McFarland, USA

February 20, 2015 popcollin 0

There are a million different ways McFarland, USA could (and, frankly, should) have failed as a film. Fortunately the one and only way it could […]


January 16, 2015 popcollin 0

I know what you’re thinking. Cripes, another live-action family movie with an animated animal causing mayhem and mischief—all designed to make little kids pee their […]


November 7, 2014 popcollin 0

Somewhere in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, among all the talk of quantum physics, relativity, gravity, black holes, and the space-time continuum, is a movie about family […]

John Wick

October 24, 2014 popcollin 0

In a recent interview Keanu Reeves told Indiewire it sucks that more studios haven’t been giving him job offers lately. Frankly, though, who could blame […]

The Book of Life

October 17, 2014 popcollin 0

Not too long ago, animated movies seemed to be nestled snuggly into one of three camps– Pixar/Disney, Dreamworks, and “other”. But the emergence of studios […]

The Maze Runner

September 19, 2014 popcollin 0

Almost a full year before The Hunger Games hit bookshelves, a Lord of the Flies-esque novel by James Dashner turned heads in the young adult […]


May 30, 2014 popcollin 0

There are some actors who, before you even see them in a role, make you say, “Yup. That is an inspired casting choice.” Johnny Depp […]


March 29, 2014 popcollin 0

Your first hint should probably be the poster, which features a menacing-looking Russell Crowe holding a hatchet, with nary an animal (much less two) or […]

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