shinkai mean as much to animated fans as Pixar does. What is causing this? Let’s take a look! Different Style Anime has a distinct style that allows bigger facial expressions and over the top humor that wouldn’t workContinue reading “Why Is Anime So Popular?”

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