The book and movie can be equally good depending on which one you read/watch first. A TV show is better than a movie without a doubt since they’re closer and a TV show is longer.
The writers must be geniuses of some sort, because every single time I’m blindsided as to how things will unfold.
I know it’s supposed to be an alternate universe setting but having certain events mimic past movies to such an extent was irritating and it was only one reason why this movie didn’t meet my expectations.
It’s not every day that I go to watch a movie expecting to see one thing and find something else altogether. Surprise after surprise hit me in an unrelenting tempo that left me breathless until the end.
Image via screen capture – clip from ‘Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain’ It is a sad notion to think that our cinematic world is guarded by a big white sign on a big green hill; must we fall on bended knee at every new rom-com featuring Matthew McConaughey? Is there anything else out there? How … Continue reading Why Don’t People Watch More World Cinema?
With the success of Transformers that surprised many people, and the previous acclaim of the Pirates of the Caribbean story, it seems safe to say that almost any franchise can be turned into a successful series of films – even if that franchise is based on children’s toys or a ride at a theme park. … Continue reading Great Franchises That Need to be Made Into Blockbusters
Villains are the movie characters we love to hate, but they wouldn’t be very good at their job if they were easy to catch. The best movie villains are also charismatic, strangely likeable and highly skilled negotiators. They may always lose out in the end but the most captivating villains manage to put on an … Continue reading 8 Movie Villains Who Were Awesome Negotiators (But Still Lost The Battle)!
If you open up your mind a bit and realize that from the standpoint of the movie studio there’s a reason the movie has to be different than the book , then you may realize that the movie is better than what you expected.
Every movie budget is packed with things that the common moviegoers and even most aspiring filmmakers would never think about. Not only do you have to take care of the cost of the actors, crew and marketing, but it also costs money to do something as simple as scouting locations. Once you have found the … Continue reading What’s in a Movie Budget [illustration]
Ever watched a movie and noticed that the placement of a character’s scar, or the prop or costume used seemed a little bit off? It most likely is, but don’t judge the production team too hard. There is a lot of work, arduous planning and meticulous editing that goes into producing a feature film. Despite … Continue reading Worst Continuity Problems in Films