Category Archives: Original

What You Need to Know About the Real-Life Inspirations Behind Baby Mama

What You Need to Know About the Real-Life Inspirations Behind Baby Mama

Many people assume that comedy movies don’t deal with serious subject matter. These movies are designed to make audiences laugh. Thus, it simply makes sense that they would avoid tackling subjects that might not always be humorous. However, upon closer inspection, it’s clear that comedies can have as much to say about real-life issues as… Read More…

This Is What You Need to Know about How Daniel Day-Lewis Got Into Character for Nine

This Is What You Need to Know about How Daniel Day-Lewis Got Into Character for Nine

Anyone who is a fan of movies knows that Daniel Day-Lewis has a reputation for completely immersing himself in his roles when making a movie. Luckily, no one can argue with the results, which include three Academy Awards for his starring roles in My Left Foot, There Will Be Blood, and Lincoln. His commitment to… Read More…

This Is How The Kingdom Balances Thrills and Realism

This Is How The Kingdom Balances Thrills and Realism

The Kingdom is a 2007 action thriller that manages to be entertaining while also tackling serious topics in a fairly realistic way. It’s easier to understand how the filmmakers behind the project achieved this perfect balance when you study certain key details from the production. When making a movie (even a fictional one) about the… Read More…

This Is Why Movie 43 Offers Viewers a Unique Treat

This Is Why Movie 43 Offers Viewers a Unique Treat

Finding unique, major Hollywood releases is difficult. That’s understandable. Producing movies is risky. Most productions are major financial investments. Studios are often unwilling to take risks on projects that don’t have built-in audiences. That’s why most Hollywood films are based on existing properties. Those that aren’t still tend to follow a well-established format. That’s why… Read More…

You Need to See The Spy Next Door to Appreciate Jackie Chan

You Need to See The Spy Next Door to Appreciate Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan is so well-known for his skills as a martial artist that it’s easy to forget how skilled he is as a comedic performer. That’s why it’s always enjoyable when a movie studio casts him in the type of role that gives him the opportunity to show off his lesser-known, but no less impressive,… Read More…

This Is How Take Me Home Tonight Perfects the Retro Comedy

This Is How Take Me Home Tonight Perfects the Retro Comedy

Retro comedies can be difficult to make. On one hand, leveraging the nostalgia factor to tell a funny story can yield an entertaining film. The problem is, too often, filmmakers rely solely on the nostalgia factor to make the film work. They include numerous references to older movies and pop-culture icons, but they don’t actually… Read More…

Why The Best of Me Is a Perfect Nicholas Sparks Adaptation

Why The Best of Me Is a Perfect Nicholas Sparks Adaptation

Nicholas Sparks has written many popular romance novels, a number of which have been adapted into popular films. It’s easy to see why readers enjoy these books. They don’t merely offer the kind of wish-fulfillment that so-called “trashy” romance books rely on. Nor do they exclusively rely on likeable characters to earn the praise of… Read More…