Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen’s best-selling novel, was always destined to be adapted for the big screen. It has all the right elements: a Great Depression-era circus backdrop, intriguing characters and character development, and, of course, forbidden love.
A recent study suggests that the use of Facebook and other social networking sites can lead to something far less friendly: clinical depression.
Reviving, remaking, or rebooting a movie series many years after the last installment is no easy task and often a gamble. Especially in the case of remade/rebooted horror films, which, more often than not, fail to match the feel of the original as well as garner any success at the box office. However, Scream 4, being released more than ten years after the last installment in Wes Craven’s popular Scream trilogy, is a game-changer.
Directed by Duncan Jones and written by Ben Ripley, and with a perfect balance of suspense and charm, Code surpasses just another “B” rating.
Nazi-zombies, mother dragons, and samurai; oh my! These diverse beings and more can be found in director Zack Snyder’s latest “epic,” Sucker Punch
The concept of forbidden love has been woven into so many films by Hollywood that it’s on the verge of becoming all too familiar. However, sometimes a movie tries to blend that concept with multiple different genres to create something fresh. The most recent movie attempting to do so is The Adjustment Bureau, which tries to blend sci-fi, mystery, and romance. It does so with mixed results.
Got some free time this weekend? Here's what will be new at Northwoods.
Few surprises await as the Oscars are set to air this weekend.
The cast and crew of the Johnson theatre production of Grease are set to light up the stage with grease-lightning (pun-intended) starting February 3rd at 7 PM in the Johnson auditorium. All of the art departments have greatly contributed to this lavish high school production of the hit broadway play and movie, and their efforts will no doubt culminate in success on opening night.
The Pride ties up a year in fantastic and fantastically terrible film with our list of favorites and fails.