Cosplay culture a growing attraction

Cosplay culture a growing attraction

Cosplay is an underground culture dedicated to bringing the worlds of fantasy and role-play to life. Various genres of sci-fi, superheroes, anime characters and gamers join together to celebrate their common interests. Conventions such as “Comic-Con” and “Zombie Crawls” have become mainstream in recent years, so much so that some feel it has lost touch […]

Review: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

Review: ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

In an epic battle between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel, everyone wants to know who will come out on top. Director Zack Snyder (“300” and “Watchmen”) visualizes the latest DC “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” borrowing from various comic books including “The Dark Knight Returns,” “The New 52” and “Crisis on […]

Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Review: 10 Cloverfield Lane

Bringing his own vision to J.J. Abrams’ “Cloverfield” (2008), Dan Trachtenberg makes his directorial debut with a loosely based sequel, “10 Cloverfield Lane.” After a heated argument with her boyfriend, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) races down country highways in the night. Just as a strange radio emergency broadcast starts, she is suddenly catapulted into a […]

Review: ‘The Witch’

Review: ‘The Witch’

“The Witch” is based on a 17th century New England folk tale following pious Puritans William (Ralph Ineson), his wife Katherine (Kate Dickie) and their five children. After being banished from a colonial plantation, they relocate to a remote forest build a small farm and struggle to fend for themselves. Without assistance from the village, […]

Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

Review: ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

If you were to combine a classic English novel with the zombie apocalypse, its offspring would be “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.” This genre twisting film has much to offer. This movie is an 18th century period piece, involving a romantic love triangle laced in deceit and tragedy, mixed with flesh eating zombies. Women of […]