Ah, the age old question, capable of sparking such impassioned debates. It is, of course, a loaded question, and “good” is a matter of taste, which is why this question is infinitely interesting–and infinitely fruitless. To truly understand the difference between the mediums, we need to ask the more appropriate but admittedly duller question: “Why […]Read more "Why are movies never as good as the books?"
One of my biggest pet peeves is witnessing something unbelievable in a fictional story because it kills the immersion experience. Plot holes and the overuse of action and special effects are usually the main culprits.Read more "Believable make-believe"
There’s an interesting article on CNN.com about the 10 things you can learn about heroes from action movies. Below are the four that I feel are most true.Read more "What action movies teach us about heroes"
I recently watched a great movie called Slumdog Millionaire. It is about a boy, Jamal Malik, who grows up in the slums and ends up on the Indian version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire. But this is not your typical rags-to-riches movie. He is not there for the money, and he isn’t a […]Read more "Slumdog Millionaire"
When I first watched Memento, I was blow away by its storytelling.Read more "Memento"