X-Education with Professor K: Logan (2017)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span seventeen years and ten films. With Logan now in theaters, Kayleigh Hearn is revisiting Read More …

The Brilliance of Return of the Jedi‘s “Sail Barge Assault” Score

Star Wars would not be Star Wars without several key factors: the commitment to classical literary themes in a science fiction setting; the dramatic use of advanced special effects to move the story along; and the evocative musical score, written by legendary film composer John Read More …

Creed is a Captivating Knockout [Review]

For better or worse, there’s no arguing we’re in the era of peak franchise in Hollywood. Of the year’s top 10 grossers thus far, seven are sequels or spinoffs, one is based on a novel, and another on a fairy tale made into an animated Read More …

Meet Me There : A Unique Take On Lo-Fi Horror

The best horror films don’t succeed based solely on expertly crafted scares, grisly kills or well shot sequences. It’s deft character work that binds the best of the bunch together. If we, the audience, don’t forge a connection with the characters being tormented, we’re just Read More …

I Want My Dadverine Back: An Open Letter to the Screenwriter of the Inevitable Next Wolverine Flick

He’s hairy, he’s mad, he’s got knives coming out of his hands, we know this guy. There’s a new Wolverine movie in theaters this summer (Hugh Jackman’s sixth time popping the claws, with a seventh currently in production) and if nothing else, it’s pretty damned Read More …