The Ford Mustang has always held a special place in my heart. When I was younger, my infatuation was purely based on aesthetics: who doesn’t want a car that looks as cool as the Shelby Mustang? Then once I got older, the connection became more personal when my first friend old enough to drive bought […]
Hollywood has many times touched upon one of the darkest chapters of American history, but if there was ever a film that could be deemed must-watch cinema, “12 Years a Slave”could very well be it. Synopsis Winner of the Oscar for Best Picture and based upon the true story of Solomon Northup (brilliantly portrayed by […]
Classic films like Citizen Kane and Seven Samurai continue to inspire us decades after their release, while more modern masterworks like Dallas Buyer’s Club and The Wolf of Wall Street keep reminding us that quality cinema is alive and well. The five films below have nothing to do with all that, yet we still love […]
When it premiered back in 2010 as part of PBS’s Masterpiece Mystery! lineup, Sherlock was an immediate critical success, but few had actually heard of it. In fact, Robert Downey Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes (a Victorian update of sorts) basically eclipsed the series for a while. But Sherlock somehow prevailed. A slightly offbeat, darkly comical interpretation […]
The second installment in The Hobbit trilogy, The Desolation of Smaug, is finally in theaters, and fans everywhere are thrilled that their expectations were met and surpassed by Peter Jackson’s truly incredible book adaption.