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The Film Crew Podcast: Starship Troopers, By Paul Verhoeven

The Film Crew Podcast: Starship Troopers, By Paul Verhoeven

The Film Crew reviews Starship Troopers, the cult classic film from 1997. Rico and his roughneck crew battle giant space bugs! Watch him journey from high school, to bootcamp, to WAR. He loses some friends along the way, but it’s all for the good of the federation. This film was directed by Paul Verhoeven. Casper […]

The Film Crew Podcast: Ex Machina, By Alex Garland

The Film Crew Podcast: Ex Machina, By Alex Garland

Ex Machina was written and directed by Alex Garland. This movie is a story about the quest for AI, Artificial Intelligence. An Employee of a powerful company named Caleb, played by Domhnall Gleeson, wins the prize of meeting the company’s owner at his remote estate. When he meets the owner, played by Oscar Isaac, Caleb […]

The Film Crew Podcast: Alien Covenant, By Ridley Scott

The Film Crew Podcast: Alien Covenant, By Ridley Scott

Alien Covenant was directed by Ridley Scott. This is Scott’s third directorial installment in the Alien series. Alien Covenant is a prequel to Alien (1979), but feels more like a sequel to Prometheus (2012). The colony ship Covenant is mid transit when they receive a transmission from a planet never before seen. When investigating this lush […]

The Film Crew Podcast: 10 Cloverfield Lane, By Dan Trachtenberg

The Film Crew Podcast: 10 Cloverfield Lane, By Dan Trachtenberg

10 Cloverfield Lane was written by Josh Campbell & Matthew Stuecken and was directed by Dan Trachtenberg. 10 Cloverfield Lane is a suspense thriller set in a doomsday bunker. Michelle, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, wakes up to find herself chained to a wall in a derelict room. If you think it’s that kind of movie… you’d be wrong. […]

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Review: In the middle of the gun control conversation

Art has always been an outlet for society to express themselves. Whether it be the oppressed or the oppressors, art is a vehicle that is used to affect change and affect perception of events. “The Gun Show” is a new work that points the barrel of criticism at gun rights in America and takes a […]

Haunted – Sifting Through the Pages of Mortality

Haunted – Sifting Through the Pages of Mortality

I honestly do try to find horror books that are out of the ordinary, a taste of something different, if you will.  That is why I truly enjoyed reading Chuck Palahmiuk’s exciting book, “Haunted”. I’ve frequently asked myself, what exactly defines the genre of horror?  Do people have to die?  Does there have to be […]

‘Split’ is a Breath of Fresh Air

I must admit, with all of the horror films that have come out, and with all of the new films flooding the theaters it is somewhat difficult to find something that makes me turn my head.  Many horror films follow such simple, and yet, similar formulas.  It is refreshing to see something new, a breath […]

A world without Shakespeare

A world without Shakespeare

We live in an age where our world is constantly changing. Our technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Our societal and cultural mores are evolving, and we are in the middle of a transition of power with our country’s leadership. Although change and evolution are a natural and healthy part of life, it is […]

Met Review: Hidden Figures

Met Review: Hidden Figures

Much like its source material, “Hidden Figures” tells a historic story that is well worth knowing.  Set during the 1960s space race between the U.S. and Russia, the film follows Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), three African American women who held vital roles at NASA. Despite […]

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