I was never exposed to the controversial novel of Lois Lowry and I learned about the movie, “The Giver,” at the 20th Century Fox press conference at Comic-Con this year.
The best party of the year arrived and it was one that fans wish would last just a little longer. After so many years of Hall H (which now arguably stands more for ‘hassles’), where major films are featured, I chose a different route last year, alternating between the hall’s mass-hysteria with subdued press conferences (Marvel’s […]
Joy for Jolie. With majestic wings, pointy horns, glowing eyes and enhanced cheekbones, Angelina Jolie (“Wanted”) is a magnetic and menacing presence. With all the elements of the beloved story there – Maleficent, a fire-breathing dragon, three fairy godmothers, Princess Aurora and Prince Philip – a twist on the cliché “true love’s kiss” is a welcomed one.
The franchise that started the golden era of superhero movies is back with “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” with Bryan Singer (“Superman Returns”) returning to the director’s chair. More a sequel to the phenomenal “X-Men: First Class” than to the original X-Men trilogy, expectations towards the ambitious picture are at a premium.
What if you could preserve your consciousness and live on even after you pass? What if it’s possible to transfer your memories, thoughts and feelings into a computer and continue to grow? Would it still be you? How far would you take it? Would you make the world a better place given the chance? But at what cost and consequence? Is there such thing as a perfect world?